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23 Feb. 2016

ABFF and BET celebrate Black Hollywood Black-ish wins top TV show

ABFF Ventures and BET Networks partnered to produce the “ABFF Awards:  A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps celebrating top stars and filmmakers. “Twenty years ago, I created the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to spotlight the rich diversity of talent and achievement. It was born out of my love for […]

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13 Feb. 2016

More presenters added to Oscars roster

It appears the Academy Awards committee is putting forth a good game face, expanding the roster of participants to reflect more diversity in its actions and perspective–responding to the call for representative ethic inclusion. As such, Oscars® producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin have announced a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, […]

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12 Feb. 2016

Damon Wayans Jr in HOW TO BE SINGLE

  If you are a fan of relationship comedies such as THE BREAKUP, HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, THE DILEMMA and others where the blurred lines of romantic involvements are the stuff good films are made of, then this one’s right up there.  HOW TO BE SINGLE takes a comedic look at the ups […]

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01 Feb. 2016

Int’l Miami Film Fest opens March 4

33rd Miami International Film Festival March 4 – 13, 2016   Monica Bellucci, Iciar Bollaín, Gavin Hood and Deepa Mehta will all receive tributes during the 33rd edition of Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival, March 4 – 13, 2016. Additionally, Andrew Currie’s comedy The Steps, starring James Brolin, will receive its US premiere […]

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31 Jan. 2016

Congratulations to SAG winners!

A list of winners from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / “THE REVENANT” Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role BRIE LARSON / “ROOM”   Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role IDRIS ELBA / “BEASTS […]

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22 Nov. 2015

CREED, passionate, tough love story

Ryan Coogler amassed numerous awards, nominations and critical acclaim for his first feature film, FRUITVALE STATION (2013), the story of Oscar Grant, a young unarmed father, killed by a transit police officer.  The incident generated worldwide attention–Coogler along with FRUITVALE’s leading man, Michael B. Jordan, the same. Round two, the dynamic duo strike again with […]

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03 Nov. 2015

The 33, new movie based on true story

In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as […]

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27 Oct. 2015

Bullock, Mackie talk politics in new film– OUR BRAND IS CRISIS

Political campaigns make intriguing feature films.   Movies such as All the President’s Men, Wag the Dog, The Manchurian Candidate, Dave, Milk, The American President, JFK, Primary Colors, among others—all present an aspect of the electoral construct in the US that confounds even the most politically astute.   In today’s climate of social media discourse, […]

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21 Oct. 2015

Oscars 2016 host named, Chris Rock

Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today.  The 88th Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network.  Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005. “Chris Rock is […]

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