Our new Carpetbagger columnist won’t ponder whether the Oscars matter. He knows they do — because as a snapshot of Hollywood, they also reflect so much more.
The shark movie was expected to take in $20 million. Instead, “The Meg” collected $44.5 million. Among highbrow films, “BlacKkKlansman” posted solid results.
John David Washington and Adam Driver star in a movie based on a crazy true story from the 1970s, pitched to the crazy realities of right now.
The decade we almost stopped climate change. Spike Lee takes on the Klan. Dick Cavett stops to smell the roses. Apple’s $1 trillion milestone. The curious rise of the face tattoo.
In “BlacKkKlansman,” Mr. Lee uses the true story of a black police officer infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado in the 1970s to once again grapple with American racial terrorism.
A look at some of the more distinctive flourishes in the director’s work.
Midway through the awards for 71st Cannes Film Festival, Asia Argento told the audience that the event was Harvey Weinstein’s “hunting ground.”
In an interview, the director of “BlacKkKlansman,” playing at the Cannes Film Festival, says he was galvanized by the violence at the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
The director said the president has exacerbated racial tensions at a news conference at the film festival.