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In recent months, media accounts of sexual harassment scandals and eye-popping pay disparities have given way to stories about “tectonic” shifts in the film industry. The sheer volume and often contradictory nature of the coverage on the issue of women working in film have created the simultaneous feelings that everything has changed and nothing has changed. 734 more words
Detroit is focuses on the Algiers Motel incident during Detroit’s 1967 12th Street Riot, released on the fiftieth anniversary of the event.
While Detroit holds brilliant performances from John Boyega, Algee Smith, and Will Poulter, guided by powerhouse director Kathryn Bigelow and excellent writing from Mark Baol, it’s a shame to see that Detroit was a box office failure with it only grossing $21 million against its $34 million budget. 345 more words
Lynn Nottage is a playwright best known for socially engaged realism (“Sweat,” “Ruined”), so it’s pretty surprising that her new play, “Mlima’s Tale,” is an expressionistic piece told from the point of view of an elephant. 334 more words