‘Sound of Metal’ hits beats on test of character

The existential issues of disability are explored once more in Hollywood through the untouched surfaces of…

Team USA Olympians reflect as Tokyo 2020 approaches

With about three months until the traditional Olympic torch arrives at its last stop in Tokyo,…

‘One Night in Miami’ is a film that defines Black emergence

It was one night, one room, and one pivotal moment of self-reflection in 1960s America. As…

‘Nomadland’ cements Oscar front-runner status

Speculation for the Academy Awards has never gotten closer as the Producers Guild of America Awards…

Andra Day shines in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

It’s around 80 years after the release of Strange Fruit, the song covered by jazz singer…

‘Minari’ is a tender ode to the immigrant dream

The 2021 awards season has proven itself to be one of the most diverse and cultural…

‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ brings the past to the present

History tends to repeat itself, at least in the eyes of the beholder. Whether it’s the…

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ is a worthy contender for the Oscars

Even though Pixar’s new movie, Soul has been out for some time now, it is still…

The August Wilson Monologue Competition is beautiful

The Center Theatre Group will once again host their August Wilson Monologue Competition Los Angeles Regional…

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ flushes out Black identity

In the words of poet Nayyirah Waheed, “Just because someone desires you, doesn’t mean that they…

2021 Pan African Film Festival takes on virtual platform

The 29th annual Pan African Film Festival is set to take place on Feb. 28 through…

‘The Little Things’ is a vintage thriller with big problems

The Little Things is a rare film that tries to encapsulate the nostalgic experience of an…

‘Judas and The Black Messiah’ hits all the right nerves

In the past, Hollywood tends to create a certain stigma around the Black Panther Party in…

SAG Awards pushes for more ethnic diversity

Awards season and diversity don’t always go hand to hand as it often sees a landscape…

Hank Aaron: ‘Swingin’ Hard and Standing Tall’

The crowd grew restless as Hank Aaron stepped up to the plate at Riverfront Stadium in…