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Netflix's 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' is all about the passion

Nina Simone wanted to become the first black female classical pianist to perform at Carnegie Hall. She had to settle for becoming a cultural icon and performing there as a jazz legend. 1,161 more words

Film Reviews

El Gigante (2015)

It’s not often that I review short films, actually I think the only other one was the 2014 short Karma by Tristan Clay. That being said, I think I need to make a habit of watching more horror shorts. 659 more words


'Appropriate Behavior' (2014), directed by Desiree Akhavan

Appropriate Behavior, a subtly funny and heartfelt film, follows a bisexual Iranian American Brooklynite named Shirin (Desiree Akhavan) as she tries to rebuild her life after her girlfriend, Maxine (Rebecca Henderson), breaks up with her. 377 more words


Paulette Randall, First Black Female West End Director Honored by the Queen

In the UK, Paulette Randall, whose parents hail from Jamaica and is the first black female director to bring a production to the West End has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honors List. 287 more words


10 ways to generate additional income for struggling MUAs

We all come to a point in our careers where we face financial struggles. 9 times out of 10 it is within the first 5 years. 2,361 more words

Honeytrap Review

Another film that deserves two reviews. A Film by Rebecca Johnson Reviews by Tracey Francis and Else Thomson Viewed at Hackney Picture House Rebecca Johnson’s first feature film… 1,919 more words


New Movie Poster and Updates!

I am so thrilled about our brand new movie poster! If you don’t follow us already on our Instagram (@whatit_takesfilm), or our Facebook page, click on both of the links and start following us! 315 more words