Geoffrey Fletcher

Geoffrey Fletcher

Geoffrey Fletcher is a screenwriter and film director. His screenplay for Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire received an Oscar for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is the first African American to win an Oscar for writing, directing, or producing a feature film. More information about his past and upcoming work can be found at www.GeoffreyFletcher.info.
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The Crimson Kimono

Sensitive, raw, refined, and ahead of its time. They still don’t make films like this stateside.

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What the Constitution Means to Me

Well-written, heartfelt, and necessary, What the Constitution Means to Me isn’t your typical streaming special, but thanks to Heidi Schreck’s captivating performance and distinctive point of view, it’s a must-see on any platform.

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Secreto Bien Guardado (Argentina)

This Argentinian watercooler drama has sparked debate all around the world. Our Buenos Aires-based correspondent explains why.

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The Queen’s Gambit

Between the terrific performances, the fantastic period details, and the way it approaches chess as a thrilling, tension-filled competitive sport, this series makes braininess cool.

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The Haunting of Bly Manor

Though it’s only had two installments so far, the “Haunting” series is shaping up to be a superb showcase for long-form supernatural storytelling. If you like your horror more gothic than gory, Bly Manor absolutely fits the bill.

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What Lovecraft Country Can Tell Us About Our History

My husband and I first bonded over science-fiction and fantasy. He learned on our first date that I was a Star Wars fan and gave me a Millennium Falcon replica on our second. He had me at “I know.” We still watch sci-fi and fantasy movies and binge TV shows together. From the MCU to

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The Forty-Year-Old Version

Blank’s storytelling style embraces the part of everyone that deals with the issues of feeling old, over, but not done yet.  It’s a hopeful look at how to persevere in a culture that ignores you.

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Agents of Chaos

This documentary leaves no room for reasonable doubt that our democracy fell under attack in 2016, and that it could happen again.

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The Good Lord Bird

What can seem like a wild-ride Coen brothers adventure-comedy on one level is actually a stirring exploration of history: a peeling away of the layers of religion, identity, and race that have intertwined to drive some of the biggest events that collectively shaped us.

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Lisey’s Story

Lisey’s Story is an enchanting, frightening tale of magic and memory that’s in the upper echelon of Stephen King adaptations.

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What to Watch After In the Heights: More Diverse Musicals to Stream

What to watch after In the Heights? These musicals about inclusion have touched on everything from racial segregation to the struggle to make it in America.

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In the Heights

Like the musical that inspired it, In the Heights is filled with life, music, color, and passion. It literally radiates joy.

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Loki Refresher & Episode 1 Recap: “Glorious Purpose”

It’s an overall promising start for a new series. Loki doesn’t look or sound like anything else on TV right now, streaming or otherwise, and the series is all the better for it.

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Cruella

A fun and entertaining YA-level Disney movie that’s lovely to look at, just a little over the top, and not to be taken too seriously.

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In Treatment (2021)

A timely reboot that depicts the vital relationship between a therapist and patient, and the meaningful role it plays in fostering growth and change.

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Bo Burnham: Inside

To call Bo Burnham: Inside a comedy special doesn’t quite do it justice. There are moments of humor, to be sure, but also moments that will make you want to cry.

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Meet Loskey Founder Lori Cunningham

How does one person tackle challenges as large as the health of the planet and systemic gender inequality around the world?  For Loskey founder Lori Cunningham, it began with an everyday challenge that was right in front of her. Perpetually in search of the perfect t-shirt, she set out to create a line of shirts

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The Best of What’s New in Streaming: June 2021

We seem to be hitting a bit of a summer doldrums in June of 2021. But no month that has a new Marvel show, a new Pixar movie, and a new A24 horror movie can be a total wash.