‘Kidnap’ will grab you and not let go

Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) tries to make the best of a difficult day, working as a waitress in a coffee shop.

BET to broadcast 'Black Girls Rock' award show on Aug. 22

The Black Girls Rock award show has returned for its annual broadcast on the BET network. Actress, singer and producer Taraji P. Henson is the host.

“Step” into the lives of young women just like you

There might be an early Oscar contender in the documentary category this year, with several key industry predictors giving the “dark horse,” aka “the little film that could,” a serious second look. “Step” is soulful without trying to be.

‘Step’ is life

The atmosphere was crackling with high voltage, and the air was scented, thick with youthful optimism. It’s easy to catch the fever of this feel-good movie.

Community Calendar August 10 - August 16

The legendary Stevie Wonder is one of the headliners at the Sept. 23 Global Citizen Festival, the annual concert in Central Park blending music and social activism, joined by Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, Alessia Cara and a blend ...

‘Atomic Blonde’—nothing you haven’t seen before

A British undercover agent is murdered in East Berlin.

Community Calendar August 3 - August 9th

With the release of the motion picture “Detroit” and the AmNews’ Herb Boyd’s opus “Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self Determination” all eyes are on the Motor City.

Tracy Morgan on return to TV after accident: 'Thank God'

Tracy Morgan returns to scripted comedy in "The Last O.G," but the actor feels a lot has changed since he was last on the small screen -- mainly himself.

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ delves into the bloodshed of the 1967 Detroit riot

Director Kathryn Bigelow delves into re-telling the facts around the grisly acts of police brutality committed against African-Americans in 1967 at the Algiers Motel during one of the most violent riots in Detroit’s history.

Kendrick Lamar leads with the most MTV VMA nominations

MTV announced the nominations for the 2017 Video Music Awards on Tuesday via Instagram, and rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with the most nominations for his video "Humble."

New York was 'On Ten' at 'Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop'

MTV hosted another "Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop" pop-up in New York on Sunday at Well Connected Barbershop in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

First look: ‘Detroit’ from the Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow

Aug. 4, the nation will get another major wake-up call about our lack of civil rights in American in the form of the new movie “Detroit,” directed by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, who is best known for her visceral ...

Tyler Perry signs deal with Viacom

Tyler Perry is adding to his house.

Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man

“Please, can’t you just be the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man?” It was a request made to Tom Holland, now suiting up as the young web slinger, a key member of the new generation of superheroes. This is Spider-Man at it’s very ...

‘Baby Driver’ is a reason to go the movies this summer

In “Baby Driver,” director Edgar Wright knows how to show an audience a good time! Best known for his comical work, including the zombie flick “Shaun of the Dead” and the cop caper “Hot Fuzz,” in this new film he’s ...