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The Night Of Finale: Itching to See How the Summer's Best New Show Wraps Up

David Hinckley | Posted 08.25.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

If you only had time to watch one new show this summer and you picked HBO's The Night Of, you made the right call. This dark murder mystery wraps ...

For Michael Kenneth Williams, Rikers Island in The Night Of Was Real. Too Real.

David Hinckley | Posted 07.31.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Michael Kenneth Williams didn't have to research Rikers Island before he took the role of Rikers inmate Freddy in HBO's tense hit drama The Night Of. ...

Movie Review: The Gambler -- Snake-eyes

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I bristle whenever Hollywood decides that it's time to remake a film from the recent past (although, with a history of cinema that only extends a little over 100 years, it's ALL the recent past).

James Toback Vents on The Gambler Remake

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The filmmakers seem to know a lot about addiction, but not very much about gambling.

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

'Boardwalk Empire' Actor in Negotiations to Join 'Robocop'

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

Boardwalk Empire actor Michael Kenneth Williams is in negotiations to join the cast of Robocop, MGM and Sony’s remake of the classic 1987 sci-fi act...

WATCH: 'The Wire: The Musical' Is The Most Important Thing You Will See Today

Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy

[Standby for a completely unprofessional reaction that both fails to adequately sum up the fascinating cultural implications of this video and gives y...

Michael K. Williams To Play Ol' Dirty Bastard

Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

Brooklyn stand up! According to Entertainment Weekly, "Boardwalk Empire" star Michael K. Williams is set to play fellow New Yorker Ol' Dirty Basta...

Recapping 'Community': "Biology 101"

Stacia L. Brown | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices
Stacia L. Brown

We open with a musical number wherein our stars promise to be more grounded in reality. Joke? Fake-out? The semester will tell.

HuffPost Review: Life During Wartime

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been a fan of Todd Solondz's dark, even mean-spirited brand of humiliation comedy since Welcome to the Dollhouse, and the squirmy problems of his put-upon heroine, Dawn Weiner. But he lost me with Life During Wartime.