When she grins, it’s mischievous; when she laughs, it’s infectious; when she cries, it’s heartbreaking; and when she ails, it’s utterly sympathetic.A few years ago in an unnamed Texas town (Dallas), I casually dated a guy of the 2520 variety who seemed great."That's where racists live and breathe." Nichols (Take Shelter, Midnight Special) is at the festival with Loving (see review and interview), an intimate and powerful look back at the relationship between Richard and Mildred Loving.Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga play the interracial couple, whose marriage was illegal according to their home state of Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws.Set in present-day Chicago, a Pakistani-American named Kumail (Nanjiani) strives to become a stand-up comedian against the wishes of his immigrant parents, Azmat (Anupam Kher) and Sharmeen (Zenobia Shroff), who would rather he become a lawyer.They also pressure him to marry a fellow Muslim, forcing Kumail to hide his new white girlfriend Emily (Zoe Kazan).Even with a half black/half white President, Hollywood is still Hollywood and some things just never change.It seems like the only way that a black actress can get cast in a major mainstream role is if their leading man is white. Take a look back at some notable black woman x white man collabos on the big screen... Thomas Howell & Rae Dawn Chong • Nevermind the black face or the affirmative action bashing'there's one thing that we couldn't understand about this horribly offensive '80s flick.
"Part of it is because people online are just horrible trolls," says writer/director Jeff Nichols during an interview at TIFF.When they were getting busy, didn't his girl notice that he was (2001) Billy Bob Thorton & Halle Berry • If Halle wasn't so goddamn bad, we would have never forgiven her for getting savaged by Billy Bob.Could you imagine a movie where Denzel gets his Mr. Well, we can definitely (2008) Patrick Wilson & Kerry Washington • We were gonna get mad about this one...He was a teacher, we had mutual friends, and he even helped my best friend move into her apartment in the heat of the Dallas summer. We hung out for a few weeks, going on dates and watching soccer together…until one day when we met for happy hour and had a conversation, during which he told me he had to stop seeing me.They took their case to the Supreme Court in a landmark civil rights fight that they won in 1967.