All posts tagged "Malcolm X"
Regina King Breaks Through (Again) With One Night in Miami, Her Directorial DebutJanuary 15, 2021
When Regina King was growing up in Los Angeles, her family ate lots of vegetables. Friends...
Spike Lee to Hold Special Malcolm X Screening at Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film FestivalFebruary 26, 2020
(Update: Nevermind. The Red Sea Film Festival has been delayed by fears of the coronavirus. Below...
Keep on Keepin’ On: Mario Van Peebles on How His Father Brought Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song to LifeMay 10, 2018
A trailblazer in radical 1970s cinema, Melvin van Peebles’ home-grown experimental milestone gained a new audience...
Reels On Wheels: Watch How Spike Lee’s Dolly Shots Glide Characters Through Their Frenzied Environments (Video)March 20, 2017
The dolly shot: It’s an eye-popping technique. The characters it frames seem to float through the...
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017: Maltin Modern Master Denzel Washington Reflects on His CareerFebruary 7, 2017
Few names inspire as much respect as Denzel Washington’s. Audiences know him from, well, countless stellar...
Penetrating Images: I Am Not Your Negro Remixes James Baldwin with America’s Tradition of On-Screen RacismJanuary 30, 2017
When Raoul Peck was eight, his family fled Haiti for the Congo to escape the tyranny...