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5 BREAKOUT ACTRESSES MAKING WAVES IN TV & FILM

Chanté Adams Chanté Adams never thought she'd land a role with her first-ever audition only weeks after graduating Carnegie Mellon. But the up-and-comer managed to snag a starring part as legendary MC Roxanne Shanté in "Roxanne Roxanne," the Pharrell and Forest Whitaker-produced biopic co-starring Mahershala Ali. Adams's performance was so impressive, she was awarded the 2017 Sundance…

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7 FEMINIST SHOWS & MOVIES TO WATCH ON NETFLIX NOW

Iris Directed by Albert Maysles of "Grey Gardens" fame, "Iris" follows another utterly idiosyncratic woman with legendary style. Iris Apfel, now 96 years old, is a former textile mogul and interior designer who took part in restoration work at the White House for nine presidents including Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton.…

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THE 5 BEST FEMALE-DIRECTED FILMS OF 2017

Wonder Woman This year's Patty Jenkins-directed take on Marvel's "Wonder Woman" was the seventh highest grossing film of 2017. The blockbuster, starring Gal Godot, was an empowering ode to women around the world as well as a step forward in addressing the lack of female directors in Hollywood. In September, Jenkins closed the deal to…

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AI WEIWEI’S ‘HUMAN FLOW’: A FILM REVIEW

Artist Ai Weiwei is known to resist injustice and inequality through his various art forms and activism. In his newest film that just premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Human Flow, he does just that. Following, interacting, and interviewing the refugees from various locations from all over the world, Ai documents the turmoil that refugees…

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TOP FEATURE FEMINIST FILMS OF 2017

The year is not even over, but already feature films are featuring more women and more feminist values. Back in April of 2017, IMDb added the "F-rating" to it's website to include films with women directors, women writers and feature actresses or a combination of the three groups. From super heroes to crime fighting agents,…

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THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS FILMS IN COMPETITION

The Toronto International Film Festival announced their star studded line up and the movie titles for this year's festival set to take place from September 7th to the 17th. The highly anticipated featured films this year include 25 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres and 8 Canadian Premieres. We got the low down on the most…

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JACKIE CRUZ ON OITNB, MUSIC, ACTING AND ACTIVISM

"...Every character and every line on the show has a purpose and after watching this season, I understood why my character was needed to make you laugh at those particular moments." - Jackie Cruz Jackie Cruz is best known for her role of Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales on Orange is the New Black, but she does…

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EDDIE ROSENSTEIN ON HIS DOCUMENTARY “THE FREEDOM TO MARRY”

"In the midst of this very scary time in America politics, here’s an American story that gay and non-gay people, in fact anyone who believes in equal rights and a constitutional democracy, can all take pride in." - Eddie Rosenstein Releasing digitally on June 6, the civil rights documentary “The Freedom to Marry” follows attorneys Evan Wolfson…

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5 FILMS TO SEE AT THE HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL 2017 NYC

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival  taking place in New York City from June 9 - 18th, will be focusing on many issues this year. Films in the festival this year include exposure on police brutality, a legal battle about domestic abuse in America, sexual assault and misogyny in Asia, the Syrian crisis and fight with ISIS,…

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM CANNES: PARTIES, CELEBRITIES, WINNERS, AND FEMINISM

The 70th Cannes Film Festival took place May 17th through the 28th this year on the Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes, France. Pedro Almodóvar was the head judge along with four male and four female judges that included Jessica Chastain, Will Smith, Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, Paolo Sorrentino, Park Chan-wook, Agnès Jaoui, Maren Ade and…

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CANNES ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL 2017 SELECTION

The official 2017 selection of the Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 17 through 28, was announced today, April 13. Keeping in vein with many cultural events following the United States election, this year’s edition of the French festival is highly politicized. Of the forty-nine films included, many focus on current issues. An Inconvenient Sequel…

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CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘JUNO’ & SUPPORT PLANNED PARENTHOOD

“I’m calling to procure a hasty abortion.” -Ellen Page in 'Juno' When Juno came out in 2007 it was one of the first films to capture the millennial zeitgeist and to treat the subject of teen pregnancy with a frankness and humor that opened an important discussion for audiences across America. Fast forward ten years and…

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SKAI JACKSON TALKS FAME & FASHION WITH PHILLIP BLOCH

Don't let anyone's words affect you. People are always going to hate on you no matter what you do. It's your life. You are only living for yourself and no one else! -Skai Jackson Don’t judge Skai Jackson by her small stature! The petite actress packs a massive amount of talent and confidence and has…

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GET READY FOR THE 2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Now that Fashion Week and Armory Arts Week are over, it’s time to focus on film! Tribeca Film Festival returns to Manhattan from April 19th through 30th. This year, music, sports and fashion is a big focus of the fest. Galas and special screenings include world premieres of Sean “Diddy" Combs’ Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad…

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THE WINNERS, THE FASHION & THE MOONLIGHT MIXUP OF THE OSCARS

Sunday, February 26th marked the 89th Academy Awards. First time host Jimmy Kimmel began his opening monologue with a couple choice remarks to Trump and berated him for blasting Meryl Streep on Twitter giving Streep a standing ovation. After the Oscars boycott in 2016 for the lack of racial diversity, this year was filled with…

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LA LA LAND GOES ON TO DOMINATE 2017 BAFTA AWARDS

While music lovers gathered around their televisions on Sunday night for the annual Grammy Awards, film addicts tuned in on the same evening for the EE British Academy Film Awards (Baftas). The UK equivalent of the Academy Awards was unsurprisingly dominated by ubiquitous musical, "La La Land" which took home five trophies including the award…

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ACTORS TURN AWARDS INTO AWARENESS AT THE SAG AWARDS – SEE THE SPEECHES

Actors spurred on by recent events (and perhaps by Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech) used the awards stage as a political platform at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 29th. Thankfully giving no heed to Donald Trump’s recent comment that “Celebs hurt the cause,” award-winning actors gave impassioned acceptance speeches that ranged from angry…

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DIVERSITY & LA LA LAND DEFINE THE 2017 OSCAR NOMINATIONS

A movie musical and long overdue recognition of black talent are breathing some life back into the Academy Awards. Oscar nominations were released today and the big news is that six black actors have been nominated in lead or supporting categories, marking a big departure from last year's #OscarsSoWhite fiasco. In the lead categories Denzel Washington…

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MERYL & MUSIC DOMINATE THE 2017 GOLDEN GLOBES

It seems that Hollywood is ready to ditch the drama and indulge in some cinematic escapism. On January 8th, at the 74th Golden Globe Awards, the movie-musical La La Land danced its way into film history by receiving seven awards including best actress in a musical or comedy for Emma Stone and best actor for…

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