Archive For The “Film” Category

‘Wonder Woman’ Is a Milestone, But It Shouldn’t Be | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

‘Wonder Woman’ Is a Milestone, But It Shouldn’t Be | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Warner Bros. and director Patty Jenkins broke a superhero glass ceiling that should have been shattered long ago. Source: ‘Wonder Woman’ Is a Milestone, But It Shouldn’t Be | Hollywood Reporter

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The Five Lies Hollywood Tells Itself | The New York Times

The Five Lies Hollywood Tells Itself | The New York Times

Hollywood often cites box office results to explain the lack of diversity on screen, but take a closer look. The numbers argue in favor of diversity. Source: The Five Lies Hollywood Tells Itself – The New York Times

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Infographic: What You Need to Know About Women in Hollywood in 2017

Infographic: What You Need to Know About Women in Hollywood in 2017

Sometimes when you’re having a conversation — let’s say about how women are treated in Hollywood — it can be hard to come up with anything but generalizations. Even though it’s completely accurate to say, “Women TV characters are usually white,” or, “Female directors aren’t getting the same opportunities as men,” sometimes you need a number to really drive…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

This is a story of women’s survival. Source: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

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“Furious 8” breaks all-time record for the highest opening of any film worldwide | Black America Web

“Furious 8” breaks all-time record for the highest opening of any film worldwide | Black America Web

‘Fate Of The Furious’ also makes F. Gary Gray the top black grossing director of all time. Source: ‘Fate Of The Furious’ Makes F. Gary Gray Top Black Grossing Director | Black America Web

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‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

It’s official! Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is now the highest domestic grossing film directed a black filmmaker. With $163.3 million so far domestically ($177 million total worldwide), the film beats the previous highest grossing film Source: ‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow…

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Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

Even with big releases like “Logan” dividing moviegoers’ attention, topical horror-satire “Get Out” remains the breakout success of 2017 Source: Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

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The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

An Oscar winner, a UCLA sociologist and a social justice scholar discuss #diversity. Watch the #UCLAoptimist video: Source: The Optimists – UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

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Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience Awards Film Festival – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience Awards Film Festival – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

Effie Brown (Dear White People) will be honored with the Trailblazer Award at The 2017 Audience Awards Film Festival (AudFest). The festival will showcase 110 award-winning short films by world-class filmmakers and will celebrate some of the most respected, diverse industry voices of our time. Source: Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience…

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Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

Prevailing Hollywood wisdom is that international audiences won’t see movies about the African American experience. But is that true? Source: Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

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