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Sundance 2017: 10 To Watch

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 18, 2017 14:47:17 January 18, 2017 14:47:17

Last year, two of the biggest films coming out of Sundance were Manchester by the Sea and Birth of a Nation. Both bagged huge distribution deals at the festival, and both were early tips for Oscar hopefuls. Manchester has stayed in it all year, and is sure to be a player on Oscar night, for Casey Affleck Full Story

Casey Affleck’s week of winning

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 5, 2017 16:35:25 January 5, 2017 16:35:25
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Casey Affleck started the week, and 2017, at the Palm Springs Film Festival where he received the Achievement Award. On Tuesday he was in New York to accept the Best Actor Award from the New York Film Critics Circle where he read aloud some of the worst reviews of his career and people laughed. Full Story

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Gabrielle Union goes IN

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 22, 2016 18:27:46 November 22, 2016 18:27:46
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There are a lot of things to unpack in Gabrielle Union’s new interview with Harper’s Bazaar. It’s candid in a way that celebrity interviews rarely are but it’s the refreshing no bullsh-t take we’ve become accustomed to from Gabrielle, especially after her blunt and badass The Birth of a Nation press tour Full Story

Blame black women for Nate Parker’s mediocrity

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 14, 2016 13:59:05 October 14, 2016 13:59:05
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The Birth of a Nation opened last weekend to OK numbers and less than favourable reviews. If you haven’t heard, black women are to blame for the mediocre opening of a mediocre movie. To recap, this is the film written by, directed by and starring alleged rapist Nate Parker. Some self-identified black feminists (including me) wrote about their conflicted feelings about the film Full Story

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Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 11, 2016 14:18:07 October 11, 2016 14:18:07
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At this point there is no separating art from artist in the case of Nate Parker and The Birth of a Nation, his debut feature film as a writer and director. He also stars in the movie and produced it, so this is unquestionably his movie. Full Story

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TIFF 2016: The Tiffening

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 6, 2016 17:51:11 September 6, 2016 17:51:11
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TIFF kicks off this week, and I’ll be filing reviews along with Joanna and Kathleen. It’s a little bit of a weird year, The Birth of a Nation and Nate Parker dominating so much of the pre-festival conversation, but Venice got underway last week, and Telluride went down over the long weekend in the US, and we now have some other movies to talk about. Full Story

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Gabrielle Union stands up

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 6, 2016 15:35:20 September 6, 2016 15:35:20
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On Friday, the LA Times released an op-ed written by Gabrielle Union. Its headline: 'Birth of a Nation' actress Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker rape allegations lightly. Full Story