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Academy unearths long-lost 'race films' in Black cinema exhibit
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Academy unearths long-lost 'race films' in Black cinema exhibit

"Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971," opening at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles on Sunday, charts key moments in Black film history that were either ignored by mainstream Hollywood studios and audiences in their day or have been long forgotten.

Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala, re-releasing in US cinemas today, is a story of continuous juxtaposition
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Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala, re-releasing in US cinemas today, is a story of continuous juxtaposition

The pop iconography of chain restaurants, motels, and gas stations is characteristic of 1980s independent films. But Mira Nair’s storybook ending is more ’90s, recalling the post-Cold War golden age when it seemed that American notions of “freedom” and self-invention reigned supreme.

Oscars 2022: Why a studio like A24 is recognised more by snubs over the years, than the seldom wins
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Oscars 2022: Why a studio like A24 is recognised more by snubs over the years, than the seldom wins

A24, which broke through at the Oscars with the Best Picture win of Moonlight in 2015, is nominated only in one major category this year — Denzel Washington, Best Actor for The Tragedy of Macbeth.

Oscars 2022: Annual luncheon ritual saw Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Kristen Stewart hobnobbing
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Oscars 2022: Annual luncheon ritual saw Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Kristen Stewart hobnobbing

Since most of the best-known Oscar nominees will still be walking the red carpet when those eight categories are announced 27 March, Monday’s luncheon may have provided the only real opportunity this season for some of the honoured guests to get face time with famous names.

Oscars 2022: With two wins and nine nominations already, Denzel Washington is likely to break his own record
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Oscars 2022: With two wins and nine nominations already, Denzel Washington is likely to break his own record

With such a profound legacy, and an enchanting moment at hand, Denzel Washington is without an argument a man who has redefined stardom in Hollywood, and continues to tower over the world of acting.

Oscars 2022: Streaming dominates nominations again, with Netflix's The Power of the Dog, Apple TV's The Tragedy of Macbeth
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Oscars 2022: Streaming dominates nominations again, with Netflix's The Power of the Dog, Apple TV's The Tragedy of Macbeth

Oscar voters rewarded Netflix, Apple TV+, and Amazon films with nearly 40 Oscar nominations — 27 for Netflix alone, with Jane Campion’s Western The Power of the Dog recognised in an impressive 12 categories, including best picture.

What makes Joel Coen's The Tragedy of Macbeth the finest Shakespeare screen adaptation yet
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What makes Joel Coen's The Tragedy of Macbeth the finest Shakespeare screen adaptation yet

The Tragedy of Macbeth is, without a shadow of doubt, the finest Shakespeare movie I have ever seen; better than Akira Kurosawa, better than Vishal Bhardwaj.

Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Joel Cohen on The Tragedy of Macbeth: 'We're still waiting to take risks'
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Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Joel Cohen on The Tragedy of Macbeth: 'We're still waiting to take risks'

"The three of us are at the top of our game,” Frances McDormand says. "Denzel Washington is 66. I’m 64. Joel Cohen is 67. We’re still willing to fall flat on our faces."

The Tragedy Of Macbeth movie review: Denzel Washington is nothing short of regal in Joel Coen’s unusual revisit
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The Tragedy Of Macbeth movie review: Denzel Washington is nothing short of regal in Joel Coen’s unusual revisit

The Tragedy Of Macbeth is highlighted by stunning visuals and atmospherics giving it a classy take on the timeless classic

The Tragedy Of Macbeth early review: Denzel Washington’s film is a minimalist, maximalist masterpiece
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The Tragedy Of Macbeth early review: Denzel Washington’s film is a minimalist, maximalist masterpiece

This Macbeth is, as always, about politics, power, and the corrosive effects of ambition. It is not, however, about sociopaths. It feels more about mediocrity — and the desperation that brings — than monstrosity.

Passing, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Belfast: Why Hollywood films are choosing black-and-white palette over colour
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Passing, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Belfast: Why Hollywood films are choosing black-and-white palette over colour

Is this all a coincidence, or a natural next step after recent black-and-white stunners like Roma and Cold War? To understand why everyone is going grayscale, read what the cinematographers behind three of the most striking black-and-white features have to say.

The Tragedy of Macbeth to release on Apple TV+ on 14 January, 2022; watch teaser
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The Tragedy of Macbeth to release on Apple TV+ on 14 January, 2022; watch teaser

Starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth is directed by Joel Coen of the Coen Brothers.

With the release of LeBron James' Space Jam: A New Legacy, a guide to the best and worst performances by pro basketball players
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With the release of LeBron James' Space Jam: A New Legacy, a guide to the best and worst performances by pro basketball players

From the recently released Space Jam: A New Legacy to '70s sports films like The Fish that Saved Pittsburgh and Fast Break, NBA players have a long history of going Hollywood.

Apple Original Films, A24 team up for The Tragedy of Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand
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Apple Original Films, A24 team up for The Tragedy of Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand

Joel Coen's directorial debut The Tragedy Of Macbeth will release in cinemas later this year ahead of its launch on AppleTV

Scott Rudin says he is 'stepping back' from film, streaming projects in wake of bullying allegations
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Scott Rudin says he is 'stepping back' from film, streaming projects in wake of bullying allegations

In a statement, Scott Rudin said he would use the time away to “work on personal issues I should have long ago”

The Little Things, Denzel Washington, Rami Malek's crime thriller, is unable to avoid trappings of its genre
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The Little Things, Denzel Washington, Rami Malek's crime thriller, is unable to avoid trappings of its genre

The Little Things is more than watchable, but you are unlikely to be haunted, disturbed, or even surprised

John David Washington says he initially hid his actor father's identity to get film roles on his own
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John David Washington says he initially hid his actor father's identity to get film roles on his own

"I saw how people changed when they found out who my father was," said John David Washington.

Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts to feature in Netflix drama Leave the World Behind
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Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts to feature in Netflix drama Leave the World Behind

Leave the World Behind is based on an upcoming novel by Rumaan Alam.

Chris Pratt's thriller show The Terminal List, directed by Antoine Fuqua, acquired by Amazon Prime Video
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Chris Pratt's thriller show The Terminal List, directed by Antoine Fuqua, acquired by Amazon Prime Video

Chris Pratt had previously worked with Antoine Fuqua in The Magnificent Seven, also starring Denzel Washington.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Troy Sneed, Grammy-nominated gospel singer, passes away aged 52 from complications
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Troy Sneed, Grammy-nominated gospel singer, passes away aged 52 from complications

Troy Sneed’s publicist Bill Carpenter said the singer passed away early Monday at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida