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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – In a spare bedroom at her south Philadelphia townhouse, Patricia Yáñez is working on half a dozen documentaries on everything from the plight of bumblebees to profiles of creative people like Philadanco founder Joan Myers Brown and artist Leroy Johnson. “If money weren’t an objection, I want to do documentaries on everything,” …

Impeachment: American Crime Story is back with a brand new episode this week after a solid previous episode. It featured Monica and Bill finally calling for a stop, Paula becoming more prominent and Linda… being Linda. He also saw Billy Eichner’s debut as entertaining sleuth, Matt Drudge. Season three is now on the verge of …

Filmmaker Haile Gerima has a long overdue moment and he’s a bit conflicted about it. The 75-year-old director of “Bush Mama” and “Ashes and Embers” has proudly operated outside of mainstream Hollywood for nearly 50 years. Now retired and living in Washington DC, where he taught filmmaking at Howard University for decades, Gerima found himself …

“Jagged” won the award for Best Book by Diablo Cody and Best Featured Actress Lauren Patten, who electrifies audiences with her breathtaking rendition of “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette. Patten’s performance is the subject of some controversy, as some fans had perceived the character as non-binary in a pre-Broadway production and were not happy …

You can’t talk about scream queens without talking about Jamie Lee Curtis, one of the greatest horror icons of the ’80s. Daughter of “Psycho” star Janet Leigh, Curtis’ first big movie role was that of Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s original “Halloween”. She has appeared in several other episodes of the “Halloween” franchise. Outside of …

Pixar has brought heartwarming stories – from Toy story To coco, Disney Pixar films continue to touch us. Audiences have eagerly followed each journey of their favorite Pixar characters. Lightning McQueen has discovered that it’s not all about winning; Jessie finally trusted a new owner; Carl rediscovered himself and went to Paradise Falls; Miguel replenished …

Mom miaby Amanda Seyfried and american horror storyFinn Wittrock star in first trailer for new movie A mouthful of air, which promises to be an emotional watch. The film is based on the book of the same name by Amy Koppelman, who also directed, wrote and produced the film, and stars Oscar nominee Seyfried as …

A day to reflect, remember and respect. Montana State University celebrated American Indian Heritage Day on Friday, launching a two-day event featuring speakers, panelists, a movie and more. On September 24, dozens of community members, students and children gathered in front of the American Indian Hall, waiting to begin “The Children’s Prayer Walk”. Montana State …

When future civilizations talk about Joel and Ethan Coen’s contributions to cinema, they will likely cite 1991’s “Barton Fink” as the main send-off of screenwriters siblings into the film world. Despite this, an entirely different project from the Coen brothers, “Hail Caesar!” vibrates closer to the same wavelength as “Tropic Thunder”. Like “Tropic,” this 2016 …

Melvin Van Peebles, the filmmaker hailed as the godfather of modern black cinema and a pioneer of independent American cinema, died Tuesday at his Manhattan home. He was 89 years old. His death was announced by his son Mario Van Peebles, the actor and director. A Renaissance man whose work spanned books, theater and music, …