As he told Barry Jenkins, “I show The Birth of a Nation in my class. But I also give it a historical social context. I don’t just talk about the great things, the things that D.W. Griffith innovated.”
Gone With the Wind
The British-American actress won two Academy Awards and received three more nominations.
HBO Max begins a conversation that should’ve ended years ago with this movie being relegated to a relic of a shameful history.
Two weeks after HBO Max pulled Gone with the Wind, the Oscar-winning film has returned to the platform, with a new historical disclaimer in tow.
The 1939 film is the recipient of ten Academy Awards, and ranks as the …
The streamer felt that to “keep this title up without an explanation and a denouncement of those [racist] depictions would be irresponsible.”
The 1939 classic set the standard for the blockbuster and the fandom that comes with it.
A contingent of patrons who disagree with the decision are now calling for a boycott of the theater.