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#NFOTD2016 – A Year in Review

As 2016 comes to a close and we gear up for 2017, the time has come for my #NFOTD2016 post.  As you all know, I have been participating in #NFOTD (New Film of the Day) for the past four years. For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by film-lover and director of photography, Cybel Martin. Every day for the last year, #NFOTD2016 participants have watched a film that they have never seen before and tweet (and/or Instagram) about it.

Here are my #NFOTD2016 superlatives:

Favorite Theatrical Release: FencesDirector: Denzel Washington

Screenwriter: August Wilson

Cinematographer: Charlotte Bruus Christensen

Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti WIlliamson

 

Favorite Streaming/Online/At  Home: Miss Sharon JonesDirector: Barbara Kopple

Cinematographer:  Gary Griffin, Tony Hardmon, Kyle Kibbe

Starring: Sharon Jones

 

Favorite Most Obscure aka WTHAIW (What The Hell Am I Watching): Accidental LoveDirector: David O. Russell

Screenwriter: Kristin Gore, Matthew Silverstein, Dave Jeser

Cinematographer: Max Malkin

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jake Gylenhaal, James Marsden, Tracey Morgan

 

Favorite Documentary: 13th Director: Ava DuVernay

Screenwriter: Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay

Cinematographer: Hans Charles, Kira Kelly

Starring: Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Henry Louis Gates, Newt Gingrich

 

Favorite Better Late Than Never: BasquiatDirector: Julian Schnabel

Screenwriter: Julian Schnabel

Cinematographer: Ron Fortunato

Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, ClarecForlani

 

Member’s Choice: 9 Rides#nfotd2016

Director: Matthew Cherry

Screenwriter: Matthew Cherry

Cinematographer: Richard J. Vialet

Starring: Dorian Missick, Omar Dorsey, Robinne Lee

 

2016 resolutions

What new to you films did you love this year?  Want to track the films you watch in 2017? Here is the link to the #NFOTDSpreadsheet.  Feel free to save a copy and get to watching!

 

 

#NFOTD2015 – A Year in Review

Happy New Year! As you all know, I have been participating in #NFOTD (New Film of the Day) for the past three years. For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by film-lover and director of photography, Cybel Martin. Every day for the last year, #NFOTD2015 participants have watched a film that they have never seen before and tweet (and/or Instagram) about it. In 2015, I watched a grand total of 248 films (yes, a LOT less than the 300 plus I watched in 2014).

Every year, we post our #NFOTD superlatives, so here are mine for #NFOTD2015:

Favorite Theatrical Release: Creed

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DIrector: Ryan Coogler

Screenwriter: Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington

CInematographer: Maryse Alberti

Starring: Michael B. Jordan Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

 

Favorite Streaming/DVD selection:  Appropriate Behavior

#NFOTD2015Director: Desiree Akhavan

Screenwriter: Desiree Akhavan

CInematographer: Chris Teague

Starring: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit

 

Favorite/Most Obscure: The Barber

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Director: Basel Owies

Screenwriter: Max Enscoe

Cinematographer: Allen Liu

Starring: Scott Glenn, Chris Coy

 

Favorite Documentary: Little White LieWL

Director: Lacey Schwartz, James Adolphus

Screenwriter: Lacey Schwartz, Mehret Mandefro

CInematographer: James Adolphus

Starring: Lacey Schwartz

 

Member’s Choice: Anita

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Director: Freida Lee Mock

Screenwriter: Freida Lee Mock

Starring: Anita Hill

 

BONUS SELECTIONS

Favorite Short Film: Muted

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Director: Rachel Goldberg

Screenwriter: Brandi Ford

Cinematographer: Richard J. Vialet

Starring: Chandra Wilson, Daniele Watts, Brandi Ford, Malcolm Jamal Warner

 

Favorite Made for TV Movie: With This Ring

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Director:  Nzingha Stewart

Screenwriter:  Nzingha Stewart

Starring: Regina Hall, Jill Scott, Eve, Brooklyn Sudano

 

Favorite Throwback Film: Rocky

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Director: John G. Avildsen

Screenwriter: Sylvester Stallone

Cinematographer: James Crabe

Starring: Sylvester Stallne, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith

 

Favorite Stand-Up/Comedy Special: Jay Pharoah, Can I Be Me?

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Director: Ryan Polito

Screenwriter: Jay Pharoah

Starring: Jay Pharoah

#NFOTD2014 – A Year in Review

As you may or may not know, I have been participating in #NFOTD (New Film of the Day) for the past two years. For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by film-lover and director of photography, Cybel Martin. Every day #NFOTD participants watch a film that they’ve never seen before and tweet (and/or Instagram) about it. In 2014, I watched a grand total of 326 films (65 more than in 2013).

