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Will Smith Issues Public Apology for Oscar Smackdown

“Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable,” Smith wrote on...

Academy Condemns Will Smith’s Actions, Launches Review

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday, March 28, condemned the actions of Will Smith during Sunday night's Oscars and launched...

TCM’s Jacqueline Stewart puts Black film history in focus

By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions about “Selma” with...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

Denzel Washington on directing: ‘I’m still learning’

By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer Preparing to direct “A Journal for Jordan,” a bittersweet love story opening on Christmas Day, Denzel Washington says he...