This past fall, TimeLine offered a blistering revival of Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind, in which a Black actress in a 1950s Broadway play about lynching (penned and directed by white men, naturally) takes a stand against the insulting stereotypes in the script and the microaggressions in the rehearsal room. They’ve followed that up with […]
Coverage and awards send a disappointing—but not unexpected—message about whose stories really matter.
The Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short Films program explores the ties that bind amid tragedy and struggle.
Current musical obsessions of Courtney Mora from In Masks, Maddie Rehayem from the Cell, and Salem Collo-Julin from the Reader
Charlize Theron stars as a woman rescued from postpartum depression by a new friend.
Five extraordinary films about film, by five extraordinary filmmakers.
The copyright infringement lawsuit against the Oscar-winning film claims clear access and critical similarities.
In the Fade proves there’s nothing more dangerous than a person who’s lost everything.
Reader reviews of the top films
The political rhetoric was real; some of the symbolism was perhaps less so.
Also, CPD top cop Eddie Johnson is frustrated with Springfield for failing to stiffen punishments for repeat gun offenders.
Reader critics consider the year’s animated, documentary, and live-action nominees.
Michael Ferro nabbed passes usually reserved for the paper’s entertainment reporters.
Table Top Shakespeare, the Randolph Street Market, and more happenings from February 26-28.
Stop presenting American history as if it were white history with a few black cameos.