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Jim Crow Era Trailer: Mudbound!

Mudbound – Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell) and Jamie McAllan (Garrett Hedlund) – Photo by Steve Dietl/Courtesy of Netflix.

From director/co-writer Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie) comes the new film Mudbound, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Set against the backdrop of the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow era after World War II, Mudbound is both a timeless and timely film following two families – one black, one white – bound together by the hardships of farm life. Starring Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, Jonathan Banks and Garrett Hedlund.

Mudbound will launch on Netflix on  Friday, November 17 and screens at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Suffragette Teaser Released To Get Out The Vote In The UK!

Suffragette

A teaser for Suffragette – the story of the fight for women’s voting rights – has been created to help stress the importance of voting in the May 7th General Election in the UK.

Suffragette will be in theaters on October 23rd. Check out the teaser following the jump.

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Baz Luhrmann’s Gatsby is Spectacular!

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I had much the same reaction to The Great Gatsby that I had to Les Miserables – I could probably enumerate a ton of flaws, but I just don’t care because the overall experience is spectacular.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s slim novel presented cool characters with understandable motivations and simultaneously captured the essence of an era – the 1920s. It was a tale of love vs. reality with a central character who could be hopelessly corrupt and a shining beacon of hope at the same time.

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