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Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay has been behind some of the most prolific films and documentaries of our time. After directing the Oscar-winning Selma, DuVernay joined forces with Netflix for 13th, an in-depth look at racial inequality within the prison system. Netflix has just green lit her next project, Central Park Five.

It’s one of the most heartbreaking stories about the persecution of young black men. The Central Park Five, as they became known, were five young men in their teens wrongly accused of the most heinous act, stripped of their reputation, dignity and freedom without evidence or witnesses. When a white women gets raped in NYC Central Park, the city went on a rampage and they wanted someone to pay.

As DuVernay’s social media post states, one of the most influential people to call for the execution of these innocent young men was Donald Trump. To this day, Trump continues to believe that the 5 young men are guilty, despite the fact that another man confessed and his DNA was found at the scene.

The limited series hasn’t been given a release date but we are excited for Ava to bring this story to life.

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Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Is Bigger & Better Than The First

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If you liked Kingsman:The Secret Service, get ready for The Golden Circle. Hands downs this Kingsman is bigger, badder and better than the first.

Director Matthew Vaughn really takes it up a notch and gives fans much more action and fight sequences. Right off the top we see Eggsy (Taron Egerton) in this amazing car chase scene that will have you applauding as soon as the Prince track ends.

And while we’re talking music the film has an amazing sound track. And if you didnt know, Elton John is also in the film acting and singing some of his classic tunes.

What I also loved were the new editions.  Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges and Pedro Pascal who play the Statesmen – the American version of the Kingsman –  and the dynamic between the two is pretty comical. Vaughn really explores the difference between the two cultures – mannered men in suits versus macho men in jeans and cowboy boots.

Then there’s Julianne Moore who plays the villain, she’s like this maniacal Martha Stewart esque drug lord and she’s quite good at it.

Now there are some obnoxious moments (like that sex scene between Egerton and Poppy Delevigne).  But I think that’s the point. This franchise is all about turning the spy genre on it’s head and introducing the younger generation to a new type of Bond flick … And we think they are going to love it.

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