The Birth Of A Nation
Nate Parker's new film — a clumsy found-footage political drama — is so bad that he deserves to be canceled on artistic grounds alone.
Parker stars in the politically-charged "American Skin," which he also wrote and directed.
Bowling Green State University removed the Gish name in response to student protests decrying her appearance in "The Birth of a Nation."
Parker is set to rewrite the script and direct this true story about LAPD detective Ralph Waddy.
Meanwhile, she says, Lena Dunham and others benefit from "white girl privilege."
The film's executive producer (and early champion) spoke out about the challenges over the past several months.
Amid another box office downslide, Fox Searchlight's high-profile "The Birth of a Nation" struggled in wide release.
"The Birth of a Nation" went wide to so-so numbers given its acquisition cost. "Denial" and "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week" are bright spots in a dreary fall box office season.
This debate gets heated. Plus: Why Annette Bening just entered the Oscar race with "20th Century Women."
The historical drama's opening night was met by a silent sit-in organized by Fvck Rape Culture at Arclight Hollywood.
Parker went on the offensive during his interview with Steve Harvey.
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