Here are my other #NFOTD2014 statistics:

Narrative Features – 226 (68.3%)
Documentaries – 73 (22.4%)
Short Films – 18 (5.5%)
Foreign Language Films – 6 (1.8%)
Female Screenwriters – 97 (29.8%)
Female Directors – 74 (22.7%)
Female DPs – 26 (8%)

So here are my selections for #NFOTD2014 and a few extras).

1. Favorite Theatrical Release: Beyond The Lights

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Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythwood

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver

The 411: I love a good love story, and this is a GREAT one! The story, the performances, the direction are all perfect.

2. Favorite Streaming/DVD: Four of Hearts

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Directed by: Eric Haywood

Starring: Nadine Ellis, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Michelle Krusiec, Gabriel Olds

The 411:  Four of Hearts is a mature look a sex, love, and relationships. Driven my great dialogue and solid performances, the film is must see.

3. Favorite/Most obscure: The Babadook

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Starring: Essie Davs, Noah Wiseman

The 411: The Babadook is the kind of movie that plays with your mind and leaves you looking under the bed for monsters. Hand’s down, one of the creepiest movie I’ve seen in a long time.

4. Favorite Documentary: Life Itself

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Starring: Roger Ebert, Chaz, Ebert

The 411: This film is a beautiful tribute to a man who spent his life loving, watching, and talking about film. I think Ebert would give it two thumbs up.

5. Member’s Choice: Wadjda

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Directed By:  Haifaa Al Mansour

Starring:   Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahnab Al Gohani

The 411:  Wadjda is a delightful film, the first shot entirely in Saudi Arabia.  It’s also a brilliant coming of age film and a great mother/daughter film.

Bonus Selections

Favorite Short Film: A Long Walk

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Directed by: Chinonye Chukwu

Starring: Coleman Domingo, Francois Battiste, Da’Vine Joy Randolph

The 411: A moving short film about a a boy’s exploration of identity

Favorite TV Movie: An En Vogue Christmas

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Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

Starring: Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron-Braggs, Rhona Bennett, Genelle Williams, David Alan Grier

The 411: The film features a fictional account of an En Vogue reunion.  The film boasted several great musical performances.  Basically, it’s every childhood dream I had, rolled up into ONE film.

Favorite Throwback: ‘night Mother

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Directed by: Tom Moore

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Anne Bancroft

The 411: Based on the play by the same name, the film features two outstanding performances.

Favorite Stand-up Comedy Film: Wyatt Cenac, Brooklyn

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Directed by: Wyatt Cenac

Starring: Wyatt Cenac

The 411: The funniest and most sincere stand-up routine I’ve seen in a while.

NFOTD – My Faves from the First Half of 2014

Happy July! It’s hard to believe that we are already halfway through 2014. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I have been going pretty hard core on my #NFOTD (New Film of the Day) goals for 2014.  I have been trying REALLY hard to stay on track and watch at least seven films a week).  My goal is to watch 365 new films by December 31, 2014.

For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by my Twitter homie and director of photography extraordinaire, Cybel Martin. Every day #NFOTD participants watch a film that they’ve never seen before and tweet (and sometimes instagram) about it.

As of July 1,  2014 I have watched 180 films. The break down is as follows:

Narrative Features – 134 (74.4%)
Documentaries – 46 (25.5%)
Short Films – 7 (3.8%)
Foreign Language Films – 5 (2.7 %)
Female Screenwriters – 46 (21.6%)
Female Directors – 42 (21.3%)
Female DPs -14 (7.7 %)

To celebrate half a year of #NFOTD, I decided to highlight some of my favorite films, so far.

Favorite Performance: Regina Hall in About Last Night

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Directed By: Steve Pink

Starring:  Michael Ealy, Joy Bryant, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall

The 411: It takes guts and true talent to go head to head with the biggest comedian in Hollywood.  But Regina Hall holds her own against the comedic firecracker that is Kevin Hart. In About Last Night she excels as a comedic actress and steals the spotlight on more than one occasion.

 

Favorite Theatrical Release: Belle

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Directed By:  Amma Asante

Starring:  GuGu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson

The 411: Belle tells the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed race aristocrat in 18th century Britain.  The film effectively deals with issues of gender, marriage, social status, and race.  Belle benefits from a solid screenplay, great direction, and powerful performances.

