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  • Muhammad Ali Documentary Acquired For North American Release

    Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to the documentary "The Trials of Muhammad Ali," which premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. "Trials" will open in New York on Aug. 23 at the IFC Center with a national rollout following in the...
  • Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight: HBO film examines the 1971 Supreme Court decision that made Muhammad Ali The Greatest once mor

     
    Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella headline HBO's fascinating new film¬†Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,¬†which weaves scripted drama of the Supreme Court justices at work with pithy archival footage of Ali to display — through the prism of...
  • Review: Challenges in and out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali'

     Review: Challenges in and out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali'
    Muhammad Ali has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is such a beloved public persona that George W. Bush personally presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the ultimate honor for an American civilian, in 2005. It would not...
  • In downtown L.A., Zimmerman verdict, prison conditions draw ralliers

    In downtown L.A., Zimmerman verdict, prison conditions draw ralliers
    More than 100 demonstrators gathered at the steps of a federal building in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon in a joint call for social justice in the wake of the not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman and a California state prisoner hunger...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • In Theory: How would you update the 'I have a dream' speech?

    Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech. Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...
  • '2 Guns': The surprising consistency of Denzel Washington

    '2 Guns': The surprising consistency of Denzel Washington
    With the notable exception of 2012's "Flight" — a character piece that earned him fresh plaudits and an Academy Award nomination -- Denzel Washington has had a remarkably consistent career over the last five years. Every one of the five lead roles...
  • Review: 'Salinger' by David Shields and Shane Salerno

    Review: 'Salinger' by David Shields and Shane Salerno
    Talismans of high school life come and go but one has remained steadfast for generations: that slim ruby red paperback known as J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye.” First published in 1951, the coming-of-age novel sells about a...
  • Spike Lee awarded $300,000 Gish Prize

    Spike Lee awarded $300,000 Gish Prize
    To hear it from the Gish Prize Trust, Spike Lee did the right thing. The trust announced Wednesday that Lee -- the firebrand writer-director-actor-educator behind such films as 1992’s “Malcolm X” and the hit “Inside Man”...
  • Russell Brand brings comedy to Jesus

    Russell Brand brings comedy to Jesus
    Jesus, Malcolm X and Che may be unlikely topics for comedy, but Russell Brand has enlisted them for his "Messiah Complex" tour. The British comedian plays Hard Rock Live at 8 p.m. Saturday at Universal CityWalk, Orlando. Brand is in the headlines lately...
  • Comedian known for eccentricity, controversy coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A comedian and actor best known for his eccentricity and for controversies will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Russell Brand, the British funny man who was fired by MTV after he dressed as Osama bin......
  • Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women

    Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...