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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.

Racially Charged ‘Detroit’ Is Story That Needed Telling, Bigelow Says

Racially Charged ‘Detroit’ Is Story That Needed Telling, Bigelow Says

“Am I the perfect person to tell this story? Absolutely not. But it’s a really important story that needs to be told, and that was my overriding motivator,” said director Kathryn Bigelow.

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Harry Potter Spinoff Helps Time Warner Top Estimates

"Fantastic Beasts" grossed more than $800 million globally as of Feb. 5, according to tracking firm Box Office Mojo.

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Hollywood — Not a Man? Not White? Don’t Bother.

A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative confirms that inequality is still alive and well in Hollywood.

Glass ceiling for women in Hollywood is even worse than we thought.

Glass Ceiling Is Even Worse for Women on Big Screen

Hollywood certainly doesn’t help the perception of women in the workplace, as a new analysis of movie roles points out.

As Hollywood increases its diversity, cartoons are already reaping the benefits.

The Part of Hollywood That Gets It

As the motion-picture industry finally begins to recognize the power of diverse casts, there’s one corner of the Hollywood market that has already embraced our nation’s cultural diversity—and it’s reaping the benefits in a big way.

Zoe Saldana: Too Light-Skinned to Play Nina Simone?

Light-skinned actress Zoe Saldana has been cast as Nina Simone and there are people who are offended about this choice.

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Why All the Racist Comments on Black Actors in ‘The Hunger Games’?

Some social-media users are buzzing that “The Hunger Games” has too many Black actors, and many of the comments are downright racist. Should consumer-facing companies, like producer Lions Gate, try to reflect the nation’s demographics?