Meet the Latinx Stars of the 'West Side Story' Remake
Tony winners Ariana DeBose and David Alvarez will join Josh Andrés Rivera, newcomer Rachel Zegler and returning star Rita Moreno for the Steven Spielberg-helmed remake.
Critics' Choice Awards Honors 'Crazy Rich Asians,' 'Black Panther,' 'Beale Street'
The Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association awarded several artists of color.
WATCH: 'Horror Noire' Trailer Explores Portrayals of Blackness in Horror Cinema
The new documentary dives into the horror genre’s treatment of Black characters from “The Birth of a Nation” to the present.
What We Know About 'Us,' Jordan Peele's Next Horror Show
Peele and stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke finally shared some of the film’s closely guarded details.
Rosa Parks Biopic Focuses on Movement Defining Direct Action
“Rosa” draws from biography “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks.”
3 Films We're Excited to See Developed From The Black List
The annual list compiles entertainment executives’ favorite unproduced screenplays of the year.
Black Brainiacs Time Travel to Stop Police Violence in 'See You Yesterday'
“I made this film because I don’t want the conversation on police brutality to slow down,” says director Stephon Bailey about his Netflix project, which is produced by Spike Lee.
7 Films We're Excited to See After the Sundance Festival
Several narrative movies and documentaries about racial justice and identity are set to screen at the festival in 2019.
WATCH: 'Other' Captures Trauma of Being Black in America
The new short film explores the ways Black people contort themselves—and their speech—in White spaces.
Barry Jenkins to Hollywood: Adapt More Black Literature
The “If Beale Street Could Talk” director discusses the importance of the Black literary canon to the film industry.
ICYMI: After 46 Years, Aretha Franklin Doc to See Light of Day
“Amazing Grace,” which features sessions from the 1972 live gospel album of the same name, will premiere at DOC NYC.
Ava DuVernay to Direct Prince Documentary
The filmmaker describes her next documentary subject as “a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.”
#TBT: Revisiting 'The Wiz's' Impact on The Culture
Ease on down the road of film history via a 40th anniversary retrospective essay from the Los Angeles Times.
Film Fest Drops Kobe Bryant From Jury For Rape Accusation
Animation is Film Festival organizers removed the basketball player and film producer from the lineup after a petition called out his charges for allegedly raping a teenage hotel employee in 2003.
REPORT: 100 Years of Hollywood Islamophobia
A new report from the Pop Culture Collaborative details depictions of Muslims on screen—what the entertainment industry must do to uplift Muslim narratives that don’t damage the community.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Leads John Henry Movie for Netflix
Johnson calls the folk hero his childhood favorite, but some are upset that a darker actor isn’t playing the part.
Angela Flournoy on Barry Jenkins: 3 Must-Read Passages
The celebrated novelist profiled the Oscar-winning filmmaker ahead of the November release of his upcoming film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
Moving Film Criticism Beyond the Velvet Rope of #CriticsSoWhite
Journalist Bilal Qureshi visits the Code Switch podcast to talk about the importance of entertainment media diversity initiatives.
Jesse Williams Directs Mamie and Emmett Till Film
The film is based on the story of Mamie Mobley Till, whose decision to give her son Emmett an open-casket funeral drew worldwide attention to White supremacist violence in America.
Gorgeous New 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Trailer Celebrates Black Families
The latest look at Barry Jenkins’ upcoming film illuminates how Baldwin’s characters build community while navigating uncertainty and trauma.