“I didn’t anticipate any of this,” Mudbound‘s Mary J. Blige told Deadline this morning, regarding her pair of Oscar nominations for the Netflix film. “I just knew I was part of a very powerful, important film, and I was happy to be a part of it.” 600 more words
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On an Oscar nominations morning that saw a strong showing for women, Mudbound’s Dee Rees has made some history of her own as the first African America woman ever to be nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay). 224 more words
This week on Bad Feminist Film Club: Mudbound (2017), dir. DEE REES.
As we announced a few weeks ago, this season we’re focusing on female directors, particularly female directors of color, in an effort to educate ourselves and our listeners on the diverse array of women creating cinema today. 166 more words
Walmart wants to go to the movies again.
The large U.S. retailer will advertise for the second consecutive year in ABC’s Oscars broadcast, refining a concept that sparked word of mouth in 2017. 556 more words
Actress Carey Mulligan called out the “Star Wars” franchise’s lack of female directors as well as their lack of representation at award shows while at the Sundance Film Festival. 273 more words
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It’s been nearly a year since Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. 549 more words