Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Film

by Ishena Robinson -- Chadwick Boseman, the award-winning leading man from Howard who portrayed inspiring Black figures in movies like Marshall, 42, Get On Up, and the culture shifting Black Panther, has died from colon cancer at 43 years old. Boseman’s death was announced on his official...
by Mark Kennedy -- If you’re of a certain age, much of the new Netflix thriller “Fatal Affair” will be very familiar. That’s because it’s really just a diluted retelling of another, similarly named film — 1987′s “Fatal Attraction.” Weirdly, that...
by Jacob Smith --  Hollywood loves to make movies depicting “the black struggle.” But black audiences may be tired of the same stories of people who look like them trying to make it in America. While “All Day and a...
Stories like this need to be told. It’s the shared sentiment echoed by award-winning actors Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, and Nia Long as they discussed the upcoming film, “The Banker.” The trio premiered the movie at a special screening at...
The first-ever “Mid-South Black Film Festival” in Memphis is underway and its founder is focused on “closing the gap between dreams and reality.” “We want to make this film festival a landmark event in Memphis — an annual celebration of...
On February 29, 1940, Hattie McDaniel, arguably the most well-known black actress in the entire world at the time, took to the podium at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub inside the legendary Ambassador Hotel, in Los Angeles, to accept her...
'By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event's 73-year history. Festival organizers hope Lee will "shake...
Jamie Foxx’s performance in Just Mercy has earned him the Spotlight Award at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival. As TheGrio previously reported, in the fact-based courtroom drama, Foxx plays Walter McMillian, a death row inmate accused of murdering...
Two-time Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown is mostly known for his current role in NBC’s Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated drama series “This Is Us,” for his role as Randall Pearson, a loving father. However his latest role in...
The blackest group of critics are back with their picks for the best of the best during the 2019 movie season! That’s right, you don’t have to worry about our black excellence not being recognized (you know, since other...