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Movie Review: La La Land

Movie Review: La La Land

2016 was a year that saw groundbreaking films from emerging African-American talent, and after several years of #oscarsowhite controversy and dramatic steps taken to reshape the make up of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it's refreshing to see that 2017 broke records for the number of people of color nominated for big awards.  However, despite the impressive gains in nominations, there is one, big, lily-white reason to suspect those gains won't turn into wins: LA LA LAND.  And if prominent movies with Black casts like HIDDEN FIGURES, FENCES, and MOONLIGHT were notable for the insight and nuance with which they portrayed African-American experience, LA LA LAND is mostly notable for how vapid and empty it is.   Director Dam... Read more

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Movie Review: La La Land

Movie Review: La La Land

2016 was a year that saw groundbreaking films from emerging African-American talent, and after several years of #oscarsowhite controversy and dramatic steps taken to reshape the make up of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it's refreshing to see that 2017 broke rec...

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