Though it doesn’t open until Friday, “Black Panther” – latest in the Disney-Marvel comic-book movie franchise – is an epic pop-cultural phenomenon, largely due to its appeal to African-American audiences. In Charlotte, that means some free tickets for kids, Wakandan brunch and more.
Australian court documents allege that an actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance.
Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor, is being celebrated on the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of his "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" with a PBS special, a documentary, a stamp and a feature-length film starring Tom Hanks.
Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, at a ceremony dominated by women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality.
The unnervingly talented 33-year-old writer-director Alex Ross Perry seems intent on liberating American independent cinema from the tyranny of "likable characters," one movie at a time. The men and women moving through his brittle, blistering dark comedies stake little claim on our affection, which may partly explain why they so easily command our attention.
In "The Party," an acid-laced amuse-bouche of a movie from British writer-director Sally Potter, dinner never makes it to the table but the guests still get served, early and often. We are in the home of a London politician named Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas), who has just been appointed shadow minister for health of an undisclosed opposition party. But the celebratory mood swiftly turns toxic at a gathering where nearly every guest might as well be wearing a self-affixed "kick me" sign.
A lawyer has accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush of repeatedly touching an actress inappropriately on a Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear".
The King of Wakanda reigned supreme this holiday weekend as Disney's "Black Panther" proved to be a pop cultural phenomenon, shattering box office records with an estimated $235 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales for the four-day holiday weekend.
As Marvel's latest superhero movie, "Black Panther," draws praise and rakes in millions of dollars at the box office, Twitter trolls have emerged across the country attempting to stoke racial division by spreading false reports about the film's largely African American fans.
Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Time capsule opened after 50 years at Park Terrace Theatre