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Bella Dayne Joins Idris Elba In John Ridley's 'Guerrilla'

EXCLUSIVE: Up-and-coming German actress Bella Dayne has joined the cast of Guerrilla, a six-episode drama from American Crime creator John Ridley.

The mini-series, which is currently filming in London, will see Dayne join Idris Elba and Freida Pinto in a story set in the 1970s in the UK capital during the birth of the Black Power movement. 207 more words


Film review of "Ben-Hur"

(This film review of “Ben-Hur” appeared in the Australian Jewish News on September 1, 2016.)

Directed by Timur Bekmambetov; written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley, based on the novel by Lewis Wallace; and starring Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Haluk Bilginer and Rodrigo Santoro. 862 more words

Film Reviews

'American Crime' and the Power of Anthologies

The Emmys are one week away, and there’s still time to catch up on some of the shows you might have missed. Avid TV watchers have probably spent the past year hearing critics sing praises for new series like… 1,226 more words


American Crime: Season 1

Greetings Loved Ones! Liu Is The Name, And Views Are My Game.

And boy do I love being wrong! What? That doesn’t make sense? well, allow me to explain. 1,071 more words

TV Review

Academy Award winning screenwriter, Mequon native John Ridley joins 'Milwaukee Film' board

MILWAUKEE — Academy Award winning screenwriter and Milwaukee-area native John Ridley has joined the board of directors for Milwaukee Film.

The organization runs the annual Milwaukee Film Festival. 50 more words


Ben-Hur Goes To The Races and Loses, A Review

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

I would rather watch Les Misérables again than try to suffer through the 2016 remake of Ben-Hur by Night Watch… 471 more words


Everybody Ben-Hurts: Wherein I answer all your questions about the new (fourth) big-screen adaption of the 19th century novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ except "Why?"

Here’s is the sort of sterling-quality joke that got whittled from what started out as a straight-up review of the new, Timur Bekmambetov-directed adaptation of… 118 more words