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Critic’s Picks: A February To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Work from the Kuchars, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, Ousmane Sembène, John Sayles, Larry Clark and the overdue U.S. release of a docufction by Chinese master Jia Zhangke beckon cinephiles this month.

Hollywood Flashback: A Sober Richard Pryor Spent ‘Brewster’s Millions’ in 1985

Richard Pryor starred in Walter Hill's adaptation 'Brewster's Millions' as a minor league pitcher whose rich uncle dies and leaves him $300 million, if he can spend $30 million

‘The Apollo’: Film Review | Tribeca 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival opens with Roger Ross Williams' 'The Apollo,' a moving ode to the historic Harlem theater.

‘I Am Richard Pryor’: Film Review | SXSW 2019

Jesse James Miller offers 'I Am Richard Pryor,' another made-for-TV account of Richard Pryor's unsafe-for-broadcast career.

‘Jellyfish’: Film Review | Tribeca 2018

Kitchen sink meets insult comedy in James Gardner's grotesquely grim feature debut, 'Jellyfish.'

Richard Pryor’s Widow Confirms Comedian Slept With Marlon Brando

Quincy Jones made the allegation in a much talked-about interview with Vulture.

‘Star Wars’: Richard Pryor Once Bartended at the Mos Eisley Cantina

Watch a lost sketch from the late comedian's highly controversial, hourlong comedy-variety show that ran on NBC.

Critic’s Picks: A September To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

L.A. cinephiles with fall festival envy have a plethora of options this month, including a French prison break classic, several Stephen King adaptations and a trio of African-American musicals.

Richard Pryor Adored “Good Man” Gene Wilder, His Daughter Says

"He thought them together was amazing. He always said, 'That man's a genius, and he's a good man, that's for sure.'"

Richard Pryor’s Former Estate Hits Market for $2.9M

Located in Northridge, the 2.2-acre compound includes six buildings and a luxurious 65-foot swimming pool.

Richard Pryor Statue to Stand in His Illinois Hometown

Sculptor Preston Jackson will unveil the 9-foot bronze statue on Sunday.

Eddie Murphy in Talks to Join Richard Pryor Biopic

Mike Epps is starring as the influential comedian in the drama to be directed by Lee Daniels.