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2017 Oscar Nominations

Who's going to win it this year? Make your opinion at least semi-informed with this list of all the 2017 Best Picture nominations, including everything from Texas Noir 'Hell or High Water' to Hollywood toe-tapper 'La La Land'.

Good Movies to Watch 2017

Great movies to watch, all released in 2017 — from 'Logan' to 'Get Out', and everything in between (on this abstract, non-linear scale we've invented).

Movies Like 42: African-American Groundbreaker Movies

Watch African-American pioneers as they break new ground in sports, politics, and war - showing the bigots up for what they are. Includes the story of first black MLB player Jackie Robinson in '42' and first black college football player to win the Heisman in 'The Express'.

Black Lives

Documentaries and dramatizations of Black men and women who overcame systemic racism to achieve remarkable accomplishments in politics, business, science, the military, law, the arts, entertainment, and sports.

Great Modern African-American Drama

A list of powerful African-American dramas from recent years, including 'Fences', 'Moonlight', and 'Selma'.

'Women's Rights Movies We Love': Modern Feminist Statements

Great contemporary films featuring iron-willed women who simply will not let the patriarchy win. Allow us to recommend the sensational 'Whale Rider'.

Movies Like The Trial of the Chicago 7: Front Line in the Culture Wars

These movies, set in the 50s and 60s, take an up close and personal look at how the decades' attitudinal shifts towards race, gender, and class involved ordinary people.

Movies Like First Man: Realistic Movies About NASA

Sorry, no little green men on this list: just realistic (or at least plausible) depictions of NASA missions. Check out 'First Man' for a recent entry starring Ryan Gosling.

'Movies like The Help': Black Civil-Rights Struggles

The best civil rights drama, showcasing the struggle for racial equality in both the US and South Africa.

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