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Matthew Modine Discusses MISS VIRGINIA
Good Day New York, Fox 5
Black Girl Nerds, November 1, 2019
"Aduba delivers a message about disadvantaged D.C. youth that must be heard..."
The Bravemaker Podcast, December 6, 2019
"Stories, scripts and conversations with creators...."
Los Angeles Sentinel, October 31, 2019
"Virginia Ward Ford is not afraid of a fight especially not when the welfare of African American children is on the line..."
BET.com, October 21, 2019
"In 1996, Virginia Walden Ford was trying to do an ordinary thing against extraordinary odds..."
Film Threat, October 18, 2019
"Both the director and her screenwriter do an admirable job paying tribute to the trials and tribulations of Walden’s tumultuous campaign...."
Hollywood Life, October 18, 2019
"It is this story of how one woman’s passion helped bring about real change that Matthew hopes will inspire viewers..."
RottenTomatoes.com, October 17, 2019
"Check out the latest fresh indies releases..."
LA Weekly, October 17, 2019
"The story of Virginia Walden Ford (Uzo Aduba), MISS VIRGINIA delves into the life of the working-class mother in Washington, D.C. who fought the system to provide her teenage son with a decent private education..."
Parade, October 17, 2019
“The attraction for me had to do with Virginia’s passion for her family and her desire to be able to do more than what she had been given or allotted..."
The Adam Carolla Show, October 17, 2019
"Matthew Modine is in studio next, and Adam chats with him about his earliest roles and how he became a household name..."
Binge & Buy
Mandatory.com, October 15, 2019
"Welcome to Mandatory and ComingSoon’s weekly Binge & Buy..."
Newsweek Conversations, October 16, 2019
"She's very calm," Modine said about Ford. "Unbelievably smart and not some force of nature that you could stop. It would be like trying to throw a lasso around a tornado..."
People Now, October 16, 2019
"Matthew Modine met the real Virginia Walden and explains some major inspirations for his role..."
Forbes, October 16, 2019
"She didn’t wake up planning to be an activist, she just found herself in that position. I wanted to hold onto that quietness, that stillness..."
Presenting people instead of caricatures elevates MISS VIRGINIA to a film with a high emotional payoff
Elements of Madness, October 15, 2019
"MISS VIRGINIA maintains an unexpected tension throughout the film through a compelling script, outstanding performances, and strong direction..."
Black Film, October 11, 2019
"Vertical Entertainment has provided Blackfilm.com with an exclusive clip..."
Cheddar TV, October 9, 2019
"Matthew Modine teams up with Uzo Aduba to tell the story of MISS VIRGINIA and he joined us to discuss the film and the true story that inspired it..."
‘It Didn’t Seem Like It Was That Big A Risk’: Matthew Modine on STRANGER THINGS, Stanley Kubrick, TOP GUN
CBS Digital, October 8, 2019
"Matthew Modine is famous for being in some of the best movies of the 1980s like FULL METAL JACKET and VISION QUEST..."
Good Morning Washington, WJLA October 7, 2019
"A single mom, concerned about the safety of a son on DC, streets decided to put him in a private school..."
Film Indepedent, October 3, 2019
"Below are all titles you’ll be sure to hear much more about in the months to come..."
Fast Company, October 1, 2019
"Read on for Fast Company‘s ghoulish guide to the most promising movies, shows, albums, and other fun stuff coming your way this October..."
Women in Hollywood, September 30, 2019
"October’s film releases feature women in all their multitudes, and working in a variety of professions..."
The Federalist, September 19, 2019
"Education is a deeply personal, charged issue at the intersection of public policy and family values..."
Essence, September 9, 2019
"We’ve put together a fall guide to the must-see movies that are set to be released on a screen near you that will get you through the season and beyond..."
The New York Times, September 6, 2019
"Here is a highly select list of noteworthy films due out this season..."
OkayAfrica, September 3, 2019
"As we wait to see what she makes of her role playing Civil Rights maven Shirley Chisholm, the new trailer for MISS VIRGINIA shows that she needs all the lead roles..."
Glamour, September 3, 2019
"Check out all the films everyone will be seeing—and talking about—this fall..."
Just Jared, August 31, 2019
"Uzo Aduba‘s first project post-ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK is about to arrive and you can watch a preview of it here..."
United Press International, August 30, 2019
"The trailer encapsulates Virginia (Aduba)'s entire journey..."
ET Online, August 29, 2019
"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star Uzo Aduba goes to Washington in the upcoming drama MISS VIRGINIA-- and ET is exclusively debuting the trailer..."
USA Today, August 15, 2019
"Uzo Aduba stars in the true-life drama as a single mom who sparks a movement..."
Boston Globe, July 26, 2019
"Uzo Aduba is set to star in the true-story drama MISS VIRGINIA about a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything for her son and his future..."
Film Pulse, July 24, 2019
"Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to the drama MISS VIRGINIA starring Uzo Aduba..."
Deadline, July 23, 2019
"A drama inspired by a true story of a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything to give her son a good education..."