Jordan Peele

The 19 Best Horror Films Of 2017

19. <i>The Devil's Candy</i><p>IFC Midnight<p><b>Director:</b> Sean Byrne<b><br>Writer:</b> Sean Byrne<p>With his debut feature <i>The Loved Ones</i>, Sean Byrne established himself as an …

Horror

'Sorry to Bother You' to 'BlacKkKlansman': Black Auteurs Provide Surreal Takes on Race in America

“You find humor in the heartache and that’s part of the African-American condition,” says “BlacKkKlansman” writer Kevin Willmott<p>When director Spike …

BlacKkKlansman

Iron Fist Is Bringing a Major Daredevil Comics Villain to the Screen

Jamie Foxx discusses his long road to joining <i>Spawn.</i> Get a look at the armor, villains, and giant crab men of <i>Aquaman</i>. Chloe Bennet teases hair-based …

Comics

CNET’s 12 favorite Twilight Zone episodes

TV shows

BlacKkKlansman: Yes, a Black Police Officer Really Did Infiltrate the KKK

In the movie <b>BlacKkKlansman</b>, director Spike Lee vividly unfolds the story of a KKK infiltration by a black undercover police officer. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), the detective, responds to an ad recruiting members to a new chapter of the KKK in Colorado Springs, CO. Maintaining a phone …

BlacKkKlansman

Sorry to Bother You: why Boots Riley’s surreal race allegory is this year’s Get Out

Early on in Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You, wet-behind-the-ears telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) is smarting from yet another person hanging up on him. His co-worker Langston (Danny Glover) gives him a much-needed tip: success in this game requires him to ditch his natural tone and …

Film (UK)

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Adds Yahya Abdul-Mateen II And Anna Diop To Cast

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Jordan Peele’s <i>Us</i> continues to beef up its cast, with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop the latest to join the thriller starring <i>The</i> …

Hollywood

Kid Cudi Opens Up About ‘Secret’ TV Show With Jordan Peele, ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Sequel

In his first public interview since the release of his critically acclaimed <i>Kids See Ghosts</i> collaborative album with artist Kanye West, Kid Cudi …

Kids See Ghosts

Sony’s Morbius Movie: Villain Details & Filming Start Revealed

Advertising [x]<p>by Cooper Hood<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Villain and filming details from Sony's <b>Morbius the Living Vampire</b> movie are now here. Sony is just a …

Filmmaking

Film News Roundup: Supernatural Romance Movie ‘Hush, Hush’ Taps Kellie Cyrus as Director

<i>In today’s film news roundup, “Hush, Hush” is heading for the big screen, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop are cast in Jordan Peele’s “Us,” and</i> …

Hollywood

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition by Comedy Central on Apple Podcasts

Name<p>Description<p>Released<p>Price<p>1<p>CleanMaria Butina's Arrest: Are Russian Spies Even Trying Anymore? | Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal<p>Sean Spicer continues to …

Humor

Hobart :: It Matters What You Call A Thing

The following is either a CONFESSION or a LIE or a LITERARY EXPERIMENT. Choose Your Own Adventure. If you would like to read about DIVINITY, go to …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

9 New Shows Amazon Is Banking on to Become the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

As television fans know by now, Amazon head honcho Jeff Bezos instructed his streaming service late last year to go out and find him the next …

Entertainment

Kid Cudi Says He and Kanye West Are Planning to Do More 'Kids See Ghosts' Albums

If the seven-track brevity of Kanye West and Kid Cudi's <i>Kids See Ghosts</i> left you clamoring for more, you're in luck. In a new cover story chat with</i> …

Kids See Ghosts

How Kid Cudi Found Joy After Fighting Depression: 'I'm the Best I've Ever Been'

Scott Mescudi grins like a person who knows that his next smile isn't promised. His often arched eyebrows slowly dissolve, and the corners of his …

Kids See Ghosts

Greg Nicotero and Shudder are bringing back Creepshow

It’s no seven <i>Robin Hoods</i> in development at once, but Hollywood is piling on the horror anthology series like bloodthirsty creatures on a fresh …

Horror

Inside EBONY

THE MAIN MAN<p>The metamorphosis of Omari Hardwick—from supporting roles to leading man—places him on a trajectory to become a Hollywood A-lister who is …

Black Panther

Just for Laughs Festival Honors Tiffany Haddish, Hannah Gadsby, More

For the 11th year, the festival will present the Just for Laughs Awards Show, hosted by Alonzo Bodden, honoring some of the biggest names in comedy. …

Comedy

The Oscar Legacy of 'The Dark Knight': Christopher Nolan's Hit Changed the Rules, But Did That Even Matter?

The Best Picture category was expanded after the blockbuster was snubbed, but the years since then have mostly seen more indie films nominated<p>The …

Entertainment

Daniel Kaluuya and Lena Waithe to Team for 'Queen & Slim' at Universal

The film, which will be helmed by Melina Matsoukas, is described as a 'Bonnie and Clyde' story that revolves around a black couple who end up killing …

Hollywood

Unfriended: Dark Web review – cyber sequel traffics in digital cruelty

If you were to guess which 2018 film contained references to student gun reform, Cambridge Analytica, Flint’s ongoing water problem and the Iranian nuclear deal, I’m going to take a big leap here and assume that you wouldn’t have predicted a sequel to 2014’s laptop-based cyber-horror …

Film (UK)

Don't Let the Business Cycle Run You Over

<b>MAYBE YOU READ HIS SURGICAL ANALYSIS</b> of GE in our June issue, aptly titled “What the Hell Happened?” Or perhaps you’re familiar with his probing and …

Stock Markets

The dangers of 'deep fakes'

False and doctored media can be used for misinformation campaigns, and advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning will …

Deep Learning

Writers Guild Sets 2019 Awards Show Date

The Writers Guild of America has set Feb. 17 as the date for its 2019 awards show — a week before the Oscars.<p>The guild will hold simultaneous …

Hollywood

Jordan Peele's Us Movie Adds Aquaman & Titans Stars

Academy Award winner Jordan Peele's upcoming movie <b>Us</b> is getting even bigger as stars from <i>Aquaman</i> and <i>Titans</i> join the cast. The upcoming social …

Box Office

Sorry to Bother You and the New Black Surrealism

Like Get Out and Atlanta, Boots Riley’s gonzo satire realizes the best way to depict black people’s reality is to depart from it.<p>In Boots Riley’s …

Donald Glover

Fan Recreates 'Halloween' Sequel Trailer in LEGO

Following the debut of the initial trailer for the upcoming <i>Halloween</i> sequel, fans were treated to a variety of new images and pieces of information …

Horror

Amazon Prime Video Languishes In The Shadow Of Free Shipping

Amazon may have mastered the art of ruthlessly gaining market share in a myriad of retail markets and figured out how to dominate the high tech world in the fast-growing market for cloud computing. The company’s Prime Video service, however, remains very much a work in progress.<p>As Michael Nathanson …

Free Shipping

The Rewatchables by The Ringer on Apple Podcasts

Name<p>Description<p>Released<p>Price<p>1<p>Explicit'Step Brothers' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey<p>The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean …

Bill Simmons

‘Leave Now, and Prepare to Fight’: A Mother's Advice To Other Domestic Abuse Victims

Seven years ago, while going through a custody war with the man who eventually killed my son, I began blogging about my horror story with the courts. I needed the world to know the truth about America’s broken family court system. At first, I believed the only ones reading would be my friends and …

Sociology