Ava DuVernay’s miniseries When They See Us, about the wrongful imprisonment of five teenagers accused of assaulting a jogger in Central Park, is up for multiple Emmy awards this Sunday, including miniseries, direction, writing, actor, and (twice!) best actress. After choosing it as the best miniseries on TV earlier this year, we asked DuVernay to talk to us about the direction, writing, and overall conception … Continue reading How Ava DuVernay Made When They See Us, the Year’s Best Miniseries
I cannot believe this movie is 30-years-old and we are STILL dealing with this crap today! ~ Vida As the racial drama turns 30 this year, the team behind the groundbreaking $6.5 million film looks back at the turbulent debate over its divisiveness and the rejected ending that Paramount executives had sought: “I said, ‘Hell, no f***ing way.’” Universal is pulling out all the stops … Continue reading “Universal Was Not Afraid”: Spike Lee Reflects on the Fearmongering That First Met ‘Do the Right Thing’
Hollywood’s most bankable star! The box office king and Trump golf antagonist beat a crack addiction to build a film career unrivaled in modern stardom, and the 70-year-old ‘Glass’ actor aims to work well into his 80s — if Marvel and the rest of Hollywood can afford him. . . . I’m a gunslinger now. He arrives exactly on schedule, not a minute early, not … Continue reading 120 Movies, $13 Billion in Box Office: How Samuel L. Jackson Became Hollywood’s Most Bankable Star
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