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Having money or status does not preclude anyone from experiencing racism, and director Barry Jenkins knows that first hand. At the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, he relayed an experience he had while promoting his film Moonlight—and said it’s important for everyone to speak out when it happens to…


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Idris Elba playing James Bond really isn’t up to him. The actor summed up his […]

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Byron Allen has more than a few people looking his way after the Toronto Film Festival. In just a few hours on Friday, he announced his “arrival,” as The Tracking Board put it, into the industry’s A-game when he acquired the sci-fi flick Replicas for $4 million. The flick stars Keanu Reeves, which can certainly do a lot for Allen’s Entertainment Studios […]

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The screening of Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation earned a standing ovation at the Toronto […]

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