"In The Heat Of The Night" (!967) Watch The Original Trailer

Here's the original trailer for director Norman Jewison's Best Picture Oscar winner for 1967. "In the Heat of the Night" also won Rod Steiger a Best Actor Oscar. Sidney Poitier's Virgil Tibbs proved ...

Stream of the Day: ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ Is an Anti-Fatalist Horror Film That Demands a Sequel

Stream of the Day: ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ Is an Anti-Fatalist Horror Film That Demands a Sequel With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform. Early marketing for Drew ...

‘Undercover Brother 2′ Review

Stars: Vince Swann, Barry Bostwick, Michael Jai White, Laila Odom, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Lindsay Lamb, Melanie Loren, Gary Owen, Affion Crockett, Brandon Hirsch, Tyler Crumley, Zac Zedalis, Steven Lee ...

‘Monos’ Review: Rebels Without a Cause, or a Chaperone

‘Monos’ Review: Rebels Without a Cause, or a Chaperone They have names like Rambo, Bigfoot, Wolf, Dog, Lady, Smurf, Swede, Boom Boom. They live, for now, up in the hills of Colombia, high enough that clouds roll in and blanket the fields during pick-up ...

‘Monos’ Review: Thrilling Saga Is ‘Lord of the Flies’ With Guerrilla Warfare — Sundance

‘Monos’ Review: Thrilling Saga Is ‘Lord of the Flies’ With Guerrilla Warfare — Sundance “Monos” takes place in the dense jungles and foggy mountaintops of northern Colombia, but it may as well be another planet. Director Alejandro Landes’ thrilling survivalist saga tracks a dysfunctional ...

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Review: Spike Lee Detonates a Funny and Righteously Furious ‘Fuck You’ to Trump — Cannes 2018

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Review: Spike Lee Detonates a Funny and Righteously Furious ‘Fuck You’ to Trump — Cannes 2018 It’s surprisingly easy to forget that “BlacKkKlansman” is a Spike Lee joint. Not only does it open with an extended sequence from “Gone with the Wind” (not a Spike Lee joint), but it also spends a ...

Oscars flashback: ‘In the Heat of the Night’ wins Best Picture 50 years ago taking on racism in the south [Watch]

Oscars flashback: ‘In the Heat of the Night’ wins Best Picture 50 years ago taking on racism in the south [Watch] Racial issues in the south. Small town police department. Best Picture nominee at the Oscars. Lead performance frontrunner to win. These are certainly descriptions of 2018 Oscar contender “Three ...

Reviews: Sidney Poitier In "They Call Me Mister Tibbs!" (1970) And "The Organization" (1971); Kino Lorber Blu-ray Releases

By Lee Pfeiffer The year 1967 marked the high point of Sidney Poitier's screen career. He starred in three highly acclaimed box office hits: "To Sir, With Love", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" and ...

Hollywood Icon Sidney Poitier Makes Rare Public Appearance as TCM Celebrates In the Heat of the Night’s 50th Anniversary

Hollywood Icon Sidney Poitier Makes Rare Public Appearance as TCM Celebrates In the Heat of the Night’s 50th Anniversary Academy Award-winning actor Sidney Poitier made a rare public appearance on Thursday at the TCM Classic Film Festival to take in a celebratory 50th-anniversary screening of one of his most enduring ...

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Broadway’s delightful — but wickedly accurate — satire of big business was brought to movie screens almost intact, with the story, the stars, the styles and dances kept as they were in the ...

The Best Picture Oscar winners that had sequels

facebook twitter google+ More Best Picture Oscar winners have had sequels than you may think. This lot, in fact... There’s still an element of snobbery where sequels to certain films is concerned. ...

‘Selma’ Could Become the Fifteenth Race-Related Film to Land a Best Picture Oscar Nom

By Anjelica Oswald Managing Editor Originally planned to screen as a 30-minute preview at AFI Fest, Ava DuVernay’s Selma, centered on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights marches from ...

R.I.P. Don Medford

Prolific television director Don Medford, who is perhaps best known for the two-episode finale of the 1960s drama The Fugitive, died December 12 at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Los ...

Film Franchises Built Around Black Characters (Survey)

This all came to me thanks to a virtual chat I had recently with a friend about the reboot of the the Alex Cross detective thriller series, based on the novel franchise written by James Patterson, ...

Virgil Tibbs – First Black Character To Claim Film Franchise?

This all came to me thanks to a virtual chat I had earlier today with a friend about Idris Elba recently signing on to take over for Morgan Freeman in a reboot of the the Alex Cross detective thriller ...