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‘Joker’ Leads Oscar Nominations, Minority Groups Nearly Shut Out

The 92nd Academy Awards are set to occur next month and Joker leads the list of Oscar nominations with 11. The film will be included in the leading categories of the night alongside films like 1917, The Irishman, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which earned 10 nominations each. Additional films rounding out the […]

Focus Features Release First Trailer For Harriet Tubman Bio Film ‘Harriet’

Focus Features have released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic starring Cynthia Erivo as the American hero. Harriet—directed by Kasi Lemmons and due out in November—also stars Janelle Monae and Leslie Odom Jr. The trailer almost has an action-thriller feel, with Tubman escaping captors, sneaking past guards and learning how to […]

Harriet Tubman Is Finally Getting Her Own Feature Film

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and is responsible for freeing dozens of slaves via the Underground Railroad. In addition, she worked as a spy for the Union and fought for a woman’s right to vote. The heroic story of Tubman is perfect for a movie and it’s finally happening. Simply titled Harriet, the movie will […]