Better Than the First Time? Space Jam 2 Lines Up Constellation of All-Stars

If you’re of a certain age, Space Jam was an integral part of your childhood. You watched it in the theater. You watched it at sleepovers or when you were putting off homework after school. You listened to the soundtrack—a lot. Which is why it’s hard to fathom one-upping the iconic film, in which Michael Jordan helps…

Whose World Is This? Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler Walks Us Through Wakanda 

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve already visited Wakanda—maybe two or three times during Black Panther’s record-breaking opening weekend. Otherwise, I know you wouldn’t want to spoil your upcoming trip by reading the incredible conversation The Glow Up had with the film’s production designer, Hannah…

From Wannabes to Wakanda: Ruth E. Carter Costumes Our Cultural Consciousness

Ruth E. Carter’s résumé reads like a list of iconic favorites from contemporary black cinema. In the 30 years since her first film, Spike Lee’s 1988 hit, School Daze, the Oscar- and Emmy-nominated costume designer has amassed more than 60 film and television credits, including I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988); Do the…

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