 

Favorite Documentary: Vanishing Pearls

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Directed By:  Nailah Jefferson

Starring: The fishermen of Pointe La Hache, LA.

The 411: Vanishing Pearls tells the story of a group of black fishermen in Louisiana who suffer devastating consequences after the BP oil spill.  The film chronicles the trials and tribulations of these men as they face the aftermath of the long clean-up and as they seek compensation for their losses.

 

Favorite Foreign Film: Wadjda

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Directed By:  Haifaa Al Mansour  

Starring:   Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahnab Al Gohani  

The 411:  Wadjda is a delightful film, the first shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, that follows a 10-year old girl in her quest to raise the money to buy a bike.  It’s also a brilliant coming of age film and a great mother/daughter film.

 

Favorite Short Film: Next Door’s Next

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Directed By: Crystle Roberson

Starring:  Marius Mitchell, Sheryland Neal  

The 411: Next Door’s Next focuses on a young couple who spend the afternoon baking a cake for their new neighbor. The film plays with time in a creative way that allows it’s protagonists to come face to fact with their future. It’s a great, thought provoking film.

 

Favorite TV Movie: A Day Late And A Dollar Short

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Directed By: Stephen Tolkin

Starring:  Whoopi Goldberg, Ving Rhames, Kimberly Elise, Tichina Arnold, Anika Noni Rose

The 411: The cast is the biggest asset in A Day Late and A Dollar Short.  Whoopi gives an amazing performance as a woman trying to reconcile her family as they deal with many complicated issues.  The supporting cast is equally impressive.  The film is a great testament to the power of redemption and forgiveness.

 

Favorite Throwback: Paris Is Burning

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Directed By:  Jennie Livingston

Starring: Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Octavia St. Laurent

The 411: I have heard about Paris Is Burning for YEARS but only recently watched it for myself. And I must say it lived up to the hype. The film takes a look at the drag culture in 1980s NYC.  It highlights aspects such as balls and voguing and explains the origins of today’s popular phrases (i.e. reading, shade, realness).

 

Favorite Historical Film: Cesar Chavez

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Directed By:  Deigo Luna

Starring:  Michael Pena, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson

The 411:  Cesar Chavez focuses on the several years that the title character worked as an activist for the migrant grape farmers.  Chavez took a nonviolent approach to the system that sought to destroy the Latino and Filipino farm workers.  The strength of this film is it’s focus and the extraordinary performance of Michael Pena.

 

Favorite Netflix Find: GBF

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Directed By: Darren Stein

Starring:  Michael J. Willett, Paul Iancono, Sasha Pieterse  

The 411:  In GBF three popular girls vie for supreme popularity by acquiring the school’s first openly gay student as their gay best friend.  The film is absurd, but fun and underneath the shallow personas of the main characters, the film has heart and there is an important underlying message of acceptance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#NFOTD2013

2013 is coming to a close and time to list my #NFOTD2013

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As you know, this year  I have been participating in #NFOTD  (New Film of the Day). For those who don’t know,  NFOTD was started by film-lover and director of photography, Cybel Martin.  Every day #NFOTD participants watch a film that they’ve never seen before and tweet about it.  This morning I hit my third  #NFOTD milestone, my final #NFOTD of 2013.  In 2013, I watched a grand total of 261 films.  To celebrate, my first 100, I highlighted by faves from the first 100 films I watched.  I did the same for #200NFOTD with film 101-200.  And tonight I tweeted by choices for #NFOTD2013. Just in case you missed it, here they are (and a few extras).

Favorite Theatrical Release: Fruitvale Station

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Directed By:  Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and Melonie Diaz

 

Favorite Streaming/DVD: Miss Dial

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Directed by: David H. Steinberg

Starring: Robinne Lee and Same Jaegar

 

Favorite Overlooked film: The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete

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Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jennifer Hudson

 

Favorite Documentary #1:  

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Directed by: Morgan Neville

 

 Favorite Documentary #2:  

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Directed by: Shola Lynch

 

Tweeter’s Choice: The Sapphires

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Directed by: Wayne Blair

 

Favorite Foreign Film:  Old Boy

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Directed b y: Chan Wook-Park

 

 EXTRAS:

Favorite Throwback Film: For  Love of Ivy

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Directed by: Daniel Mann

Favorite Television Movie: The Watsons Go To Birmingham

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Directed by: Kenny Leon

Favorite Short Film #1: Jumping the Broom: A Musical

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Directed By: Kena Tangi Dorsey, Lamman Rucker, Brandon DeShazer

 

Favorite Short Film #2: Say Yes

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Directed By: Ava DuVernay

 

Thanks to everyone who followed my #NFOTD journey!! What was YOUR favorite film this year?

