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Beyond the Lights - 116 min, drama

You may have noticed that when I write about films I don’t generally say too much about what they are about. The obvious conclusion is I just don’t want to spoil the movie before people have seen it, and it’s true I like to let people experience the film as it happens, but the main reason I don’t talk too much about the plot is that I actually believe that in the end it doesn’t really matter. 770 more words

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Terry's Picks: Swim Team, Shots Fired, U.K. Women

Swim Team: Congratulations to 2015 NYWIFT Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant recipient Swim Team, whose all-female creative team has been selected for the 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors. 53 more words

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FIRST LOOK: Sanaa Lathan In FOX's 'Shots Fired', Corey Hawkins In '24: Legacy'

Fox on Monday released promos for its upcoming shows, among them the midseason additions “Shots Fired,” starring Sanaa Lathan, the “24” spinoff “24: Legacy” starring… 158 more words

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New Series Alert! Watch Fox's Trailer for 'Shots Fired' Starring Sanaa Lathan (@justsanaa), Helen Hunt (@HelenHunt), and more!

Last night, Fox aired the intense trailer for new upcoming show ‘Shots Fired’, about a racially-motivated police shooting. The show is starring Sanaa Lathan, Helen Hunt, Stephan James and more, and directed by Love & Basketball’s… 187 more words

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52 Weeks of Directors: Gina Prince-Bythewood

It’s already difficult for female directors to get their films made, but even more difficult if they feature a female protagonist. Gina Prince-Bythewood faced similar obstacles making her most recent film, Beyond the Lights, but faced even greater adversity because she wanted to cast two black leads. 1,341 more words

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Casting News Roundup: Gugu Mbatha-Raw + David Oyelowo, Natalie Portman + Oscar Isaac, & Daisy Ridley

It’s been ages since I posted a roundup of casting news, but I have a trio of intriguing ones to share w/ you today, folks. 713 more words

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