Are you ready for a summer full of awesome novels and entertainment? You should be. Between June and July a number of books are hitting the silver and small screens. There’s still time lounge on the beach with one of these best sellers in hand before they premiere. First up, we’ll be reviewing the movie… Read More The Book List – What to Read Before You Watch
Ever since this year’s Oscar season and #OscarsSoWhite, I can’t shake my nagging observation about the current state of the film and television industry: that TV, the item once relegated as “furniture” on my high school drama teacher’s T-shirt, is now the forerunner of the two mediums. Lately, the studios are content to churn out… Read More Diversity in TV: Is the Small Screen Better?
Novel2Screen’s The Book List Ever get a call from your bff who begs you to go to the latest release of a movie she’s been dying to see. She babbles on about the amazing storyline, the great cast, and drops just enough plot twists to make you click over to movietickets.com. Then she drops the… Read More The Book List & What We’re Reading – How ‘Bout You?
This is the third article in a series about diversity in filmmaking. See the first two articles, Top-5 Upcoming Black Movies and Top-5 Upcoming Female-Directed Films. A friend of mine recently made a joke on his Facebook feed, referencing the controversy over #OscarsSoWhite and the African-Americans who have chosen not to attend as a result: “I… Read More Top 10- Upcoming Latino Films 2016
This is the second article in a series on diversity in filmmaking. See the first article here. I know, I know. The stats are bleak. According to a December study published in The Guardian, only 6.4% of Hollywood movies were directed by women in 2013 and 2014. The numbers get worse for ethnic minority females, who directed… Read More Top 5- Upcoming Female-Directed Movies 2016
This is the first article in a series about diversity in filmmaking. For the second article, Top 5 Upcoming Female-Directed Movies, please click here. Note: This article was amended on 1/24/15. A sixth movie was added. By now, I’m sure you’ve all heard that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is making some… Read More Top 5- Upcoming Black Movies 2016