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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation
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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation

The trouble of a colourblind production might not be the casting itself but the fact that the casting may still erase the reimagined characters’ identities

The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about becoming first Black woman to make a comic book movie
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The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about becoming first Black woman to make a comic book movie

Gina Prince-Bythewood discusses getting a free hand from Netflix for directing a hugely mounted action film like The Old Guard, starring Charlize Theron.

How Netflix championed Black programming, much before Hollywood started catching up
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How Netflix championed Black programming, much before Hollywood started catching up

Hollywood is scrambling, in its traditional way — late, liberal, a bit ham-handed — to catch up with this cultural moment, that Netflix pioneered.

Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism
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Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism

Da 5 Bloods director Spike Lee's anti-racist critique could not overcome his subconscious investment in American imperialism.

How Spike Lee's three films, including Do The Right Thing, made me aware of a black man's realities in the US
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How Spike Lee's three films, including Do The Right Thing, made me aware of a black man's realities in the US

Spike Lee’s films had taught me what I needed to know to make it through a police encounter.

Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations
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Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations

Gifted with chilling foresight, Spike Lee offers a meditation on current circumstances by looking through the prism of the past.

Rani Mukerji says her cop drama Mardaani 2 intends to make 'every woman channel her inner Durga'
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Rani Mukerji says her cop drama Mardaani 2 intends to make 'every woman channel her inner Durga'

Rani Mukerji discusses the spirit behind her Mardaani franchise, and why she still sticks to her belief of women learning martial arts for self-defense.

MIT develops a material ten times blacker than anything currently in existence
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MIT develops a material ten times blacker than anything currently in existence

Test results showed that the material absorbed greater than 99.995 percent of incoming light, from every angle.

Teachers' Day 2019: From Super 30 to Iqbal, five Bollywood films that celebrate educators
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Teachers' Day 2019: From Super 30 to Iqbal, five Bollywood films that celebrate educators

India celebrates Teachers' Day every year in honour of former president and promoter of eduction, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary

Avengers: Endgame left us with a deep sense of loss but also enough characters to pull through
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Avengers: Endgame left us with a deep sense of loss but also enough characters to pull through

While Endgame mostly invested in fan service, with focus on the six original Avengers, it did have moments that gave us hints about what's coming next in MCU.

Rani Mukerji to get special award for 'championing spirit of inclusion' at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
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Rani Mukerji to get special award for 'championing spirit of inclusion' at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The Excellence in Cinema Award 2018 will be given to Rani Mukerji, whose film Hichki focuses on overcoming a physical challenge with sheer determination and positivity

With Hichki, Rani Mukerji takes on the responsibility of portraying disabled characters to the next level
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With Hichki, Rani Mukerji takes on the responsibility of portraying disabled characters to the next level

The benchmark of the portrayal of disabled and terminally ill characters has certainly been raised by the current crop of actors, and once again the onus is on Rani Mukerji’s shoulders to take it to the next level.

Padmaavat: From Devdas to Bajirao Mastani, Bhansali’s filmography ranked from worst to best
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Padmaavat: From Devdas to Bajirao Mastani, Bhansali’s filmography ranked from worst to best

in a career spanning over two decades and eight films (Padmaavat will be his ninth), Sanjay Leela Bhansali has wowed audiences and disconnected from them in equal measure, even as his films have only gotten progressively bigger in vision and scale.

From Padmaavat to Khamoshi: What defines Sanjay Leela Bhansali's brand of film music?
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From Padmaavat to Khamoshi: What defines Sanjay Leela Bhansali's brand of film music?

Padmaavat marks the fourth film in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's career as director-cum-music director after Guzaarish, Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani.

Football for all: Here's all you need to know about FA's implementation of Rooney Rule
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Football for all: Here's all you need to know about FA's implementation of Rooney Rule

When the Football Association of England announced on Tuesday that they will be adopting their own version of the 'Rooney Rule', it was certainly a step towards the right direction.

From bloomers to Golden Globes red carpet, a brief look at the history of protest fashion
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From bloomers to Golden Globes red carpet, a brief look at the history of protest fashion

Fashion, and clothes in general, have had a longstanding relationship with protests and revolutions

Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Padmavati, fighting the odds and his incentive to make a film
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Padmavati, fighting the odds and his incentive to make a film

Sanjay Leela Bhansali gets candid about Padmavati, what keeps him going, the challenges he's faced and his tryst with failure

Dove apologises for 'racially-insensitive' ad, says it missed mark in representing women of colour
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Dove apologises for 'racially-insensitive' ad, says it missed mark in representing women of colour

Dove is facing heat for a body wash ad showing a black woman taking off her shirt to reveal a white woman, with many social media users calling it racist.

Charlottesville attack: Americans must fight resurge in white supremacy, defeat ideas that support racism
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Charlottesville attack: Americans must fight resurge in white supremacy, defeat ideas that support racism

Americans must never let the narrative of white supremacy dominate communities that are ready to denounce this exploitative system that propogate incidents like the Charlottesville violence

OJ: Made in America is ESPN's gripping tale of an icon's fall from grace
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OJ: Made in America is ESPN's gripping tale of an icon's fall from grace

The average Indian would not know know of OJ Simpson. Yet, at one time, the American football star was arguably the most famous man in the world. He was the equivalent of a Michael Jordan or a Lionel Messi.