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Lupita Nyong'o Lands Second Vogue Cover

The dazzling Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o samples the fall couture collections and talks to Plum Sykes about fame, family, and her four new acting projects. 3,090 more words


Guest Series: Closely Watched Trains

Since starting my Foreign Favourites, I’ve been delighted with the standard, analysis and range of genres, styles and nationalities covered. So it’s great news that I have another addition from the Norfolk-based  697 more words

Alex Raphael

Whiplash (2014) + Pushing the Borders

Screenwriter/Director: Damien Chapelle

Before I shout out this was THE BEST MOVIE EVER!, I’ll whisper it instead. This was the-best-movie-everrr! Whiplash is perfect. Yes, a PERFECT movie. 1,257 more words

Screenwriter Tips

THE OFFICIAL STORY - Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film of 1985

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

The Argentine movie The Official Story is a heartbreaking, quietly powerful film. I hate to claim too much for the film because it’s relatively small-scale. 614 more words



Following our work preparing Mickey Rooney for his role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Annelie and I became the go-to members of Hollywood’s elite for any guidance on appropriate representations of cultures and ethnicities in film, which lead to our first meeting with our dear best friend Linda Hunt. 183 more words


John Legend to Handle Music For WGN Slavery Drama "Underground"

 John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.

WGN America says Legend and his production company will be in charge of the score and soundtrack for… 107 more words


Goodnight ... moon

To the general public, Christopher Walken is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma but to his dear friends he is loving, warm and so darn positive and joyous. 141 more words