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This Incredible, Unusual, Really Unique Sort of Hook; Writer/Director George Nolfi on The Banker | Interviews

by Nell Minow March 30, 2020   |   Print Page Tweet “The Banker” sounded like it was going to be 2019’s “Hidden Figures.” Two “Avengers” stars played real-life black men who became wealthy real estate investors with vast properties by telling their white construction worker what to say so that he could pretend to be the president of their company.  But controversy unrelated to the quality of the film became a distraction that derailed some of the marketing for the film, and its quieter release to Apple TV+ has made it harder for the film to find its audience. In an interview ... Read more