Audiences Across The Country Brought The Culture To Black Panther’s Premiere! See The Stunning Garb!

Wakanda chic! Fans came out in droves to Black Panther‘s hotly anticipated premiere on Thursday night — and they brought the culture with them! Audiences nationwide celebrated the acclaimed Marvel movie by dressing up for it’s theatrical debut, donning everything from traditional African garb to character costumes to costumes from the 1988 Eddie Murphy film Coming to America.

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Heres What You Need To Know About The Weapons Of War Used In Mass Shootings

Police suspect Cruz was armed with at least one AR-15-style rifle and “countless magazines” in the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  There’s plenty of debate over what constitutes a mass shooting — as well as what drives those who commit them. But it’s increasingly clear that individuals who want to inflict mass casualties are taking advantage of the widespread availability of weapons of war. Renowned firearms…

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Lucy Hale Is Dating Her New Costar And Yes, You Know Him From Somewhere

Looks like Lucy Hale has already found success at her new show! Just a different kind of ratings than expected… The Pretty Little Liars alum has been spending a lot of time with her new costar Riley Smith, and on Valentine’s Day the two were spotted outside a restaurant kissing — while Lucy held a single white rose. Or maybe they’re just friends and that was a coincidence. LOLz! Video:…

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This App Lets Drivers Juggle Competing Uber and Lyft Rides

Angel Torres was driving down a major Los Angeles boulevard in late 2016 when it happened: Ride requests from Uber and Lyft arrived at the same second. As he looked away from the road to decide which trip was more worth his time, he nearly rear-ended the car ahead of him. “It scared the crap out of me,” Torres says. He was new to juggling the two apps, and was…

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How Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Brought the Afrofuture to Black Panther

The Afrofuture is now with the arrival of king of Wakanda himself. The Oscar-nominated designers vision for the clothing of Black Panther marks a dazzling departure from the uniform spandex and neutral everyday wear of most big-screen superheroics. The fictional African kingdom of Wakanda, where the film takes place and where Prince TChalla (Chadwick Boseman) reigns, is said to be home to an invaluable metal, the jealously-guarded Vibranium, key to…

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Confessions of an Oscar Voter: Why I Loved Three Billboards and Dont Get Get Out

In the sociopolitical climate were in now, does anyone really care an anonymous Oscar voter for their take on who deserves it, wholl win, and why. The top contenders seem to be a twisty crime piece, an oddball fairy tale, and well, read on. Hello, Oscar voter. Last year was the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Frances McDormand Best Actress? Yes. I love all threeMargot Robbie [I, Tonya], Sally…

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Black Panthers Director of Photography Is a Cinematic Superhero

As Hollywood events go, there are few more congratulatory than film festival awards ceremonies, where everyone wants to cheer for the Next Big Thing before they get huge. Yet, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the biggest applause at the awards show wasn’t for a director or actor—it was for Rachel Morrison, a director of photography on the festival jury. “Earlier this week,” host Jason Mantzoukas said while announcing her…

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Behind the Scenes of Black Panther‘s Afrofuturism

In Black Panther, the future is female. Sure, the titular hero is the man-king T’Challa, but his bodyguards, advisers, and chief technologist are all women. Same goes for the crew behind the camera: The design of the movie’s setting—the fictional African nation of Wakanda—mostly comes from production designer Hannah Beachler (Moonlight, Beyoncé’s Lemonade) and costume designer Ruth Carter (Amistad, Selma). “The challenge was imagining how something futuristic looks in Africa,”…

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Weinstein Forced Staff to Corner Starlets, Schedule Sex, Inject Erection Drugs, New York Attorney General Claims

Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill employees and their families, according to claims in a new civil-rights lawsuit filed against the now-notorious movie mogul, his brother Bob Weinstein, and their empire, The Weinstein Company. Shocking allegations about the alleged serial sexual harasser were submitted in a suit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The Hollywood Reporter, the suitwhich seeks restitution and damage payments for Weinsteins alleged victimswill likely delay…

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The Shocking Abuse Allegations Against Michael Fassbender

As Hollywoods leading men fall prey to the reckoning over sexual misconduct, certain A-listers have managed to sidestep scrutiny. But Twitter never forgets. While the media gushes over Michael Fassbenders secret Ibiza nuptials with Alicia Vikander and their new home in Lisbon, dark #MeToo-style allegations from the actors past have been relegated to social media. In her Marchtriggering social media backlash over their perceived hypocrisy, Fassbender appears to have simply…

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Michael B. Jordan Is a Black Panther Encyclopedia

In Black Panther, the titular hero is played by Chadwick Boseman, but it might be his cinematic adversary who knows more about his character. When we sat down with the cast of the new Marvel movie and started asking questions about the Wakandan king T’Challa, it was Michael B. Jordan, who plays villain Erik Killmonger, who knew the most comic book history about his onscreen foe. Need proof? Ask Jordan…

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Cantina Talk: Solo Had Two Han Solos Behind the Scenes

Let's get this out of the way: You've seen the first trailer (and, before that, the TV spot) for Solo: A Star Wars Story, right? If not, go ahead and do that. OK, now that we have your undivided attention, we can get on with all the other Star Wars news of the last few weeks. And there's a lot. Can you say "a whole new series of movies, and…

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Mirai Nagasu makes history with triple axel At Winter Olympicsand it’s absolutely stunning

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu has become the first American woman to land the triple axel jump at the Winter Olympics. The difficult jump, recently popularized in 2017’s Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya, was landed by the film’s protagonist in 1991, then by Kimmie Meissner in 2005. Nagasu is the third American woman to pull off the maneuver in competitive skating. On Twitter, fans ranging from Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi to Reese…

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According To Artificial Intelligence, The Movie Armageddon Was Not Too Far Off

If you’re over the age of 28, chances are you’ve seen the 1998 disaster film Armageddon. In Michael Bay’s cinematic masterpiece, ordinary Joes played by Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, and company are sent into space with a mission to set up and detonate a nuclear weapon on a giant asteroid that is on track to destroy the planet. Twenty years later, an advanced, self-learning artificial intelligence algorithm has decided that the controversial…

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‘Seeing Allred’ shines a light on misunderstood celeb attorney Gloria Allred

Civil rights attorney Gloria Allred has been called a “feminist crusader,” “media hound,” and “lightning rod for controversy” over the course of her career, but a new documentary invites the world to consider another descriptor for that list: icon. In Netflix‘s Seeing Allred directors Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman do an amazing job of contextualizing the lawyer’s controversial four-decade body of work within our current political moment. Allred was the pioneer of a…

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