New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

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Screen Actors Guild Awards: The cast for Black Panther pose with the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast . Photograph: Nina Prommer/ EPA

The rise and rise of the comic-book aesthetic was confirmed last night when Black Panther, a super-hero epic from Marvel, took the ensemble award from(...)

There is a film called Avengers: Infinity War. It can be viewed in cinemas. That’s all we can tell you. Much of the advance publicity for the latest (...)

File image of Ava DuVernay. Photograph: Getty Images

Diversity swings and roundabouts. Earlier this month, the Academy Awards ceremony was careful to rally around the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements. By th(...)

 Nascar driver  Darrell Wallace Jr and team owner Richard Petty.  Petty’s own driving career was so imperious he is known simply as “The King”. Photograph:  Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

When Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Bubba Wallace would drive the team’s number 43 car for the 2018 Nascar season, Brent Nottestad took the (...)

Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. Photograph: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios

The press junkets for Marvel pictures are always spectacular events. Drawing on the talents of enough busy professionals to dredge a second Suez Canal(...)

Chadwick Boseman plays Black Panther, the Martin Luther King to Killmonger’s Malcolm X. Photograph: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios

That’s right. Black Panther is not just another superhero film. It is the first flick in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a black protagonist.(...)

Chadwick Boseman in Marshall

No button is left unpushed in this study of an incident from the early career of the first African-American appointed to the US supreme court. Those b(...)

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine from Wonder Woman sign autographs at San Diego Comic-Con. Photograph:  Charley Gallay/Getty Images

1 Fans v Makers San Diego Comic-Con International positions itself as a democratic space in which fans and creators can meet as equals, and filmmaker(...)

You wouldn’t ask any mortal to play James Brown. It’s not just the voice. It’s not just the moves and the madness. Even at rest, Mr Please Please P(...)