“Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter found Douriean. As the costume designer on the groundbreaking “Black Panther” movie, directed by Ryan Coogler, Carter’s already legendary status might reach another level altogether.
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” is the story of T’Challa, a young African prince who takes on the mantle of king and superhero, and the centuries-old legacy that comes with it.
Leonard James III has a voice that is as comforting as running water. It’s low, resonating, authoritative—and it lingers in the mind.
While covering the Oscars on behalf of the New York Amsterdam News, I asked John Legend what he loved about being a “storyteller” after he, and Common, won for Best Song, “Glory,” from the film “Selma,” which chronicled the 1965 civil rights march in Selma, Ala.
One of the best holiday gifts could be a weekend getaway at one of the best bed-and-breakfasts in the city, which is owned by an African-American family.
What is a non-actor? It’s a question that’s being asked and answered by The Film Society of Lincoln Center in their brand-new series, beginning Nov. 24.
New York City is my home and has been since the 80s.
My Google calendar gave me an alert that my presence was expected at the Viceroy Hotel. I was scheduled to interview iconic comedic actor Tommy Davidson—of “In Living Color” fame—about season two of his new show, ABC’s “Vacation Creation,” which premieres Sept. 30.
Thurgood Marshall said it elegantly and honestly when he said that “sometimes history takes things into its own hands.” The more brutal assessment is that history is told by the victors, not the victims, so the truth is rarely part of what really happened, and therefore history is flimsy and, mostly, false.
Dreams of being a famous ballet dancer dressed in bright pink tutus and a life filled with dazzling pirouettes, all viewed under the spotlights is what makes this sweet new animated story “Leap!” such a charming cinematic family viewing experience.