As usual, Hollywood is terrified of dealing with contemporary life in anything but the most P.C. ways. Urban crime is another of the many topics Hollywood can’t or won’t grapple with in ways only cinema can. 570 more words
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Independent filmmaker John Sayles celebrates his 67th birthday today. After attending Williams College, Sayles wrote a couple of novels in the mid-1970s, and then began writing scripts for some of Roger Corman’s films, such as… 975 more words
John Sayle’s under seen American classic remains as timely as ever, three-decades on.
Flavorwire Interview: 'Juice' Director Ernest R. Dickerson on Making a Modern Noir and Directing Tupac Shakur
When his moment came, Ernest R. Dickerson was ready. As cinematographer for Spike Lee’s first six movies – including She’s Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, … 2,651 more words