Saturday, October 31, 2020

Movie review: ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

BY DWIGHT BROWN SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Fiery rhetoric. Conflicting politics. Angry activists. Heated demonstrations. Violent police clashes. Government subterfuge. Duplicitous judges... The anti-war uproar...

Black actors make Emmys history with most wins in single year

BY CHRISTI CARRAS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The 72nd Emmy Awards were defined by Black excellence. In addition to historic individual victories for “Watchmen” actress Regina King and...

‘Cuties’ deserves better than it got from Netflix

BY JUSTIN CHANG LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Early on in “Cuties,” Amy (Fathia Youssouf), an 11-year-old Senegalese immigrant living in Paris, hides under a bed and eavesdrops...
LaKeith Stanfield and Issa Rae star in "The Photograph."

Review: ‘The Photograph’ is a good, long look at love

BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS The problem with movie trailers is: A) They’re necessary, apparently; B) Too many beans get spilled; and C) Often, a movie...

‘Queen & Slim’ takes path of road movies, lovers on the run

BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS In a Cleveland diner called the Fortyniner, two people...

Review: ‘Harriet’ gives Erivo the star turn she deserves

THE PATRIOT LEDGER/TNS Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman and Aria Brooks as her niece, Anger, in a scene from "Harriet."

Review: Murphy triumphs in ‘Dolemite is My Name’

NETFLIX/TNS Eddie Murphy portrays Rudy Ray Moore in "Dolemite Is My Name." BY MICHAEL PHILLIPSCHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS

Review: ‘Hustlers’ is an instant crime classic

STX Lili Reinhart, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer and Constance Wu star in "Hustlers." BY KATIE WALSHTRIBUNE NEWS...

Harriet Tubman’s life was more like an action movie

FOCUS FEATURES The new film 'Harriet' does not shy away from depicting iconic Maryland abolitionist Harriet Tubman (portrayed by Cynthia Erivo) holding a...

How DuVernay holds Trump accountable in new series

ATSUSHI NISHIJIMA/NETFLIX/TNS Aunjanue Ellis and Ethan Herisse are cast members in the Netflix series "When They See Us."