Black Films’ Rich, Resistant History

Black Films’ Rich, Resistant History

by Michael A. Gonzales

During the 1970s, many picture show palaces across America weren’t doing the same brisk business they were a decade before, so they quietly… Read More

Podcasting Couple Keeps It Really Real on ‘The Black Guy Who Tips’

Podcasting Couple Keeps It Really Real on ‘The Black Guy Who Tips’

by Craig Lindsey

Down in Charlotte, there is a married couple whose mission is to amuse and inform online listeners five times a week. Roderick and Karen Morrow, both… Read More

Prima Ballerina: Misty Copeland Story Coming to the Big Screen

Prima Ballerina: Misty Copeland Story Coming to the Big Screen

by #teamEBONY

Pardon us while we pirouette with joy.  We are too excited about a Deadline exclusive report that New Line has acquired Life in Motion: An… Read More

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Black Panther's Vindicating Mark on 'Captain America: Civil War'

by William E. Ketchum III

“Move, or you will be moved.” One of the most memorable quotes of Captain America: Civil War came from a character who… Read More

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[INTRODUCING] “Rigamo,” Winner of First-ever EBONY.com,kweliTV Film Contest

by Kyra Kyles

Trayvon Martin. Sandra Bland. Renisha McBride. Jordan Davis. Tamir Rice. These names, as well as many others who have fallen at the hands… Read More

In ‘Keanu,’ Key & Peele Want to Make You Laugh While Also Making You Uncomfortable

In ‘Keanu,’ Key & Peele Want to Make You Laugh While Also Making You Uncomfortable

by Crystal Shaw King

If you’re a fan of duo Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key’s brand of comedy--their ability to seamlessly code switch at the drop of a… Read More

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Official Whitney Houston Documentary In the Works

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

Whitney Houston’s estate has officially approved a documentary on the star’s life. Scottish director Kevin Macdonald, who took home the… Read More

Not a #WesternSoWhite: Director Antoine Fuqua On New Project

Not a #WesternSoWhite: Director Antoine Fuqua On New Project

by Crystal Shaw King

When Antoine Fuqua met with MGM to begin discussions about The… Read More

Trailer Alert: Obama Love Story, ‘Southside with You’

Trailer Alert: Obama Love Story, ‘Southside with You’

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The Blackest love story ever told is coming soon to a theater near you. “Southside with You,” executive produced by John Legend, opens… Read More

Wait, What? Critics Charge that Eddie Murphy is Playing a “Magic Negro” in Mr. Church

Wait, What? Critics Charge that Eddie Murphy is Playing a “Magic Negro” in Mr. Church

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The crowd at the Tribeca Film Festival was excited to see Mr. Church, reportedly a hazy gaze at how Eddie Murphy’s character, Mr. Church, comes… Read More

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