Gina Prince-Bythewood Made a Summer Blockbuster. It’s About Time.

The year 2020 is a watershed one for the director Gina Prince-Bythewood, even if it doesn’t look exactly like she thought it would. A few months ago, as Prince-Bythewood began to put the finishing touches on her new Charlize Theron action film, “The Old Guard,” she was eager to share her moment with directors like Cathy Yan (“Birds of Prey”), More...

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By Admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020

‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and the Problem With Colorblind Casting

But however well-intentioned, there are complications that come with works that aim to use colorblind casting to highlight people of color who wouldn’t otherwise be represented. Creators may cast blind, thinking More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

‘The Beach House’ Review: No Fun Memories for These Vacationers

Two college-age hotties, Randall and Emily (Noah Le Gros and Liana Liberato), have won the jackpot — a romantic getaway to his father’s beautiful, empty house, with direct access to a beautiful, empty beach. Correction: More...

By Admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

‘Hamilton’ and the Historical Record: Frequently Asked Questions

When “Hamilton” premiered onstage in 2015, the musical attracted a big following among historians, who were delighted by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s unabashedly nerdy attention to primary documents and the scholarly More...

By Admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020

‘Bébé’s Kids’ Shared a Lesson About Racial Injustice

“The Boondocks,” “Atlanta,” “black-ish,” “Dear White People,” “Sorry to Bother You” — there are a few shows and movies that have dared to use comedy to address the grim state of Black More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 5th, 2020

‘Hamilton’ Review: You Say You Want a Revolution

The filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s founding-father Broadway musical arrives just in time — vital and more challenging than ever. Source link  More...

By Admin On Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Where You Can See the Stars of ‘Hamilton’ Now

When a hip-hop musical chronicling the life of a Treasury secretary made its way uptown to Broadway in 2015, a fair number of the faces onstage were still relatively unknown. Many know the story of what would More...

By Admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020

‘Jurassic Park’: Where the Wild Things Are

Our critics and readers make a return trip to the movie that kicked off a franchise. Does the blockbuster hold up in a summer without one? Source link  More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Deepfake Technology Enters the Documentary World

When the documentarian David France decided to chronicle the anti-gay and lesbian purges that had unleashed a wave of fear and violence in Chechnya, he needed more than just a camera. He had seen television More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Lewis John Carlino, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter, Dies at 88

Lewis John Carlino, a screenwriter and playwright who earned an Oscar nomination for “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden” and who both adapted and directed “The Great Santini,” died on June 17 at his More...

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