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Gina Prince-Bythewood Directs the Superhero Film We All Need Right Now

In a rare move, The Old Guard centers a dark-skinned Black woman in a big-budget action film

A promotional still from “The Old Guard” on Netflix.
Photos courtesy of Netflix.

Action films have dominated box offices and streaming services in recent years. Unfortunately, save for a few outliers like Black Panther and Black and Blue, they’ve all been male-dominated…




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Aramide Tinubu

Aramide Tinubu

Aramide Tinubu is a NYC-based film critic & writer. She wrote her master’s thesis on Black Girlhood and Parental Loss. Find her at awordwitharamide.com.

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