Dear White People
You could make a (film geek) party game out of guessing director Justin Simien's influences, but his vision seems to spring directly from what's up…
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky is a critic for the digital film magazine Notebook, published by Mubi.com. With Christy Lemire, he co-hosted the television program "Ebert Presents: At the Movies."
A native of Moscow, Russia, Vishnevetsky lives and works in Chicago. His writing has appeared in a variety of print and online publications. He is a founding contributor of the website Cine-File.