Samantha writes for Bustle and for Feminspire.com. She's a recent Tufts University graduate who can be reached at samantha.b.jaffe@gmail.com. She loves sarcasm, surfing, Scattershot (a bad 80's cover band), SNL, alliteration, and other things that make her laugh.

How The Expectations Game Affects Black Filmmakers

Executives in charge of distribution at major movie studios (Universal, Fox, Disney, Warner Bros., etc.) nearly always low-ball their predictions regarding how much a given movie will make on its opening weekend. Why? Because it's a game of…
By Samantha Jaffe