Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer of ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ title tracks, dies at 63

Irene Cara attends an event, circa 1990s. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Michael Ochs Archives | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning musician best known for singing the title tracks to the movies “Fame” and “Flashdance” has died, her publicist said Saturday.   She was 63.  “It is with profound … Read more

Black Friday online sales to hit new record, expected to top $9 billion

A Black Friday sale sign in the clothing department of the Macy’s flagship store on Black Friday in New York, US, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images This will likely end up the biggest Black Friday ever online. Overall online sales for the day after Thanksgiving are expected to … Read more

The Way of Water’ gets coveted China release

Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” tells the story of the Sully family Disney Disney’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” has landed a coveted release in China, a promising sign for a film that needs big box office sales to offset its massive budget. … Read more

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Alters How Superhero Stories Handle Death

There’s a line in a 1991 issue of Marvel’s X-Factor comic book series where Professor Xavier makes fun of the X-Men’s inability to remain dead: “Sometimes it seems that in mutant heaven, there are no Pearly Gates, but instead revolving doors,” he tells Jean Grey, a character whose own high-profile death had been written away … Read more

Review: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Is Not Your Typical Marvel Movie

The release of Black Panther was like nothing before it. The impact, immediate and abiding, was cosmic. That the film premiered during the Trump years, a dystopian period in 2018 when Black life felt more precarious than usual and the call for Black superheroes more urgent, gave its message a special charge. It was a … Read more

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ reviews: What critics are saying

Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright star as Okoye and Shuri in Marvel Studio’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Disney It’s impossible to replace the irreplaceable, but that was Ryan Coogler’s task as the director and co-writer of Disney’s latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” The sequel to 2018’s blockbuster hit “Black Panther” takes … Read more

John Wick: Chapter 4 | Official Trailer

John Wick: Chapter 4 | Official Trailer