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The 10th Annual AAFCA Awards celebrated music icon Quincy Jones
February 14, 2019
AAFCA celebrated prolific producer Jason Blum and breakthrough filmmaker Aneesh Chaganty while handing out trophies to its AAFCA Award winners ... read more »
National Sports Beat (1/31-2/6/19)
January 31, 2019
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Regina Hall, Jenifer Lewis, KiKi Layne, Amandla Stenberg Are Named Essence Honorees
January 17, 2019
Essence has named four actresses as its annual Black Women in Hollywood honorees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in “The Hate U Give,”  ... read more »
The Hate You Give Film Review: Amandla Stenberg Stars in Adaptation of Searing, Inner City Saga 
October 18, 2018
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) straddles two different worlds which never intersect, one, black and poor, the other, white and privileged. That’s because she lives in the ghetto in Garden Heights, ... read more »
Why ‘The Hate U Give’ Is Not a Black Lives Matter Movie
October 18, 2018
Some are touting ‘The Hate U Give,’ as “the first Black Lives Matter movie.” Red flags should have gone up the moment we learned that Fox, recently acquired by Disney, was behind the film with a massive public relations budget, footing the bill for hundreds of advance screenings with celebrity guests, marketing swag, and heavy media saturation – especially in Black markets.  We might also wonder about the choice to have Audrey Wells, a White screenwriter whose credits include "Under the Tuscan Sun"  and "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," adapt an urban Black novel for the screen. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 4, 2018
For movies opening October 5, 2018. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
August 1, 2018
WIDE RELEASES Christopher Robin (PG for action) Ewan McGregor handles the title role in this musical fantasy revolving around the now-grown pal of Winnie the Pooh’s (Jim Cummings) return to Hundred Acre Wood to recapture the sense of wonder which captured his imagination as a child. ... read more »
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