Saturday, October 31, 2020

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."

Tyler Perry’s ‘A Madea Family Funeral’

Movie review BY DWIGHT BROWNNNPA NEWSWIRE FILM CRITIC

‘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...

‘Black Mother’ a real portrait of life in Jamaica

MOVIE REVIEW The location for “Black Mother’’ is the filmmaker’s ancestral homeland of...
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...

‘The Best of Enemies’ has serious perspective problem

MOVIE REVIEW ANNETTE BROWN/STX FILMS/TNSSam Rockwell, (left), Babou Ceesay and Taraji P....

‘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...

Teen’s ‘Little’ film is big fun

MOVIE REVIEW ELI JOSHUA ADE/UNIVERSAL PICTURES/TNSIssa Rae (left) and Marsai Martin star in "Little."

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...

‘Aladdin’ works because Will Smith is magical

REVIEW Will Smith stars as the Genie in the live-action “Aladdin.” BY RICK BENTLEYTRIBUNE...