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Jason Mitchell: “Having a style with the camera is what Director X is really known for”

Some call them remakes, others call them reboots, but for Director X, his latest spin on “Superfly,” the 70s Blaxploitation film is simply called a remix. This millennial version of a successful narcotics dealer who decides to quit the business puts a brilliant and stylish spin on the 1972 movie …

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The story of Africa continues in Dallas at film festival

In its third year, the African Film Festival-TAFF continues to celebrate Africa with stories largely inspired by true life experiences and interpreted with visual clarity through film. Dallas, the fastest growing metroplex in the United States is the choice host city and intends to remain so for years to come. …

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Talking 211: “Hostage situations create a lot of danger,” says Cory Hardrict

Heist flicks have thrilled audiences for over half a century for there’s nothing more engaging than seeing cops and crooks battling on the big screen. Just ask Cory Hardrict who stars in “211,” the latest adrenaline drama to hit theaters. “You have two sides fighting each other and with civilians …

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Oluwaseyi Ajanaku celebrates 50th birthday

Glamour was the theme of the 50th birthday reception in honor of Seyi Ajanaku. Praise was the icing on the cake as observed during the event that held in Arlington, Texas. Seyi was joined by members of her choir group at the Household of faith parish of the Redeemed Christian …

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Toyin and Mayowa Trailblazing Texas Wedding

The meticulous planning orchestrated by delectable bride; Mayowa Oguntokun and supported by the astute groom; Toyin Awe, cumulated into a highly successful, one-of-a-kind and grandiose wedding ceremony in Waxahachie Texas. The support from the indigenous community, family, friends, sorority colleagues and well-wishers was somewhat overwhelming. The Traditional Wedding ceremony which …

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“I want this film to reach African American viewers,” says director Kate Novack

If you say the name André Leon Talley to the average fashionista, you’ll likely get a nod of recognition. The former editor at large of Vogue magazine has been a staple in the fashion industry since the 1970s. He exploded even bigger in the pop culture stratosphere after serving as a …

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8th annual Ankara Festival in Texas

The 8th annual Ankara Festival hosted by Olawale Ogundeyi and his victory entertainment group held recently at the One Love lounge in Arlington, Texas. The event featured an array of African prints and various fashion styles. Guests were also treated to musical entertainment and served platters of continental grilled sirloin. …

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‘Life of the Party’ lacks laughs despite its comedic cast

Stifled dreams, adultery, sexual escapades, weed laced cookies, cougars and sorority parties —“Life of the Party,” the new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy, has it all. Another vehicle directed by her husband Ben Falcone (“The Boss” and “Tammy”) under through their production company, On the Day Productions, the film follows McCarthy …

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