In his directorial debut, RaMell Ross ruminates on how black life has been portrayed. “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” focuses on the lives of people trying to eke out a living in Alabama’s catfish industry. It’s shortlisted for an Oscar.
Documentary challenges how black life is portrayed on screen
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Gov. Newsom’s budget punishes cities for not building new housing
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants L.A. and other cities to build more housing, and he’s using a carrot and stick approach. The carrot: $500 million to cities that reach their goals....
When it comes to politics, is conflict resolution possible?
Written by Amy Ta, produced by Caitlin Plummer The federal government has been partially shut down for 21 days. President Trump and Democrats don’t seem to be closer to...
How does ‘The Upside’ compare to its French counterpart ‘The Intouchables?’
Our critics review “Upside,” about a rich quadriplegic man who hires a parolee to help him with his day-to-day life, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman;...