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03 Feb. 2017

Who will take home the prize?


More than 165 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon. Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Casey Affleck, Ryan Gosling, Isabelle Huppert, Viggo Mortensen, Ruth Negga, Natalie […]

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18 Jan. 2017

Women march on Washington in solidarity


The Women’s March on Washington (January 21, 2017) is a women-led grassroots movement that seeks to bring people of all genders and backgrounds together to take a stand on social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care. Over 200 sister marches are to occur across the country. […]

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17 Jan. 2017

Tyler Perry to Receive Fifth Annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian


The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.   Perry was chosen as this year’s honoree in recognition of his efforts to change lives all over the world for the better. With the help of the Tyler Perry Foundation he has donated millions […]

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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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