Filmmaker Amanda Micheli Defies Categorization

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By Sharon Haywood, Co-Editor What do a cowgirl, Wonder Woman’s stunt double, and a beauty queen crowned inside a Colombian prison have in common? Filmmaker Amanda Micheli. Since 1996, she has cast women such as these as the unlikely protagonists in her acclaimed documentaries, such as Just for the Ride, Double Dare, and La … [Read more...]

Latest Transformer Flick Raises Questions About Its Racially Insensitive “Comic Relief”

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  Transformers' Jive-Talking Robots Raise Race Issues LOS ANGELES - Harmless comic characters or racist robots? The buzz over the summer blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" only grew Wednesday as some said two jive-talking Chevy characters were racial caricatures. Skids and Mudflap, twin robots disguised as … [Read more...]