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Bleeding Cool TV has released its Top 10 of 2020, along with our "Honorable Mentions." (Images: FX/Neflix/BBC/Prime Video/TWDC)
'What We Do in the Shadows' is the perfect balance of horror and comedy- having fun with the genre without ever feeling the need to make fun of it." #9 – Small Axe (BBC/Amazon Prime) Created and directed by Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave, Widows), the award-winning, critically-acclaimed British anthology film Small Axe tells five distinct,[...]
#9 Small Axe: BBC/Amazon Prime - Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020
So with that in mind, our year-end countdown continues with BBC One and Amazon Prime Video's Small Axe. Small Axe from BBC and Amazon Prime (Image: Amazon screencap) Created and directed by Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave, Widows), the award-winning, critically-acclaimed British anthology film Small Axe tells five distinct, powerful, and thought-provoking stories highlighting what life[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
Promoting his upcoming anthology Small Axe, the actor opened up about his recent experience to The Hollywood Reporter Boyega played Finn, a former Stormtrooper of the First Order who finds his way to a leadership role in the Resistance In the original GQ article, the actor blamed Disney for propping up POC characters like Finn,[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
Boyega spoke to Yahoo about what could have been for Episode IX while promoting his upcoming television series Small Axe. John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019, in Hollywood, California Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com How Colin Trevorrow's The Rise of Skywalker Turned Out for[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
That's my frustration." You can read more about Boyega's activism and his latest limited series Small Axe for BBC at British GQ. John Boyega never stopped being passionate about speaking his mind on the wrongs he sees, whether if it's Black Lives Matter or the questionable decisions from Disney and Lucasfilm during his time in[...]
Letitia Wright & John Boyega have a "Small Axe" to Grind for BBC
Director Steve McQueen will be bringing his series Small Axe to the BBC in 2020 The series will follow London's West Indian community as it developed between the 1960's through the 1980's, and winding down around 2014 Amazon has picked up rights to broadcast Small Axe in the United States John Boyega and Letitia Wright[...]