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Brandon David Wilson @Geniusbastard Leimert Park, Los Angeles

Father of two, married to @jenalenglish, @UCLA '94, M.F.A. '99, filmmaker since 1994, co-director of @sepulvedamovie, cinephile, @Marvel nerd, anti-fascist.

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Joined Twitter 12/23/08


Pointing this out to white friends who literally never once thought how much time travel to the past is a problem f… https://t.co/BTH8yT8PaAMy Uncle Ben...by marriage...science fiction icon, author, adventure lover, story teller, futurist, and my son's na… https://t.co/fAwQAla2AR
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @hyperdriveprof I’m not so sure they fall in line any more. And it may no longer be enough.I am really looking forward to him going to GA and shitting the entire bed. https://t.co/PrnnViyH1EAttacked. https://t.co/lvnN7IGU9jHoly shit they're real. https://t.co/ezkjF6tisY
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @SarahRapp 50 days,10 hours, 14 minutes, 10 seconds.I'm beginning to think the Movies vs. TV debate may represent Film Twitter at its lowest and dumbest point and I wa… https://t.co/IYtaxr1B5n
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @zachnfine @MGM304 Slightly. The book Backlash set the tone for the decade and that was 1991, the same year Thelma… https://t.co/vPu5hb5Yi1https://t.co/eyc4A7WM7P https://t.co/wBF0zPSR35Jill and I send our best wishes to everyone celebrating the Hmong New Year. Things look a little different this yea… https://t.co/q1qUpSqXWL
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonSen. Ward is now the 2nd attendee to test positive for COVID-19 after the PA GOP election “hearing” in Gettysburg.… https://t.co/PjM2kZTQ2i
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson2024 National Republican Primary, Without Trump: Pence 20% Trump Jr. 20% Cruz 7% Haley 6% Romney 5% Ivanka Trump 4… https://t.co/qwLa1rWnVg
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonMy gut was that we are in an eye of the storm of the culture war, but that it will intensify again. A call I had to… https://t.co/kltEVKVY5E
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @atliberalandold https://t.co/XTFMrbb6rp @Afrofilmviewer Schrader said it was a bit of a nightmare making it. The three leads detested each other. After the… https://t.co/oZb8ZXW7ivI saw Stephen Miller’s wife’s baby announcement tweet and I just blocked her and didn’t say anything nasty to her. https://t.co/toBAF0LS2O @KellyLGregory Itty-bitty.I needed this. https://t.co/wPHYFYhBJahttps://t.co/XNoXbw5uWp https://t.co/zBdK2CxZXKTastes like French toast soaked in buttery syrup. https://t.co/PO5OA0QOxXSheriff Alex Villanueva has given cover to this type of abuse and corruption within his ranks. And he needs to go.… https://t.co/YqLDFuwaZ8
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @craigary @stevensantos "If we nominate Trump we will be destroyed....and we'll deserve it." -Senator Lindsey Graham R-SC 2016It's gonna be really funny when he burns down the house containing all his enablers, as he leaves. https://t.co/WwGmdx3EAm
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @pamsson Thanks man!Looks like your boy is teaching a three week online class on the essay film for NYU's L.A. branch in January. https://t.co/UYiJS1ohem
12/1
2020
Today is the birthday of my mentor & lifelong friend, Shirley Chisholm. I would not be a member of Congress if it w… https://t.co/8FYfC7od0n
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonThat image of Amy Coney Barrett holding up a blank notepad continues to haunt me.I feel attacked by this cover. https://t.co/jNf6l6bYScThe Letterboxd list actually goes to 38.OTD 1924, Shirley Chisholm was born in Brooklyn, NY. In 1964, she ran for the New York state legislature and won.… https://t.co/hc0MN2MJu3
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonHappy 77th birthday to one of the cinema's greatest visual poets, Terrence Malick! https://t.co/BfssMPTHFU
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonCurrent top 10 films of 2020: 1. David Byrne’s American Utopia 2. Mangrove 3. I’m Thinking Of Ending Things 4. Lov… https://t.co/ajuqeSdjirI've seen more tweets about Neera Tanden in the last 30 minutes than I have about Trump increasing drone strikes by… https://t.co/g7iB6BW1dK
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonGEORGIA RESIDENTS: VOTER REGISTRATION FOR THE RUNOFF ENDS IN 1 WEEK.
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonOne of these I find relatable. https://t.co/2UaX5U8I1fThe promise of a Pugh/Steinfeld - Belova/Bishop team-up this indicates is in the cards has put me in a notably bett… https://t.co/aTgznXLWcF
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @msjennimiller Happy birthday!He came in by ambulance short of breath. Already on CPAP by EMS. Still, he was clearly working hard to breathe. He… https://t.co/YnTEdiOB2f
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @MGM304 Yes. The 1980s was a pretty awful decade in terms of misogyny in films. A ten year backlash after the femin… https://t.co/FHb94rNp19 @drdiva2u Correct. And Andy Kaufman. @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/ziYUTFSGZZMISERY came out 30 years ago today. I know we’re all dewy eyed about seeing movies with an audience but I gotta say… https://t.co/ugcoN27e2rI saw RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (second or third time in the theaters) in December of 1981 during its holiday rerelea… https://t.co/FQkPibydU9Almost done with Buñuel’s autobiography and holy shit the last paragraph of this chapter summed me all the way up r… https://t.co/WQIpW3LT79 @sassyhef Definitively so.If The Leftovers happened in 2020 it’d be a single episode where everyone just said “It’s only 2% of the population… https://t.co/cp38mXhc6m
