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By Craigh Barboza Director John Singleton was a brash young film student at the University of Southern California in the late 1980s when he saw an advance screening of “Colors,” a drama that purported to give viewers a real glimpse … Continue reading
By Neda Ulaby A tiny independent movie has been picked by one of Hollywood’s biggest moguls to promote his latest venture. Robert L. Johnson created BET and now, the Urban Movie Channel — an online channel that’s being called the … Continue reading
The Jedis are all but extinct, the Old Republic is in turmoil and the threat of the Death Star is looming in Rogue One, fans learned at Star Wars Celebration in California on Sunday. Director Gareth Edwards, who made Godzilla, … Continue reading
Coming March 7, 2014…
By Decca Aitkenhead Steve McQueen has known about slavery for as long as he can remember. To the son of West Indian parents, slavery’s history is the story of his very existence: “So there is a weight on your chest, … Continue reading
By Andrew Anthony Directed by the British artist and film-maker Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave has gained almost universal critical praise. In his review for the New Yorker, David Denby echoed the consensus opinion when he described it as … Continue reading
A writer has been hired to pen a fourth installment to the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series by author Stieg Larsson, its Swedish publishers have said. David Lagercrantz will write a new story about the characters of Lisbeth Slander … Continue reading
Arriving May 2, 2014 is the much-anticipated, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Andrew Garfield returns as the web making superhero. The film also stars Emma Stone, Sally Field, Jamie Foxx, Denis Leary and Paul Giamatti.