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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.

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.

Big names, high hopes for multi-racial 'Wrinkle in Time'

Big Names, High Hopes for Multi-Racial ‘Wrinkle in Time’

"It's wonderful that we're reflecting the world that we're living in today, and in the wake of 'Black Panther,' I feel like we could be the spiritual sister," said British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays Meg's mother in "A Wrinkle in Time."

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' rules with $108 million in second weekend

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Rules with $108 Million in Second Weekend

"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman, has now grossed $400 million domestically in its first 10 days, as well as $304 million internationally.

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.

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.

Box Office: 'Jumanji' Regains Top Spot for Modest Super Bowl Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Regains Top Spot for Modest Super Bowl Weekend

"Jumanji" has become the 42nd highest domestic grosser of all time with $352.6 million.

'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: 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' sprints past 'Jumanji'

Box Office: ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ Sprints Past ‘Jumanji’

"Maze Runner: The Death Cure" has ended the three-week reign of Sony's "Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle."

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

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Stays Strong, Topping ’12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves’ with $20 Million

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" has won its third weekend box office title with ease.

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ dominates MLK weekend, ‘The Post’ leads newcomers

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Dominates MLK Weekend, ‘The Post’ Leads Newcomers

“Jumanji,” starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, provided the most substantive challenge to “The Last Jedi” after opening Dec. 20.

Feminism and Press Freedom Come Together in ‘The Post’

Feminism and Press Freedom Come Together in ‘The Post’

“There is something very relatable to a woman finding her voice, to a woman standing in a room with men and being out-talked and overlooked,” said Liz Hannah, who wrote the screenplay with Josh Singer.

‘Downsizing’ Puts Microscope on Environment, Immigration and Humanity

‘Downsizing’ Puts Microscope on Environment, Immigration and Humanity

“With Trump in power and his cadre of Republicans and the direction they are taking this country ... it’s sad that a lot of the images we came up with years ago seem more vital today,” said filmmaker Alexander Payne.

‘The Post’ Is About the State of America, Star Hanks Says

‘The Post’ Is About the State of America, Star Hanks Says

Spielberg has said he rushed to film and release the movie within a year because the parallels between 1971 and 2017 were “terrifyingly similar.”

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.

‘X-Men’ Film Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault

‘X-Men’ Film Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault

The lawsuit charges Singer with sexual assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and sexual exploitation of children.

As ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Denzel Washington Explores Social Injustice

As ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Denzel Washington Explores Social Injustice

“I grew up with guys who did decades and it had as much to do with their fathers not being in their lives as it did to do with any system,” Washington said.