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Fatherhood movie review & film summary (2021)

I’ll refrain from making any comparisons to Melvin van Peebles’ “Watermelon Man,” because the choice of Hart does very little…

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Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It movie review (2021)

Part of the challenge with creating a documentary about someone like Moreno is, how do you fit a life as…

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Apple TV+’s Dark Physical is Definitely Not a Comedy but Still Worth Your Time | Black Writers Week

The stylized harshness director Craig Gillespie brings to the pilot episode bears a very strong resemblance to his work in…

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The Tanning of Hollywood: Reimagining Equity and Inclusion as a Pinnacle Measure of Cinematic and Theatrical Excellence | Black Writers Week

The first virtual panel for Black Writers Week premieres today at 3pm CT/1pm PT on The Official Roger Ebert YouTube page. The panel…

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Luca movie review & film summary (2021)

Looming against his desires are his mother (Maya Rudolph) and father’s (Jim Gaffigan) fear from living by a human, sea-monster-hunting oceanfront…

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Profiles in Courage: Kahil El’Zabar | Black Writers Week

Dr. El’Zabar has been an associate professor at the U. Arizona, Tucson, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, and U. IL. Chicago. He…

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The Tanning of Hollywood Panel to be Broadcast at 3pm CT Tomorrow | Chaz’s Journal

JaNeika and JaSheika rose up the ranks from Staff Writers to Supervising Producers on Fox’s groundbreaking hit series, EMPIRE. They…

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Troy Pryor’s Creative Cypher On Way to Being Black Entertainment Giant | Black Writers Week

Are there particular qualities that unite the diverse array of creatives that The Cypher empowers? Teamwork, a hunger for positive impact,…

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Welcome to Black Writers Week | Black Writers Week

We are calling this week Black Writers Week to be in symmetry with our Women Writers Week that I started…

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Considering John Ford’s ‘Apology Western’ Sergeant Rutledge | Black Writers Week

During his very long career as a film director, starting in the silent era in 1917 until “Seven Women” (his…

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