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REVIEW: Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights” features one of the more interesting dialogues about the suffocating pressures of fame and the stifling sexualization of our culture.  Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Noni Jean, a digital-age pop star with all the qualities of a true songbird, gets fed up with both and threatens to throw it all away by jumping off a balcony.   165 more words

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'Beyond the Lights' calls out Netflix for racially stereotyping her film

Gina Prince-Bythewood is over it.

The director came out swinging against Netflix on Twitter this week, criticizing what she calls the company’s stereotyping of her film  326 more words


[VIDEO] The RCMS with Wanda Smith: Making 'The Perfect Guy', The Mechanics Of Sex Scenes + More With Michael Ealy + Sanaa Lathan

Two of our favorites stopped by today!

Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy visited Ryan + Wanda to discuss the upcoming The Perfect Guy, past roles and various other things that made us love them even more.


Beyond The Lights

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Danny Glover, Machine Gun Kelly
Directed By: Gina Prince-Bythewood

My first reaction, and first Facebook status following Beyond The Lights was that Beyond The Lights is better than it has any right to be. 384 more words

Movie Review

Beyond the Lights

IF I was reviewing half a movie, “Beyond the Lights” would probably garner an ‘A’. For a good hour of its run time, it is so authentic, so piercing, so  436 more words


Quick Take: Beyond the Lights (2014)

This movie should have been a hit. Watching Beyond the Lights six months into 2015, there are so many easy parallels between its plot and real-life pop stars that it makes no sense that  300 more words


Beyond the Lights (2014)

Score = 5/5

(Drama/Romance/ PG-13)

Review by: Kisho Wolfe

Logline:  Sometimes a pause button is just what the doctor ordered.

I’m going to start out by praising the director/writer, Gina Prince-Bythewood. 645 more words