2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

by Monique Jones | Shadow and Act If Beale Street Could Talk is one of several films earning Independent Spirit Awards nominations, which were announced Friday. If Beale Street Could Talk has been nominated for Best Feature with Barry Jenkins nominated for Best...
Monsters and Men (2018)

Monsters and Men (2018)

Director:  Reinaldo Marcus Green Writer(s):  Reinaldo Marcus Green Starring: Chanté Adams, Giuseppe Ardizzone, Nicole Beharie, Cara Buono, J.W. Cortes, Angel Bismark Curiel, Cassandra Freeman, Josiah Gabriel, Aaron Costa Ganis, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Keenan Jolliff,...
The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

Director: David Lowery Writer(s): David Lowery, David Grann (article) Starring: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Tika Sumpter, Ari Elizabeth Johnson, Teagan Johnson, Gene Jones, John David Washington, Barlow Jacobs, Augustine...
Variety Names 10 Actors to Watch for 2018

Variety Names 10 Actors to Watch for 2018

from Variety Variety is pleased to announce its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has bestowed since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala Ali, Timothée Chalamet, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer,...
BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, Ron Stallworth (book), Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin, Paul Walter Hauser, Ryan Eggold, Corey Hawkins, Robert John...
Monster (2018)

Monster (2018)

Director: Anthony Mandler Writer(s): Walter Dean Myers, Colen C. Wiley, Janece Shaffer tarring: Jennifer Ehle, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson, Tim Blake Nelson, Jharrel Jerome, John David Washington, Rakim Mayers, Paul Ben-Victor, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Dorian Missick,...
Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Director: RZA Writer(s): Nicole Jefferson Asher Starring: Hana Mae Lee, Method Man, Common, John David Washington, Lorraine Toussaint, Lucien Laviscount, Jill Scott, Daniella De Jesús, Mary Christina Brown, Craig muMs Grant, Nancy Cejari, Jeremie Harris, Azealia...
Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act Sundance Institute announced the feature films that will be screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City, Salt Lake City at at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. For the 2018 Festival, 110 feature-length films...
Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Alex Haley and Malcolm X (book), Arnold Perl and Spike Lee (screenplay) Starring: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Theresa Randle, Kate Vernon, Lonette McKee, Tommy Hollis, James...