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How one documentary reframes the history of Black women

How one documentary reframes the history of Black women

Black women are the mules of the world, Zora Neale Hurston wrote in 1937. More than 80 years later, Hurston’s words in “Their Eyes Were Watching God” still ring true, but one filmmaker is on a journey to both expose that truth and alleviate it. Oge Egbuonu’s new documentary, “(In)visible Portraits,” is what she calls…MORE

Gillian Anderson’s American accent throws some people off

Gillian Anderson’s American accent throws some people off

The Golden Globes helped remind some people that Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago. Anderson won for best supporting actress in a TV series for her role as Margaret Thatcher in Netflix’s “The Crown.” She accepted the award using her American accent which tickled Twitter. Writer and culture editor for New Zealand’s “The Spinoff TV”…MORE

Snoop Dogg stormed off of Twitch, but forgot to turn it off

Snoop Dogg stormed off of Twitch, but forgot to turn it off

Snoop Dogg rapped on the 2006 remix of the Pussycat Dolls hit song “Buttons” that “I see you wanna play with a player from the hood.” Just don’t make him mad. That appears to be what happened Sunday as the legendary rapper was playing a bit of Madden football on Twitch. For those who aren’t…MORE

Jason Sudeikis and nominees who nailed the whole virtual Golden Globes thing

Jason Sudeikis and nominees who nailed the whole virtual Golden Globes thing

The mostly virtual Golden Globes has come to an end. But our memories of it will last…until next year. For now, we honor those who captured the weird spirit of this year’s ceremony. Jason Sudeikis, fashion realist “Ha” and “ha” to all the celebrities who coughed up thousands of dollars to glam themselves up to…MORE

Chloé Zhao makes history at Golden Globes

Chloé Zhao makes history at Golden Globes

Chloé Zhao has made Golden Globes history. Zhao, who directed “Nomadland,” is the first woman of Asian descent and second woman ever to win the best director award in the Golden Globes’ 78-year history. “This award belongs to the whole ‘Nomadland’ team,” Zhao said. “Thank you, everyone who made it possible for me to do…MORE

Read the full text of Jane Fonda’s powerful speech at the Golden Globes

Read the full text of Jane Fonda’s powerful speech at the Golden Globes

It’s common for the winners of the Cecil B. DeMille Award to walk down memory lane discussing their numerous career highlights. But actress Jane Fonda took a different tack when she accepted the prestigious lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes Sunday night. Fonda began by exalting storytelling as an art form and praising the…MORE

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