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Top Moments From The 2019 NBA Awards
June 27, 2019
The third annual NBA Awards marked the end of the 2018-19 NBA season on Monday, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal hosted this year’s awards. The evening brought out the NBA’s rising stars and legends, league executives and celebrities from Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz to Samuel L. Jackson. ... read more »
South L.A. Legend John Singleton Gone Too Soon
May 2, 2019
Singleton is revered in the Black community as a great storyteller and an entertainment icon. His career and life ended earlier than fans and family expected but the weight of his work will hold heavy forever. He died Monday, 11 days after suffering a stroke. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Captain Marvel
March 29, 2019
Brie Larson, an excellent dramatic actress, injects humanity, doubt and imperfection into her Vers. It’s just enough to make what could have been a cliché character somewhat intriguing. Not much more. Jackson as Fury buddy’s up to the lead and adds comic relief. Jude Law is miscast and too British and reserved for his mentor role. Mendelsohn fares slightly better as the green monster Talos. Other supporting actors don’t get enough screen time to show their real talent: Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto and Djimon Hounsou. ... read more »
2019 Oscars: Black Filmmakers Win Big 
February 28, 2019
The 2019 Academy Awards have come to an end and #BlackGirlMagic and #BlackBoyJoy were in full effect as some of our favorites walked away with statuettes, some after a 30-year uphill climb.  ... read more »
Oscar winner Spike Lee urges people to mobilize and vote during the 2020 Presidential Election!
February 28, 2019
In Lee’s emotional and often hilarious acceptance speech on the Oscar stage, he encouraged, and correctly, for people to vote and the mobilize for the 2020 presidential election, urging them to “Make the moral choice between love versus hate. Let’s do the right thing!” ... read more »
2019 Oscar Recap
February 25, 2019
Green Book Is the Surprise Best Picture Winner   Olivia Colman Upsets Glenn Close for Best Actress   Green Book upset Roma to take home the Academy Award for Best Picture on an historic night featuring a record number of wins for black-themed films. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: “Glass”
January 24, 2019
Two hours and nine minutes roll by, and the film is about as frustrating as standing in a TSA line at the airport. Fault the strained writing. Blame the lifeless direction. ... read more »
Coming To America Again: Eddie Murphy To Star Again In Blockbuster Hit
January 17, 2019
“After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward. We’ve assembled a great team that will be led by Craig Brewer, who just did an amazing job on Dolemite [Is My Name], and I’m looking forward to bringing all these classic and beloved characters back to the big screen,” said Eddy Murphy in a statement on January 11.  ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
January 16, 2019
For movies opening January 18, 2019: ... read more »
David Alan Grier Continues His Comedy Takeover
September 20, 2018
David Alan Grier wears multiple professional hats. He has appeared in Broadway plays, performed stand-up comedy shows and starred in a plethora of movies. He continues to push his creative endeavors in his recent film,  ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
September 18, 2018
For movies opening September 21, 2018. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (December 21 – December 27)
December 22, 2017
This Week In Black History (December 21 - December 27) ... read more / view gallery »
Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
January 4, 2017
James Baldwin left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
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