Ryan Coogler

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Barry Jenkins: “I must not forget that the greatest asset I have in this new world is my personal experience.” Photograph: Kayla Reefer/New York Times

There should be an air of tension in the room, but Barry Jenkins seems unconcerned by any looming news. He is polite in a way that only Americans can (...)

Corey Calliet and Sylvester Stallone, who spills with the sort of ancient wisdom you get only from grizzled trainers in boxing movies

If you were delivering a lecture on how to extract the most value from a worn formula then you could do worse than direct your audience to the latest (...)

Creed II: Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa and Michael B Jordan as Adonis Creed

Pardon us while we plunder boxing cliches for evidence that the Rocky sequence serves as an effective metaphor for itself. It has, from time to time, (...)

Actor Denzel Washington and  director Antoine Fuqua. The Equalizer 2 marks their   fourth collaboration

In the hours before I meet up with Antoine Fuqua, he’s making headlines. In reports that were swiftly dismissed by his agent, Fuqua, the director of T(...)

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(...)

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