When it comes to the mass marketing of movies, studio execs look to TV ads, billboards, newspapers and, increasingly, social media, but there's also a relatively low-cost way to capture the attention…
Costume designers Ruth Carter (“Selma”) and Janty Yates (Oscar winner for “Gladiator”) reveal how they judge a film’s wardrobe — and why costume designers see a movie very differently from almost…
This sprawling, highly fictional biopic of longtime White House butler Eugene Allen is at once gratuitously sentimental and genuinely rousing.
Interest in Whitney Houston's swan song should all but ensure decent business for this hopelessly scattered remake.
The strengths of "A Raisin in the Sun" come through clearly in Ebony Rep's production at the Nate Holden.
Arguably the most innocuous pic of Eddie Murphy's career to date.
"Spread" squanders some initial goodwill on a forced, desultory final act.
"Four Brothers" proves usually potent and consistently enjoyable as an old school approach to what might best be described as the urban-Western genre of slam-bang, balls-out action-revenger…
Think of "Against the Ropes" as a "Rocky" story -- if, that is, the vintage is between "Rocky IV" and "V," and the action centered around the Burgess Meredith character as played by Meg Ryan wearing…
10 YEARS OF OSCAR-WINNING COSTUME DESIGN 1999 Topsy-Turvy (Lindy Hemming) Anna and the King (Jenny Beavan) Sleepy Hollow (Colleen Atwood) The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ann Roth, Gary Jones) Titus (Milena…
Debuting filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood shows an admirable command of the technical aspects of filmmaking in "Love and Basketball," a slick romantic drama about two L.A. athletes. Aiming to please…
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