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Posts Tagged ‘Talk2SV’

20 Feb. 2013

Personal Pick: “Bless Me, Ultima”


BLESS ME, ULTIMA is based upon the controversial novel by Rudolfo Anaya. It is a turbulent coming of age story about Antonio Márez (Luke Ganalon), a young boy growing up in New Mexico during World War II. Six year old Antonio is reunited with elderly and wise Ultima (Miriam Colon) who has come to stay […]

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14 Feb. 2013

JEREMY IRONS, highly accomplished seeks always to refine his craft


Whether it’s his charismatic appeal that swathes a tall slender frame, an instantly recognizable aristocratic voice, a body of work lauded as legendary or a pair of hypnotic eyes that dance as easily as intimidate, Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King, The French Lieutenant’s Woman) by all accounts is a […]

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13 Feb. 2013

Viola Davis talks beauty, new movie


Beautiful Creatures’ Viola Davis, stunning love story Nominated in 2012 for her formidable role as Aibilene in Tate Taylor’s “The Help” and in 2008, as the unrelenting Mrs. Miller in John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt,” Viola Davis costars as Amma, an all-knowing librarian in “Beautiful Creatures” from Oscar® nominee Richard LaGravenese (“The Fisher King,””P.S. I Love […]

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05 Feb. 2013

Broadway hit at SF Playhouse, Carl Lumbly stars


The San Francisco Playhouse continues its celebration of their 10th season. The company has moved into larger, remodeled digs, 450 Post Street @ Powell (formerly the home of the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre) opening to appreciative audiences. Up next, a stirring production of playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis’ 2011 Broadway hit, The Motherf**ker with the Hat. Acclaimed […]

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30 Jan. 2013

Anthony Hamilton Speaks, Sings in Bay Area


Grammy Award -winning singer Anthony Hamilton, who also serves as the national spokesman for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), is the keynote speaker for the 2013 Black History Celebration at University of the Pacific. He will both lecture and then perform a short intimate set of songs at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Bob […]

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29 Jan. 2013

Superbowl Gospel Extravaganza honors Ray Lewis


BALTIMORE RAVENS STAR RAY LEWIS TO BE HONORED BALTIMORE RAVENS STAR RAY LEWIS TO BE HONORED WITH THE LIFETIME OF INSPIRATION AWARD AT THE SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION ON FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Hosted by Kirk Franklin and Sherri Shepherd, with an All-Star Line-up of Performances By Fantasia, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Winans, Bishop Paul S. Morton, […]

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26 Jan. 2013

Rusty Cundieff talks “Movie 43”


MOVIE 43 is touted as one of the most irreverent films of any kind, this equal opportunity offender, a comedy with some 12 directors, nine writers and a gang of producers plus an impressive cast too long to list. I spoke with one of the daring dozen, filmmaker Rusty Cundieff (Sprung, Tales from the Hood, […]

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18 Jan. 2013

Following a dream, Sheldon Candis


Much love for “LUV” New film from the indomitable and talented Sheldon Candis Mayhem, miss-steps and machismo meet in LUV, a timeless classic with contemporary, masculine gloss from director Sheldon Candis starring actor/activist/rapper Common alongside Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Meagan Good and amazing young actor, Michael Rainey Jr. SYNOPSIS: An 11-year-old boy […]

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18 Jan. 2013

LUV’s Dennis Haysbert


He was cast as David Palmer, president of the most powerful country in the world on the smash TV hit, 24; and, his commanding baritone voice can be heard daily in nationally televised commercials for ALLSTATE Insurance. On inauguration weekend, Bay Area (San Mateo) native Dennis Haysbert (Wreck-It-Ralph, Breach, Jarhead) costars alongside a band of […]

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12 Dec. 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


Academy-award winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: An Unexpected Journey is a visual masterpiece. Jackson, ever the technical and creative genius takes viewers to an elevated level of optical delight with 3D at 48-frames-per-second, twice that of current day engineering. What it renders is exceptional depth, clarity and dimension by comparison to 24-frames-per-second. Paired with […]

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