December 14, 2017

Mudbound Composer on the History of African-American Persistence That Inspired the Score

...Mudbound tells the story of two such families, one black and one white, whose fates are intertwined on a Mississippi farm in the 1940s. With Mudbound, Bessie, and Pariah, Rees has picked...

March 2, 2018

How the Hair Design of Mudbound Became the Basis of an Oscar Nominated Performance” Carey Mulligan in Mudbound Courtesy: Netflix Photo: Steve Dietl Means is a major catalyst in Mudbound. There are characters that work tirelessly and will never own anything themselves. Other characters feel...

April 16, 2018

Mudbound & Come Sunday Composer Tamar-kali's Singular Path

...hired. There isn’t any official data on how many of those are women of color, but it’s an even smaller fraction. With her critically acclaimed score for Mudbound, and now with her...

January 23, 2018

Oscars 2018: The Imaginative, Thoughtful, and Timely Nominated Films

...for her work on the powerful Mudbound. Get Out received the rare Best Picture nomination for a horror film. It also scooped up a nod for Best Actor, Best Director, and Best...

January 22, 2018
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A Peek at Your Oscar Contenders—A Day Before The Nominations a year that boasts three worthy best director nominees in Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Dee Rees (Mudbound) and Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman)? After a slew of critics’ prize and a Golden...

March 5, 2018

The Shape of Water, Jordan Peele & Frances McDormand: Your 2018 Oscar Highlights the World Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Supporting Actress Mary J. Blige – Mudbound Allison Janney – I, Tonya Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread Laurie Metcalf –...

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September 28, 2017

The 55th Annual New York Film Festival Begins Today; Dee Rees’ Mudbound, which Netflix reportedly bought out of Sundance for $12.5 million; Todd Haynes’s era-hopping fantasia Wonderstruck starring Julianne Moore, which wowed Cannes audiences but not the jury; Greta Gerwig’s...

December 11, 2017

Your 2018 Golden Globes Nominees Speak to a Really Good Year on Screens Big & Small

...and Loving Vincent. Coco’s signature song “Remember Me” also made it onto the Best Original Song list alongside selections from Ferdinand, Mudbound, The Star and The Greatest Showman. Big Little Lies leads...

December 24, 2021
Charles Monroe King (Michael B. Jordan) and Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) at a birthday barbecue in Columbia Pictures' A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN.

"A Journal for Jordan" Screenwriter on Adapting This Moving True Story for Denzel Washington

Virgil Williams knows a thing or two about crafting a screenplay based on a previously written work. After all, his script for Netflix’s Mudbound, co-written with director Dee Rees and adapted from...