Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’

Entertainment 04/24/19, 19:01

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie and setting added up to a ...

Regina King wins Oscar for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Entertainment 02/24/19, 21:10

The flowing gown of Regina King nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress' only misstep this award season. King was honored as best supporting actress for "If Beale Street Could Talk" at Sunday's ceremony, a final flourish to a run of victories including a Golden ...

Stars reflect on awards season at last show before Oscars

Entertainment 02/24/19, 00:45

Glenn Close says she's still a bit surprised the motion picture academy gave a nod to her performance in "The Wife." Actor Richard E. Grant says he's certain he's going to lose and will never get this close to Oscar again. And screenwriter Barry Jenkins just wants to savor making ...

Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Entertainment 02/14/19, 14:52

Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The 85-year-old Ginsburg has missed a ...

Review: ‘High Flying Bird’ is an exhilarating fast break

Entertainment 02/13/19, 16:23

Straight, "no chaser" is how NBA agent Ray Burke (Andre Holland) likes his news in "High Flying Bird," and the same could be said for the cinematic preferences of director Steven Soderbergh, whose stripped-down latest is a fleet-footed fast break of a movie."High Flying Bird," Soderbergh's second film shot on ...

Winners of the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards

Entertainment 01/13/19, 23:34

Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards, presented Thursday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California:Film: "Roma"Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"Actress: TIE, Glenn Close, "The Wife" and Lady Gaga, "A Star Is Born"Supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"Supporting actress: Regina King, "If Beale Street Could Talk"Young actor:/actress: Elsie Fisher, ...

Review: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is lyrical and lovely

New York 12/11/18, 17:31

"Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street...whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, New York," reads the title card that begins director Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk ."The quote is from a 1974 James Baldwin novel, which Jenkins has adapted himself for his first ...

‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘First Reformed’ top Spirit Award noms

Entertainment 11/16/18, 13:50

The 34th Film Independent Spirt Awards have showered nominations on Bo Burnham's coming-of-age tale "Eighth Grade," Lynne Ramsay's thriller "You Were Never Really Here" and Paul Schrader's religious drama "First Reformed."Each scored four nods in nominations announced Friday, including best picture. Also nominated for best picture: Barry Jenkins' James Baldwin ...

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