Spike Lee, Jordan Peele team up for new film

It has been reported that Jordan Peele, creator of the breakout Black horror thriller “Get Out,” has teamed up with Spike Lee to direct and produce a new film project titled “Black Klansman,” and will follow the story of a ...

Urbanworld Film Fest returns Sept. 20-24

In the spirit of those who reach for the stars to change the world, Stacy Spikes created the Urbanworld Film Festival 21 years ago. Spikes is a former executive at Miramax and October Films.

'Crown Heights' actors on the pain of injustice

Colin Warner hopes that when audiences see "Crown Heights" it infuriates them.

‘Gone with the Wind’ pulled from Memphis film series

Times have changed in the South and in the world of film.

Introduction to ‘The Defenders’ 101

“You four: The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, the smart-ass detective, the righteous ex-con and the kid with the glowing fist. The war for New York is here…so get your s--- together.”

‘Leap!’ into the mind of a tiny dancer with heart

Dreams of being a famous ballet dancer dressed in bright pink tutus and a life filled with dazzling pirouettes, all viewed under the spotlights is what makes this sweet new animated story “Leap!” such a charming cinematic family viewing experience.

Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic coming soon to the small screen

The story of Bobbi Kristina Brown's life and tragic death is coming to the small screen.

Overweight white rapper becomes larger-than-life star in ‘Patti Cake$’

Music video director Geremy Jasper knows how to turn an indie underdog into an unlikely rap star

‘Kidnap’ will grab you and not let go

Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) tries to make the best of a difficult day, working as a waitress in a coffee shop.

BET to broadcast 'Black Girls Rock' award show on Aug. 22

The Black Girls Rock award show has returned for its annual broadcast on the BET network. Actress, singer and producer Taraji P. Henson is the host.

“Step” into the lives of young women just like you

There might be an early Oscar contender in the documentary category this year, with several key industry predictors giving the “dark horse,” aka “the little film that could,” a serious second look. “Step” is soulful without trying to be.

‘Step’ is life

The atmosphere was crackling with high voltage, and the air was scented, thick with youthful optimism. It’s easy to catch the fever of this feel-good movie.

Community Calendar August 10 - August 16

The legendary Stevie Wonder is one of the headliners at the Sept. 23 Global Citizen Festival, the annual concert in Central Park blending music and social activism, joined by Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, Alessia Cara and a blend ...

‘Atomic Blonde’—nothing you haven’t seen before

A British undercover agent is murdered in East Berlin.

Community Calendar August 3 - August 9th

With the release of the motion picture “Detroit” and the AmNews’ Herb Boyd’s opus “Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self Determination” all eyes are on the Motor City.