Saturday, December 3, 2022

Film

The beat of African drums performed by Kindred Spirit and African cuisine prepared by two of Memphis' premiere chefs was part of a premiere showing of "Black Panther" at the Malco Cordova Cinema Thursday evening. The Redwing Group coordinated the...
Carrie Annie Bernans is living proof that there is a path that connects Memphis to Wakanda, the fictional African nation in the Marvel box office smash “Black Panther.” A University of Memphis alum, Bernans has a role as one of...
10 best big budget films 1. (Baby Driver) 2. (Lady Bird) 3. (The Disaster Artist) 4. (The Florida Project) 5. (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri) 6. (Mudbound) 7. (Dunkirk) 8. (Wonder Woman) 9. (Get Out) 10. (Rough Night) Big budgets honorable mention 11. (Everything, Everything) 12. (Going in Style) 13. (Fate of the Furious) 14....
by Lee R. Watkins Special to The New Tri-State Defender The international flow of moviegoers checking out “Black Panther” continued last weekend and in Memphis students and parents flocked to the Malco Paradiso to watch the superhero film on Saturday. Shelby County...
There is such a thing as Black women having the Wonder Woman syndrome, shouldering the responsibility of life and her family with a can-do-it-all attitude while falling into a deep depression. But it might be more correct to call...
Calvin Anderson, president of The New Tri-State Defender’s parent company, Best Media Properties Inc., attended the Los Angeles premiere  of Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” last week. “I was pleased and honored to represent The New Tri State Defender and...
by Ronda Racha Penrice LOS ANGELES and ATLANTA — “Black cinema” and “blockbuster” are suddenly becoming synonymous. “Black Panther” is already nearing a billion dollars in global box office receipts and Jordan Peele just became the first African-American to win...
Some didn’t think it would happen but in just 26 days Black Panther has surpassed the $1 BILLION mark. It is the 33rd movie to gross $1 billion, trees ’s the 16th Disney film to reach this milestone, and the fifth Marvel movie to...
In 1972, Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) was a career U.S. diplomat delighted to be serving his country overseas in Lebanon. In fact, he and his wife Nadia (Leila Bekhti) were so comfortable living in the Middle East that they...
Hey, sci-fi fans, did you find it hard to stomach the sight of a human mating with another species in The Shape of Water, too? If so, have I got a movie that'll wash the bad taste right out...