Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Black Panther

Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman.

Boseman quickly handed off his best hero award to James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an assault-style rifle...

Saturday, Jun. 2, 2018

The entertainment industry celebrated the very best in motion picture marketing at the 19th Annual Golden Trailer Awards on Thursday (5/31) at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown, Los Angeles. More than 1,000 studio marketing executives, movie fans, celebrities and trailer editors were on...

Thursday, May. 10, 2018

At the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, filmmaker Ryan Coogler reflected on the historic sensation of "Black Panther" and the changes he hopes it might effect on the movie business.

Noting that Hollywood theories can't be challenged "if you don't have anything that disproves it," Coogler...

Sunday, Mar. 18, 2018

Not since "Avatar" has a box-office hit had the kind of staying power of "Black Panther." Ryan Coogler's comic-book sensation on Sunday became the first film since James Cameron's 2009 smash to top the weekend box office five straight weekends.

The Disney release grossed $27 million in...

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018

When Jennifer Emejulu went to see "Black Panther," the New Jersey resident didn't feel like wearing any of the traditional Nigerian clothing she routinely wears for family parties.

She enjoyed seeing photos of those who did come out to see the global blockbuster about the superhero leader...

Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018

T'Challa still rules the box office four weeks in, even with the fresh rivalry of another Walt Disney Studios release in "A Wrinkle in Time."

"Black Panther" took the No. 1 spot at the North American box office with $41.1 million according to studio estimates Sunday, leaving another...

Sunday, Mar. 4, 2018

Wakanda's reign shows no signs of waning. "Black Panther" is king of the box office for the third straight weekend.

The release from Marvel and Disney brought in $65.7 million domestically this weekend, easily outpacing new releases "Red Sparrow" and "Death Wish," according to studio...

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Aside from the posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight") and best animated film for "The Incredibles," no superhero film has ever penetrated the top categories of the Academy Awards.

Though regular honorees for their bombastic visual effects or thunderous, wall-to-wall sound,...

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television.

UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment...

Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.

Ryan Coogler's Marvel sensation is on a box-office course that few films have managed, according to studio...