How Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Brought the Afrofuture to Black Panther

The Afrofuture is now with the arrival of king of Wakanda himself. The Oscar-nominated designers vision for the clothing of Black Panther marks a dazzling departure from the uniform spandex and neutral everyday wear of most big-screen superheroics. The fictional African kingdom of Wakanda, where the film takes place and…

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Behind the Scenes of Black Panther‘s Afrofuturism

In Black Panther, the future is female. Sure, the titular hero is the man-king T’Challa, but his bodyguards, advisers, and chief technologist are all women. Same goes for the crew behind the camera: The design of the movie’s setting—the fictional African nation of Wakanda—mostly comes from production designer Hannah Beachler…

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Weinstein Forced Staff to Corner Starlets, Schedule Sex, Inject Erection Drugs, New York Attorney General Claims

Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill employees and their families, according to claims in a new civil-rights lawsuit filed against the now-notorious movie mogul, his brother Bob Weinstein, and their empire, The Weinstein Company. Shocking allegations about the alleged serial sexual harasser were submitted in a suit filed by New York…

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The Shocking Abuse Allegations Against Michael Fassbender

As Hollywoods leading men fall prey to the reckoning over sexual misconduct, certain A-listers have managed to sidestep scrutiny. But Twitter never forgets. While the media gushes over Michael Fassbenders secret Ibiza nuptials with Alicia Vikander and their new home in Lisbon, dark #MeToo-style allegations from the actors past have…

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According To Artificial Intelligence, The Movie Armageddon Was Not Too Far Off

If you’re over the age of 28, chances are you’ve seen the 1998 disaster film Armageddon. In Michael Bay’s cinematic masterpiece, ordinary Joes played by Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, and company are sent into space with a mission to set up and detonate a nuclear weapon on a giant asteroid that is…

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‘Seeing Allred’ shines a light on misunderstood celeb attorney Gloria Allred

Civil rights attorney Gloria Allred has been called a “feminist crusader,” “media hound,” and “lightning rod for controversy” over the course of her career, but a new documentary invites the world to consider another descriptor for that list: icon. In Netflix‘s Seeing Allred directors Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman do an amazing job…

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