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TIFF Review: The Shape of Water

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 12, 2017 19:24:25 September 12, 2017 19:24:25
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If you ask me to describe Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, the short answer is: Amelie f*cks a fish monster. The long answer, though, is that The Shape of Water is a beautiful, tender, sweet, sincere, sorta funny, definitely weird, deeply romantic film about love and communication and loneliness and loss and finding and being found. Full Story

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Chris Evans in Gifted

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 11, 2017 16:23:10 April 11, 2017 16:23:10
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You know those dramatic reenactments that feature in murder mystery shows where it’s like watching aliens pretend to be people because while everything looks normal enough, the interactions are just ever so slightly stiff and unnatural, like everyone is super aware of the camera on them? And do you remember the Chicken Soup for the Soul books, full of cutesy down-home anecdotes that seem to exist solely to make you cry? And you know the “For Dummies” books, which strip down every topic under the sun so that you can become a faux-expert in anything? Well, if you take all these ingredients—the not-quite-human drama of reenactments, the mawkish commodification of comfort, and the oversimplification of complex thought—and put them together in a movie, you get the new Chris Evans Full Story

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Taraji P Henson & Octavia Spencer: Oscar BFFs

Duana Posted by Duana at February 27, 2017 16:11:38 February 27, 2017 16:11:38
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Good sweet LORD, Taraji P. Henson, you looked like something else last night. The dress and the hair and the sleepy-smoky eye makeup. Obviously she’s fantastic looking and has had other great looks this awards season, but this one, even though it wasn’t the most revealing or creative or whatever, was drop dead stunning-sexy. Full Story

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Hidden Figures movie review

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 10, 2017 17:56:40 January 10, 2017 17:56:40
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Hidden Figures had a big opening weekend. There are no words to express how happy this makes me. The fact that this film made money has power. It means that, hopefully, we’ll get to see more stories about the nameless, faceless women of colour who made history. As Lainey mentioned in her intro yesterday Full Story

#HiddenFiguresParty + ticket giveaway

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 3, 2017 15:08:03 January 3, 2017 15:08:03
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The cast of Hidden Figures received the Best Ensemble Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival last night. The film opens everywhere Friday. We’ve been yelling at you for months to make plans to go see this movie. In August, I geeked out over the debut trailer’s blatant celebration of black girl brilliance Full Story

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#BlackGirlMath

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 15, 2016 19:44:49 August 15, 2016 19:44:49

If you've been watching the Olympics, you know how much the past 10 days have been an epic display of #BlackGirlMagic. Fittingly, the trailer for Hidden Figures was released last night during Sunday's Olympic coverage. It's the story of three brilliant African American women, played by Taraji P Henson Full Story

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