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Obama Inaugural celebration features Hollywood's best
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 22 January 2009
HBO two-our event was best bet for inaugural weekend On the steps of the Lincoln memorial, President Barack Obama was given an inaugural celebration of a lifetime during HBO's live taping of We Are ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-22-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 22 January 2009
BIG BUDGET FILMS Inkheart (PG for fantasy action, scary moments and mild epithets) Screen adaptation of the Cornelia Funke children's novel of the same name about a man (Brendan Fraser) who discovers ... read more >>
Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 22 January 2009
Meet the First Lady Michelle Obama in highly anticipated book "A tall 44 year-old African-American woman took her place at the podium and began her speech at the Democratic National Convention. As ... read more >>
President Barack Obama's Top 10 Moments
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 22 January 2009
1.) February 10, 2007 Barack Obama announces he would run for President of the United States  2.) Barack Obama takes his shirt off.  On two different occasions Barack Obama flexed his muscles ... read more >>
President Obama's Favorites
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 22 January 2009
In a salute to our the 44th President of the United States here is a list of President Barack H. Obama's favorites Favorite Films 1.) Godfather Part I2.) Godfather Part II3.) "Lawrence of Arabia." ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-15-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 January 2009
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun for movies opening January 16, 2009 BIG BUDGET FILMS Chandni Chowk to China (Unrated) Action comedy about a humble chef (Akshay Kumar) from Delhi who ... read more >>
ART LA 2009 Reveals Exhibitor And Special Programming Highlights
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
From Friday, January 23 through Sunday, January 25, 2009 the historic Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica airport will be home to ART LA 2009.   The fair presents a select roster of 60 top ... read more >>
Randy Jackson makes surprise appearance at Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 15 January 2009
American Idol host Randy Jackson and his wife Erika made a surprise appearance at the Lula Washington Dance Theartre to unveil two newly renovated dance studios.    The renovated dance ... read more >>
Film Review: Not Easily Broken
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 January 2009
Marriage Vows Tested in Faith-Based Drama from Bishop T.D. Jakes No matter how hard he tries, Dave Johnson (Morris Chestnut) can do nothing to satisfy his wife, Clarice (Taraji Henson). She’s ... read more >>
Jamal Woolard: The Notorious Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 January 2009
Woolard Weighs-In on His Reincarnation of Biggie Smalls   Like the late Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, aka Notorious B.I.G., Jamal Woolard was born and raised in Brooklyn. He also ... read more >>
James Lesure - Hometown Success Story
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 15 January 2009
James Lesure is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Mike Cannon, the suave and competitive head of surveillance, on the TV drama “Las Vegas,” opposite legendary actor James Caan.He recently ... read more >>
The Top Films of 2008
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2009
Kam’s Annual Accolades for the Cream of the Cinematic Crop   In a year when four of the best films were big screen versions of comic book adventures (including Wanted, Iron Man and The ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-08-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2009
BIG BUDGET FILMS  Bride Wars (PG for crude humor, suggestive content and mild epithets) Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway co-star in this romantic comedy about a couple of lifelong best friends who become ... read more >>
Compton's own TJ Santana declares "The West Coast Succs"
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
TJ Santana Releases Single "My Get Money" Jan. 13 on ITunes!In a bold step, Young HOGGS member and Glasses Malone associate decided to name upcoming EP "The West Coast Succs Right Now" ... read more >>
Steve Harvey is 'Still Trippin'
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2009
Harvey Reflects on His Career, Passing of His Pal Bernie Mac, and the election of President-elect Barack Obama   Broderick Steven Harvey was born in Welch, West Virginia on January 17, 1956, ... read more >>
Rickey Minor - Our American Idol
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 08 January 2009
Legendary Music Director, Rickey Minor releases long-awaited bookThere’s No Traffic on the Extra Mile: Lessons on the Road from Dreams to Destiny, is a bible for anyone trying to make it in the music ... read more >>
Motivated by Homeless Character, Teen Actor Makes Film to Expose Reality
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA Special Correspondent) 01 January 2009
 The last time we saw Jermaine Crawford, his hair was an unkempt mess and his face was riddled with the pains of a drug-addicted homeless teenager. That was some 10 months ago when Crawford closed ... read more >>
Blacktrospective 2008
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2009
Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best (and Worst) in Black Cinema 2008 will be remembered as a breakout year for African-American women both in front of and behind the camera, with my #1 picks ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-01-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2009
BIG BUDGET FILMS Defiance (R for violence and profanity) Oscar-winner Edward Zwick (for Shakespeare in Love) directs this harrowing tale of survival, set in occupied Poland during World War II, ... read more >>
'Dreamgirls' Celeb Reaches Child Support Settlement
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 January 2009
A settlement was reached in a lawsuit filed by a woman against a music arranger for the Oscar-winning film "Dreamgirls" over her allegations that he failed to pay child support for their ... read more >>
Saxophonist Delano, 'My So Fine'
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
Saxophonist Andre Delano has been entertaining jazz fans since grade school in East St. Louis. Now the accomplished musician has come out with his second solo album entitled "My So Fine." ... read more >>
Conga Room to Reopen at LA Live
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
The much anticipated re-opening of the Conga Room at LA Live lived up to it's billing, as stars strolled across the red carpet and into its new location. On hand were Alfre Woodard, Phillip Bailey ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (12-18-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 December 2008
BIG BUDGET FILMS Bedtime Stories (PG for crude humor and mild epithets) Adam Sandler stars in this fanciful fairy tale about a hotel handyman whose life changes when the imaginative bedtime stories ... read more >>
Seven Reason Why You’ll Love Will Smith In "Seven Pounds"
Written by Stephanie Frederic 18 December 2008
  Will Smith and Rosario Dawson star in Columbia Pictures’ drama SEVEN POUNDS. The two share a very passionate love scene in the movie. “He was very respectful,” says Dawson ... read more >>
Halle Berry and Tyler Perry to Host "40th NAACP Image Awards"
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
Program will air Thursday, Febuary 12, on FOX Star-Studded Special Coincides with Organization's Centennial Nominations To Be Announced Wednesday, January 7 Academy Award winner Halle Berry ... read more >>

 

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