Tessa Thompson

The Rocky franchise is entering its 42nd year and, like people in their 40s, is starting to feel its age. “Creed II,” the sequel to 2015’s critical hit “Creed,” continues the story of Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) and his ...

It has been 42 years since Sylvester Stallone introduced the world to iconic fictional boxer Rocky Balboa, but the “Rocky” franchise is somehow still fighting. On Thanksgiving, the eighth film in the Rocky franchise will be released in the form ...

Boots Riley’s debut film “Sorry to Bother You” is a visceral critique of the American capitalist process. Rapper turned writer and director, Riley expertly uses humor and music to allow the audience to recline amid the film’s daunting, contemplative social ...

Science fiction has long been one of the most popular genres in film and literature. It allows us to project questions of personal, social and philosophical depth onto the cold field of science, humanizing these fields and making them more ...

Of all the major characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor has gotten the short end of the superhero stick. While audience members adore Iron Man’s charisma and Captain America’s bravery, some have yet to connect with the God of ...