Wednesday , April 21 2021

Film Feature Articles

T’Challa and Killmonger Aren’t Martin and Malcolm No Matter How Much We Want Them to Be

T’Challa and Killmonger of the hit film Black Panther have been compared to Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. This is an unsurprising lens through which to view the relationship between black leaders given their distinctive philosophies and hold on the popular imagination. The idea is that both have noble …

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Interview: Alicia Slimmer on Taking ‘Creedmoria’ from Idea to Distribution — Cannoli, Rejections and Dreams

Creedmoria

I see so many great films at festivals that then disappear from the radar, I was delighted to find out that 'Creedmoria' was coming out on VOD on May 15, 2018. I spoke with writer/producer/director Alicia Slimmer about the filmmaker journey from random thought to available on everybody’s iPhone.

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SXSW 2018 Film Keynote: Darren Aronofsky’s Ten Commandments of Indie

SXSW

Aronofsky shared stories about his early struggles in getting films made. Out of these, he said, he developed ten commandments for filmmaking. 'I present these in all humility,' he said, 'as I am kind of a hack writer compared to that Bible guy.'

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