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Ryan Coogler

In <i>Black Panther</i>, Queen Ramonda looks upon her son T’Challa and delivers a proclamation: “It is your time.” Millions upon millions of moviegoers …

Black Panther

Ready Player One Scores WB’s Biggest Opening Weekend in China

There’s good news for Steven Spielberg’s <b>Ready Player One</b> as the movie scores a record-breaking opening weekend for Warner Bros. in China.The Bank …

Film Industry

Chris Evans Reveals What He'll Miss Most After Leaving Captain America (Exclusive)

Chris Evans Talks the End of Captain America Movies 4:48 PM PDT, March 27, 2018<p>'Jessica Jones' Is All About Girl Power, On and Off Screen News 1:30 …

Comics

The Ryan Coogler Effect: What Black Panther's Success Means for Black Directors

If you had to take a guess, how many studios would you say are desperate to greenlight a superhero film by a black director? One? Just a few? All of …

Black Panther

African Easter Eggs: 13 Things You Might have Missed in Black Panther

This is a guest post written by Octavius A. Newman<p>How many times have you seen Black Panther? Five weeks out and the World of Wakanda is still …

Marvel Universe

Bankrupt Harvey Weinstein Co. Owes Malia Obama, Ryan Coogler

The Weinstein Company is officially drowning in debt after the company, owned by disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein, filed bankruptcy …

Black Panther

"Black Panther" just broke another record — it's the most tweeted-about movie *of all time*

Six weeks after pouncing onto the big screen, you’d think <i>Black Panther</i> would show signs of slowing down, but it proved, yet again, that it has no …

Box Office

‘Black Panther’ Becomes the Most-Tweeted-About Movie Ever

‘Black Panther’ Becomes the Most-Tweeted-About Movie Ever<p>by Teddy Grant, March 21, 2018<p><i>Black Panther</i> has broken another record.:Ryan Coogler’s …

Black Panther

MCU News: Missing Hawkeye, The Truth about Captain Marvel, and More

Avengers: Infinity War (via Marvel)<p>It’s a busy time for Marvel fans. Many of us were already deep into our MCU rewatch before <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> …

Marvel Universe

Bankruptcy Docs Reveal The Weinstein Company Owes Money to Malia Obama, Ryan Coogler, and More

After a buyout deal with potential investors fell through last month (and then <i>again</i> this month), The Weinstein Company announced that it would be …

Pop Culture

Give Ryan Coogler And Malia Obama Their Coins: Bankruptcy Filing Shows Weinstein Company Owe Hundreds Money

Weinstein Co. has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy according to Deadline Hollywood.<p>As part of the filing, the company was forced to reveal who it owes …

Malia Obama

Town Crier: Pet sitting may be columnist’s calling

There’s money to be made in the dog-sitting business. Just sitting for 10 minutes on the bench outside Starbucks, I had two different pet owners ask …

Black Panther

'Black Panther' is the most tweeted about movie ever

Black Panther is ruling Wakanda, the global box office and as of Tuesday, he is also the king of Twitter.<p>The Marvel Studios blockbuster "Black Panther" is the the most-tweeted about movie of all time, Twitter announced on Tuesday in statement. The film, which stars Chadwick Boseman and is directed …

Marvel Studios

Cordell Broadus is Calling His Own Shots

Cordell Broadus wants his first feature-length film to be about his grandfather. A man who he calls “Frank Lucas, but on the West Coast;” a club …

Snoop Dogg

‘Black Panther’ Tops $600 Million to Break New Records

Ryan Coogler’s superhero flick <i>Black Panther</i> showed no sign of slowing down at the box office this weekend, topping the North America charts for the …

News (U.S.)

Shooting Infinity War All on New IMAX Camera Tech Was 'Amazing'

<b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> directors explain the benefits of the film being the first movie ever to be shot exclusively using IMAX technology. It’s …

Marvel Universe

Superheroes await

Black Panther, directed and co-written by the black/African-American filmmaker Ryan Coogler, marks a superb, politically engaged evolution in the …

Marvel Studios

Who We Want to See in Ava DuVernay’s New Gods Movie

Forget the <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> trailer. By far the coolest comic book movie news to drop this week is that Ava DuVernay is in talks to direct a New …

Geek

Are We Losing Objectivity? Critics and Joe Public Succumb to Hyperbolic Overstatement

<b>Tom Jolliffe on whether the lavish praise from critics or utter derision from the public for a film is always justified…</b><p>There seems to be a trend in …

'Black Panther' a Defining Moment for Black America

Ryan Coogler's film is a vivid re-imagination of something black Americans have cherished for centuries — Africa as a dream of our wholeness, …

Marvel Universe

Martin Freeman Says Sherlock ‘Not Fun Anymore’ Due to Fan Pressure

Having starred alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in the modern mystery series <b>Sherlock</b> for four seasons, Martin Freeman says that he just doesn’t have …

TV

Ava DuVernay’s unprecedented journey to "A Wrinkle in Time" | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — Ava DuVernay didn’t pick up a camera until the age of 32.<p>It’s an extraordinary fact, considering the trajectories of most …

Philippines

Creed 2 Starts Filming as First Set Photos Emerge

Filming on <b>Creed 2</b> is now underway, as confirmed by set photos showing Dolph Lundgren and Florian Munteanu shooting scenes at Philadelphia’s Museum of …

Film Industry

Balancing All the Elements of Avengers: Infinity War Sounds Almost Impossible

Just how big does <i>Avengers: Infinity Wa</i>r get? Allow directors Joe and Anthony Russo to explain.<p>“[Imagine] you had a comic book and you opened it up to …

Marvel Universe

'Black Panther' puts spotlight on question of connection

NEW YORK — When Jennifer Emejulu went to see “Black Panther,” the New Jersey resident didn’t feel like wearing any of the traditional Nigerian …

Chicago

Ava DuVernay Is Directing 'New Gods' & Officially Joining The DC Extended Universe

Right on the cusp of celebrating the premiere of Disney's <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> and all of its wonder, directorAva DuVernay is gearing up to helm her next …

Comic Books

7 Times Danai Gurira's Sword Swinging on The Walking Dead Prepared Her for Black Panther Greatness

Believe it or not, <i>Black Panther</i> director Ryan Coogler had never seen <i>The Walking Dead</i> when he chose Danai Gurira to play the badass Okoye, one of the …

TV

Love, Simon is the one new movie you need to watch this weekend

Itching to use that MoviePass of yours this weekend? You're in luck: <i>Love, Simon</i>—a great adaptation of a YA novel—opens today.<p>If you have yet to catch …

New York City

How Avengers 3 & 4 Are Bringing all of Marvel's Directors Together

Though the Russo Brothers were tasked with constructing <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b>, nearly every active creative in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was …

Marvel Universe

Ava DuVernay's Is Directing DC Comics' New Gods

Ava DuVernay made history when she became the first black female to direct a movie a budget of over $100 million — <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, which just opened last week — and, now, she's poised to do so once again. The director has just become the first woman of color to direct a DC Comics film. DuVernay …

DC Comics