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Tessa Thompson

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Since 2004, New Zealand director Taika Waiti has been quietly honing his skills as a filmmaker. Now, with films such as Boy; What We Do in the Shadows, and Hunt for the Wilderpeople having gained critical acclaim, he’s making his name in…

War On Everyone (2016)

When I first saw the trailer for War On Everyone I knew that I wanted to see it ASAP. It had Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña being a pair of crooked cops. It had John Michael McDonagh as the writer-director (the man who gave us The…

Dear White People (2014)

There is a time in everyone’s lives where they dream of being someone else.  Whether it is in looks, lifestyle or in the case of the debut full-length feature by African American filmmaker Justin Simien, their race.  A hit during this…