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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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21 Apr. 2016

BROADWAY Announcement!


Patina Miller and Andrew Rannells co-host the TONY nominations announcement, Tuesday, May 3rd, from the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel NOMINATIONS TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON TONYAWARDS.COM & CBS THIS MORNING #Talk2SV — The Tony Awards Nominations Announcement will be co-hosted by Tony Award winner and star of CBS’ “Madam Secretary” Patina Miller and Tony […]

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06 Feb. 2015

Superbowl 50 is one year away!


The entire San Francisco Bay Area is thrilled to host #SuperBowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  Meetings are ongoing, held by every conceivable entity that may play a part–major or minor–in arguably the single largest televised sporting event in the world.  The beauty of the Bay Area is consistent throughout its contiguous communities, unique […]

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15 Aug. 2014

McDonald’s Rob Jackson committed to African American community


McDonald’s celebrates the African American community, honors individuals of note Accomplishments within the African American community resound all year long and McDonald’s USA will be the first to affirm such.  McDonald’s 365Black Awards launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, which celebrates the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. The […]

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01 May. 2014

FADING GIGOLO leaves lasting impression


John Turturro–Do the Right Thing, Quiz Show, Transformers–mention the actor’s name and a wide smile appears on the faces of those engaged in discussion about him; honestly, I think the man has no enemies, at least none apparent. In FADING GIGOLO, Turturro (the film’s writer and director) casts himself as Fioravante, a connoisseur of the […]

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10 Apr. 2014

“Satchmo” in New York City!


My parents loved Louis Armstrong. Watching him on TV with them is one of my fond childhood memories particularly growing up in segregated Louisiana. To see African Americans on TV– we were “colored” back then— was a rare treat indeed. Enchanted and perplexed, as a child, I couldn’t reconcile Mr. Armstrong’s exaggerated facial expressions that […]

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