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Posts Tagged ‘Hollywood’

23 Feb. 2017

Oscar Insider Tanya Hart


Tanya Hart is a phenomenon. This celebrated TV Host, Producer, Radio Personality and vocalist is also an Oscar insider. Based in Los Angeles, Hart has covered the coveted celebrity-studded event for over two decades—positing her in rarified air, until late. Though few African Americans have enjoyed this privilege–certainly not as consistently as Hart has–progress is […]

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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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26 Sep. 2016

New movie seeks to “get out the vote”


FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES announces in-theatre Voter Registration Initiative for release of ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, […]

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15 Sep. 2016

In Conversation—Hillsong Band transforms through worship


The world is pleading for harmony in mass proportion–GOD is answering that prayer through the transformative power of a group of friends, teenagers who met at their church’s youth group a number of years ago, now heralded around the globe. The music of Hillsong UNITED, born out of Sydney Australia’s Hillsong Church takes center stage […]

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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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14 Aug. 2016

Regina’s hallmark


A character actor is often described as a transfiguration of sorts: one whose dramatic appearance reveals great beauty, spirituality or magnificence. Regina Hall is synonymous with theatrical transfiguration hoisting a bevy of acting roles from stereotypical to standout. Her hallmark is a solid trademark–whether vulnerable or venerable–the Washington, DC native surrenders to each role she’s […]

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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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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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