December 8, 2023

‘Guava Island’

REVIEW: ‘Guava Island’ Is a Pretty Postcard That Distances Itself From Cuba’s Political Baggage By Monica Castillo From Remezcla Guava Island, the movie-meets-visual album from Childish Gambino a.k.a. Donald Glover, dropped on Amazon Prime after the artist’s Coachella set Sunday night. It’s a playful riff on movies like Black Orpheus, the French-Brazilian film about a popular […]

Oscars 2019: Winners

Oscars 2019: Winners in full From BBC This year’s Academy Awards have been handed out in Los Angeles – here’s a complete list of all the winning and nominated stars and films. Best picture Winner: Green Book BlacKkKlansman Black Panther Bohemian Rhapsody The Favourite Roma A Star Is Born Vice Best actress Winner: Olivia Colman […]

The CW’s ‘Batwoman’ TV series would star the first openly gay superhero to headline a show or movie

By Travis Clark From Business Insider The CW is developing a “Batwoman” TV series. The show would star the first openly gay superhero to headline a live-action show or movie. If picked up to series, the show would premiere in 2019.  Batwoman will make her debut later this year in a CW “Arrowverse” crossover event. […]

Caribbean acts perform at BET Experience

From RJR News The Caribbean presence was felt all over Los Angeles at last weekend’s BET Experience. Soca stars Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons as well as dancehall stars Konshens and Shenseea were among those who performed last Friday at BET X. BET X is a part of the weekend long activities leading up […]

‘Black Panther’ becomes biggest domestic superhero film of all time

By: Jason Aycock, SA News Editor From Seeking Alpha The latest milestone for Black Panther (NYSE:DIS): becoming North America’s top-grossing superhero film of all time. The film passed the $623.4M drawn by fellow Marvel title The Avengerstoday and became the fifth-highest grossing film of all time domestically, behind just Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avatar, […]

‘Black Panther’ box office crosses $1 billion worldwide

BY PROMA KHOSLA From Mashable Black Panther has officially hit $1 billion worldwide after just four weeks in theaters. According to a release from Disney, Black Panther is the third-biggest superhero movie domestically, behind The Dark Knight ($534.9 million, and Panther is already at $530.9 as of March 10) and The Avengers ($623.4 million). With […]

Michael B. Jordan tweeted his ‘Black Panther’ involvement into existence

BY MARTHA TESEMA From Mashable Black Panther is a groundbreaking film for a variety of reasons, but it’s also the backdrop to some actors who just might be clairvoyants. Take two of the film’s stars, for example: Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke. Both dreamed of one day starring in a superhero film while studying at […]

‘Black Panther’: All the box office records it broke (and almost broke) in its $235m debut

By Scott Mendelson, Forbes Contributor, From Forbes I cover the film industry. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The numbers are in and Black Panther is a monster hit. More than that, it has already earned a place in the box office history books in just its first three-to-four days of release. The […]