Today is Tue January 17, 2017
09 Jan. 2017

Golden Globes–Ross, Davis, Stone MOONLIGHT and more, winners ecstatic!


MOONLIGHT received “Best Picture” win at 2017 Golden Globes Director Barry Jenkins with Talk2SV MOONLIGHT, the film, is the illumination of Chiron. Chiron, a resilient though vulnerable male child of a drug-addicted single mother in South Central Florida, unfolds in three phases of his life: elementary school Chiron (Alex Hibbert), high school Chiron (Ashton Sanders), and […]

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01 Jan. 2017

Tribute to the late actor-comedian, Ricky Harris


Condolences to the family of beloved Ricky Harris The year of 2016 bid farewell to many of our loved ones—I know personally–our dear mother passed away the day before Thanksgiving. Celebrated actor/comedian Ricky Harris, another person that I and countless others were fond of, also departed this life December 26, 2016. To honor his legacy, […]

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22 Dec. 2016

“Do The Right Thing” movie poster at Smithsonian in DC


The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture in the nation’s capitol (DC) has selected Art Sims’ 11:24 Design movie poster drawing for Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” iconic film, to be entered into its permanent collection, announced recently. Sims says of this recognition, “I am humbled that my agency, 11:24 Design, […]

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30 Nov. 2016

Julie Dash on blazing trails, female directors then and now


The current age of well-known female film directors courses amid topical conversation—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. […]

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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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