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‘I’m Your Woman’ Review: Rachel Brosnahan Plays a Crook’s Better Half in Boring Twist on the Crime Film

Writer-director Julia Hart (“Fast Color”) has seen more crime films than she can count, and she has concluded that these movies have a bad habit of underutilizing their female characters — the girlfriends and wives who get shunted to the side when the going gets tough. It’s bad form for reviews to quote from press […]

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‘I’m Your Woman’ Review: Gripping Rachel Brosnahan Thriller Will Keep You Guessing

You’ll be halfway through “I’m Your Woman” before its premise is clear, but the mystery is as gripping as its payoff. Director Julia Hart’s fourth feature pairs an engrossing turn from Rachel Brosnahan with a tense ‘70s-set script constructed with jigsaw precision. The full picture may amount to a contrived gangster story, but Hart (who […]

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Film News Roundup: Thai Cave Rescue Documentary in the Works at National Geographic

In today’s film news roundup, National Geographic is making a Thai cave rescue movie, AMC has a big weekend at the box office, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s “Fast Color” gets a release date.Movie DevelopmentYet another movie is in the works about last year’s cave rescue in Thailand.National Geographic Documentary Films has greenlit a feature about the […]

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Codeblack Buys Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s ‘Fast Color,’ Sets March Release

Codeblack Film has acquired Julia Hart’s supernatural drama “Fast Color” starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. It will release on March 29 in partnership with AMC Independent.The film, which premiered in March at SXSW, is produced and written by Oscar nominee Jordan Horowitz (“La La Land”) and Hart under their Original Headquarters label. Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon […]

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‘Fast Color’ Review: Another Empowering Black Superhero Movie, But Don’t Expect ‘Black Panther’ — SXSW 2018

The catchy spin on “Fast Color” is that it’s another black superhero movie, and a woman is the hero. Entering circulation just days after “Black Panther” crossed $1 billion at the box office. However, “Fast Color” is something far stranger and subtler than the McU, providing an allegorical story about generations of black women who […]

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Why Director Julia Hart Wanted Gugu Mbatha-Raw For ‘Fast Color’ — SXSW

Making a splash at South by Southwest two years ago with her directorial debut, Miss Stevens, writer/director Julia Hart is back in 2018 with supernatural drama Fast Color. Co-written and produced by the director’s husband, La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz—well known for graciously turning Best Picture to Moonlight after the envelope scandal that rocked […]

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