From ‘Menace II Society’ to ‘Poetic Justice’: Was 1993 the Golden Age of Black Movies?

By Adam Howard theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Whether you love him or hate him, it seems as though Tyler Perry is the only game in town these days when to comes to movies targeted specifically at black audiences. His melodrama “Temptation” is set to hit theaters in just a couple weeks and will surely […]

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‘Breaking Away’ Director Peter Yates Dies

Peter Yates, the English director and producer, died Sunday, January 9, in London, at the age of 82. After working on the original TV series “The Saint,” Yates established himself as sleek lion of ’60s and ’70s directors with the 1968 Steve McQueen thriller “Bullitt“. In 1972, he worked with Robert Redford on “The Hot […]

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