Today is Sun December 11, 2016
30 Nov. 2016

Julie Dash on blazing trails, female directors then and now


The current age of well-known female film directors—namely, Ava Duvernay (“Selma”), Sanaa Hamri (“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”), Mira Nair (“Mississippi Masala”), Dee Rees (“Pariah”), Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation”), Kasi Lemmons (“Talk To Me”), Lisa Cholodenka (“The Kids Are All Right”), and Debra Martin Chase (“The Princess Diaries”) among others—courses amid topical conversation. Not […]

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17 Nov. 2016

TOP PICK, Manchester by the Sea


A masculine emotional masterpiece with heart, brawn and humor—MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is a rare treat and a top pick for 2016. In this latest film from award-winning writer and director Kenneth Lonergan (GANGS OF NEW YORK, ANALYZE THIS), the life of a solitary Boston janitor is transformed when he returns to his hometown to […]

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10 Oct. 2016

What Now? Kevin Hart, king of funny, receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


Today, Kevin Hart became a bigger star, if there is such a thing.  The uber successful stage of film, TV and stage was surrounded by family, friends and business associates to receive the prestigious accomplishment–a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Up next, Hart’s new stand up comedy film will be released October 14, […]

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09 Oct. 2016

Scents and Seasons


Scents and Seasons: classic, trendy, in vogue Oftentimes a woman wants a fragrance to match the current season—California, in particular, has an extended solstice period giving way to scents that crossover from summer to fall. Presently, as we enjoy October, weather patterns have varied slightly from temperatures that range in the 70s, 80s and 90s. […]

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06 Oct. 2016

Ava Duvernay’s “13th” at SF Doc Film Fest November 4


“13th” released on Netflix Oct. 7th         The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary, 13TH, refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The […]

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03 Oct. 2016

Harry Potter marathon, October 13th


“Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,” the latest IMAX release of the anticipated installment from the incredibly famous Harry Potter film franchise, opens November 18.  To get audiences primed, Warner Bros. Pictures will screen all previous eight Harry Potter films for the first time in domestic IMAX locations, during an exclusive one-week engagement beginning […]

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29 Sep. 2016

OWN Delivers!


OWN Ranks as the #1 Cable Network in Prime for African-American Women and Total Viewers, 3rd Quarter 2016 “Greenleaf” and “Queen Sugar” among top new scripted cable series in 2016 for women OWN is Tuesday Night’s #1 Cable Network for Women 25-54 Tyler Perry Series “The Haves and the Have Nots” and “If Loving You […]

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29 Sep. 2016

Jeffrey Katzenberg immortalized


What a way to celebrate, Jeffrey Katzenberg immortalized during hand and footprint ceremony in Hollywood. Film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg (The Prince of Egypt, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek I & II), placed his hands and feet in cement for installation on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the TCL Chinese Theatre amid industry friends […]

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26 Sep. 2016

New movie seeks to “get out the vote”


FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES announces in-theatre Voter Registration Initiative for release of ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, […]

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