Although filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s film isn’t part of the 59th New York Film Festival, I am reminded of one of her powerful quotes in which she spoke about the power of dreams: “For me, it’s a question of the way ...
Amazon Studios’ new film, “Cinderella,” is the latest retelling of the Charles Perrault classic and, this time, screenwriter and director Kay Cannon gives the old classic a new spin. In this over-the-top unreality, characters break into song with all the ...
As busy as Cedric the Entertainer is with his sitcom “The Neighborhood” and other projects, he quickly said yes when asked to host his first major awards show.
Tiffany Haddish may have Martin Scorsese to thank for her role in Paul Schrader’s “The Card Counter,” at least indirectly.
“Candyman” hooked the top spot at the North American box office.
Aretha Franklin crossed over but her life force is still very much alive. She is a legend and there is no question that the late, great Aretha Franklin could sing.
“Free Guy” is a fantasy action film that has pulled ideas from everywhere. It is a wild mashup of a few multi-verse blockbusters, like “The Lego Movie” meeting “The Matrix.”
It takes a special strength to laugh at pain. To sport a Sambo smile, loud and hollow, as a person burdened by stress and fear begins to crumble right before your eyes.
Join the 19th annual ImageNation Outdoors festival for the NYC premiere of “Red Pill” at NYC Movies Under the Stars. The one-night only event takes place Friday, Aug. 13 at St. Nicholas Park (135th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue).
On Aug. 6, the “The Suicide Squad” explores from the beautiful mind of writer/director James Gunn and Warner Bros. Pictures. This new superhero action-adventure from the DC world features a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup.
A notorious tweetstorm is now on screen, starring Taylour Paige and Riley Keough. The film is “Zola” and the director is Janicza Bravo from a script she wrote with the Tony-nominated playwright Jeremy O. Harris (“Slave Play”).
Face it, African American people are a culture in the United States. We are cool because we are, so I understand why there are several African American female leads in HBO Max’s reboot of “Gossip Girl.”
This debut drama, set in colorful, chaotic Lagos, the former Nigerian capital, is made by twin brothers, Arie and Chuko Esiri: Tragedy and fate intervene as two Nigerians try to better the lives of their families.
There is no denying that during the worldwide lockdown due to COVID-19, there was a renewed appreciation for the creative people behind today’s television shows.
Markuann Smith, executive producer/actor on “Godfather of Harlem” knows everything about holding your vision.