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Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
At first blush it might seem that director Reginald Hudlin was moving out of his comfort zone when taking on a drama, Marshall, that sought to shed light on Thurgood Marshall, the attorney who successfully argued the landmark civil rights case Brown vs. The Board of Education and later...
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book's first black superhero, the Black Panther.
But even Boseman was wary after director Reginald Hudlin approached him about portraying the younger days of the...
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
Thurgood Marshall, a titan of 20th-century law and a civil rights pioneer, has until now largely eluded Hollywood's notice. Despite its title, "Marshall," too, is wary of taking on the Supreme Court justice in full, sticking to a minor case from Marshall's early career as counsel for the NAACP....
Monday, Aug. 28, 2017
FBI battles with the White House. Revelatory government leaks on the front page. Soldiers haunted by unwinnable wars. Courtroom clashes over civil rights.
Movies take years to make, but many of this fall's films may feel almost preternaturally programmed for the President Trump era. Some...