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A hip-hop legend is reborn in Netflix’s ‘Roxanne Roxanne’

There are many ways to gain fame and fortune, and one way is to use your words, which is exactly what Roxanne Shanté did.

‘Red Sparrow’ never really takes off

Russian prima ballerina Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) has her dreams shattered when she suffers a career-ending injury during a performance.

Tribute to Edith Head, grand dame of Hollywood costume design

The role of a costume designer is complicated and yet it’s easy. They simply help set the tone of the entire film. They simply help establish the characters. They simply help audiences connect to the stories being told.

‘Gringo’ a no-go

The blows just keep landing: Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) isn’t a boxer. He’s a kind, nerdy businessman who finds out that everyone he trusts—his wife (Thandie Newton), boss (Joel Edgerton) and colleague (Charlize Theron)—have it in for him.

‘Wrinkle in Time’—a ‘Wizard of Oz’ for a new generation

On a chilly spring day—a quirky occurrence in sunny California—a group of selected journalists, bloggers and influencers cued up to screen “Wrinkle in Time” on the famed Walt Disney lot.

‘Wrinkle in Time’—not exactly what you expect

Based on Madeleine L’Engle’s book, “A Wrinkle in Time,” the newest film version under director Ava DuVernay has been causing a lot of excitement, with heightened expectations fueled in large part by the heat of “Black Panther.”

Film Society of Lincoln Center, MoMA host 47th New Directors/New Films fest series

Festival celebrates filmmakers who represent the present and anticipate the future of cinema, showcasing the daring artists whose work pushes the envelope in unexpected ways.

International Children’s Film Festival runs through March 18

Spring is right around the corner, and with the change of temperature there comes more choices to entertain and educate your children, such as the New York International Children’s Film Festival with an impressive 2018 lineup.

Film Independent Spirit Awards: The best of indie celebrated

There is something wonderful about the Indie Spirit Awards produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the LA Film Festival.

Kobe Bryant, Jordan Peele: Historic Oscar wins

Our team was invited to cover Oscar’s 90th celebration with host Jimmy Kimmel whose hilarious performance had the assembled press laughing throughout the evening.

Film Independent Spirit Awards: The best of indie celebrated

There is something wonderful about the Indie Spirit Awards produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the LA Film Festival.

Kobe Bryant, Jordan Peele: Historic Oscar wins

Our team was invited to cover Oscar’s 90th celebration with host Jimmy Kimmel, whose hilarious performance had the assembled press laughing throughout the evening.

‘Black Panther’ is a must-see

I’ve never been one to rush out to see the movie “everyone” is talking about. I rarely go to the movies, to be honest.

Jordan Peele is first Black screenwriter to win best original screenplay

Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” has placed him in the Oscar history books.

Project Involve: Creating diversity and inclusion for 25 years

Every single year—like a grotesque rite of passage—an annual report detailing the lack of diversity, inclusion and income in Hollywood is circulated, and for a brief moment of time, all tongues are wagging and heads are swiveling around in disgust.