Movie Academy Invites Record 928 For Membership; Focus On Diversity

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is out with its 2018 list of invitations for membership. Here is the list of the record 928 folks from 59 countries. Note that 10 individuals (noted by ...

Michelle Pfeiffer Stars in the Most Visually Daring Movie of 2018: Here’s How the Bold Style Came Together

Michelle Pfeiffer Stars in the Most Visually Daring Movie of 2018: Here’s How the Bold Style Came Together Inside her character’s recently deceased mother’s apartment, Michelle Pfeiffer is barely visible. The room is lit by a single lamp; the light that does find her gives the contours of her face a dim ...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: Different Directors Meant the Same Vision for Cinematographer Bradford Young

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Movie Review – Where is Kyra? (2018)

Where is Kyra?, 2018. Directed by Andrew Dosunmu. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland, Sam Robards, and Suzanne Shepherd. Synopsis: In Brooklyn, New York, Kyra (Pfeiffer) loses her job ...

“I Think Hope is When We Step out of the Cinema and Begin to Question Ourselves”: Director Andrew Dosunmu on his Michelle Pfeiffer-Starring Where is Kyra?

In his previous two features, Restless City and Mother of George, Nigeria-born photographer-turned-filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu has placed vivid human dramas within ultra-specific pockets of New York ...

“I Think Hope is When We Step out of the Cinema and Begin to Question Ourselves”: Director Andrew Dosunmu on his Michelle Pfeiffer-Starring Where is Kyra?

In his previous two features, Restless City and Mother of George, Nigeria-born photographer-turned-filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu has placed vivid human dramas within ultra-specific pockets of New York ...

'Where Is Kyra?' Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Gives the Performance of Her Career

'Where Is Kyra?' Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Gives the Performance of Her Career Do you remember the first time Michelle Pfeiffer showed up on your radar? Was it courtesy of one of her gangster molls, available in both coke-snorting (Scarface) and gum-snapping (Married to the Mob) ...

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Film Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Shines in Dark Indie Drama

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Film Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Shines in Dark Indie Drama In 1997, Amos Kollek made a movie called “Sue,” a tiny arthouse drama that surely still haunts those who were lucky enough to catch it. The unforgettable Anna Thomson played the titular lost soul, a ...

Where is Kyra? | Review

Identification of a Woman: Dosunmu’s Exacting Arthouse Drama of Suffocation and Alienation Nigerian born director Andrew Dosunmu branches out with an unexpectedly somber portrait of Brooklyn for his ...

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Trailer: Michelle Pfeiffer Gets Lost and Finds Her Comeback — Watch

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Trailer: Michelle Pfeiffer Gets Lost and Finds Her Comeback — Watch A year after it premiered at Sundance, “Where Is Kyra? has a trailer. Michelle Pfeiffer stars in Andrew Dosunmu’s follow-up to “Mother of George,” which has earned praise for its lead performance as ...

Michelle Pfeiffer is Adrift in NYC in First Trailer for Andrew Dosunmu’s ‘Where is Kyra?’

After giving one of the best supporting performances in last year’s mother!, Michelle Pfeiffer’s next leading role will finally arrive in theaters this spring following a Sundance premiere. Where is ...

Trailer Watch: Michelle Pfeiffer Is in Over Her Head in “Where Is Kyra?”

“Where Is Kyra?” Michelle Pfeiffer loses her knight in shining armor in a new trailer for Sundance drama “Where Is Kyra?” “Thank God for my mom, she saved my ass,” Kyra (Pfeiffer) says in a new ...

Tiffany Haddish & Lena Waithe Among Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood Awardees

Haddish: Instagram Whether they starred in the summer’s breakout comedy, became the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing, or broke barriers in the Marvel universe, Tiffany Haddish, ...

Slow Sundance Sales Bring the Festival Back to Its Roots, As Filmmakers Contemplate the Future

Stop the presses! The latest Sundance Film Festival contained few late-night, seven-figure sales for potentially commercial movies. Clearly, something disastrous has happened to the movie industry ...

A Pfeiffer Portrait of Devastating Despair

by Murtada The year of Michelle Pfeiffer continues. We’ve seen the trailer and pictures from Murder on the Orient Express. We've seen the poster for mother! (sacrilege she’s not on it). We’ve seen ...

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Director Andrew Dosunmu Talks Bradford Young and Growing Old in New York City

Director Andrew Dosunmu made a splash at Sundance in 2013 with his film Mother of George, a Brooklyn-set story concerning a Nigerian couple trying to have a child. Four years later, the man is still ...

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Director on Casting Michelle Pfeiffer, Keifer Sutherland as Destitute New Yorkers (Video)

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Director on Casting Michelle Pfeiffer, Keifer Sutherland as Destitute New Yorkers (Video) Nigerian-born director Andrew Dosunmu (“Mother of George”) said that even though his new film, “Where Is Kyra?” stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Kiefer Sutherland, the inspiration was anything but ...

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Gives Her Best Performance in Years in This Sad Little Drama — Sundance 2017

‘Where Is Kyra?’ Review: Michelle Pfeiffer Gives Her Best Performance in Years in This Sad Little Drama — Sundance 2017 It’s been years since we’ve been treated to a great Michelle Pfeiffer performance, and “Where Is Kyra” finally gives her that platform. The tragic, understated character study from “Mother of George” ...

"Where is Kyra" wins raves for La Pfeiff

True story: I started our new "Pfandom" series specifically for two reasons. The second was to cheer myself up in these awful democracy-losing times. The first though was to welcome our pfavorite, ...

Danai Gurira Explains How Her Black Panther Role Compares To The Walking Dead

Marvel Studios and director Ryan Coogler have been putting together an incredible cast for Black Panther, but one of the most exciting additions has to be The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira. While it ...

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