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TIFF Review: The Hate U Give

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 11, 2018 13:58:57 September 11, 2018 13:58:57
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A few years ago, book-to-screen YA adaptations meant sci-fi worlds of vampires or dystopian futures. Their heroines were named Bella or Katniss or Tris and even though their stories were unique in their own ways, a few things were constant. Love was as integral to these teen girls as forces bigger than their control. Full Story

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Black Girls Rock

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 28, 2018 15:17:07 August 28, 2018 15:17:07
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One of the most underrated red carpets of the year is the BET Black Girls Rock! red carpet. Every year, I forget it’s happening and every year, it delivers some of my favourite looks. This year’s honourees included Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige Full Story

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Amandla Stenberg deserves better

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 10, 2018 15:30:43 August 10, 2018 15:30:43
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The Darkest Minds is a YA adaptation that arrives years after the YA dystopian boom has faded, adapted from a novel by Alexandra Bracken and I am not sure how she is not being sued into oblivion by Marvel for this blatant X-Men knock-off. The Darkest Minds starts with a plague that kills most of the children, but those who survive turn out to have mutant powers. Full Story

Your Monday cry

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at June 25, 2018 19:00:56 June 25, 2018 19:00:56
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The first trailer for The Hate U Give dropped during the BET Awards last night. If you’ve been reading this site, you know how I feel about Angie Thomas’s novel The Hate U Give. You know how Lainey feels about it. We’ve haven’t been subtle about how much we were moved by the story of Starr Carter and her best friend Khalil. Full Story

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Everything, Everything is everything

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at May 19, 2017 15:46:44 May 19, 2017 15:46:44
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If you’ve read anything I’ve written about Riverdale, you know that I’m basically still a teenage girl. Everything, Everything is the movie I wish I had when I was actually going through those awkward, hormonal and formative years. Full Story

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Amandla falls in love

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 16, 2017 16:21:02 February 16, 2017 16:21:02

Tuesday was Valentine’s Day. Tuesday was also the day I wrote about the announcement that Rachel Lindsay will be the first black Bachelorette. I stressed the importance of seeing black love on screen and how we’re starving for more black leads in romantic comedies. Full Story

Rue!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 18, 2011 12:46:00 April 18, 2011 12:46:00

Hunger Games casting update! A release was just sent out. They’ve announced the tributes from District 11. Which means Rue! Her name is Amandla Stenberg. And Thresh, also from 11, is Dayo Okeniyi. Both newcomers. There’s now actually a Facebook page for casting confirmations. Looks like they may be going in reverse chronological order of districts. Full Story