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“…In any human relationship where there is love, there is often ugliness. As we open ourselves to vulnerability, there’ll be things that we want to leave in the shadows or collect in a box that we keep under the bed that gathers dust. Things that we leave to fester like pustules begging for popping…” 

Read our film review of Netflix’s Malcolm & Marie via online entertainment publisher, The British Blacklist. 

Well done to Andra Day and her Golden Globes win for her starring role in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Read our review on the Lee Daniels directed film now showing on Sky Cinema.

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Not our usual genre, but we couldn’t resist! Asking For A Friend is the debut novel from actress, filmmaker and comedian, Andi Osho. We could easily see this book being turned into a film (make it so, Universe!)

(image: Andi Osho)

Gabrielle Union joins Zach Braff in a remake of the comedy movie, Cheaper By The Dozen

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Steve McQueen’s films are like little love letters to first generation Windrush settlers.

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Women Of The Lens was created to reveal the complexity, diversity and multiplicities of black women and women of colour. We'll work with productions to change perceptions and practice.

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