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Disney's Jungle Book is Now Available on DVD/Blu-ray/Digital HD

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 08.31.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

From Disney animation comes the live action film, The Jungle Book, based on the classic books by Rudyard Kipling. A contemporary reboot of the beloved...

Okay, You Think Election Night Will Be Unbearable. Would Stephen Colbert Help?

David Hinckley | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

This won't give viewers someone else to vote for at the polls, but it would give them someone else to watch as the results come in that night.

Star Trek Beyond

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The big debate shouldn't be if this is the best Star Trek film ever. The more interesting conversation is about whether Star Trek Beyond is a better sci-fi space adventure film than 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

'Star Trek Beyond': I've Been to the Future and It's Mind-blowing!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Our prospects for the world in the future are pretty awesome, if only it weren't for an alienated terrorist with an agenda for revenge. Sounds like ...

Paris Terror Attack Movie Pulled From French Theaters In Wake Of Rampage In Nice

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.20.2016 | World

French movie theaters have withdrawn the action film “Bastille Day” from their schedules in the wake of last Thursday’s massacre in Nice that ki...

Idris Elba Discusses His Return To 'Visceral' 'Luther'

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.09.2016 | Black Voices

Never mind James Bond. Idris Elba, long rumored as a contender to slip on the iconic 007 agent's tuxedo, already has a sharp-dressed hero of his own: ...

Was Oliver Reed Too 'Rough' to Be Cast as James Bond?

Brian Cronin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

Anthony Horowitz, the novelist currently writing the James Bond series of novels for Ian Fleming's estate, caused some controversy a while back when h...

It's About That Bass' in A Black Man's Voice

Sharon C. Jenkins | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Sharon C. Jenkins

Adobe Stock The Power of the Male Voice Meghan Trainor's hit song, All About That Bass is a popular tune that was released in June 2014 by Epic Reco...

Jon Favreau's 2016 Adaptation of The Jungle Book Reigns Supreme

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.23.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

From Disney animation comes the live action film, The Jungle Book, based on the classic books by Rudyard Kipling. A contemporary reboot of the beloved...

Idris Elba, John Ridley Team For 1970s Civil Rights Drama At Showtime

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | Black Voices

John Ridley and Idris Elba are teaming for a political activism drama at Showtime....

Zaki's Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's a feast for the mind and the eyes, with stunning special effects, dazzling use of 3D (seriously, go see it in 3D!), and a revelatory performance from a talented young newcomer to hold it all together.

The Jungle Book

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Start the great debate right now. Is The Jungle Book the best kid's action film ever made? Possibly. Expect to hear both sides of that argument waged ...

Movie Review: See The Jungle Book and You, too, Will Talk to Your Animals.

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.14.2016 | New York
Carole Mallory

Amazing. Joyful. Fun. Sad. Stunning. Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book directed by the talented Jon Favreau (Iron Man) will keep you enthralled from its very beginning in awesome 3D IMAX which makes the terrifying animals swing from the trees into your lap.

Blockbusters Should Learn To Be More Like The New 'Jungle Book'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment

Disney is on the reboot warpath, rejiggering just about every primo animated property in glistening live action. It started in 2010 with Tim Burton's ...

Sally Field Gives Props To Black Actors For Pushing For More Diversity

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.15.2016 | Black Voices

If it wasn’t for black male actors, women “would still be shut out” of Hollywood, according to award-winning actress Sally Field. In a new inter...

Idris Elba Kills It In 'Bastille Day' Trailer

USA Today | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.19.2016 | Black Voices

We all want perfect human being Idris Elba to be the next James Bond....

These Men Might've Been The Best Thing About The SAG Awards

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.30.2016 | Style

There was velvet, there was scruff, and there were a lot of tuxedos that were maybe blue, or maybe black (we honestly can't tell you how many conversa...

Seed of the Glittering Republic

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

My greatest satisfaction as an activist lies in the changed expectations of today's children, made possible by countless thousands of us who came before them.

Idris Elba, BBC Youth Network Team On Drama Shorts To Develop New Talent

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

BBC Three, the U.K. public broadcaster's youth network that is going online-only next month, has revealed new programming plans....

It's Awards Season, Where Are the People of Color, Where Is the Syncretism?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.

Idris Elba Says Diversity Is 'More Than Just Skin Color'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.19.2016 | Black Voices

The conversation surrounding diversity in television and film shouldn't just be a discussion about a person's skin color, according to Idris Elba. On ...

White Again -- The Oscars, Again

Jon Eig | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Michael B. Jordan's particular situation describes one of the many problems faced by actors of color, at least inasmuch as it relates to the Academy Awards.

Academy President Releases Official Statement On Oscars' Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs has released an official statement regarding the Oscars' lack of diversity. Her statement comes after she addres...

Why Every Man Should Try To Be More Like Idris Elba

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.19.2016 | Style

You can pay attention to Idris Elba, or don't. But soon you're not going to have much choice. With recent covers on Esquire, GQ, Men's Health and Maxi...

Oscar Nomination Odds: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer (@BensOscarMath) uses math to predict and write about the Oscars. He recently graduated from Harvard with a degree in applied math, and he...