Movie Review- The Birth of a Nation

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In the Summer of 1831 Nat Turner and several dozen of his cohorts launched the largest slave uprising in the nation. Sickened by the treatment of fellow slaves while traveling as a preacher in Southern Virginia, Turner secretly recruited the willing, for the upcoming rebellion. On the morning of August 21, 1831, the group led by Turner, killed in upwards of 60 white men, women and children in the two day long revolt. Though the uprising was brief, the impact had long lasting effects. My biggest concern for Nate Parker, the writer, director and star of the film Birth Of A Nation, was if he’d play it safe. The contentious subject matter in this racially charged climate is already a conversation starter.  Continue reading “Movie Review- The Birth of a Nation”

Danny Elfman’s DARK SHADOWS Original Score To Be Released May 8th

 

On May 8th, the score will be released for the new film Dark Shadows.  This marks the 14th collaboration between composer Danny Elfman and director Tim Burton.

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Learn How to Be an Extra in Spielberg’s Lincoln Movie

Steven Spielberg's LincolnDo you want to be in Steven Spielberg’s new Abraham Lincoln picture? Well, a casting call for extras is now out!

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