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People keep writing lovely articles about MARSHALL. So grateful!

‘Marshall’ depicts a fight for truth, justice and the American way By Lewis Beale | LA Times Forget Luke Cage, Black Panther and Nick Fury. The real black superhero carries a briefcase filled with law books and a copy of the U.S. Constitution in his jacket pocket. His name is…

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Chadwick Boseman, Reginald Hudlin Talk ‘Marshall’ And Biopic’s Powerful Timeliness — The Contenders

by Dino-Ray Ramos Marshall star Chadwick Boseman and director Reginald Hudlin were joined on The Contenders stage by producer Paula Wagner and songwriter Diane Warren to discuss the biopic about the civil rights revolutionary Thurgood Marshall. “I didn’t feel like I needed to know who Marshall was to enjoy the film we created,” said Boseman. “For me, I saw that I had…

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MARSHALL Screening for Directors Guild of America New York

Me and my friend of many years #michaelmoore at the #dga screening of #marshallmovie. Much love from the audience! I ❤️ New York! A post shared by Reginald Hudlin (@reggiehudlin) on Oct 25, 2017 at 7:19pm PDT

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How to Succeed as a Black Moviemaker—Or a Moviemaker Who Happens to Be Black

By Reginald Hudlin When I speak to young filmmakers, I am often asked what the unique challenges are in working a predominately white industry that traditionally has been hostile to hiring people of color and telling the stories of people of color. Here’s what I have to say. Some Definitions…

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Justice served: ‘Marshall’ biopic has right focus

By James Owen A mistake many biopics make is the need to show the audience everything: childhood, adversity, ascent into greatness, downfall (sometimes), and the inevitable coda where the lesson of the person’s life is hammered over our head. Using this formula, a singular talent is reduced to a Hollywood…

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Interview on The Hughley Truth

It’s Real, Raw and Funny Conversation with comedian DL Hughley. Each week DL gives his uncensored perspective on current news, social issues and Pop and Urban culture. Joined by his wingman “News Guy” Guy Lambert they “chop it up” on politics, social behavior, entertainment and more. Our contributors and guest…

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Chance the Rapper bought all of Friday’s Marshall showings at two Chicago theaters

Chance the Do-Gooder strikes again By JOSH GLICKSMAN@JOSHGLICKSMAN Chance the Rapper continues to show love for his city. The 24-year-old Chicago native bought all of the Marshall tickets for the entire day at two different theaters on the day of the film’s release. He made the announcement via a press release that…

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‘Marshall’ delivers the heroic bio-pic treatment Thurgood Marshall deserves

By Kenneth Turan Don’t look now, but Supreme Court justices are becoming popular culture avatars. First, Ruth Bader Ginsburg transmogrified into the Notorious RBG and now a magnetic Chadwick Boseman plays Thurgood Marshall as a confident and charismatic young attorney buff enough to be an action hero in the energetic and audience friendly “Marshall.” Directed by…

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‘Marshall’ Review: Soundly Argued, Acutely Observed

A young Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur accused of kidnapping and raping a wealthy white woman in Connecticut. By Joe Morgenstern Oct. 12, 2017 1:37 p.m. ET Here’s something refreshing—a great-man biopic, simply titled “Marshall,” that’s more concerned with the man in his earlier years than with the greatness…

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REGGIE HUDLIN PROVES WHY THURGOOD MARSHALL IS HIP-HOP

BY NDSMITH OCTOBER 17, 2017 When we heard that Reggie Hudlin was directing a movie about Thurgood Marshall, starring the new Black Panther Chad Boseman, we did the happy dance: Shmoney Dance. Nae Nae. Hit Them Folks. We did them all. Hudlin is as Hip-Hop as it gets in Hollywood. Since the 90s, he…

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MARSHALL PREMIERES ACROSS THE COUNTRY!

LOS ANGELES Jussie Smollett, moderator Will.I.Am, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, me and Sterling K. Brown at Compton High School. We screened the film and had a discussion with students afterwards. We were part of a larger anti-bullying initiative the school was having. The kids blew us away with their own…

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