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Dee Rees’ Mudbound is a classic

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 21, 2017 18:54:47 November 21, 2017 18:54:47
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Mudbound opens with two men racing to dig a hole to bury their father before imminent rain makes it impossible. While digging, they discover a set of shackles and a skull with a bullet hole. “A slave grave,” one man says. “Pappy would hate that.” That scene sets the tone for Mudbound, adapted from Hillary Jordan’s novel by director Dee Rees Full Story

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Mudbound 2018?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 23, 2017 15:16:42 January 23, 2017 15:16:42
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At Sundance, back in 2012, Ava DuVernay became the first black woman to win Best Director for her film Middle Of Nowhere. Two years later, she directed Selma, which was the first film directed by a black woman to be nominated for Best Picture, though she was not nominated for Best Director. This year at Sundance, everybody is talking about Full Story

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