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    Regina King always chooses daring stories. One chose her.

    Onsome mornings, Regina King opens her eyes to a set of questions: Can I do this? Why am I doing this? Am I taking care of myself? The answers come as a choice: Stay in o...

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    Spirit goes a long way in “The Beautiful Game.” Releasing this week on Netflix, the sports comedy-drama shines a light on the Homeless World Cup, an annual event in which...
    “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV,” a documentary on allegedly toxic working conditions for child actors at Nickelodeon during its golden age, has reignited critic...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Gossett Jr., the first Black man to win a supporting actor Oscar and an Emmy winner for his role in the seminal TV miniseries “Roots,” has died. ...
    When it comes to the world of remakes, 1989's "Road House" is not some sacred text that dare not be touched. The Patrick Swayze-starrer is a slice of pure '80s action che...

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    ATLANTA — In 2003, Kobi Libii was visiting Atlanta for the first time to compete in a debate tournament at Ebenezer Baptist Church. It was a moment which deeply influence...
    Millie Bobby Brown isn't in distress in "Damsel," but the production around her sure is. Brown plays Elodie — pronounced "Melody," without the M — a commoner whose father...
    BOOK TIP Everybody Knows Jordan Harper There’s a Holy Grail-type allure to writing L.A. Noir, and many have done so wonderfully: Walter Mosley, Dashiell Hammett, James El...
    The Jewish FilmFest of Eastern CT returns to a fully in-person schedule for the first time since the pandemic. The festival is marking its 30th anniversary and is present...
    Horror films have long been among the most reliable profit centers for Hollywood studios, even as other categories of film — like rom-coms, raunchy comedies and even supe...

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    LOS ANGELES — The Oscars, edition 96, hosted for the fourth time by Jimmy Kimmel, were broadcast over ABC on Sunday evening from the branded Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Bo...
    LOS ANGELES — Billie Eilish and her brother, Finneas O'Connell, won the prize for original song at Sunday night's 96th Academy Awards with "What Was I Made For?," their e...
    LOS ANGELES — If you did not, for instance, down a double shot of espresso on the way out of the Governors Ball, or stop to buy a chicken salad sandwich in your tuxedo at...
    The most shocking moment of the 2024 Academy Awards on Sunday night? The ceremony ended on time - technically, a few minutes early. The telecast was slated to conclude at...
    Bayard Rustin was a vital part of the civil rights movement and was a powerful force in creating the renowned March on Washington in 1963. Yet Rustin — an out gay man at ...
    Twas the year of “Barbenheimer,” and you can bet each of those two uber-popular films will get an award or two or 12 when Oscars are handed out tonight. But there will b...
    For writer-director Peter Farrelly, it was love at first laugh when he read the screenplay for “Ricky Stanicky,” his new R-rated comedy starring John Cena and Zac Efron. ...
    David Bowie’s Major Tom, sitting in his tin can. Elton John’s Rocket Man, missing Earth and his wife. Matt Damon in “The Martian,” left behind to starve. Matthew McConaug...
    The United in Westerly is celebrating Irish culture with a film series that leads up to St. Patrick’s Day. The series will be held in partnership with the Irish Coastal C...
    MOVIE TIP American Fiction In a world of superhero flicks and sequels, it’s rare to find a film that is, by turns, funny, touching and thought-provoking. “American Fictio...