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The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen from Black Directors

(Welcome to The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, a series that takes a look at slightly more obscure, under-the-radar, or simply under-appreciated movies. This week we give a nod towards Black History Month with a look at some of the best, little-seen films from black filmmakers.) Great films and filmmakers are worth celebrating all year round, but we live in a world that likes to categorize and quantify, meaning February has been designated as Black History Month (and Women in Horror month too f...
Tags: Movies, Los Angeles, Features, Chicago, Beyond The Lights, Belle, Collins, Black History Month, South, Tyler Perry, Hogan, Gideon, Glover, Suzie, Nina, Danny Glover

Roxane Gay's Novel An Untamed State to Become a Movie Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw

An Untamed State, Roxane Gay’s novel about a kidnapped Haitian-American woman, will be adapted for film by Beyond The Lights director Gina Prince-Bythewood . Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set to star.Read more...
Tags: Beyond The Lights, Gina Prince-bythewood, Ryan Coogler, Michael B Jordan, Roxane Gay, Gugu Mbatha Raw, An Untamed State, Bad Feminist, Gina Prince Bythewood Gugu Mbatha Raw

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay biggest opener of year at US box office

The third instalment in YA franchise marks 2014’s highest-grossing new opener, but its $123m total is still down on the first and second in the seriesThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 topped the US box office with a gargantuan haul of $123m at the weekend, the highest opening of 2014 so far.Rival studios were unwilling to compete with Lionsgate’s blockbuster sci fi sequel, resulting in no other new films hitting the top 10. However, Mockingjay part 1’s haul was significantly down on the $150...
Tags: Interstellar, Jennifer Lawrence, Lionsgate, Film, Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, US, Film Industry, Culture, Dumb and Dumber To, Beyond The Lights, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Theory of Everything, Big Hero 6, St Vincent, North America

Digital Tracking: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Counts on Fans and Newcomers

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 movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in... Read more »
Tags: Google, News, Biz, Digital, Dumb and Dumber To, Box Office, Beyond The Lights, Moviepilot, Facebook YouTube Twitter

A Conversation with Beyond the Lights Director Gina Prince-Bythewood

At its core, Beyond the Lights is a story about what happens everyday with pop stars. The movie makes an especially firm statement about women in music. For her first film since 2008's The Secret Life of Bees, writer and director Gina Prince-Bythewood zooms in on an industry where identity, money, power and family are muddled. Read more...
Tags: Music, Movies, Interview, Beyond The Lights, Gina Prince Bythewood