Top Ten Black Directors In 2018 – A Historic, Great Year At The Box Office

2018 has been a great year for Black cinema at the box office. With the domestic box office hitting an all-time high of $11.383 billion in 2018 with attendance up 4% from 2017, the top ten feature films by Black directors accounted for a combined $1.363 billion. Led by Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, which grossed $700M domestically, becoming the #3 all-time domestic-grossing film. Other top-grossing … Continue reading Top Ten Black Directors In 2018 – A Historic, Great Year At The Box Office

Outlander Costume Design

George Washington He doesn’t appear in the books, but producers thought it would be fun to introduce his character as a chance meeting for Jamie and Claire in the show. For Claire Fraser, it is like meeting a movie star and she is scripted to be a little goofy in her questions for him. Theatre Actors Theatergoers   Source: Outlander Community, Starz   Disclaimer: We … Continue reading Outlander Costume Design

Outlander Set Design: The Wilmington Theatre Scene

A fun set for texture this season was the design of the theatre in Wilmington. This allowed production to make something much more opulent in design that many other sets this season. They used an old church in Glasgow and, in 48 hours, gave it a total overhaul in terms of the dressing, building a huge proscenium arch with lots of rich red velvets and … Continue reading Outlander Set Design: The Wilmington Theatre Scene

Outlander Set Design: Fergus and Marsali’s Rented Rooms

Lauren Lyle (Marsali) takes you behind-the-scenes of Fergus and Marsali’s rented rooms in Wilmington.   Source: Outlander Community, Starz   Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of the pictures. No copyright infringement intended. Continue reading Outlander Set Design: Fergus and Marsali’s Rented Rooms

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8 – Wilmington Written by Luke Schelhaas | Directed by Jennifer Getzinger This conversation is between Blacklanderz Tami, Gwen and Tyrese. Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] Tyrese: I found the title card to be striking visually, evoking the Shakespearean phrase that Governor Tryon quotes later in the episode, … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8

Outlander Set Design: The Gloriana

I ‘luvbs’ me some Jon Gary Steele set designs! ~ Vida The interior of Stephen Bonnet’s ship, the Gloriana, is the same boat that was the hero ship of Season 3, the Artemis. The set was sent back from the Cape Town film studios to Scotland on a ship.   Source: Outlander Community, Starz   Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of the pictures. … Continue reading Outlander Set Design: The Gloriana

Bree and Roger’s Time Travel Wardrobes

Brianna Time Travels Her costumes leading up to her time travel were deeply personal for me. Her ‘through the stones’ dress was quite the dilemma. We had previously decided that Claire knew too much of life in the eighteenth century to think that a “Jessica Gutenberg” (Gunne Sax) dress would pass muster, but I knew how much it meant to the fans and made the … Continue reading Bree and Roger’s Time Travel Wardrobes

Men in Black International Trailer #1

OH SNAP!! You thought MIB started in NYC? Guess again, there’s a whole international branch. The world is bigger than you thought!! In cinemas June 2019. ~ Chris Hemsworth Synopsis: The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black … Continue reading Men in Black International Trailer #1

24 ‘Outlander’ Costume Secrets You Definitely Never Noticed

Dresbach talks Season 1 Easter eggs, sending Brianna through the stones, and why this is her last season with the show. Over six years and four seasons, costume designer Terry Dresbach has turned Outlander, one of the hardest-to-define shows on television (a romance-epic that spans two centuries, multiple continents, and dozens of history book-altering events, for starters) into one of the most beautifully-costumed, as well. … Continue reading 24 ‘Outlander’ Costume Secrets You Definitely Never Noticed

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7 – Down the Rabbit Hole Written by Shannon Goss | Directed by Jennifer Getzinger This conversation is between Blacklanderz Amanda, Lorinda and Ayana (Ay). Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] A: Someone’s making peanut butter sandwiches in the 1970’s. I’m reminded of the details Mad Men put into … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7