#200NFOTD – My Faves from the First 200 Films

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This year, I am participating in #NFOTD  (New Film of the Day). For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by, Cybel Martin,   DP extraordinaire. Every day #NFOTD participants watch a film that they’ve never seen before and tweet about it.  I recently hit my second  #NFOTD milestone, my 200th film of the year.  To celebrate, my first 100, I highlighted by faves from the first 100 films I watched.  And to follow-up, I decided to highlight some of my favorite #NFTOD films, from the first 200 (more specifically from films 101-200).

 

Favorite Performance #1: Gabrielle Union in Being Mary Jane

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Directed By: Salim Akil

Starring: Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal, Omari Hardwick, Robinne Lee

The 411:  I often lament the fact that we rarely get to see women of color do normal, everyday things on screens big or small. Being Mary Jane is creator Mara Brock Akil’s answer to my lamentations. And Gabrielle’s  portrayal of Mary Jane, a TV personality who is trying manage her professional, family, and love life,  is one of her best performances to date. She brings life to the lovable yet flawed Mary Jane.

 

Favorite Performance #2: Matthew McConaughey in Mud

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Directed By: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon

The 411: Matthew McConaughey has been on a winning streak  with his latest film roles.  In Mud he delivers another masterful performance in the role of Mud, a drifter in hiding.  His scenes with his young co-stars are exceptionally well acted.

 

Favorite Theatrical Release: Fruitvale Station

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Directed By:  Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and Melonie Diaz

The 411: Fruitvale Station tells the story of Oscar Grant.  This film packs an emotional punch that begins with the very first frame of the film.  The writing and direction are superb and the performances are heartfelt and powerful.  After seeing the movie, I was all the way in my feelings.

 

Favorite Documentary: 20 Feet From Stardom

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Directed By: Morgan Neville

Starring: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Tata Vega, and Judith Hill

The 411: This film gives an inside look at the lives of of the powerhouse vocalists who stand behind the main acts.  The women candidly discuss everything from why they sing, how they started as background singers, and their secret desires for stardom.

 

Favorite Foreign Film: The Sapphires

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Directed By: Wayne Blair

Starring:   Chris O’Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Miranda Tapsell, Shari Sebbens

The 411: What’s not to love about a film that incorporates family, love, and Austalia’s answer to The Supremes? The Sapphires is based on the real life story of a group of Aboriginal women who are discovered at a talent showcase and transformed into a soulful group who travel to sing for the American troops.

 

Favorite Short Film: Premature

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Directed By: Rashaad Ernesto Green

Starring:  Zora Howard, Jason Sawyer, Suzette Gunn, Stephen Henderson

The 411:This film packs in a lot of emotion in only 15 minutes. Zora feels like she has nowhere to turn for help.  Desperate, her decision could have lasting and deadly consequences.

 

Favorite Television Movie: Call Me Crazy, A Five Film

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Directed By: Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sharon Maguire, Bonnie Hunt, Ashley Judd

Starring: Brittany Snow, Sarah Hyland, Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer

The 411: A follow-up to Lifetime TV’s 2011 film Five, this installment tackles the issues of mental illness. The film weaves together five short segments and explores the interior lives of women and men living with or loving someone with mental illness.

 

Favorite Throwback Film: Sheba, Baby

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Directed By: William Girdler

Starring: Pam Grier,  Austin Stoker, D’Urville Martin, Rudy Challenger

The 411: Pam Grier stars as Sheba Shayne, a private investigator who returns home to help her father fight some local mobsters who want to take over his business.  As usual, Ms. Grier brings her kick-ass fierceness to the movie.  It’s even more significant as it marks Ms. Grier’s last blaxploitation film.

 

Favorite Historical Film: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners

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Directed By: Shola Lynch

Starring: Angela Davis

The 411: This informative film recounts Angela’s rise from a young professor to social activist and chronicles the trial that threatened to end it all and landed her on the FBI’s most wanted list. The film was co-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith and Sidra Smith.

 

Favorite Netflix Find: The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

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Directed By: Maria Maggenti

Starring: Laurel Holloman, Nicole Ari Parker

The 411: This is a beautiful love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of  young love.  They have to navigate their differences, family and friends which leads to some funny moments. This was Nicole Ari Parker’s first film role.

