Norwegian media reported “big film production” in Norway. English filmmaker Alex Garland talks about Ex Machina in terms of “low budget”.Read more "Norway Ex Machina"
What a great movie Mad Max Fury Road may have been, had it not been for that annoying guitar player.Read more "Annoying to the Max"
Watching Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s critically acclaimed Nie Yin Niang (The Assasin) in a cinema theater would never serve it’s purpose. This piece of art belongs in a gallery.Read more "The Assassin: Uncinematic Art"
Where is Hollywood going, and how slow? Is it a good thing talking about Academy Awards boycott? Will a black no show make the Oscars less white? One good thing is twitting about #OscarsSoWhite. In the weeks to come, African American actors’ achievements in the movies of 2016 will undergo scrutiny no actor’s achievement ever […]Read more "Take a Chance on Black"
Out of the 20 actors nominated for Oscars each year, the past two years have gathered the round number of 0 – that is an oh so round ‘zero’ – black nominees. That is 40:0 white to black; now, what’s the odds. An average of the black and white U.S. inhabitants should leave about 28:12. Not even a ‘token black’; forever damned be the term.Read more "Black Movies, Black Oscars, Black Money?"