Melina Matsoukas

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s star-studde...
4:17 7 February 2022

‘Pose’ cast, Niecy Nash, Matsoukas to be honored by Essence

NEW YORK — Emmy winner Niecy Nash, the groundbreaking cast of the hit TV series “Pose,” Grammy-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas and “Capt...
16:41 9 January 2022

Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

NEW YORK — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, wo...
18:31 2 January 2022

Review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is romantic, urgent and beautiful

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has a bad Tinder date produced such a great film.
18:45 25 November 2021

‘Queen & Slim’ soundtrack a perfect mix of new and old songs

Various artists, “Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack” (Motown)
20:29 15 November 2021