Tag Archives: Lupita Nyong’o

How “Star Wars” forgot about black women

I love the new direction¬†Star Wars is taking with¬†The Force Awakens and now¬†Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. I even support the fact that¬†Rogue One¬†is rumored to be the first¬†Star Wars film to not begin with the classic¬†Star Wars preamble crawl.¬†Rogue One is also running with the diverse platform¬†The Force Awakens started, featuring a woman …

Diversity Alert: “Star Wars: Episode VIII”, Ava DuVernay, “Roots” and “Underground” TV Trailers+ More

There’s a couple of big ticket items to discuss! Topping the list is Star Wars: Episode VIII, Ava DuVernay’s projects, and some trailers from Roots and Underground. Star Wars: Episode VIII The biggest news of this week is the beginning of filming for¬†Star Wars: Episode VIII! John Boyega, who just won a Rising Star BAFTA …

#OscarsSoWhite: More Discussion, New Open Letters Published

TONS of Oscar news, I tell ya! Tons of it! The battle for diversity in the Oscar nominations has gotten bigger than anyone thought it would get (including me, which might surprise you‚ÄĒI vacillate between cynicism and optimism) . Here’s what’s been happening so far. ‚ÄĘWill Smith will¬†not¬†attend the Oscars after all. You can read …