Theater

Three drive-in movie theaters in the Rochester area, the Vintage Drive-In in Avon, the Rose City Drive-In in Newark, and the Silver Lake Twin Drive-In in Perry, are gearing up for their spring season openings. The Vintage Drive-In welcomes moviegoers from Friday through Sunday at 7 p.m., featuring titles like “Godzilla X Kong: The New […]

Cord Jefferson is now an Oscar winner but wants others to join him in the winner’s circle. The filmmaker won Best Adapted Screenplay for 2023’s “American Fiction,” which stars Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Jeffrey Wright, Erika Alexander, and Sterling K. Brown.  Jefferson, a former staff writer for The Root, saw his commitment to writing Black […]

Da’Vine JoyRandolph took home the Oscar on Sunday for her role as a boarding school head cook who is grieving her son. “The Holdovers,” set in the 1970s, features an eclectic cast of clashing personalities who have, for one reason or another, stayed over Christmas break at the mostly empty boarding school, where they learn […]

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) will celebrate Black History Month with its annual event, BAM! (Black Artists in Music), featuring performances on February 16th in Savannah and February 23rd in Atlanta. This event will showcase an array of talent, including SCAD’s elite vocal ensemble, the Bee Sharps, and notable alums such as […]

(BET) – Daniel Croix, known for his role as the chaotic Jason in Tyler Perry’s “The Oval,” contrasts his on-screen persona with a peaceful, arts-rich real life. Raised in a diverse family environment, Croix credits his grandmother, Clarita Delk-Henderson, for introducing him to the arts. A graduate of SUNY Purchase Conservatory, Croix’s journey in acting […]

Nia Long has been added to cast of Lionsgate and Universal Pictures International’s Michael Jackson biopic Michael. Long will play Jackson matriarch Katherine Jackson. The Antoine Fuqua directed movie is now shooting for an April 18, 2025, global theatrical release. Fuqua said, “Nia has delivered iconic performances throughout her career. I’ve been a fan for a long time because […]

Ayo Edebiri won for Best Television Female Actor – Musical/Comedy Series, for she TV role in The Bear. Da’Vine Joy Randolph won for Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture for The Holdovers.

The new Mean Girls (musical) movie is coming up, and to celebrate Megan Thee Stallion and Reneé Rapp have released the new song “Not My Fault.” It’s the closing track on the forthcoming soundtrack. Check it out below: Source: Pitchfork

Richard Roundtree who portrayal of private eye John Shaft died Tuesday. He was 81. Roundtree died at his home in Los Angeles of pancreatic cancer, his manager, Patrick McMinn, told The Hollywood Reporter. Dubbed the first Black action hero, Roundtree became one of the faces of the 1970s blaxploitation movement when he starred as the street-smart […]

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Rock is gearing up to examine the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Rock is in final negotiations to direct and produce a biopic of the late civil rights icon. Universal is behind the project and has optioned the rights to Jonathan Eig’s biography, King: A Life, which debuted to […]


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