Television

O.J. Simpson Case … Made For TV

Follow TheCruu!by Yes, we know that most of you are COMPLETELY over O.J. Simpson, the murder, the glove, the trial and media circus that impacted the whole country. FX Networks is banking that a good portion of you will still tune-in to watch its new true-crime franchise, “The People Vs. O.J. Simpson”. …

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Twitter HATES Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

Follow TheCruu!by After much speculation and controversy, the Lifetime cable channel premiered their biopic of late R&B star Aaliyah this weekend (Saturday, Nov. 15th).  Some would say that this movie was doomed from the start, with fan uproar in the early casting phase, and disagreements with Aaliyah’s family. Now that …

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Bad Lip Reading–MockingJay Part1

Follow TheCruu!by The guys at “Bad Lip Reading” have done it again! You might remember other viral hits from these guys, where NFL footage is dubbed over for hilarious effect. We tried to research the team behind BLR and there’s really little information available. Just their popular Youtube Channel, Tumblr …

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Hunger Games, Mockingjay Producer – PODCAST

Follow TheCruu!by Nina Jacobson is a Hollywood producer, behind the intensely popular “Hunger Games” franchise. She sits down with Melissa Silverstein, founder and editor of “Women and Hollywood“, to talk about the film, other projects and her experiences in Hollywood, generally. Melissa Silverstein: “You have a female director in this …

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“Take Care Of Me”: IG’s First Full Horror Film

Follow TheCruu!by Cinephiles, horror junkies and IG freaks! Jaiden Frost has something for you to see … An innovative “horror filmmaker” out of Greenville, North Carolina, Jaiden has the distinction of being the first ever filmmaker to create an instagram channel devoted to creating and posting original horror films made entirely for instagram.  Each …

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Hip Hop Music Video Director, Eif Rivera Stays Humble Through Success

Follow TheCruu!by “I just get along with everyone … It’s really about sitting down with the artist and picking their brain. I grew up with hip-hop. I grew up around the shit. I don’t want to give my age away, but I’ve been there since day one.” Rivera’s humble attitude …

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Filmmakers Are Not Artists, by Benjamin Walter

Follow TheCruu!by In an interview with Film Courage, Benjamin Walter states that filmmakers are not artists … more like a craftsman, or craftswoman. He elaborates by describing the difference in process, involving the DP, Producers and the rest of the crew. Is he saying that artists are more or less …

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