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The Problem with Nate Parker

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 15, 2016 14:25:10 August 15, 2016 14:25:10
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There are a few of them, actually. Some really unsettling, uncomfortable problems. Nate Parker is the writer, star and director of The Birth of a Nation, a film that is already garnering deafening Oscar buzz. We’ve written about our excitement and the importance Full Story

The Warner Brothers Open Letter

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 15, 2016 13:31:07 August 15, 2016 13:31:07

Late last week Pajiba published an open letter, penned by an alleged former Warner Brothers staffer using the pseudonym “Gracie Law” (a character name from Big Trouble in Little China). Presumably this was done to protect someone still working in the industry, or with hopes of returning to the industry, and as The Warner Brothers Open Letter gained steam across the internet, two responses emerged: Either this is a scathing take-down of corporate Hollywood, or “Gracie Law” is not real or never had the kind of access at Warners that would give her context for the creative decision-making at the studio, which just saw its second DC Films title open big only to plummet in week two Full Story

Is Rogue One the next blockbuster disaster?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 12, 2016 14:46:16 August 12, 2016 14:46:16

It’s been a bad year for blockbusters. With but few exceptions—pretty much just Deadpool and Captain America: Civil War—blockbusters have disappointed and underperformed, with the carcasses of more than one disaster strewn behind summer’s unforgiving wake (see also: Warcraft, Independence Day: Resurgence). Full Story

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JLo and The Godmother

Maria Posted by Maria at August 11, 2016 15:08:45 August 11, 2016 15:08:45
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Have you watched Cocaine Cowboys? It is one of those documentaries you have to watch twice because the first time some jerk (like me) keeps saying things like “it was how much money?” or “they hid how much cocaine?”. The numbers are so ginormous it is mind boggling, especially when it comes to The Godmother, Griselda Blanco. Full Story

Seth Rogen in Sausage Party

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 10, 2016 18:33:44 August 10, 2016 18:33:44
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There’s no real preparing yourself for Sausage Party. You can watch the trailers, you can read reviews, but you’re not going to be ready. The closest comparison is the early days of South Park, when you just couldn’t believe these things were being said on TV, let alone by cartoon children waiting for a school bus. Full Story

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