 

Most Disturbing Film: The Woman Who Wasn’t There

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Directed By: Angelo Guglielmo

Starring: Tania Head, Elia Zedeno, Gerry Bogacz, Brendan Chellis, Lori Mogol

The 411: This  film follows  a group of 9/11  survivors who have formed a group to support one another.  But one of the member’s has a secret.

 

 

#NFOTD – My Faves from the First 100 Films

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I have been going pretty hard core on my #NFOTD (New Film of the Day) goals for 2013.

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For those who don’t know, NFOTD was started by my Twitter homie and director of photography extraordinaire, Cybel Martin. Every day #NFOTD participants watch a film that they’ve never seen before and tweet (and sometimes instagram) about it.

I recently hit my first NFOTD milestone, my 100th film of the year.  To celebrate, I decided to highlight some of my favorite #NFTOD films, so far.

Favorite Performance: Robinne Lee in Miss Dial

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Directed By: David H. Steinberg

Starring: Robinne Lee and Sam Jaeger with cameos from Gabrielle Union and Hill Harper.

The 411: Often times, we rarely get to see women of color do normal, everyday things on screen.  The representations of black women especially are often stereotypical and furthermore, they are few and far between. Miss Dial fills part of the void.  Robinne’s  portrayal of Erica, a customer service rep who spends the day connecting with strangers on the phone, is subtle but effective.

 

Favorite Theatrical Release: 42

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Directed By: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie, and Harrison Ford

The 411:  42 tells the heroic and legendary story of Jackie Robinson, the first black man to play major league baseball.  This film boasts an inspiring story, great direction and an amazingly talented cast.

 

Favorite Documentary: Why We Laugh: Funny Women

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Starring: Joan Rivers, Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Wayans, Brett Butler, Helen Hong, Aisha Tyler, & Sheryl Underwood

The 411: This film gives an inside looks at the lives of female stand-up comedians.  The women candidly discuss everything from source material to the trials and tribulations of working in a male dominated field.

 

Favorite Foreign Film: Starbuck

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Starring: Patrick Huard, Julie LeBreton, & Antoine Bertrand

The 411: Sometimes comedy does not always translate when watching a film in a language other than your own.  But the humor in Starbuck effectively translates. The film, which is  about a sperm donor nicknamed Starbuck who is sued by the hundreds of children he fathered  to reveal him identity, is a smart, heartwarming , and funny look at growing up.

 

Favorite Short Film: The Door

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Directed By: Ava DuVernay

Starring: Gabrielle Union, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Adepero Oduye, Goapele, & Alfre Woodard

The 411: The Door is the fifth Miu Miu Women’s Tale. The film is “a celebration of the transformative power of feminine bonds, and a symbolic story of life change.” In the film a woman is visited by several friends and family as she deals with a traumatic experience. She draws on the strength of others to gain her own. This film is an amazing example of the bonds of female friendship.

 

Favorite Television Movie: Pastor Brown

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Directed By: Rockmond Dunbar

Starring: Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Nicole Ari Parker, Michael Beach, Michael B. Jordan

The 411:  The cast is the biggest asset in this story of redemption and forgiveness.  Salli gives a great performance as Jesse, an exotic dancer who returns home at the request of her ailing father and to the disappointment of her sister and son. The supporting cast is equally powerful.

 

Favorite Throwback Film: I Like It Like That

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Directed By: Darnell Martin

Starring: Lauren Velez, Jon Seda, Lisa Vidal

The 411: 1994’s I Like It Like That is important because it was the first film produced by a major studio that was directed by a black woman. Furthermore, Lauren Velez shines as a wife and mother who has to learn to support her family when her husband goes away.

 

Most Disturbing Film: Descent

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Directed By: Talia Lugacy

Starring: Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust, Marcus Patrick

The 411: Although some parts of this movie are kinda slow, others are violent, intense and quite honestly disturbing.  This is one of those films that leaves you talking about it way after you finish watching it.

 

Weirdest Film: Burning Palms

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Directed By: Christopher Landon

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Chung, Zoe Saldana

The 411: I know weird is subjective, but I really don’t know how else to describe this movie.  The film is a series of “WTF” scenarios that will have you questioning what is going on in the film.

 

Favorite Netflix Find: Small, Beautifully Moving Parts

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Directed By: Annie Howell & Lisa Robinson

Starring: Anna Margaret Hollyman, Andre Holland, and Mary Beth Peil

The 411: Tech geek Sarah goes out on a journey to reconnect with her mother and confront her own ambivalent feeling towards her impending motherhood.