It was 12 years ago when the first “Drumline” starring Nick Cannon and Zoe Saldana filmed in Atlanta. It went on to become a commercial success grossing $56 million. It was also the second studio film to shoot on the ...
In five short years the Bronze Lens Film Festival of Atlanta has established itself as one of the premier film festivals for independent filmmakers of color. As an eyewitness to this festival from the beginning, each year it gets bigger ...
Let's just go ahead and make it official. “Thursday'' should be renamed “Shonday.'' At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time schedule to drama doyenne Shonda Rhimes.
As fall arrives and your favorite shows return to the small screen, there’s only one television show to watch to learn more about the heritage and ancestries of 30 of today’s leading entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities, including Hip ...
While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:
For nearly two decades the Los Angeles-based Pan African Film Festival has premiered independent feature films, documentaries and shorts by filmmakers of the African Diaspora in Atlanta. From Aug. 7-10 at the Plaza Theater on Ponce de Leon, PAFF will ...
Even in her trademark all-black getup, R&B sensation Janelle Monae embodied all the colorfulness of “Rio 2,” as she dazzled at the red carpet screening on Monday, April 7, at the Regal Atlantic Station.
One of the films features the niece of comedy legend Dave Chappelle.
If we are witnessing the rebirth of black cinema, then Will Packer is quickly becoming one of the leaders of the new era.
"Ride Along’’ arrived in first place at the box office last weekend. The question is does the film have enough gas to stay in that top spot for a second week?
British director Steve McQueen’s unblinking look at America’s original sin, 12 Years a Slave, is this year’s best film, according to the Southeastern Film Critics Association’s 2013 poll of its members.
“F--- tha police” was Ice Cube’s mantra back when he burst on the scene in the late 1980s as part of the controversial west coast rap group N.W.A. (Niggaz Wit Attitudes).
Comcast Corp. plans to start selling movies and TV shows from its set-top box before the end of the year, according to a person familiar with the matter.
One of the most eagerly awaited films to come out of Africa in recent years, starring Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor, is hitting the big screen.
There is a force emerging from the indie sector of the film industry. Low budget no longer means low interest, especially when you have a profound story and cast to boot.