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Ava DuVernay is already moving on

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 16, 2018 19:21:32 March 16, 2018 19:21:32
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It was everyone’s low-key worry, right? That after A Wrinkle in Time merely whelmed, Ava DuVernay would not get the same second (third, fourth, fifth) chance that her white male peers get to go on and make another blockbuster, like, say, Zack Snyder who made a divisive Superman movie and then went on to make two more divisive Superman movies. Full Story

In Defense of A Wrinkle in Time

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at March 15, 2018 15:51:43 March 15, 2018 15:51:43

It has been just over two weeks since I saw A Wrinkle in Time. It was a press screening, which usually means I’m sitting alone being extra all by myself. But this time, my best friend Liz –who works with Lainey at etalk – was sitting beside me. We laughed. We cried. We LIVED. We loved A Wrinkle in Time. Full Story

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Show Your Work: “The Room Where It Happens”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 12, 2018 20:01:06 March 12, 2018 20:01:06

If you know Hamilton, you know where we took our inspiration for the title of this week’s episode of Show Your Work. We are not, however, talking about Hamilton. We are talking about rooms – the rooms where Hollywood decisions are made, the rooms where plans are laid, the rooms where we work. Full Story

Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 8, 2018 20:12:08 March 8, 2018 20:12:08
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A Wrinkle in Time is an ambitious movie and its scope outstrips its narrative ability, resulting in an uneven but occasionally enthralling fantasy. Meg (Storm Reid, terrific) is introduced helping her father, Alex Murry (Chris Pine, terrific) in his lab. He’s doing an experiment with sand and frequencies, and talking about how finding just the right frequency can do…something. Full Story

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Ryan supports Ava

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 27, 2018 19:16:45 February 27, 2018 19:16:45
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A Wrinkle In Time opens next week, on March 9th. The premiere was last night in Hollywood. And this is giving me the saps. You’ll recall, Hollywood came out strong for Black Panther earlier this month Full Story

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Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 22, 2018 20:13:23 February 22, 2018 20:13:23
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It feels like the pop culture gods are showering gifts upon us to make up for A) ignoring people of colour for years and B) to give us relief from the equals parts horrific and demoralizing 24-hour news cycle. Sade is here to save us. SADE!!! What a time. Ava DuVernay, the patron saint of pop culture gifts from above, is the reason why Sade is here to save us. Full Story

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday, on Martin Luther King Day in America, Ava DuVernay was named Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Three years ago, Ava’s film, Selma, was released to critical acclaim. In his review of the film, Wesley Morris wrote in Grantland that  Read Full Intro

The 100 Club

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 7, 2017 17:57:16 December 7, 2017 17:57:16
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That’s what they’re called now, it is known. They are the three women directing $100 million-plus movies for Disney: Ava DuVernay, Niki Caro, and Anna Boden. DuVernay, of course, is directing A Wrinkle In Time, due in the spring. Full Story

Disney’s dumb power play

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 8, 2017 13:58:39 November 8, 2017 13:58:39
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Disney has had quite the week. On the one hand, Thor: Ragnarok is champagne-toasting success, but on the other hand, they stumbled into an incredibly stupid and ill-timed power play with the LA Times. Full Story

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When Mindy told Oprah

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 28, 2017 19:34:16 July 28, 2017 19:34:16
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Mindy Kaling was at the TCA yesterday in support of the upcoming final season of The Mindy Project. It was reported a couple of a weeks ago that Mindy is pregnant with her first child. Mindy has yet to personally confirm the news and she didn’t talk about it at all at the TCA but she didn’t have to, not when she has Oprah Full Story

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