“The Witches” is based on Roald Dahl’s book. He’s a prolific author who made a career of focusing on characters that seriously despise little children.
The lineup at the 2020 New York Film Festival (NYFF) included an impressive array of African diaspora films and the festival’s usual collection of international motion pictures.
I am not wrong about finding new talent. I know what I know—and what I know is that director/screenwriter Angel Manuel Soto is the real deal.
You can’t make this up. The truth is always more unbelievable than anything that a Hollywood screenwriter or novelist can conceive.
I love Radha Blank’s semi-autobiographical comedy, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” now playing on Netflix.
This is the most important election this country has faced in my lifetime. Under Donald Trump’s leadership the country is dying, ill, suffering, unemployed and divided.
America’s literary canon contains a number of books inspired by the potent combination of the automobile, the interstate highway system, and an advertising industry wildly successful at equating cars with status, freedom, virility, rebellion and endless possibility.
Art, artists, stories and storytellers are important to our culture and to our people.
When we meet pre-teen Dujuan, the main subject in the documentary In My Blood It Runs, currently streaming on PBS’ site, he’s living with his older brother, newborn brother, mother, and grandmother.
This is good storytelling. Keep your eye on director Angel Manuel Soto.
It would be wrong to try and quickly devour “Lovecraft Country,” a series that demands to be carefully chewed and slowly savored.
Actor, musician, poet and New York native Saul Williams is starring in a new film, “Akilla’s Escape.”
Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry knows a lot about perseverance in Hollywood.
Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) describes the feeling of his new film, “Lovers Rock,” as “church.”
Well educated and well heeled, the Hadleys of Albion are like many of the world’s elite families.