Iron Maiden Slate Live Album ‘Nights of the Living Dead’ for Fall

Iron Maiden Slate Live Album ‘Nights of the Living Dead’ for Fall Iron Maiden played a high adrenaline, career-spanning setlist on their last tour and documented it for a new live album, Nights of the Living Dead: Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City. The ...

Albert Hughes

Albert Hughes Albert Hughes takes us on a wild journey through the movies that made him, then explains why he’s not a cinephile (Spoiler: He is). Heads up – you’re going to hear some words you’ve never heard on our ...

15 Movies You Only Want to Watch Once, From ‘A Clockwork Orange’ to ‘The Revenant’ (Photos)

15 Movies You Only Want to Watch Once, From ‘A Clockwork Orange’ to ‘The Revenant’ (Photos) Sometimes the truth hurts. As “The Birth of a Nation” opens in theaters this weekend, it joins a select group of films that have been both venerated by film buffs, but also contain scenes that are so ...

How the Pandemic Will Shake Up Toronto Film Festival’s (Virtual) Sales Market

How the Pandemic Will Shake Up Toronto Film Festival’s (Virtual) Sales Market The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted Hollywood companies big and small, yet the industry is heading to Toronto — at least, virtually — to screen new films and acquire content that is so ...

‘Women Make Film’: A Parallel History of the Movies, Told by Female Filmmakers

‘Women Make Film’: A Parallel History of the Movies, Told by Female Filmmakers There’s an accepted story we tell ourselves about the history of the movies, which goes something like this: Technological inventions in the late 1800s lead to a new type of mass entertainment and a ...

10 Films by African American Filmmakers That Belong in the Criterion Collection

10 Films by African American Filmmakers That Belong in the Criterion Collection The New York Times put prestigious specialty home-video distributor The Criterion Collection under a microscope late last week, and the headline said it all: “How the Criterion Collection Crops Out ...

‘The 24th’ Review: A Flashpoint in Black History Gets a Fresh Spotlight

‘The 24th’ Review: A Flashpoint in Black History Gets a Fresh Spotlight Just in case it wasn’t obvious before, the recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd have done much to lay bare just how spotty and incomplete much of America’s understanding of its own ...

‘Emperor’ Review: A Runaway Slave Joins the Raid on Harpers Ferry in Forgotten Tale of Black Heroism

‘Emperor’ Review: A Runaway Slave Joins the Raid on Harpers Ferry in Forgotten Tale of Black Heroism As statues to Confederate heroes are torn down around the country, the question of whom to honor in their place poses an intriguing challenge — one that writer-director Mark Amin seems to have ...

‘Palm Springs’ Breaks Hulu’s Opening Weekend Streaming Record

‘Palm Springs’ Breaks Hulu’s Opening Weekend Streaming Record “Palm Springs” broke records on Hulu this weekend, with the Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti rom-com recording the streamer’s biggest opening weekend ever, a Hulu spokesperson told TheWrap. The film ...

‘Palm Springs’ Sets Hulu Streaming Record with Biggest Opening Weekend — Exclusive

‘Palm Springs’ Sets Hulu Streaming Record with Biggest Opening Weekend — Exclusive The records keep on coming for Max Barbakow’s time loop romantic-comedy “Palm Springs.” A spokesperson for Hulu confirms with IndieWire the film broke the streaming platform’s opening weekend record ...

Andy Samberg’s ‘Palm Springs’ Makes A Splash, Natalie Erika James Makes Haunting Directorial Debut With ‘Relic’ – Specialty Streaming Preview

Andy Samberg’s ‘Palm Springs’ Makes A Splash, Natalie Erika James Makes Haunting Directorial Debut With ‘Relic’ – Specialty Streaming Preview With its sun-kissed energy and oasis vibes, it’s appropriate that the Max Barbakow-directed comedy Palm Springs be released during the summer. The time-hopping comedy made its world premiere at ...

‘Palm Springs’ Film Review: Andy Samberg Puts an Indie Rom-Com Spin on ‘Groundhog Day’

‘Palm Springs’ Film Review: Andy Samberg Puts an Indie Rom-Com Spin on ‘Groundhog Day’ If the coronavirus had never come along and “Palm Springs” was being released into a few hundred (or a couple thousand) theaters this week, the pressure would have been intense on the Max Barbakow ...

The Reckoning Over Representation: Black Hollywood Speaks Out, But Is the Industry Listening?

The Reckoning Over Representation: Black Hollywood Speaks Out, But Is the Industry Listening? Former “Glee” star Amber Riley remembers the time early in her career when a producer told her that she and other actors of color were “a little more disposable, because that’s the way the world is.” ...

‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Trailer: Ciro Guerra Tells A Timely Adaptation Of Colonial Oppression With Robert Pattinson, Johnny Depp & More

‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Trailer: Ciro Guerra Tells A Timely Adaptation Of Colonial Oppression With Robert Pattinson, Johnny Depp & More The span of time between two linked films “The Birth of a Nation” and “BlacKkKlansman”—103 years—may serve as the bluntest example of how essential it is for generations of individuals to be taught ...

Benjamin Crump And Bron Teaming On Docuseries ‘Homicide Or Justified’

Benjamin Crump And Bron Teaming On Docuseries ‘Homicide Or Justified’ Bron Studios’ non-scripted division Bron Life is partnering with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump and his Brooklyn Media to develop and produce Homicide or Justified. The docuseries, hosted by ...

Hollywood Must Not Settle For the Comfortable Response to Fight Systemic Racism (Guest Column)

Hollywood Must Not Settle For the Comfortable Response to Fight Systemic Racism (Guest Column) Images have immense power. As the currency of Hollywood, they can be potent weapons against the ugly realities of racism, hate and intolerance in America. They have the power to inspire, to humanize ...

A Rich Tapestry of Black Experience: Close-Up on Oscar Micheaux’s "Within Our Gates"

A Rich Tapestry of Black Experience: Close-Up on Oscar Micheaux’s Close-Up is a feature that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Oscar Micheaux's Within Our Gates is showing June 17 - July 17, 2020.Oscar Micheaux has been hailed as many things: The first Black ...

Critic's Picks: 10 Great Underseen Films About Black America

The vast majority of Hollywood films over the past hundred years were made by, about and for white people. The industry’s first blockbuster — 1915’s The Birth of a Nation by D.W. Griffith — was a Ku ...

After His Op-Ed Got ‘Gone With The Wind’ Pulled From HBO Max, John Ridley Ponders Permanent Hollywood Change As ABC Re-Airs His L.A. Riots Docu ‘Let It Fall’ – Deadline Q&a

After His Op-Ed Got ‘Gone With The Wind’ Pulled From HBO Max, John Ridley Ponders Permanent Hollywood Change As ABC Re-Airs His L.A. Riots Docu ‘Let It Fall’ – Deadline Q&a Exclusive: Writer-director John Ridley has been writing and directing film and TV projects about racial conflict his whole career. And despite winning the Oscar for scripting 12 Years a Slave, he has ...

WGA West Committee Of Black Writers’ Co-Chairs Call On Hollywood To “Revolutionize The Way Our Industry Hires Writers”

WGA West Committee Of Black Writers’ Co-Chairs Call On Hollywood To “Revolutionize The Way Our Industry Hires Writers” In an open letter to Hollywood, the co-chairs of the WGA West’s Committee of Black Writers said today that they are grieving, angry and “unapologetically demanding systemic change” throughout the ...

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