• The Top 10 Films Of 2018, Plus A Few Extras

    2 monthes ago - By NPR

    As 2018 comes to an end, movie critic Bob Mondello takes a look at the year's best films.
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  • Inside Black Filmmakers' Record $1.5 Billion Year at the Box Office, From ‘Black Panther' to ‘First Purge'

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Black filmmakers had a record year at the box office in 2018 - earning a record $1.5 billion at the domestic box office from 16 films. (That's double the performance in 2017, when nine films from black filmmakers grossed a combined $658.1 million domestically.)
    In addition, this was the first year in which five films by black filmmakers topped $100 million in North American ticket sales in the same year.
    The biggest domestic box office hit of the year was Ryan Coogler's “The Black Panther,” which grossed $700.1 million in North America and $1.3 billion worldwide. It also featured a...
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  • Barry Jenkins Filmmaking Advice: Look inward and Take Risks

    Barry Jenkins Filmmaking Advice: Look inward and Take Risks

    2 monthes ago - By No Film School

    While most of us were wondering how Barry Jenkins would follow his triple-Oscar-win for Moonlight (2016) , Jenkins wondered how he'd do James Baldwin justice.
    His latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk -adapted from Baldwin's novel of the same name-is a brilliant collaboration between author and filmmaker. Baldwin, the legendary 20th-century wordsmith, and human rights advocate penned a long list of literary classics: novels, essays, plays and poems including Notes of a Native Son, Giovanni's Room, Another Country and The Fire Next Time. It's no surprise that Jenkins looked to the past...
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  • Interviews and Insights From Some of the Best Films and Filmmakers of 2018

    Interviews and Insights From Some of the Best Films and Filmmakers of 2018

    2 monthes ago - By No Film School

    Take our advice - take these filmmakers advice from some of the best No Film School interviews from 2018.
    They say the best way to learn how to become a filmmaker is to just go out and do it. While that will always be the first and best avenue to pursue, I'd argue that the second best way to learn how to become a successful filmmaker is to listen to those who have done it before you.
    Here at No Film School, 2018 was a great year for interviews. Not only did NFS sit down with some big name filmmakers like Yorgos Lanthimos and Reed Morano, we also have some in-depth interview articles and...
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