In the race for the animated-feature Oscar, a few international gems are sprinkled among the big releases. There are idiosyncratic, beautiful, puzzling and personal works of art from Hong Kong, Poland and Japan that may not receive much attention but are worthy of consideration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When D Smoke was teaching high schoolers in Southern California, the rapper still pursued his dreams of breaking through as a hip-hop artist while leaning on the encouraging phrase: “There’s no expiration on realness.”
The last time an animated feature took the Oscar for original score came 11 years ago when Michael Giacchino's engaging and, on occasion, emotionally devastating (that married life montage!) music from the Pete Docter-directed "Up" prevailed.
The American Film Institute recently selected its 2020 Movies of the Year and Television Programs of the Year, so if you’re still looking for something to watch, binge or put on your to-watch list, here’s some inspiration.
Leslie Odom Jr. passed on playing Sam Cooke in "One Night in Miami" the first time Regina King offered him the role. No disrespect, he thought, but a movie depicting an imagined conversation among four iconic Black men — Cooke, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali and Jim Brown — felt like it could go si…
If you are a person who watches Netflix, you have no doubt been greeted on arrival by a recommendation to watch "Lupin." If you have not already begun to watch it — and with the streamer having announced an expected 70 million households had at least taken a peek within a month of its Jan. 8…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — R&B artist Trey Songz was jailed overnight after he scuffled with police officers during his arrest for not following coronavirus protocols and other rules at the AFC championship game in Kansas City, police said Monday.
The American Film Institute on Monday announced its top 10 films of the year, including Pixar’s jazz themed “Soul” and two of Chadwick Boseman’s final films: the August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and Spike Lee’s Vietnam drama “Da 5 Bloods,” both of which are Netflix films.