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Angela Bassett

(Forest Whitaker plays a New York City minister and Jacob Latimore his ill-at-ease grandson in "Black Nativity.")

Movie Review: ‘Black Nativity’

Holiday movies don’t come any more Christmasy than “Black Nativity,” a heart-on-its-sleeve musical fable of family friction that radiates holiday spirit.

12/05/2013

Gerard Butler (L), Aaron Eckhart (R) star in 'Olympus Has Fallen.' (credit: FilmDistrict)

Movie Review: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

Mini-trend alert: ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ the first of this year’s two Executive Mansion Under Attack thrillers, is here. Let’s hope it’s the lesser of the two.

03/21/2013

(Loretta Devine and Angela Bassett star in "Jumping the Broom," now out on DVD.)

Home Video Report: A Slow Summer Week For DVDs

Familiarity certainly isn’t the driving force behind this week’s slim selection of videos.

08/10/2011

(Ryan Reynolds stars in "Green Lantern.")

Movie Review: ‘Green Lantern’

Not one member of the star-studded cast makes an impression as a fully realized character rather than a glorified prop.

06/18/2011

(Thor debuts on top, taking home $66 million to open up the Summer movie season. Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor’ Hammers The Competition

The debut of ‘Thor’ took in the big bucks and opened up the summer movie season on top.

05/09/2011

(Loretta Devine and Angela Bassett are mothers-in-law-to-be in "Jumping the Broom.")

Movie Review: ‘Jumping the Broom’

Paula Patton and Laz Alonzo play a bride and groom, while Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine portray the antipathetic mothers of the soon-to-be spouses.

05/06/2011

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