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Gina Prince-Bythewood

‘Shots Fired’ hits the mark in Detroit

America is long overdue for a paradigm shift in race relations. “Shots Fired” is an unprecedented 10-hour series that aims to spark that shift. Created

‘Beyond the Lights’ is a film with a lot to say, but no idea how to say it

Gina Prince-Bythewood’s “Beyond the Lights” wants to say something profound about pop stardom and identity, but it winds up mired in melodrama and cliches. There is a palatable chemistry between Mbatha-Raw and Parker, and both leads give strong performances, but the film can’t seem to avoid steering into movie-of-the-week territory.

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