Timely documentary: ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’

In 1944, a 24-year-old Black woman was abducted and brutally gang-raped near her home in Abbeville, Ala. It’s no surprise, at all, that her vicious and morally bankrupt white abusers were never arrested and therefore not convicted of this hideous ...

Vivica A. Fox stars in ION’s ‘A Christmas Cruise’ Dec. 16

Miss Vivica A. Fox is still bringing her very own brand of fire to everything that she touches.

Betty Davis documentary premieres in Amsterdam

A new documentary about the insatiable, sexual, over-the-top and incredibly talented funk-soul musician, Betty Davis, was recently premiered at the 2017 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.

Pixar’s ‘Coco’—Drop in and meet the ancestors

A new year is just a few weeks away. Your house will begin to fill with holiday relatives, and one of the best ways to keep the peace and make the holiday special is going to the movies. What to ...

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ gets it right on Netflix

Professor Spike Lee gets it right in Netflix joint ‘She’s Gotta Have It,” and that includes the opening credits, which contain flashes of the dearly departed Prince and Notorious B.I.G.

A Black man in a Marvel world: Jason R. Moore in ‘The Punisher’

Jason R. Moore’s character Curtis Hoyle first appeared in “The Punisher #1 (Vol. 2)” in which Curtis and Frank served in the same unit during wartime but Curtis eventually tried to betray Frank.

Star of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ returns to NYC for one-woman show

For actress Dominique Fishback, life was like a dream during her high school senior year.

‘Justice League’ makes DC Comics proud

Director Zack Synder’s “Justice League” is more than just a watchable superhero movie.

‘Wonder’ is wonderful

The savvy marketing team for the film “Wonder” sent out the children novel “Wonder” by Raquel Jaramillo months before the screenings began.

Is Oprah Winfrey replacing Charlie Rose on 'CBS This Morning?'

Multiple reports indicate that CBS is "begging" media personality and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey to replace disgraced news anchor Charlie Rose as co-host of "CBS This Morning."

‘Murder on the Orient Express’—Take this thrilling train ride

Agatha Christie’s 1934 classic whodunit returns to the big screen for the second time (the first version was filmed in 1974). In the 2017 version Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast, including Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, ...

‘Last Revolutionary’ to open 25th annual ADIFF

The African Diaspora International Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with 64 films from 31 countries, including 31 world, U.S. and New York premieres. Screenings will be held at three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University; Cinema Village; and ...

Rob Reiner’s ‘LBJ’ biopic makes critical whitewashing error

Rob Reiner’s new film “LBJ,” starring Woody Harrelson, is about one of America’s most critical presidential tenures, that of Lyndon Johnson.

New documentary directed by ‘Wire’ star premiering on HBO

Sitting inside the HBO’s screening room, I wanted to cry, nay scream, but the rising hairs on my arms and the back of my neck told me to hold steady.

Beyoncé joins cast of Disney's live-action 'Lion King'

Queen Bey has joined "The Lion King."