Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba in a scene from the movie 'The Harder They Fall'

Movie Review: The Harder They Fall

By Dwight Brown, NNPA They’re roughriders. Badasses. Pistol packing outlaws blasting bullets. The setup for this shoot ’em up started with the 2013 short movie...
Filmmaker Spike Lee, center right, appears with cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, center left, with cast members, including Halle Berry, left, and Wesley Snipes, right, on the set of the 1991 film, "Jungle Fever." A new photography book spanning Spike's career brings together images shot by David, from the making of "Do the Right Thing" to "Da 5 Bloods." It's an intimate look at the filmmaker, as seen through his brother's lens

Spike Lee as Seen Through His Brother’s Lens

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer When David Lee was growing up in Brooklyn, his older brother would drag him out of the house whenever...

Melvin Van Peebles, Creative Genius

By Julianne Malveaux, TriceEdneyWire.com One of the first Broadway plays I ever saw was Melvin Van Peeble’s Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death. A....

IN MEMORIAM: Michael K. Williams, Star of ‘The Wire’ and ‘Lovecraft Country’ Dead at...

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor The internet is buzzing with news iconic actor Michael K. Williams has died. Multiple...

Baltimore Writer, Producer and Director Continue to Shine in Hollywood

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Patricia Cuffie-Jones, a graduate of Mergenthaler (Mervo) Vocational High School in Baltimore City, continues to make...