White or black, Spike Lee's characters are always flawed and always in the midst of a major moral challenge.
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'The Best Man Holiday' is a sequel to a successful movie, it's holiday themed, and it features some big stars. But the success of a "black movie" has way too many people scratching their heads.
The new film 'Charlie Countryman' portrays Romania as a hotbed for thugs, addicts, and lunatics. But no matter: Romanians have always handled the hate with dignity and a sharp sense of humor.
Keanu Reeves' new film is, bizarrely, a t'ai chi film about the millennial job crisis.
The digital lives of millennials might be today's version of the 1989 movie 'Crack House' — a mass media reflection of the real world marginalization of inner city communities.
'The Counselor' proves a sneaking suspicion I've had all along about Cormac McCarthy: he doesn't keep the audience in mind.
It's almost an indisputable fact by now: the best part of going to the movies is watching the trailers. But what happens when you see a hilarious trailer that turns out to be fake?
As details continue to emerge surrounding the personal lives of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, this photo timeline attempts to chronologically document their trajectory.
It's that frightening and endlessly pulse-pounding time of year again: the NBA playoffs. Why should you be especially afraid this year? Read to find out.
It's an easy job to mess up, but choosing the right magazine cover should not be a process so rife with controversy. These five have managed to do it, and they did it so very well.
The 1990s produced some of the best hip hop we've ever heard and likely ever will hear again. So where are all the artists responsible today?
Many iconic movies were acknowledged as classics from the moment they hit the big screen. But countless others were overlooked, dismissed, or outright despised. Here are eight of them.
The web series has largely reconfigured our perceptions of talk shows and celebrity interviews, especially with respect to humor and etiquette. Here are four that stand apart from the rest.
As we all know, nothing is sexier than income tax evasion. Just ask this group, many of which were willing to go to prison so they could preserve their sexy lifestyles.
Take a possibly illegal trip to Cuba, add some whiny politicians, an angry rap millionaire, and a well-meaning Miami rapper with a jumbled message, and voíla!: Pitbull's "Open Letter."
A quarter century is a long time to be around and not do the stuff on this list. So get busy.
A remake of the brilliant 1991 action thriller "Point Break" is currently in the works. Why must Hollywood continually mess with the classics?
Does violent media cause violence in real life? Countless studies have come to countless different conclusions, making it increasingly difficult to enact effective policy. So who is right?
Check out these famous rappers freestyling and proving why they get paid to do what they do, while the rest of us don't. Crazy content from back in the day: enter if you dare.
In the new documentary "Lil Bub and Friendz," we get a unique and entertaining look at what it means to be a famous feline.
Like the prolific duo of Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, the director-actor partnership of South Korean pair Bong Joon-ho and Song Kang-ho will go down in film history as among the best ever.
The car racing film has consistently proven itself a definitively American genre, on par with the Western and the gangster film. Here are some of its highlights from years past.
"Who Framed Roger Rabbit," one of the greatest films of all time, enjoyed its 25th anniversary party this weekend. In celebration, here's an uncomfortably personal tribute and fact sheet.
U.S. politicians have leveled significant criticism against Jay-Z and Beyoncé's recent trip to Cuba. But in the history of black celebs' trips to Communist countries, theirs is hardly subversive.
Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979-1990, died Monday at age 87. Here are five facts about the so-called "Iron Lady" to help you look smart today.