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 ...

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 ...

Brian Tyree Henry: ‘I feel everything’

Entertainment 12/03/18, 16:53

When Brian Tyree Henry filmed his scenes in "If Beale Street Could Talk," he wept. When he saw the finished film, he wept again.In Barry Jenkin's lyrical adaptation of James Baldwin's celebrated novel, Henry plays Daniel Carty, the just-out-of-jail friend of Fonny (Stephan James). When Fonny and Tish (KiKi Layne) ...

‘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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