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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.

‘Rocketman’ takes off

“Rocketman” quite simply is the evolution of Reginald Kenneth Dwight from a shy lonely kid into the internationally known music phenomenon Elton John.

You really should go and see ‘Ma’

A group of teens, sitting in the parking lot of a liquor store, take turns trying to get adult strangers to buy alcohol for them.

‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’—a poignant love letter to the city

Gentrification is a BS word thrown around this great, big country of ours as a polite excuse for forcing low- and medium-income people—mostly of color—out of their homes and communities so higher earning (mostly white) people can move in (seize) ...

‘Queen Sugar’ Season 4—will love win over betrayal?

The Queen Sugar Season 4 press luncheon, with Rutina Wesley (Nova), Dawn-Lyen Gardner (Charley) and Kofi Siriboe (Ralph Angel), provided details about season four “Queen Sugar” presented by OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.

‘Paris is Burning’ (again): the classic ball film returns to screens after nearly 30 years

As the film begins, we hear a voice describing a conversation with their father:

Jessie T. Usher plays John Shaft Jr. in ‘Shaft’

Jessie T. Usher plays J.J., aka John Shaft Jr., a cybersecurity expert with a degree from MIT.

Africans v. African Americans Subject of Film Festival

Historical and recent migrations have resulted in the merging of cultures and shared experiences.

Split Screens TV Fest returns to NYC, thru June 3

It’s almost summer and it’s time for the annual DOC NYC—the largest documentary festival in the U.S.

Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ comes back strong for season 2

The second year of Netflix’s “She’s Gotta Have It” is even more relevant than ever.

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