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‘David Makes Man’—a brilliant, instant classic now on OWN

Oscar winner and Tony nominee Tarell Alvin McCraney’s first television project “David Makes Man,” which premiered Aug. 14 on the Oprah Winfrey Network—OWN, is an instant classic.

Sherri Shepherd gives epic performance in ‘Brian Banks’

The world knows Sherri Shepherd, 52, as a very funny woman. A standup comic, she earned her spot in comedy by performing all over the U.S. before landing it big as one of the hosts on “The View.”

‘While I Breathe’ docu follows young, Black Democrat in the Deep South

Moviegoers will get an inside look at the modern American political landscape as director Emily Harrold’s “While I Breathe, I Hope” comes to Brooklyn’s Stuart Cinema this August.

Our fight for reparations

The Dec. 12th Movement International Secretariat will host a screening of the “Durban 400,” a documentary film of the historic World Conference against Racism held in Durban, South Africa in 2001.

HBO holds New York Latino Film Fest, Aug. 12-18

Mira, mis amigos it’s time to mark your calendar to celebrate The New York Latino Film Festival, the nation’s premier and most diverse Latino film festival—a touchstone of the nation’s thriving multicultural cinematic movement—which kicks off its 16th edition Monday, ...

‘Astronomy Club’ to land on Netflix

Hang on. Take a deep breath. Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 148 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, has ordered a new sketch comedy made by and about Black culture.

‘Stuber’ stumbles

Stu (Kumail Nanjiani), a mild-mannered sporting goods clerk, moonlights as an Uber driver.

Meet the women at the center of HBO doc ‘Who Killed Garrett Phillips’

Potsdam, N.Y. is the kind of town where Confederate flags fly without notice.

‘The Lion King’—Beyoncé, Donald Glover, others elevate new classic

The animated story of “The Lion King” is such a classic now that Disney would have been downright foolish to tinker with perfection.

Tyler Perry Studio partners with Viacom to create BET+ Streaming

It has been reported that film and theater mogul Tyler Perry has partnered with Viacom to create a new BET streaming service.

Film at Lincoln Center announces summer 2019

Diversity, diversity, diversity and its sister word—inclusion—have become new buzz words used (so often) to announce that the entertainment industry is making needed changes in their white-as-usual programming in television and film.

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is a reason to go to the movies again

Is “Spider-Man: Far From Home” worth your hard-earned money? Yes, yes it is. You might even kick yourself (hard) that you didn’t spring for that big box of popcorn.

Woody is back—with Key & Peele!—in ‘Toy Story 4’

Woody (Tom Hanks) is back and so is Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and the rest of the gang and in this new chapter, they are involved in Bonnie’s first day of kindergarten, a family road trip and the discovery of ...

John Shaft lives inside the AmNews—can you dig it?

It’s 2019 and John Shaft has taken up residence inside the historic building that’s owned by the New York Amsterdam News—can you dig it?

‘Dark Phoenix’ rises

X-Men, the mutant humans born with superhuman abilities, return to the big screen. In “Dark Phoenix,” the mutants do battle with one of their own, Jean Grey, who possesses telepathic and telekinetic skills.

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