On this episode, we discuss movie news and talk about the 25th anniversary of Boomerang and discuss the dearth of black rom-coms.
Recap of Tonja's time at the LA Film Festival: [3:20]
- Toy Story origin story debunked by Pixar exec Article
- Tommy Lee Jones & Brad Pitt to star in Ad Astra Article
- All Eyez On Me & Lionsgate slammed with copyright suit by journalist Article
- Neve Campbell joins Dwayne Johnson in Skyscraper Article
- Michael Beach Joins Aquaman Article
Discussion: 25th Anniversary of Boomerang and the dearth of black rom-coms [29:23]
25 Years Later - The Making of ‘Boomerang,’ and The Burden Faced By Black Filmmakers http://fkbonline.com/25-years-later-the-making-of-boomerang-and-the-burden-faced-by-black-filmmakers/
On this episode, we discuss movie news and talk about White feminism and the exclusion of black women in film.
- John Avildsen, director of Rocky & Karate Kid, dies at 81 Article
- X-Men: Dark Phoenix will be directed by Simon Kinberg Article
- Disney leads major film studios in hiring female directors Article
- Tessa Thompson, LaKeith Stanfield, and Steven Yeun to star in Sorry to Bother You Article
- Warner Bros. is developing a movie about Michael Brown Article
- 4:44 is not only a short film, but is Jay-Z's newest album Article
- Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring Article
- Lord & Miller no longer attached to direct Han Solo film; Ron Howard takes over Article
Discussion: White feminism and exclusion of black women in film [38:28]
Elizabeth Banks Apologizes to Steven Spielberg After Calling Him Out for Lack of Female Leads http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/rambling-reporter/elizabeth-banks-apologizes-steven-spielberg-calling-him-lack-female-leads-1013996
Sofia Coppola Says #TheBeguiled Is About Gender Dynamics In the Confederacy, Not Racial Ones https://www.buzzfeed.com/alannabennett/sofia-coppola-beguiled-power-dynamics
Director Ana Lily Amirpour Humiliates Movie-Goer At Q&A Session http://culture.affinitymagazine.us/director-ana-lily-amirpour-humilitates-movie-goer-at-qa-session/
This week, we're joined by Nickolas Gaines as we review the Benny Boom film, All Eyez On Me.
All Eyez On Me review - [5:09]
On this episode, we discuss movie news and talk about movie secrecy and spoilers.
- Adam West passes Article
- Tidal Releases Teaser for short film 4:44 Article
- Forest Whitaker Joins Action-Thriller How It Ends Article
- Zhang Ziyi Joins Godzilla: King of Monsters Article
- Melissa McCarthy Starring in Margie Claus Article
- O’Shea Jackson Jr. Portraying Baseball Player Dock Ellis Article
Discussion: movie secrets and spoilers [23:25]
Secrecy Surrounding 1960’s ‘Psycho’ Went Off Without a Hitch http://variety.com/2017/film/news/alfred-hitchcock-psycho-secret-1202457671/