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‘Let the Right One In’ Review: Showtime’s Risk-Averse Vampire Adaptation

Demián Bichir plays a father trying to take care of a daughter who happens to be a vampire in this drama inspired by John Ajvide Lindqvist's oft-adapted novel 'Let the Right One In.'

Biyi Bandele, Groundbreaking Nigerian Director of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, Dies at 54

Biyi Bandele, the pioneering Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker who directed the 2013 adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandiwe Newton, has died. He was 54. Bandele died Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria, his daughter Temi Bandele announced on Facebook. No cause of death was given. “Biyi was […]

‘Princess and the Frog’ Star Calls Splash Mountain Rebrand a “Great Moment to Do Better”

'Princess and the Frog' star Anika Noni Rose calls rebranding Splash Mountain "a great moment to do better and turn it into something everyone can celebrate and be proud of and be happy for."

‘Carmen Jones’ Tops Lortel Awards for Off-Broadway

The rarely produced Bizet update scored four prizes, including revival and lead actress Anika Noni Rose, while 'Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future' took musical honors, 'Pass Over' was named best play and Phoebe Waller-Bridge's 'Fleabag' won for solo show.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joel Grey, Anika Noni Rose and Mare Winningham Among 2019 Lortel Award Nominees

Nominations were announced Wednesday for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring the best of the off-Broadway season, and in the absence of a breakout discovery along the lines of 'Hamilton,' the Off Broadway League chose to spread the wealth.

David Rooney: The Best New York Theater of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter's chief theater critic glances back over a year of theatrical highlights, on Broadway and off.

‘Carmen Jones’: Theater Review

Tony winner Anika Noni Rose makes a dazzling return to the New York musical stage in John Doyle's revival of 'Carmen Jones,' the 1940s update by Oscar Hammerstein II of Georges Bizet's opera.

Anika Noni Rose to Star in ‘Carmen Jones’

The 2004 Tony winner will lead the cast in Oscar Hammerstein II's African-American makeover of the Georges Bizet opera, starting performances June 8.

‘Assassination Nation’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

Four teenage girls become the scapegoats for a town whose secrets are spilled by a hacker in 'Assassination Nation,' Sam Levinson's horror comedy.

‘Everything, Everything’: Film Review

Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson play star-crossed lovers in 'Everything, Everything,' the YA story of a girl with a rare immune disorder.

‘The Quad’: TV Review

BET's newest series, 'The Quad,' set at a fictional Georgia HBCU, is addictively soapy … and serious.

‘Roots’ Cast Talks Slavery Reparations and Race Relations in Hollywood and Beyond

"This is one of the most iconic pieces of content in history, and I thought that this was a tremendously risky undertaking," says producer Will Packer. "But as filmmakers, we wouldn't be where we are without taking risks. In the end, it was the opportunity to put really important material in front of an audience that hasn't seen it."