SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 77

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 Celebrations Films 2018 Red Sparrow Red Sparrow is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence and with screenplay written by Justin Haythe, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews. Red Sparrow tells the story of a Russian intelligence officer, ballerina Dominika Egorova, who joins the ‘Sparrow School’, a Russian Intelligence Service. She is on a mission to make contact with a CIA officer to unravel some secrets. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, and Jeremy Irons. . It was directed by Francis Lawrence and screenplay written by Justin Haythe. Jennifer Lawrence studied with the New York City Ballet to prepare for her performance The filming took place in Hungary, Slovakia and Austria. Red Sparrow premiered at Washington, D.C. on February 15, 2018, and was released in the United States on March 2, 2018. Black Panther A big treat to the fans of Marvel Comics, Marvel's first black superhero finally gets his dues as he leaps from crispy comic papers to his 77 | P a g e