NEW YORK — A fascinating historical meeting of the minds provides the foundation for Regina King’s impressive feature film directorial debut in “One Night in Miami,” a creative extrapolation about Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke coming together in 1964. It’s a small but rive…

LOS ANGELES — When Javicia Leslie moved to Los Angeles, she frequently rode down the popular Sunset Boulevard to view the row of erected TV and film billboards for inspiration. As an aspiring actor, she often parked underneath her favorite ones to study before an audition.

What is going on with the estate of Prince. The IRS is claiming that the estate under reported some money. They $80 million was not reported regarding his music publishing and recording interest. The estate of Prince will now have to pay the IRS $32 million and give up another $6.4 million i…

We remember rapper Ecstasy of Whodini. Ecstasy’s real name was John Fletcher and he died last week at the age of 56. Ecstasy along with Jalil Hutchins and Drew Carter aka Grandmaster Dee formed the group in 1982 in New York. Whodini was known for their hits “One Love,” “Freaks Come Out at Ni…

It's summertime in Harlem in 1957 when we get to know the beautiful souls at the center of " Sylvie's Love." Sylvie (Tessa Thompson) works at the register of her father's record store but dreams of a job in television. Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha) is a struggling saxophonist who spots her, and a…

Happy holidays everybody! Let’s talk movies streaming for the holidays. “Sylvie’s Love” starts streaming on Amazon Prime. It’s another chance at love for a long-lost couple. The movie stars former Philadelphia Eagle Nnamdi Asomugha who’s also married to actress Kerry Washington. “Sylvie’s Lo…

While concert venues remained empty and theaters closed in our region, there were still plenty of entertainment stories that our audience liked on all of our platforms, here are the top 10 written by The Philadelphia Tribune for 2020.

Disney recently announced their plans for the future. They are aiming to make Disney Plus the No. 1 streaming service. Some of the projects include “Sister Act 3” produced by Tyler Perry and Whoopi Goldberg. The fifth and final installment of “Indiana Jones.” Harrison Ford will return as Ind…

We’ve got great news to share today. Legendary hip hop artist Kurtis Blow is recovering and doing well after undergoing a heart transplant. The 61-year-old rap icon has been battling congestive heart failure for years.

NEW YORK — This is the time of year when Hollywood’s awards-season-industrial complex usually shifts into high gear. It’s a frothy, festive run of the year’s final premieres and screenings — all part of a carefully orchestrated dance to court tastemakers and, ultimately, academy voters.

Congrats to singer Fantasia Barrino. After years of trying Fantasia, 36, and her husband Kendall Taylor are having their first child. The former “American Idol” winner has two children, ages 19 and 10, from a previous relationship.

LOS ANGELES — “Hollywood’s like Egypt: full of crumbled pyramids. It’ll never come back. It’ll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands.”