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  • Review: 'Dear White People' ★★★★

    Review: 'Dear White People' ★★★★
    So many movies come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and others like it, laden with praise but oddly short on narrative invention, visual instincts and a story with something on its mind. Heartiest congratulations to "Dear White People," which is...
  • 'Dear White People' makes you laugh at things that make you furious

    'Dear White People' makes you laugh at things that make you furious
    Does choosing the Syfy network over ESPN mean you're too white? If you like Robert Altman's films more than Tyler Perry's, are you not black enough? These are the sorts of probing questions peppered throughout "Dear White People," first-time feature...
  • Oprah Winfrey's Digital Division Pacts with TheSkimm for Trending-Topics Web Series

    Oprah.com, the digital platform for Oprah Winfrey's multiple content brands, signed a deal with the TheSkimm, a startup that publishes a femme-focused daily email newsletter, for six weekly video episodes covering top-trending topics. The "Things to...
  • Film Review: 'Addicted'

    Billed as an erotic thriller but playing more like an R-rated daytime soap, "Addicted" marks a rare but dramatically neutered opportunity to explore a black woman's sexuality onscreen. Based on the breakthrough novel by popular erotica author Zane,...
  • Digital Tracking: Dracula to Quench Box Office Thirst With $23 million

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
  • 5 take-aways from Fincher's Q&A at 'Gone Girl' screening

    5 take-aways from Fincher's Q&A at 'Gone Girl' screening
    It's been a good few weeks for director David Fincher. His new film, "Gone Girl," based on the blockbuster bestseller by Gillian Flynn, opened Oct. 3 to strong reviews and even stronger box office. It's expected to be the No. 1 film again this weekend,...
  • Reel Critics: 'Left Behind,' but not far enough

    The "Left Behind" book series promoted the controversial biblical theory of the Rapture. The premise is that on a day of God's choosing, all true believers will suddenly vanish from the Earth. They will be transported instantly to heaven and leave...
  • Fincher, Affleck and Pike take 'Gone Girl' to new heights

    "PUT YOUR ear down close to your soul and listen hard." -- Anne Sexton WELL, I went to see the movie "Gone Girl," based on Gillian Flynn's hot novel that blasted onto best seller lists several years back. I turned a lot of my friends on to this book....
  • Shocking thriller 'Gone Girl' has perfect combo of actors, director and writer

    The most shocking thing about the dramatic thriller "Gone Girl" is how well it delivers on both the style and twists of the best-selling novel. It likely helped that author Gillian Flynn adapted the story herself, and teamed with director David Fincher...
  • Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'
    In reference to “Gone Girl” director David Fincher, Gillian Flynn — the novel’s author (and now the film’s screenwriter) — has asserted that “...even as I was writing the novel, there were certain scenes I...
  • Oct. 5 Letters: Newport News homeless

    Moral obligation The City of Newport News has cleared out a homeless camp, as recently reported by the Daily Press, but has not yet cleared land to build transitional housing for the homeless. It is a moral imperative that the city provide shelter for...