Nat Turner

After premiering to rave reviews earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, The Birth Of Nation stumbled last weekend at its North American box-office opening. Beleaguered director Nate Parker‘s slave-rebellion drama raked in “$7.1 million from 2,105 theaters, capping weeks of controversy over Parker’s involvement in a 1999 rape trial.” He had hoped to bring in […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama “The Birth of a Nation.” Though the film has been overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case involving Nate Parker, the film’s director and star, Fox Searchlight is trying to shift the […]

President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]