Liberal message movies about race tend to offer two things to the audience: a challenge and a reassurance. The challenge arrives as a question, one that's been posed by movies from "Sounder" to…
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will honor the life, career and legacy of Poitier with the inaugural Icon Award.
Carousel of Hope Ball Honors Sidney Poitier, Jane Fonda and More, Raises Funds to Battle Childhood Diabetes
The 2016 annual Carousel of Hope Ball brought out legends in entertainment for a great cause: battling childhood diabetes. The event — which celebrated its 30th anniversary Saturday night — honored…
Carousel of Hope will honor Jane Fonda, Sherry Lansing, Sidney Poitier and David Foster at the biennial gala this go-round, which co-founder Barbara Davis touted at Wednesday’s kick-off luncheon at…
Every actor hopes to make the world a better place. Sidney Poitier actually did it. Feb. 20 marks the 89th birthday of Poitier, who was born in 1927 and who changed Hollywood. The film industry’s…
LONDON — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will bestow on Sidney Poitier its highest honor, the Fellowship, at the BAFTA Film Awards on Feb. 14. The Fellowship, which is awarded…
In a slight change in procedure, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Monday morning announced the slate of presenters at Sunday’s Oscars. The roster includes representatives of Hollywood…
Nelson Mandela, whose anti-apartheid leadership inspired millions around the world including songwriters, filmmakers and writers, died today at 95 in Johannesburg. He had been suffering from a lung…
The Fulfillment Fund’s Stars 2013 Honoree Chris Meledandri may have been the man of the hour at the foundation’s Stars 2013 Benefit Gala, but Los Angeles film czar Tom Sherak was the evening’s true…
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
Idris Elba gives a towering performance in this otherwise stolid CliffsNotes account of Nelson Mandela's life.
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