MOVIES

In too many black coming-of-age films, black people don’t have lives, they have agendas. In 1991’s “Boyz N the Hood,” we get lectured on inner-city crime. 2006’s “ATL” educates us ...

The best of “The Birth of Nation,” which Nate Parker directed, co-wrote and stars in, rattles you with its power and conviction. You come away from Parker’s film, which took ...

The terror and horror of this day fifteen years ago permanently traumatized this country in a way that, like many momentous events in America’s history, has seeped into the national ...
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“Finding Dory,” the sequel to Pixar Animation Studio’s 2003 classic, “Finding Nemo,” swam into theaters on Friday. The film earned $136 million in North America its opening weekend, a record ...

  Editor’s Note: This article was edited April 21 to reflect recent updates. “Nina” may have arrived in theaters today, but the Nina Simone biopic has already endured years of controversy. ...

  ast month, the Criterion Collection sent me Charles Vidor’s 1946 noir, “Gilda,” starring Rita Hayworth. The Criterion Collection offers special high-definition releases of classic and contemporary films, some of ...

The Cold War’s over, but America’s still sick. The scare isn’t red, but the paranoia feels the same. A quick glance around the sociopolitical landscape should ensure that John Frankenheimer’s ...

April Reign, who spearheaded the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag, will be live-tweeting “The Wood” with some of her 22,000 Twitter followers during the telecast of the 88th Academy Awards tonight.  As part ...

won’t be watching the Oscars on Sunday. For the second year in a row, every acting nominee is white. It is the first time that there have been two straight ...

rom May until August, I woke up every morning at 7 to take the Orange Line to Ballston for a summer job. As part of a mass of worker bees ...