The Morning Read: White Directors Making Black Movies and More

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere. Just leave a tab open for us, will ya? “Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie?” — Filmmaker John Singleton finds tension in a tough issue, and delivers a food-based ultimatum, but you should avoid the comment section like it’s rotten butter. “Interview: Wadjda director Haifaa Al Mansour” — A thorough conversation with the first director to film a feature entirely in Saudi Arabia, a country where movie theaters are illegal. “The rise and fall of Cannon Films” — Ryan Lambie at Den of Geek gets to use the name Ninja III: Domination while exploring how an 80s empire crumbled and left a legacy to build back on behind. “100 Hours at the World’s Biggest Film Festival” — David Ehrlich barely survives, and he’s got jokes (and Phish concert footage). “The First In-Flight Movies Had a Live Orchestra” — And they played in 1925. Gizmodo has the history of dinosaurs
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