The Disney Princess Problem

This article is about Disney princess movies. Before we get started, if your first thought is: “I would never let my kids watch those movies,” I would like to ask you a question: Do you actually have kids? No—I laugh in your face. Yes—Good for you. But your kids still know the stories. Trust me. […]

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Top 5- Upcoming Black 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 […]

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Adapting Carol and Brooklyn

  For my first assignment for this blog, I’ve taken a look at two pretty gorgeous movies based on novels about New York shop girls in the ‘50s who long for better lives. And I’m pleased to report that screenwriters Phyllis Nagy and Nick Hornby, adapting Carol and Brooklyn, respectively, have not let us down […]

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