It seemed insensitive to tack on a bunch of miscellaneous stories at the end of my #BlackLivesMatter news post, so here’s a short roundup of some other stories I found interesting this week.
Losing a creative visionary is always tragic — and we’ve just lost one of the most creative visionaries of the film world. Esteemed director Mike Nichols died today at age 83 of undisclosed causes. Though the name may not ring a bell immediately, you’ve probably seen at least one movie from his portfolio of dark, thoughtful films: Closer, Charlie Wilson’s War, The Birdcage or, arguably his most famous, The Graduate from 1967. Read More In Honor Of Mike Nichols, A Defense Of Mrs. Robinson