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TV Review: ‘Genius: Aretha’ Launches Cynthia Erivo Into Emmy Race

Alan French reviews the latest season of the "Genius" anthology series. The latest season, "Genius: Aretha," focuses on Aretha Franklin's rise to fame.

7 Good

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ Review: Audra Day’s Terrific Performance Can’t Save This Film

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous...

6 Fair

Film News: Deon Taylor to direct ‘Freedom Ride’ a new film that will celebrate the Freedom Riders and John Lewis

Freedom Ride  is set in 1961 and details the actions of a multiracial group of young activists, led by twenty-year-old John Lewis, as they decide to take matters into their own hands in the fight agai...

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided to Go for It’ Finds Power in Her Honesty

A look at the life and work of Rita Moreno from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood.

6 Fair

‘The Dig’ Review: A Love Letter to Long Ago

An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938.

8 Great

‘Ammonite’ Review: All Style No Substance

Chike Coleman's review of Ammonite, a film that had a lot of potential, but doesn't manage to sell the emotion as well as it could.

4 Poor

The cast of ‘Safety’ discuss the new uplifting Disney+ movie

An 18-year-old student puts his football scholarship on the line when he steps up to take custody of his 11-year-old little brother after their mother enters an extended stay at a drug rehab f...

‘Mank’ Review: Hollywood-Centric Film Both Dazzles and Disappoints 

Herman J. Mankiewicz struggles with alcohol and relationships as he develops a script for Orson Welles. 

8 Great

TV Review: ‘The Crown’ Fights Against Progressives and Conservatives in Stunning New Season

When The Crown first debuted in 2016, many instantly looked ahead to the days when Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher would grace the screen. Their arrival on the international and political scene b...

10 Perfect
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