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Toronto Film Festival to World Premiere Sanaa Lathan’s ‘On The Come Up’

Sanaa Lathan’s directorial feature debut On the Come Up is set to receive a world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September. The Paramount Players adaptation of Angie Thomas’ novel On the Come Up, about an ambitious 16-year-old rapper, stars Jamila C. Gray, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Lil Yachty and Mike Epps. The ensemble cast […]

Toronto Film Festival to World Premiere Clement Virgo’s ‘Brother’

Clement Virgo’s Brother is set to have its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said on Wednesday. Adapted for the screen by Virgo from David Chariandy’s novel of the same name, Brother is the story of Francis and Michael, sons of Caribbean immigrants maturing into young men amid Toronto’s 1990s hip-hop […]

HBO Max: Movies Leaving in September

Read on for a complete list of movies that will disappear from the premium outlet this month.

‘Selma,’ ‘Just Mercy’ and More Made Free to Rent in Wake of Nationwide Protests

Films tackling racial issues, such as 'Selma,' 'The Hate U Give' and 'Just Mercy,' have been made available at no cost in June for those looking to educate themselves in the wake of George Floyd's death.

‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ Composer Talks Scoring While Pregnant

'The Sun Is Also a Star' composer Herdís Stefánsdóttir talks composing while pregnant, writing music for women-led projects, interning for Johann Johannsson and working on 'The Hate U Give.'

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

A full list of the 2019 NAACP Image Awards nominations.

George Tillman Jr., Fox 2000 Reteam for ‘Hate U Give’ Author’s Follow-Up Novel

The creative forces behind the YA drama 'The Hate U Give' are reteaming for 'On the Come Up.'

‘The Hate U Give’: How Music Producers Created a Song to Amplify the Battle Against Racial Injustice

Mike Woods and Kevin White found the words, and notes, to capture the anguish, determination and hope for characters fighting police brutality for their anthem "We Won't Move," which closed the film adaptation: "This was a message that was easy for us to get behind."

‘Black Panther’ Named Best Film by African-American Film Critics Association

The world's largest group of black film critics selected 'Black Panther' as the best picture of 2018, the African-American Film Critics Association announced Tuesday.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Is an Important Invitation to Feel Black Pain

In 2018, African-American filmmakers like Spike Lee, George Tillman Jr. and especially Barry Jenkins brought viewers deep inside the dehumanization of black and brown bodies.

Hollywood Style Clinic: ‘The Hate U Give’ Breakout Upgrades His Look for a “Big Future”

Algee Smith, who plays Khalil in the film and is also Zendaya's co-star in Drake's upcoming HBO high school series, gets tips from The Hollywood Reporter contributing editor Andrew Weitz for making the right first impression in meetings with executives and creatives: "When you have a goal in mind, it kind of changes things."

20th Century Fox Offering More Free Screenings of ‘The Hate U Give’ to Underserved Youth

20th Century Fox and AMC Theatres are hosting up to 50 additional free screenings of 'The Hate U Give' in communities across the country for schools, community groups and nonprofit organizations.