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Playing Tupac’s Mom in ‘Eyez’ Just Expanded the Love Danai Gurira Has For Rapper’s Story

Afeni Shakur was more than just the mother of one of the world’s biggest and, arguably, best, rappers of all time.

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23 May 2017 // 8:53 AM

How ‘Star Wars’ Blazed a Path for Filmmakers Across the Galaxy

Star Wars, George Lucas said back in 1975, two summers before its release, "is built on top of many things that came before".

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Netflix and Amazon Are Using Disparate Strategies With Their War Films This Month

Amazon and Netflix are releasing two war films that embody their deep but differing film objectives.

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Laura Poitras Zeroes in on Julian Assange and WikiLeaks in the Elusive, Unsettling ‘Risk’

Risk is first and foremost an impressive cinematic coup, a triumph of access to an elusive and sometimes combative subject.

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Oscar-winning Director Laura Poitras Talks About ‘Risk’, Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

The untangling of power, politics, and sex seems ever more difficult these days, and Risk is Exhibit A.

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13 Favorite Moments From ‘Star Wars’ Celebration in Orlando This Weekend

After four days at Star Wars Celebration you start to feel knee-deep in Sith.

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7 Apr 2017 // 11:01 AM

Debating ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and the Dangers of Hollywood Whitewashing

What does the current crop of film and TV shows accused of whitewashing Asian roles say about Hollywood’s ongoing diversity crisis

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29 Mar 2017 // 11:35 AM

Hits Disprove a Hollywood Myth That Black Films Don’t Do Well Overseas

“Black films don’t sell if the studios and marketing people aren’t putting forth the right type of muscle to platform and position those films overseas,” says Gil Robertson, president of the African American Film Critics Assn.

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The Sequel to the Gritty and ‘90s-Defining ‘Trainspotting’ Stirs Memories

The sequel T2 Trainspotting is in theaters, and with it comes a glut of memories from Boyle’s original.

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22 Mar 2017 // 10:10 AM

Cuban Film Aficionados Can See the Trailer But Not the Movie

Santa and Andrés, which was recently shown at the Miami Film Festival, will no longer be screened at the Havana Film Festival New York next week.

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The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

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"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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