‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ too?

Yes, Marvel Studios has had a string of hits with their various Avenger-related flicks, but I thought they were pushing their luck releasing 2014’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie. I knew the oft-canceled comic. Most people had never heard of ...

New York African Film Fest: Exploring the past, engaging the future

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival presents the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9. The festival’s theme, “The Peoples’ Revolution,” taps into the pulse of protest and the calls for change bubbling up throughout ...

17th annual New York Indian Film Festival

The comparison between Bollywood and Hollywood is a very long industry joke, but like most parts of the world, India has its own brand of storytelling and as such has produced a list of legendary storytellers whose craftsmanship in the ...

Rare Malcolm X docu screens May 7

It’s hard to believe that attendees at the screening of Lebert “Sandy” Bethune’s film, “Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom,” Sunday, May 7, at Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center will acquire as much knowledge as Bethune dispensed during his ...

Queen Latifah, Jill Scott set to star in Lifetime’s ‘Flint’ movie

There is to be a new film about the water tragedy of Flint, Mich. Executive producers Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Katie Couric, Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere will tell the story of the water crisis in Flint.

‘Showtime At the Apollo’ returns to FOX, auditions began April 23

The Apollo Theater and FOX announced that “Showtime at the Apollo” has been picked up as a one-hour weekly series featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, “Showtime at the Apollo” is ...

‘Baby Boss’ orders you to go to the theater!

It’s bad enough that 7-year-old Tim has a new baby brother who completely saps his parents’ attention and energy, but Tim learns that his sibling is actually not at all who or what he appears to be.

‘The Get Down’ is still getting down

Brother Nelson George has a wide-open smile that, at first glance, gives the appearance that you are staring into the eyes of a gentleman who’s been slumbering away.

“True Conviction” shines at Tribeca Film Fest

“True Conviction” is another excellent documentary from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival that examines the vagaries of the legal system and law enforcement.

J.D. Dillard’s ‘Sleight’ opens April 28

“Sleight,” J.D. Dillard’s strong directorial debut, a film that he co-wrote with Alex Theurer stars up and coming actor, Jacob Latimore, Dulé Hill and ingenue Seychelle Gabriel.

New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30

Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.

‘Shots Fired’—Reality, music, movement

If you are a native of the Bronx, you’re quite familiar with the expression, “Shots fired!” and the actions associated with it.

Tribeca Short Film Fest, April 19-30

There was a record 4,385 short films submitted for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, and only 57 were chosen, including 36 world premieres.

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News

Bill O'Reilly is done at Fox News, its parent company 21st Century Fox said Wednesday.

Aunjanue Ellis of ‘Quantico’ talks NYC, Ben Carson

The usual reaction to news that your employer is changing locations is at least anxiety if not outright displeasure.