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Joseph and Judah - the story of redemption

Since the very popular ‘Joseph and His Technicolor Dreamcoat’ stage musical was released in the 1970s, the story of Joseph has held fascination for a new generation. 1,624 more words

Narrative And Truth

Armie Hammer Joins Nat Turner Biopic 'Birth of Nation'

Armie Hammer has joined the cast of historical drama “The Birth of a Nation,” based on the story of the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner. 227 more words


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Why is this called Birth of a Nation though? Via Variety.com

Belafonte: Film History 101

Last night I was watching the acceptance speech Harry Belafonte gave after receiving the Humanitarian Award from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is someone I have admired greatly for years, more for his activism and work with youth, than his acting. 696 more words


Movie Review - Birth of a Nation

Normally, it would be difficult to see movies that depict acts of which you have no other feeling but anger towards, but for a case like… 1,147 more words

The Birth of a Nation (D. W. Griffith, 1915)

Why would I watch a film like The Birth of a Nation? It clocks in at 169 minutes long, and as a silent film that is now 100 years old I’d expect the narrative structure and storytelling to be a far cry from what I’m used to today. 888 more words

Belated Sequels

I think belated sequels are great! Doesn’t everybody? Like remarriage, they represent the triumph of hope over experience, as studios pray that for once the desperate target of making a follow-up to a film their audience only vaguely remembers, with clapped-out stars or new nobodies, will respark fading careers and fill box office tills. 811 more words