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Author Resigns From Co-Founded Brand After Racism Accusations

The Black Lives Matter movement has only continued to grow as people not only protest against police brutality and racial inequality, but also call out long-established toxic, discriminatory, and racist work environments. The call-outs have been in response to these same businesses using social media to stand with the movement while doing nothing to address their internal issues. Author and co-founder/(former) chief creative officer of the lifestyle brand, Jen Gotch, has resigned after almost 20 former employees publicly spoke out on the toxic work environment.

From A Certain Point Of View

Great news for fans of the short-story collection Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View! A new anthology is coming, on the heels of the Episode V’s 40th anniversary, with the same concept of stories being told from the perspective of the film’s background characters: The Empire Strikes Back: From a Certain Point of View.

We Have A Trailer

Daniel Kehlmann’s German novella, You Should Have Left, has been adapted to film, starring Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried and written and directed by David Koepp (Jurassic Park, Spider-Man, Mission: Impossible). You can check out the spooky trailer here and watch it on demand beginning June 19th.