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'Black-ish' presents message of unity in first post-election episode

The most recent episode of ABC's "black-ish" was not only the post-election episode viewers have been eagerly awaiting, it was also the one viewers may have needed.

Our hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Most Americans view Martin Luther King Jr. Day as just another day that is given off on the third Monday of every January,” said Fariza Manonva. Unfortunately, as the 10th-grade Brooklyn Bedford Academy High School student noted, too many “people ...

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ shine at Golden Globes

Kerry Washington had a party-filled weekend. Jan. 6, the “Scandal” star attended the Obamas’ final soiree at the White House.

‘La La Land,’ a musical for a particular type of movie fan

Musicals are not made for everyone. You need to have a romantic soul and therefore be open to applauding the effort, no matter how strained and thready the end product might be.

Local Black business leaders help donate 25,000 tickets for students to see 'Hidden Figures'

New York City African-American business leaders, in partnership with 20th Century Fox, Google, Facebook, Infor and AT&T, have launched an initiative to offer free admission to the critically-acclaimed feature, Hidden Figures, for over 25,000 students in New York.

Black Hollywood takes center stage at Golden Globes

In the wake of continued allegations of discrimination and racism in Hollywood, several Black films and entertainers took home awards at Sunday's Golden Globes.

‘Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ debuts on HBO

The early and positive word-of-mouth had done its job—effectively and affectionately—for the documentary “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds,” which screened at the 2016 New York Film Festival. The house was packed.

‘Passengers’—Don’t take this voyage

Talk about a long nap: the 5000 passengers and crew on the Starship Avalon are on a 120-year voyage from Earth to their new outer-space home.

Film Society of Lincoln Center features ‘Moonlight’ director Jan. 5

There is no denying the powerful impact of A24’s drama “Moonlight,” written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” by Tarell Alvin McCraney.

Film Society of Lincoln Center features ‘Moonlight’ director Jan. 5

There is no denying the powerful impact of A24’s drama “Moonlight,” written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” by Tarell Alvin McCraney.

‘Lion’ hits the right tone

“Lion” is based on a true story that begins in 1986, in Kolkata, India, when a little boy named Saroo (Sunny Pawar) gets lost on a train, accidentally traveling more than 1,000 miles from his small village into the central ...

Q&A with Margot Lee Shetterly, author of ‘Hidden Figures’

One of the most highly anticipated and talked about films of the year is “Hidden Figures.” Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner, the film is based on the true story of a group of extraordinary ...

WLNY-TV to air annual Yule Log and Christmas Eve midnight mass

WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) will continue a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

‘Sing’ is one of the best holiday movie choices

The genius storytellers behind the animated hits “Despicable Me” and “The Secret Life of Pets” have created a rich new, animated musical called “Sing,” with many stars lending their vocal cords to this hilarious movie, including Scarlett Johansson, Matthew McConaughey, ...

‘Hidden Figures’ opens Christmas Day

“Hidden Figures” is based on the lives of mathematicians, Katherine Goble-Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae). Hollywood could not make it up—nor would Hollywood make it up.

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