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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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31 May. 2016

Tyler Perry talks: fatherhood, fear & fame


Tyler Perry is a “Ninja” in his own right. Ninja – a person who excels in a particular skill or activity Turtles unite and save the world or so is the rallying cry of Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo and Raphael: the beloved masked heroines lovingly known as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, out of the shadows, […]

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18 May. 2016

Personal Pick: Agents of Change


Agents of Change, a powerful documentary about the black student-led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s, and its connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and campus protests of today–the film won the Jury and the Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Today, […]

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17 May. 2016

Twitter, Inc. names BET’s Debra Lee to Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of Twitter, Inc. has appointed Debra L. Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, to serve as a Board member, effective immediately. Ms. Lee will also serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and, effective following Twitter’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, as chairperson of […]

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