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonSad to hear about the passing of Bruno Barbey. One of the most influential artist who’s work impacted my life treme… https://t.co/xp2j8GNdZD
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @JoyAnnReid https://t.co/VXyKxrWI9H @MrMarinKnows I’d LOVE for someone to do a big budget Coffin Ed & Gravedigger movie. Either THE REAL COOL KILLERS o… https://t.co/jFlnWlRkwWThe generational breakdown of the 117th Congress, beautifully visualized by @kerning https://t.co/LyaR5BYT5R
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonHOME ALONE turned 30 on 11/16, by the way. https://t.co/mOFIUoczcY @KristinMNovotny I’m sure he does and that’s a hard pass from me.What year is this? 1960? https://t.co/5U8wiUBW38I just sent this to my wife and firstborn and firstborn replied to congratulate me on being a front runner for the… https://t.co/Ce9NZH2R0FSpeaking of which, watch my movie. https://t.co/aPdcwkaUGkTook an epic Sunday drive so Lucas could fall asleep that included PCH in the beach cities. The abandoned car deale… https://t.co/cG3TEjbJeV @ttarahaynes For many the answer is yes: complain.HARRISBURG, Pa. (@AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump… https://t.co/WIBZUUJHa1
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @aptly_engineerd DON’T GET ME STARTED. https://t.co/USZ8b7aj3u
11/30
2020
😁 https://t.co/PoGE9ZUA4LHer centennial is early next year. https://t.co/BLD9i1e6iGSo I guess we're just going to let Linsey Graham cold calling to fix the election slide then?
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonIt’s really good. This play has a lot to say about our current discourse on respectability politics.here's how rampant COVID is in LA County now on Sept. 14, officials estimated that 1 out of every 1,061 Angelenos… https://t.co/nBZAHSccWW
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonBut hey, the economy, amirite?Over 70 million people voted for this. https://t.co/WEcgIJEpl9About to watch the 2012 all-Black RSC production of JULIUS CAESAR on Prime as part of my adieu to the Trump Age. Th… https://t.co/CqEONiwtM9It really is unfortunate that the big bad for the early seasons of DS9 always make me think of this unsavory brood. https://t.co/lo2UEXUlusI'm beginning to think a lot of people aren't taking this pandemic seriously enough.
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @markhughesfilms So sorry to hear that.We’re not going to fully process what’s happening to us for many years. https://t.co/hYaeTQk5jb😂 https://t.co/tligkrlwR3 @R_J_Hudson I remember. I remember.She shoulda had an Oscar nomination too. https://t.co/55sYGxlQlBThe King would have turned 44 years old today. Happy birthday to the legend, Chadwick Boseman ✨ #ARRAYFamily https://t.co/p1eg0TnBLq
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson🚨🚨BREAKING: Wisconsin's presidential recount is completed. Joe Biden gained 87 votes and again won the state. Tru… https://t.co/B0y6piut4S
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 https://t.co/iqQlkT0FwMRIP to the Man behind the Mask. https://t.co/jLyJ8zfhGiPlease understand that the major reason we don't have a second COVID relief bill is that Republicans in the Senate… https://t.co/XGXUNhowV3
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson*sigh* I don’t even like most of these songs that much (don’t threaten my Black Card, it’s under permanent audit li… https://t.co/XZj4Eh8CpgI watched my high school sweetheart marry an asshole. Almost 30 years later they’re divorcing. https://t.co/Z3wgrQ2gJP😂😂😂 https://t.co/0UZBhbNhlUYes! 1982. This may be the first time I saw toplessness on the big screen. Tanya Roberts. *raises a glass* https://t.co/W68K9upmAu @KevinPalmerJoss @BilgeEbiri Haha. I’m a lot older than you because I’d seen my share by the time that pair made their auspicious debut.The mysterious metal monolith that was found last week in the Utah desert has vanished. https://t.co/tUFYRCfhe0
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @SusieusMaximus I have mixed feelings about L.A. Story. I recognize this L.A. even though it basically erases me fr… https://t.co/yQWWJr4GmP @Eddie_Schmidt I’m pretty sure my first was around then, when subscription TV was a thing. It *might* be KvK or Fame (1980).I was a teenager in the 80s. Boobs were practically mandated by law to appear in every film. You might as well ask… https://t.co/K2wRELGXwc @KyloReece The Nice Guys is a bigger omission. https://t.co/0yTs5npjvCKiller of Sheep The Long Goodbye The Exiles Mur Murs Chinatown Valley Girl Blade Runner Boyz N The Hood Heat Kiss M… https://t.co/sCIOW7Y4uR @TallGuyCM Jena is editing a short doc about birds as I type this and she decided not to do a drone shot only becau… https://t.co/38kO9Kj7j5My kid just started watching freaks and geeks...without me. I always wanted to watch it with her. But I get it. Bec… https://t.co/mRLAB34NCO
Retweeted by Brandon David Wilson @mom2sadie They tend to worry about the economy because that’s the number one thing people will un-elect them for.… https://t.co/Xeq1UG3Kp3 @mom2sadie I just assume experts have thought about that. Possibly naive of me, I know. @blackgirlinmain 1/1/2021. At noon.Can’t pick just one: On a the Town Quick Change Taxi Driver Sweet Smell of Success 25th Hour Annie Hall (don’t @ me… https://t.co/S71vZA5ymx @surfinbrotha Because the park will be there when there isn’t a pandemic devouring us. The businesses, some of whic… https://t.co/rT1IsREQhRThey'll also start worrying about the importance of character, whether a president should lie, and the sanctity of… https://t.co/WP4gKq1SMV
Retweeted by Brandon David WilsonTHREAD: I just spent 3 days with frontline workers at hospitals in a part of Appalachia where hospitalizations have… https://t.co/ZvdmtnbDtZ
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11/29
2020

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