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The Need to Affect Change

After watching the heartfelt and truly inspirational “Made in Dagenham” directed by Nigel Cole, I felt honestly inspired. Centered on the struggle of women working at a Ford power plant as they succeed in gaining equal pay, it tells the real story of working class women who worked so hard to pave the road to gender equality. 433 more words

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HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST OF 2014 KALASHA FILM AND TV AWARDS WINNERS

The 2014 Kalasha Film and TV Awards gala took place  this past Friday that saw who is who in entertainment and the film industry fraternity in attendance. 441 more words

12 YEARS A SLAVE

12 Years a Slave

This week, I saw the movie 12 Years a Slave.  Most of the reviewers have stated that the move is a hard one to watch, but that they were glad they did.   395 more words

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Slavery and Pulitzers

This is a big topic for Pulitzers. 9 of 18 of the books written about the south have been directly about slavery in some way. That’s 9 of all 87 winners, which is just over 10%. 219 more words

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January-July: Top Ten in Cinema

Apart from serving as a stark and somewhat worrying reminder about university work that I’ve not yet completed but absolutely should have, August is also the last month of summer blockbuster season. 742 more words

Film

Why James Garner Was a "Game" Changer

As I mourn the passing of my favorite actor, James Garner, I watched one of his films I’d never seen before: the 1971 Western comedy… 495 more words

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The American Way by John Ridley & Georges Jeanty


Written by John Ridley
Penciled by Georges Jeanty
Inked by Karl Story and Ray Snyder
Published by Wildstorm Productions/DC Comics

Author/screenwriter John Ridley has gotten a lot of acclaim recently for writing the hit film 12 Years A Slave, for which he also won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay, he also wrote George Lucas’ Red Tails ( 831 more words

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