Ryan Coogler

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Incredibles: the family is forced to live in a motel until a mysterious tycoon arrives with an offer for Elastigirl to come out of retirement

Last month, Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 broke the box office record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest opening for a PG-ra(...)

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(...)

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.(...)

Kids’ stuff: Jaeden Lieberher and Jacob Tremblay in  The Book of Henry

Historically, the phrase ‘one and done’ used to refer to those filmmakers who made a stone cold classic – say Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunt(...)

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(...)

Spike Lee, in a post on Instagram, said he “cannot support” the “lily white” Academy Awards this year. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Oscars’ second straight year of all-white acting nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinke(...)

Michael B Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in Creed

Twitter, that most reliably intemperate of mediums, went into a tizzy when Sylvester Stallone, having won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor,(...)

Three years before Trayvon Martin was gunned down in Florida, a young black man lost his life in a shooting at the Fruitvale light rail station in Oak(...)