Today is Mon September 01, 2014
01 Sep. 2014

DRAFT DAY extended, now on DVD


The game of professional football is not just played out on the field rather the intensity extends behind the closed and hallowed doors where the rules of engagement are defined.  Internal negotiations can be as brutal and the game itself and just as political. DRAFT DAY, now on DVD, goes where few have trod, taking […]

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31 Aug. 2014

BELLE lives on, now on DVD


  BELLE–directed by Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay–is said to be inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Born of an African slave mother and rich white father, forbidden to openly express their love for each other, Belle is raised by […]

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24 Aug. 2014

Does Your Business Need a Boost?


Bay Area News Announcement: Local, Small and   Emerging  Bay Area Businesses Get   Inside Perspective on Expanding Contract Opportunities The   anticipated second annual Procurement Matters: Bridges to Contract   Opportunities will take place 10:00am,   Friday, September 19, 2014, at Executive Inn & Suites, 1755   Embarcadero Cove in Oakland. Hosted   by […]

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21 Aug. 2014

Iyanla to FOCUS on Ferguson, MO


News Brief from Los Angeles: Following the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, ordainedminister and nationally recognized spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the area to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to join the community in finding a path from violence into healing. […]

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20 Aug. 2014

Ashley Judd costars in two new films


THE IDENTICAL tells the compelling story of twin brothers unknowingly separated at birth during the Great Depression. DREXEL HEMSLEY becomes an iconic 50′s rock ‘n’ roll star, while RYAN WADE (Blake Rayne) struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father. The Reverend Wade (Ray Liotta) and his wife (Ashley Judd) are sure […]

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19 Aug. 2014

Holly Carter: Merging Faith and Perseverance


Holly Carter, co-founder of the rapidly expanding MERGE Summit, the convergence of faith and entertainment, states the key to many successful Hollywood careers begins with relationships.  “First, your relationship with God, your family and with yourself, aligned with relationships developed and nurtured with other like-minded Christians.” MERGE Summit is the domain where celebrities of faith […]

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15 Aug. 2014

McDonald’s Rob Jackson committed to African American community


McDonald’s celebrates the African American community, honors individuals of note Accomplishments within the African American community resound all year long and McDonald’s USA will be the first to affirm such.  McDonald’s 365Black Awards launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, which celebrates the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. The […]

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14 Aug. 2014

Personal Pick: A FIVE-STAR LIFE in theaters NOW


Italian romantic dramedy of woman hotel critic travelling the world Nothing beats the pleasure of a five-star hotel experience.  But, is there more to life than luxury? A FIVE STAR LIFE is the sophisticated and delightful story of one woman’s quest for romantic and professional fulfillment set against some of the most stunning cities and […]

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14 Aug. 2014

“Finding Fela” playing in select California cities beginning August 15


Finding Fela is an insightful and provocative look into the life of Nigerian musician/activist Fela Kuti (1938 – 1997), his music, and his social and political importance. This in-depth look at the man who created Afrobeat (a fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife, and psychedelic rock) brings audiences close to Mr. Kuti’s fight […]

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12 Aug. 2014

Farewell Lauren Bacall


Hollywood legend and classic beauty Lauren Bacall passes at 89.  Bacall’s film credits include: TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT, THE BIG SLEEP, HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE, ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS, THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES, MISERY  

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