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Black Voices In Film: A look at Black representation in the films of 2020.

Despite a lack of big films, 2020 provided a voice for Black filmmakers. 2020 was a year of delayed blockbusters and tentpole films, but it was a great year for independent films with Black filmmakers at the helm. The logical place to start is with the legendary Spike Lee who […]

Movie of the Month: “Minari” and the American Dream.
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Movie of the Month: “Minari” and the American Dream.

We are one year removed from “Parasite” being the first South Korean film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards and making history. A24 now brings the tender, poignant, and delightful “Minari” to the table. “Minari” follows a Korean family that immigrates to Arkansas in the mid-1980s and the […]

Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.
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Sports in Film: Looking at Ben Affleck’s new basketball film, The Way Back.

It wasn’t so long-ago Ben Affleck hit rock bottom for the second time. The Academy Award-winning actor/director went through his second alcohol relapse. He lost his role as Batman in the DCEU in a very public fallout, and more importantly, he lost his marriage. About two years later, Affleck bravely […]

The Struggles of Entertainment in 2021: When can live entertainment open their curtains?
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The Struggles of Entertainment in 2021: When can live entertainment open their curtains?

In a world of isolation and disconnection, technology has been a lifesaver during this pandemic, especially for the arts. Like every other industry, the live entertainment scene was dramatically impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Broadway theatres went dark last March and will continue to be closed until at least May […]

“On the Rocks” was released on Oct. 23, 2020. The movie
highlights a reconnection between daughter and father while
Rashida Jones’ character, Laura Jones, is having insecurities
about her own marriage. The comedy-drama captures the
complexities within human relationships and the gray that
appears throughout life.
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“On the Rocks”: A look at this heartwarming film in the midst of the year 2020.

The 2020 release “On The Rocks” puts a twist on the cliché father-daughter film, and the cast makes it an early awards season contender. Bill Murray and Rashida Jones shine as the lead duo in A24’s latest drama. The film marks the third collaboration between Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray. […]