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Cynthia Erivo, Shaka King and More Discuss Black Identity in Film

Leading Black filmmakers, producers and writers opened up about what inspired them to enter cinema and the importance of capturing the Black diasporic experience on screen during a virtual panel co-hosted by the American Cinematheque and the African American Film Critics Association.In celebration of Black History Month, the “Black Identity Through Cinema” panel featured Cynthia […]

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Warner Bros. Sets ‘Mad Max’ Prequel ‘Furiosa’ for 2023 Along with ‘Coyote vs Acme’ and ‘The Color Purple’ Musical

Warner Bros. Pictures will shake up the theatrical distribution model next year by releasing every single one of their movies simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. However, for those expecting the studio to keep that model going in years to come, they seem to have rebuked that speculation by setting 2023 global theatrical release […]

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Warner Bros. to Release ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Prequel and ‘The Color Purple’ Musical in Theaters in 2023

Warner Bros. has announced release dates for three of its upcoming films: George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” prequel, titled “Furiosa”; an adaptation of the musical “The Color Purple”; and the family film “Coyote vs. Acme.” All three films will debut in theaters in 2023.“Furiosa,” starring Anya Taylor-Joy in the title role, has been set […]

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Here’s What’s Coming to Hulu in July 2020

Hulu has announced its lineup of new titles arriving in July 2020. The big new original on the schedule is the hilarious Andy Samberg/Cristin Milioti comedy Palm Springs. You should avoid the trailer for this one and just trust us (we saw the film at Sundance) that you should watch this film when it hits […]

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Steven Spielberg Pays Tribute To ‘E.T.’ Cinematographer Allen Daviau, Who Died Of Covid-19

When someone who works in the industry dies, we usually focus on the actors, writers, and directors — after all, so does the Academy’s In Memoriam segment. One role we generally don’t focus on so much are the cinematographers, and we just lost one of the greats. Allen Daviau, the 5-time Academy Award nominee cinematographer […]

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Cynthia Erivo Becomes The Queen Of Soul In First Teaser For ‘Genius: Aretha’

After earningan Oscar nomination for playing Harriet Tubman, and right in time for theawards ceremony tomorrow night, we’re now getting our first look at CynthiaErivo playing none other than Aretha Franklin in season three of the NationalGeographic anthology biopic, “Genius.”Read More: ‘McQueen’ Director Brought On To Helm Marianne Faithfull Biopic Starring Lucy BoyntonErivo has provenherself […]

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Film News Roundup: Fathom-tcm Big Screen Classics Include ‘Psycho,’ ‘King Kong’

In today’s film news roundup, the Big Screen Classics series lineup is unveiled, surfing documentary “And Two If by Sea” finds a home and Austin Studios gets a director.EventsFathom Events and Turner Classic Movies have unveiled the fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics series, highlighted by the 60th anniversary release of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.”“Psycho” will […]

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Steven Spielberg Is Remaking ‘The Color Purple’ As A Musical

“The Color Purple,” the 1985 Steven Spielberg drama that earned 11 Academy Award nominations and ushered in the filmmaker’s “serious dramatic director” phase, is getting a remade. Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and Scott Sanders are set to produce the Warner Brothers film, but this time, adapting the Tony Award-winning stage musical for the screen.Read […]

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‘The Color Purple’ Remake in the Works From Steven Spielberg, Oprah, and Quincy Jones

The Color Purple is making its way to the silver screen once again.Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Quincy Jones are producing an adaptation of the Broadway musical, marking their second collaboration on the material; Spielberg directed the 1985 adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, which marked Winfrey’s film debut and which Jones also produced […]

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Quincy review – portrait of a musical legend fails to sing

Rashida Jones’s sanitised bio-documentary about her father, the musician and producer Quincy Jones, fails to exploit her access to her subjectHas any person made as indelible an imprint on African American culture as Quincy Jones? This new bio-documentary makes a compelling case for the point, though that’s the only compelling aspect of this paint-by-numbers film.Directors […]

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