Author: Sonaiya Kelley

'Fifty Shades Freed' dominates newcomers at box office

Following a lackluster Super Bowl weekend for theaters where films released around Christmas dominated the box office, this week’s three new wide releases all debuted at the top of the chart, led by Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades Freed.” The final installment in the “Fifty Shades” trilogy debuted… Source: Entertainment

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The Pan African Film Festival aims to correct misconceptions about African and Caribbean countries

Last month, during a meeting in the Oval Office, the president asked why the United States should accept immigrants from Africa, Central America and the Caribbean. “What do we want Haitians here for?” Donald Trump asked. “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? Why do we want all these… Source: Entertainment

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'Jumanji' reclaims top spot as Super Bowl slows weekend box office roll

Super Bowl weekend is usually a slow period at the box office, and this weekend is no exception. As Hollywood steps aside for the matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, only one title debuted in wide release, and films released around Christmas continue to dominate… Source: Entertainment

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At the 'Black Panther' premiere, representation is everything

The royal purple carpet at Monday night’s world premiere of “Black Panther” was awash in gem tones and African-inspired prints as those privileged to catch the film early adhered to Disney’s “royal attire” dress code. The lavish event staged on Hollywood Boulevard outside the Dolby Theatre, where… Source: Entertainment

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Box office: Blockbusters dominate as 'Jumanji' overtakes 'The Last Jedi'

As the smaller films vie for recognition at Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards, big-budget blockbusters dominated the weekend’s box office charts. Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” climbed to the top of the chart for the first time since its debut, bringing in an estimated $36 million in… Source: Entertainment

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HBO docu-series '15: A Quinceañera Story' showcases L.A. natives Ashley and Zoey, a boxer and a trans Latina

Planning the perfect quinceañera is one thing. Planning the perfect quinceañera while still sporting fresh bruises from your first boxing match is another. Add cameras and a film crew to the mix and you’ll have an idea of what Ashley Lopez was dealing with. “The most stressful part was the fight,… Source: Entertainment

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' dominates the box office with second-largest opening — ever

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” dominated the weekend’s box office with force, debuting with $220 million domestically, according to estimates from measurement firm ComScore. That makes the film the No. 1 debut of 2017, the second-best opening of all time and the cornerstone of what is expected to be… Source: Entertainment

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'Coco' maintains box office reign

As movie-goers gear up for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” on Dec. 15, Pixar’s “Coco” is maintaining its box office hold for the second consecutive week. The latest from Disney’s Pixar Animation Studios took in an estimated $26.1 million this weekend, a 49% decline, for a cumulative total of $108.7… Source: Entertainment

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Box office: 'Justice League' brings down the hammer on 'Thor'

In a superhero showdown, the combined forces of Warner Bros.’ “Justice League” was enough to topple “Thor: Ragnarok” from the top spot on the box office charts, despite a soft opening for the DC Comics mash-up. “Justice League” grossed an estimated $96 million, according to figures from measurement… Source: Entertainment

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'Molly's Game' will replace 'All the Money In the World' as AFI Fest closer

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