Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

In the Oscar-nominated documentary "Strong Island," Yance Ford stares back at the camera with profound sorrow and calm resilience.

"Strong Island," a Netflix release, is Ford's investigation into the killing of his brother, William Ford, in 1992 in Central Islip, New York. Ford, a 22-year...

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

No one is more at the epicenter of the watershed pop-culture moment that is "Black Panther" than Chadwick Boseman, the Panther himself.

On the eve of Ryan Coogler's juggernaut of a film arriving in theaters — and shortly before stepping out with his girlfriend for Valentine's Day —...

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya.

Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film...

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

The filmography of director Floyd Russ has made its mark on varied fronts, most recently at last month’s Sundance Film Festival where his documentary short ZION debuted. Russ introduced audiences to Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs. Growing up in foster care, Clark...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again.

And she's not just saying it to get you to watch "Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!" when it debuts on the streaming service this Wednesday: Streisand, who...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on "The Wire," has become a documentary filmmaker and her debut offering is a powerful look at her beloved adopted city.

"Baltimore Rising," which was to debut Monday on HBO,...

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Pinterest often gets lumped in with social media apps like Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook, but people don’t use it to meet new people or to keep in touch with old classmates. It’s designed more to let you get in touch with your own interests, tastes and hobbies.

“There other people also...

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' movies aren't the sort that typically attract a stampede of Hollywood A-listers.

His films, which he writes with Efthymis Filippou, are deadpan, midnight-black comedies that carry out grim allegorical absurdities to extreme ends. Characters speak stiltedly...

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Niklas Lindström, known for his production acumen yielding breakthrough work, is a partner in the just launched CALLEN, an independent creative agency in Austin, Texas. Founded by former Wieden+Kennedy (W+K) group creative director Craig Allen with partners Lindström and business entrepreneur...

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

Last month, Susan Hoffman, co-chief creative officer at Wieden+Kennedy, was inducted into the One Club for Creativity’s Creative Hall of Fame. Her fellow inductees were Rebeca Mendez, an artist designer and professor at UCLA, Design Media Arts, where she is director of the Counterforce Lab;...

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