BY Holiday Black
on Sep 03, 2015
Hunger Games star and cultural activist Amandla Stenberg is set to begin her career as a published comic writer this November. In April, the 16 year old broke the internet with her video Don’t Cashcrop my Cornrows, a five minute crash course on black culture and cultural appropriation which received over one million views. Read More
BY Olivia Harrison
on Aug 10, 2015
Transgender lives are rising to the forefront in mainstream media. A new film starring Elle Fanning, titled About Ray, continues this trend.
The film explores a family’s dramatic journey as daughter Ramona, played by Elle Fanning, begins the process of transitioning to Ray. About Ray does not just focus on Ray’s personal journey. It takes a deep look at how Ray’s mother (Naomi Watts), father (Tate Donovan), and grandmother (Susan Sarandon) are impacted by Ray’s identity. Read More
When you’re Zoe Saldana, your resume is impressive – over 30 films, countless public appearances, and even the label of co-producer on projects like Rosemary’s Baby.
You would assume that Saldana worked hard over the years to obtain this lengthy resume, and while this may be true, another factor came into play, and it’s incredibly sexist.
In a recent interview to promote the new movie Infinitely Polar Bear, Saldana states, “A producer once told me he hired me for the way I held a gun while wearing panties, not for my opinions. Read More
BY Olivia Harrison
on Jul 07, 2015
Netflix has just announced the release dates for their first feature films coming to the streaming service. And, included in that group is Pee-wee’s Big Holiday.
Here’s what the movie is about, according to Pee-wee’s own personal blog: “A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny.”
The film is set to premier in March 2016, and we can expect an all-star cast and crew. Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens worked together to produce the film. Read More
BY Alexa Salvato
on Jun 04, 2015
When Tracy, a sad college freshman in New York City, suddenly befriends her brand-new older stepsister Brooke, life takes a fast—and exciting!—turn. In Mistress America, which is set to arrive in select theaters on August 14, comedy goddess Greta Gerwig and up-and-comer Lola Kirke (little sister of Girls’s Jemima Kirke) get to know themselves while getting to know one another on a journey to remember. It's a powerful portrait of female relationships and self-discovery, Noah Baumbach-style. And no, it is not a sequel to Frances Ha. Read More