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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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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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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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20 Sep. 2016

ROSEWOOD, Season 2, Morris Chestnut & more!


Morris Chestnut joined by LeToya Luckett and Eddie Cibrian in Season Two of ROSEWOOD Premieres Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8/7c on FOX Series Stars include Jaina Lee Ortiz, Lorraine Toussaint, Gabrielle Dennis, Anna Konkle and Domenick Lombardozzi Dr. Beaumont “Rosy” Rosewood JR (Morris Chestnut) is a top pathologist living in Miami, FL. Brilliant, cool with […]

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08 Sep. 2016

39th Mill Valley Film Festival


LA LA LAND and ARRIVAL TO OPEN 39TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL October 6 – 16, 2016 The 39th year, the Mill Valley Film Festival, presented by the California Film Institute, announced the official Opening Night selections for 2016 are the Lionsgate release La La Land, and Paramount Pictures’ Arrival. Both films are fresh from their […]

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23 Aug. 2016

Obamas’ love potion on film, first date chemistry, gets smiles on GMA


The much anticipated film that tells the beginning love story of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hits theaters August 26. Inspired by accounts of the first couple’s first date, Richard Tanne’s romantic and intimate directorial debut Southside With You brings audiences along for the ride as charming first-year law associate Barack […]

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19 Aug. 2016

WAR DOGS unleashed, nonstop dramatic comedy


Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street, Django Unchained, The Lego Movie, Superbad) has swagger—at least his character does in the new film, WAR DOGS. Hill, cast as Efraim Diveroli, a somewhat underground, military arms trader gives new meaning to brash, and does so, with his trademark intrinsic humor. As the story goes, a list of military […]

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