Entertainment

Film Review: Star Trek Beyond

By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) The big debate shouldn’t be if this is the best Star Trek film ever. The more interesting conversation is about whether Star Trek Beyond is a better sci-fi space adventure film than 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Read More

Entertainment

Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan

By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) Some things should be left in the past and forgotten. Case in point: Tarzan. This modern version, “The Legend of Tarzan,” adds some politically correct touches to an old-fashioned (dated) story. But even with new gloss and Read More

National

The Dallas Shootings: What We Know

[THEATLANTIC.COM] What we know: —Twelve officers were shot by snipers. Of these, four Dallas police officers and one officer from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit were killed. —Three suspects are in custody and being questioned. One was killed. The slain suspect said he “wanted to Read More

Entertainment

Film Review: Free State of Jones

By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) “You can not own a child of God,” proclaims a slave named Moses (Mahershala Ali, HBO’s “Treme”). “We don’t got no country on either side. We’re our own country,” says Confederate Army deserter Newton “Newt” Knight (Matthew Read More