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‘Armageddon Time,’ ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ and ‘Till’ Production Designers Brought the American Past Back to the Screen

From a family home in Queens to a planned community in the desert and a Black town in the American south, design pros were tasked with honoring the meticulous looks from eras gone by.

‘Till’: 10 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Chinonye Chukwu’s Till recounts the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley’s (Danielle Deadwyler) fight for justice after her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till (Jalyn Hall), was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi in 1955. The biographical drama shows how Till-Mobley channeled her grief into action. Following Till’s death, Till-Mobley raised awareness of the brutality of racial violence […]

Box Office: ‘Black Adam’ Leads So-So Halloween Weekend With $27.7M

DC and Warner Bros.’ Black Adam had no trouble topping the Halloween weekend box office, although the superhero pic dropped more than expected considering it had little competition. The film earned an estimated $27.7 million from 4,402 theaters in its second outing. That’s a drop of 59 percent, one of the bigger declines for a […]

‘Till’ Director Chinonye Chukwu Is the Red Carpet’s Newest Style Star

Chinonye Chukwu is quickly making a name for her mastery of emotional, character-driven narratives. The Clemency director’s latest project is the heart-wrenching biopic Till, an account of the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till. Told from the perspective of his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley (played by Danielle Deadwyler), the film opened Oct. 14. In appearances for […]

‘Till’ Trailer: Danielle Deadwyler Shows Mother’s Heartbreak, Defiance Over Son’s Murder

The latest trailer for Till, Clemency director Chinonye Chukwu’s movie about the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, shows his mother Mamie Till-Mobley choosing an open casket funeral, a decision that galvanized the U.S. civil rights movement. “The whole world has to see what happened to my son,” Mamie, played by The Harder They Fall’s Danielle […]

Whoopi Goldberg Responds to Film Critic Who Claimed She Wore a Fat Suit in ‘Till’: “That Was Not a Fat Suit, That Was Me”

Whoopi Goldberg addressed a film critic who claimed that she wore a fat suit in the Emmett Till biopic, Till. During Monday’s episode of The View, Goldberg, who portrays Alma Carthan in the film, reacted to the comment and explained that she was not wearing a fat suit for the role. “There was a young […]

Whoopi Goldberg Says Events in ‘Till’ Movie Are “the Culmination of What Systematic Racism Looks Like”

The New York Film Festival on Saturday night hosted the world premiere of Chinonye Chukwu’s Till, about the lynching of Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley’s quest for justice. After the screening, Whoopi Goldberg, who both produced and stars in the film that she’s said has taken more than a decade to come to […]

‘Till’ Review: Danielle Deadwyler Is Shattering as a Mother Whose Grief Helped Galvanize the Civil Rights Movement

Director Chinonye Chukwu follows ‘Clemency’ with this account of Emmett Till’s lynching and the resilient woman who channeled her pain into the fight against racial injustice, premiering at the New York Film Festival.