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John Ridley Directing ‘L.A. Riots’ Movie Based on Penned Script

12 Years A Slave scribe John Ridley has been enjoying the success of his Emmy-winning and critically acclaimed series, American Crime and things are about to get even better for the man who famously butted heads with famed director, Steve McQueen over ownership of the script for the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2014 and also garnered an award for Ridely based on the brilliantly constructed screenplay.

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Are Whites Partly the Reason Why Black Films are starting to flourish?

 

There is an interesting write up in The Hollywood Reporter that recognizes the success black films have been experiencing lately, and the observations are weighed heavily on their impressive box office numbers. The Best Man Holiday, is the latest film to reemphasize this trend, thanks to a solid opening this past week, and the numbers are only getting higher.

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