Star Trek: Picard Works Best as a Binge

Picard needed that patient and introspective cinematic style of Culpepper to kick things off.

Kevin Hart & Wesley Snipes To Star As Brothers In ‘True Story’ Netflix Limited Drama Series

Stephen Williams (Watchmen, Lost) will direct and executive produce the first four episodes. Hanelle Culpepper (Star Trek Picard, Kung Fu) will direct the final four episodes. “Kevin Hart’s career is one defined by courageous creative risks and Wesley Snipes is a legendary talent – together they are truly a dream team,” Newman said. “I am […]

In Star Trek: Discovery’s New Future, Franchise History Still Matters

Interestingly, in both Culpepper’s Picard episode “Remembrance” and in Discovery’s “Forget Me Not,” memories, dreams, and events that only take place within the mind literally take center stage. In other words, Culpepper is a director who is experienced with taking stories that occur inside a character’s heads, and then showing us what that might look […] ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Gets Rejoined In “Forget Me Not

“Forget Me Not” is just the kind of solid mid-season Discovery episode you want to have…quiet character beats were well played by director Hanelle Culpepper, without descending into the indulgent melodrama Discovery too often leans on.

The Black Female Narrative in Film: A Retrospective with Kat Graham & Hanelle Culpepper

“…we hope to raise the awareness, not just of the projects themselves, but also of the importance of telling stories of black women with integrity.” Actor Kat Graham and  filmmaker Hanelle Culpepper  discuss the Black female narrative and black storytellers in film over the period of Hollywood’s history. These are some of their favorite films […]