Mill discussed on Black Men Can't Jump


The when the word urban replaced negro diverse i as the new it's like going from natural to organically right coin word in food marketing so right make sure as gluten free and diverse diverse so how no if you've i don't know if you've ever been referred to as a diverse director i know we've been no it's that yet yeah like people will say they'll be like oh yeah this yeah we have a we have a diverse cast and it's like all black chasm you got i understand what you mean but that's a blanket i just want her trying to save black it looks different than what i'm used to staring at in the mirror so yeah it's diverse there is there is a pilot report that said like it was about a white family moving into and they wrote this diverse neighborhood and was like just me black yeah that's that's the kind of like i want to say tragedy of it all like if you just take that literally leg okay so literally it's like a melting pot in the neighborhood and it's like nah yeah right okay yeah i guess we're diverse or grant in the of color right in the grand scheme of things but yeah i mean i mean just as director how's that how is that shaped kind of your experience in this kind of this trend that's happening feels we talk about this on the show a lot of feels positive but then there are some trap falls i feel like we were wondering how how is that affecting you today you know i guess the thing i have been a professional storyteller i guess why music videos in the nineties but then i started doing narratives in two thousand paving falls my first and i kind of moved on from there but i find that the there's a in terms of diversity in terms of of color that whole the movement to the movement to see us the of color tribe in ways that are varied in wide that's the big thing back in the sixties it was the famous photograph of black men holding the posters i am a man now to me if i was to remix that poster it would say i am banal because to me the the struggle is or the journey now includes like how can we be perceived as being ordinary up and boring and i say that all the time i'm saying that the banal within our existence and for me i i'm a kid who grew up star wars original very first one seventy six really kind of flip my lid on many ways i was really into the ray hurry house in sim bad movies with the stop motion animation and josh argonauts and all of that but stall was really kinda jumped off for me and just really kind of new wanted to tell stories in this i guess you could say epic kind of way or now the term they use for that event movies so you know though that wasn't perceived as an event movie at the time people actually thought it was going to be just like this be scifi film they didn't realize how big it was going to be well i think that's a marketing i think i think that the person you're talking about are the are jaded executives lying okay and they didn't because george lucas was like okay i'll do this for nothing i just want the merchandise right rights no one had ever done that before and lions so that's exactly those folks who were like fine loser they're the ones who like us is you know kinda scifi thing whatever but i guess the event has been around for a minute cease will be the mill was pumping him out or director i mean think about the busby berkeley i mean shut right but but maybe you're right because it's i think that buster keaton and charlie chaplin i i don't think they looked at their movies as event movement and now to kind of if i go on a little tangent yeah is when you see like architecture from way back like european architecture or or like the ornamental decorum you see on say churches let like insane sculpting and stuff you don't see that now like if you want that it costs a boatload of money and it's almost unheard of but back in the day that's just it was just that way right right michelangelo like the sculpting the he did i look at it now and.

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