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Box Office: 'Black Panther' Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

‘Black Panther’ Is ‘The Worst Nightmare’ of the Film Industry, Says White Writer

“Black Panther”’s success “comes at the expense of other would-be event movies.”

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

‘Black Panther’ Surpasses ‘Tomb Raider’ for Fifth Box Office Crown

"Black Panther" has become only the seventh title to pass the $600 million milestone at the North American box office, and is the second-fastest film to do so.

Academy of Motion Pictures Chief Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Academy of Motion Pictures Chief Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Several media outlets reported that the Academy had received three claims of sexual harassment against John Bailey, and had begun an investigation.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Tops 'A Wrinkle in Time'

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Tops ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

The weekend marks the first time in recent memory that films both led and directed by African Americans have nabbed the first and second place spots at the box office.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Tops $500 Million, Dominates 'Red Sparrow,' 'Death Wish'

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Tops $500 Million in U.S.

"Black Panther" now has a worldwide total of $897.7 million through Sunday.

Diversity on screen equals bigger box office bucks, study finds

Diversity on Screen Equals Bigger Box Office Bucks, Study Finds

The study found that movies like "Captain America: Civil War" and "Suicide Squad," in which more than a fifth of the cast were minorities, grossed more globally than movies with primarily white actors.

Women looking for Oscar love in best picture cliffhanger

Women Looking for Oscar Love in Best Picture Cliffhanger

"The star of this year's Oscars is female empowerment. A film with a female perspective has not won best picture since 'Million Dollar Baby' in 2005," said Tom O'Neil, founder of awards website GoldDerby.com.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

‘Black Panther’ Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has blown away its original tracking in less than a month.

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

Nigerian Cinema Fans Celebrate ‘Black Panther’ Release

Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, is also a cultural powerhouse that boasts the continent's biggest film industry, known as Nollywood.

Film Review: 'Black Panther' is a Game-Changing Cultural Work of Genius

Film Review: ‘Black Panther’ is a Game-Changing Cultural Work of Genius

Director Ryan Coogler has successfully shown the world what Black excellence means.

Ben Shapiro Whitesplains Why Black People Have No Right to Be Excited About ‘Black Panther’

Ben Shapiro Whitesplains Why Black People Have No Right to Be Excited About ‘Black Panther’

The “incredibly stupid” hype is irrelevant since America already had a Black president and a Black “Catwoman,” according to Shapiro.

Marvel Takes New York Fashionistas to Black Panther's Wakanda

Marvel Takes New York Fashionistas to Black Panther’s Wakanda

While Wakanda may be fictional, the film’s costume designer Ruth E. Carter drew from real people and places, traveling across Africa to study the patterns, bead work and silhouettes of various tribes and peoples.

Bold, Black and Beautiful, 'Black Panther' Hopes for Cultural Shift

Bold, Black and Beautiful, ‘Black Panther’ Hopes for Cultural Shift

The predominantly Black cast of superhero movie "Black Panther" hope its combination of African pride, beauty and adventure will also mark a cultural shift in the movie industry and beyond.

Disney's 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Teaser Trailer Debuts

Disney’s ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Teaser Trailer Debuts

The film stars Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany.

'Black Panther' Stars on Importance of African Culture in Marvel Film

‘Black Panther’ Stars on Importance of African Culture in Marvel Film

"Something like Marvel has a way of really affecting popular culture, and to have that popular culture informed with things that are of African origin and people knowing they are of African origin ... is powerful," said Lupita Nyong'o.

Box Office: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Roars to the Top

Box Office: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Roars to the Top

Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan star in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” a sequel to Robin Williams’ original.

Female Directors Snubbed at Golden Globe Nominations

Female Directors Snubbed at Golden Globe Nominations

Other key snubs included the interracial romantic comedy “The Big Sick,” which failed to land any nominations.

AT&T Hello Lab's Diversity-Focused Mentorship Program Premieres 5 Short Films on DIRECTV NOW

AT&T Hello Lab’s Diversity-Focused Mentorship Program Premieres 5 Short Films on DIRECTV NOW

Mentors include Academy Award winners Octavia Spencer and Common.

Sundance Works to Make Film Festival Safer Amid Hollywood Sex Scandal

Sundance Works to Make Film Festival Safer Amid Hollywood Sex Scandal

Some of the accusations against Harvey Weinstein involve incidents said to have taken place at the 10-day Sundance festival in Park City, Utah.

Comcast NBCUniversal: Diversity Delivers Box Office Gold

Comcast NBCUniversal: Diversity Delivers Box Office Gold

Illumination Entertainment’s 2016 summer blockbuster "The Secret Life of Pets," which features the voice of actor/comedian Kevin Hart, was a big success.

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Role as Racist ‘Detroit’ Cop Took Actor Poulter to ‘Frightening Place’

Will Poulter said he had been forced to “embrace ignorance” in order to play a racist officer who taunts, pistol-whips and beats up a group of Black men and two white women.

NFL Player-Turned-Filmmaker Celebrates Natural Hair

NFL Player-Turned-Filmmaker Celebrates Natural Hair

Matthew A. Cherry’s upcoming animated short film, “Hair Love,” tells the story of an African American father learning to style his daughter’s hair.