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    Netflix Adds Black Lives Matter Collection to Library

    As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to gain traction worldwide following the tragic and infuriating murder of George Floyd, services all over the world have made strides in ensuring their platforms are doing their bit to campaign for equality. In the UK, the British comedy series “Little Britain” has been pulled from BBC iPlayer […] More

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    Sundance Review: ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ Is a Misfire

    2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: There is almost always a highly anticipated festival title that fails to live up to expectations. Few would have expected this year’s disappointment to come from director Dee Rees. A follow up to quadruple Oscar nominee “Mudbound,” Rees’ thriller, “The Last Thing He Wanted” is a confusing melange of half-baked plots […] More

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    Dee Rees is Set to Write and Direct Musical Fantasy ‘The Kyd’s Exquisite Follies’

    Director Dee Rees has lined up her next project, the fantasy musical “The Kyd’s Exquisite Follies.” The “Mudbound” director will be both writing and directing the feature, which is based on her own original script. Reported exclusively by Deadline, Rees is reteaming with “Mudbound” producer Cassian Elwes and singer Santigold will be composing the music […] More

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    Culture Circuit: Trickle Down Diversity In Front and Behind the Camera

    This time of year, there is so much hand wringing about diversity in Hollywood. In 2018, some of the biggest hits included “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians.” Each includes a large multi-ethnic cast, but they also provided critical opportunities behind the camera. Often when a director is from a marginalized group (minorities, women, etc.), […] More

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    Circuit 10: Best Debut Films by Directors of Color Since 2008

    Ask any director and they’ll tell you that getting your first feature funded and completed is no easy task. And when you’re a director of color, it’s even more daunting. Indeed, it’s no secret that white directors are often afforded greater opportunities to further their careers following their debut features. But for filmmakers of color, […] More

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    WATCH: Awards Circuit Announces 2017 ACCA Nominees

    NEW YORK (January 24, 2018) – Awards Circuit announced today its nominees for the 2017 Awards Circuit Community Awards.  The awards are voted on annually by AwardsCircuit.com’s community of readers from all over the world. Four films co-led the nomination tally with 9 nominations each: Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi sequel “Blade Runner 2049,” Christopher Nolan’s World […] More

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    Best of 2017: If I Had an Oscar Ballot

    As the Best of 2017 series gears up with “unconventional citations,” thought pieces from the filmmakers and actors themselves, and about a dozen other things to celebrate the year, I present to you MY PERSONAL Oscar ballot. Always trying to be a champion of diversity and inclusion, I’m proud in many aspects of this list, […] More

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    Southeast Film Critics Give Another Win to ‘Get Out’

    The Southeast Film Critics Association announced their winners on Monday morning, too. The group selected “Get Out” as the Best Film of 2017, and Jordan Peele for Best Screenplay. Guillermo del Toro won Best Director for his achievement, “The Shape of Water.” They also honored “Mudbound” with the Gene Wyatt Award for the film that […] More

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