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12 Jul. 2016

“Underground” at NAACP national convention


The 107th NAACP Annual Convention held this July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio will do something unprecedented. They along with creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, of WGN America’s hit cable TV series “Underground” will co-host NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks’ reception for more than 1,500 NAACP convention delegates, where the cast will […]

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12 Jul. 2016

UP NEXT: Idris Elba in STAR TREK BEYOND


Golden Globe winner Idris Elba (“Beasts of No Nation,” “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”) costars as “Krall” in “Star Trek Beyond,” the highly anticipated next installment in the globally popular Star Trek franchise, created by Gene Roddenberry and reintroduced by J.J. Abrams in 2009, returns with director Justin Lin (“The Fast and the Furious” franchise) […]

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01 Jul. 2016

“Underground” marathon, cast interviews


WGN America airs a season one marathon of its record-breaking hit series “Underground,” Saturday, July 2 (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET/PT). “Underground” drew 3 million viewers weekly and was the #1 most social drama on cable on Wednesday nights in its freshman season. Season two of the series, called “the most powerful show on […]

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27 Jun. 2016

Superstar Djimon Hounsou says this TARZAN is relatable


The continent of Africa is a transcendent land. As magnificent as its topography, is its legendary fables—some steeped in fact, some in fiction. So is the case of Tarzan–the transfigurative jungle hero whose ability to run with lions, tigers and bears is equaled only by a ferocious love for fair maiden, Jane. His beast mode […]

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20 Jun. 2016

COURTING JUSTICE with Tavis Smiley on PBS


Beginning June 22, PBS’ Tavis Smiley to broadcast COURTING JUSTICE, in collaboration with the National Center for State Courts, exploring the U.S. judicial system Series of unprecedented televised town hall meetings to address court reform with judges and advocates from around the country Tavis Smiley, host of the late night television talk show Tavis Smiley […]

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16 Jun. 2016

Smart comedy, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE


We’ve seen the archetype in times past and it still works. Fast-talking funny guy paired with straight-faced wing man–take on bullies’ and bad guys–together making everything all right. With a slight variation on a proven blueprint, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin “funny as ever” Hart bring their dynamic forces to CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE, a buddy […]

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07 Jun. 2016

THE CONJURING 2, faith conquers fear in horror sequel


Filmmaker James Wan has mastered the craft of horror movies. He broke records with the original movie, THE CONJURING (2013), reaching over $300 million worldwide in box office reports and wants more of the same with THE CONJURING 2, his sequel starring Patrick Wilson (INSIDIOUS, PROMETHEUS, LAKEVIEW TERRACE) and Vera Farmiga (UP IN THE AIR, […]

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02 Jun. 2016

ME BEFORE YOU, epic love story


ME BEFORE YOU A Personal Perspective Art imitates life, sometimes in reverse. When I screened the new movie ME BEFORE YOU (in theaters June 3) it was a poignant and precious experience, personally. For those who have read the worldwide bestseller from Jojo Moyes, it is the story of two young lovers, brought together by […]

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02 Jun. 2016

Goodies from Zootopia, on DVD June 7!


Walt Disney Animation Studios’ comedy-adventure, “Zootopia” has broken records worldwide, earning nearly one billion dollars at the global box office to become the fourth biggest animated release ever. Critics and audiences of all ages have fallen in love with the wonderfully innovative mammal metropolis of “Zootopia” and the comedic chemistry of rookie rabbit officer Judy […]

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01 Jun. 2016

TONYs 2016: Streisand, Winfrey, McDonald


  Barbra Streisand returns to the Tony Awards stage for the first time since 1970, and will present at the 2016 Tony Awards event. The telecast will broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, on the CBS television network, Sunday, June 12th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards […]

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