Whelan Barzey

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Dionne Edwards on Pretty Red Dress: “As we grow older, our innocent curiosities are met with opposition, causing us to stop exploring”

Sexual fluidity, Black masculinity and Tina Turner are all in the mix in Dionne Edwards’ south London-set debut feature. She tells us how it all came together.

By Whelan Barzey

Dionne Edwards on Pretty Red Dress: “As we grow older, our innocent curiosities are met with opposition, causing us to stop exploring”
Features

MTV at 40: four generations on how the iconic music channel rocked their youth

By Michael Atkinson, Whelan Barzey and others

MTV at 40: four generations on how the iconic music channel rocked their youth
Interviews

Stray: behind the scenes of the film that gives us a street dog’s perspective

By Whelan Barzey

Stray: behind the scenes of the film that gives us a street dog’s perspective
Features

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it

By Henry Barnes, Whelan Barzey and others

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it
Interviews

Chicken director Alana Hicks: “The industry is shifting radically. People are being held accountable for their bias”

By Whelan Barzey

Chicken director Alana Hicks: “The industry is shifting radically. People are being held accountable for their bias”
Features

Why Pixar’s Soul is a watershed moment for Black animation

By Whelan Barzey

Why Pixar’s Soul is a watershed moment for Black animation
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