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Talking ‘Game Night’ with Kylie Bunbury and Lamorne Morris

She launched her acting career playing one of the leads in the feature film “Prom” and he’s best known for playing Winston on the popular Fox series “New Girl.” In the upcoming comedy “Game Night,” Kylie Bunbury and Lamorne Morris play childhood sweethearts  whose wedded bliss turns suddenly toxic  after …

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African Prints and Patterns Reign at the South African Premiere of “Black Panther”

Earlier in Johannesburg, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and John Kani attended the South Africa premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.” This latest Marvel blockbuster has already sold out local screenings across the United States and Canada and is expected to shatter box-office records this weekend. Critics have unanimously praised the …

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Gina Yashere has always been one of my favorite comedians,’ says director Nick Park

The lovable British comedian can be heard as the voice of Gravelle, a hypochondriac tribe member who likes to share details of her ailments on Aardman Studio’s latest offering “Early Man.” A prehistoric comedy about courageous caveman battling a world that’s moved on to bronze, it tells the story of …

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Meet the Supporting Cast of Marvel’s First Black Super Hero Film

You don’t need to know anything about this Marvel property to enjoy “Black Panther.”  Delightfully relevant, fresh, funny and non-formulaic, Marvel Studios has struck gold again with this sensational superhero treat.  A film about an African superhero (Chadwick Boseman) who is also the King of a wealthy and technologically advanced …

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David Oyelowo plays Harold Soyinka in ‘Gringo’

He plays a Harold Soyinka, a mild-mannered Nigerian-American businessman who finds himself in over his head after traveling to Mexico and becoming entangled with some shady colleagues, international mercenaries, drug lords and the DEA. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous …

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Exclusive Video: “Get Out” Sweeps AAFCA Awards

“Get Out,” “Girls Trip” were big winners at the 9th African American Film Critics Association awards held Wednesday in Hollywood. The group of elite black film critics heaped accolades to Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, which earned its star Daniel Kaluuya a best actor nod, a best director prize for Peele, …

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‘I wanted to see Mike Epps in an Agbada,’ says ‘Love Jacked’ director Alfons Adetuyi

His latest film casts comedian Mike Epps as a self-proclaimed African aficionada who knows nothing about his African traditions. For director Alfons Adetuyi (“High Chicago”), Epps, a stand-up performer best known for “The Hangover” and “Meet the Blacks” was the perfect actor to embody that role. “In a movie like …

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Trendy At The Black Panther Premiere

“Black Panther,” the story of T’Challa, a young African prince who takes on the mantle of King and Super Hero premiered in Los Angeles last night. The film’s stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy …

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