Review: SURFACE, Plunging Into Pools of Mystery
Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in a sterling series, created by Veronica West, debuting globally on Apple TV+.
Now Streaming: KIMI and THE GIRL BEFORE Cast Enthralling Spells
Zoë Kravitz stars in Steven Soderbergh's thriller, while Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo star in a mysterious mini-series, both on HBO Max.
Review: LOKI, Marvelous Mischief
Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in the Marvel action series, created by Michael Waldron, and streaming on Disney Plus.
Sundance 2020 Review: COME AWAY Disappoints on Almost Every Level
Angelina Jolie, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michael Caine star in an adventure directed by Brenda Chapman.
Review: FAST COLOR, Superpowers Are Not Enough
Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in Julia Hart's dramatic new film, which asks significant questions in quiet, often mesmerizing fashion.
Review: A WRINKLE IN TIME, A Mystery, A Puzzle, A Diverse Adventure
Admirably ambitious, Ava DuVernay's adaptation of a beloved literary classic gently yet firmly asserts its independence from expectations. First published in 1962, Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time won a Newbery Medal and other awards. Its popularity with children has...
Notes on Streaming: THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX, When Netflix Goes Nutty
Netflix's deal to purchase worldwide streaming rights to the next Cloverfield from Paramount Pictures -- which would mean the film would not have a theatrical release, as planned -- has been brewing at least since last month's Sundance Film Festival,...
Review: FREE STATE OF JONES Mobilizes for Equality
Outside a prominent courthouse, in a shot all its own, the Confederate flag comes down, and the United States flag goes up. There is a smattering of cheers. The scene is Jones Country, Mississippi in the 1860s. In real life,...
BELLE: Miranda Richardson And Gugu Mbatha-Raw On Exploring A Rarely Seen Part Of History
Here's my chat with the stars of Belle, the Georgian-era biopic of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate child of a British Lord and an African slave, who was raised into nobility and whose influence helped end slavery in the UK....