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Author: Tyler Richardson

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 Interviews: Love the Sinner

Hey Splashers (yes, that’s my nickname for you), you may have seen my recent round-up of the Shorts for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Well, one that I found very moving was Love the Sinner. It was a great conversation piece, and I was fortunate enough to get to speak with director/producer Jessica Devaney, and producer Patricia Benabe.   Love the Sinner is a personal documentary essay exploring the connection between Christianity and homophobia in the wake of the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Queer filmmaker Jessica Devaney grew up deeply immersed in Evangelical Christianity in Florida. After...

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Mr. Robot Creator May Pen STAR WARS Anthology Script

Sources have rumored that Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail may write a Star Wars anthology film. They’re claiming that he’s taken pitch meetings with the studio and the project they believe is likely the Kenobi movie. As we reported earlier, there is a lot of fan support behind the Kenobi movie but it is not known to be in development yet. Though, Ewan McGregor has shown interest in reprising his role, and that should be enough to get the wheels spinning, right? Esmail may only be discussing a writing gig, but it is important to mention that he’s directed 15 episodes of Mr....

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Tribeca Film Festival 2017: COMMON PERFORMS AND TALKS SOCIAL JUSTICE, HIP-HOP ROOTS AND MORE

Academy Award, Golden Globe, and three time Grammy winner Common joined director/screenwriter Nelson George on stage Sunday night, April 23, for a Tribeca Talk: Storytellers conversation, in partnership with Citi, as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. The Tribeca Film Festival runs April 19-30. . @common is basically all of us as he describes his admiration for @ava and her powerful work at #Tribeca2017 pic.twitter.com/Q034VHTRBl — Tribeca (@Tribeca) April 24, 2017 A never-before-seen extended version of Letter to the Free from director Bradford Young debuted prior to the conversation. At the Tribeca Film Festival Common closed...

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI May Bring Dark Times For Poe Dameron

Oscar Isaac (plays Poe Dameron) has given a sliver of news about a scene that he shares with Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Business Insider was able to get a little information from him while promoting his movie The Promise. Seem like General Leia is going to fired up this particular scene Isaac mentions: “It was basically my first day [on set] and we did about 25 takes total. Half of them were on me and half of them were on her,” Isaac, who plays the pilot Poe Dameron in the new “Star Wars” trilogy films, said. “I...

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Could Joss Whedon Cast An Unknown Actress as BATGIRL?

Variety was able to catch up with Joss Whedon at the premiere for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. And, sure enough, they asked him about his upcoming movie Batgirl. Seems a bit early to be asking about who should play her. A better question: what story do you have in mind? (See featured image for an idea, but not like that horrible Killing Joke animated movie) But, since we are discussing actresses, here’s what Whedon had to say to answer that question. Who should play #Batgirl in Joss Whedon’s upcoming movie? We asked @Joss Whedon #GotGVol2Premiere pic.twitter.com/rmznGQeMSj —...

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