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Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ tackles a timeless subject matter

The idea of a black man joining the notoriously racist Ku Klux Klan certainly sounds farcical and mildly comical, but that’s exactly what happens in the movie “BlacKkKlansman.” Directed by Spike Lee, the film is based on the book by Ron Stallworth, a black detective with the Colorado Springs Police …

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Talking Megalodon: “Jaws is nothing like what she is,” says Page Kennedy

Even though the movie’s real star is a prehistoric 75-foot long shark known as Megalodon, it’s Page Kennedy’s performance that steals the show in this high adventure shark drama, which brilliantly mixes horror and humor. As DJ, a wisecracking member of a water observation team who has a fear of …

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Ving Rhames: ‘In Fallout, you get to see more of Luther’s personality

Ving Rhames has played the character of Luther Stickell since the first “Mission: Impossible” in 1996 and for the award-winning actor, it’s been a great experience being part of a successful franchise.  A computer expert, his character is the elder statesman of Ethan Hunt’s (Tom Cruise) Impossible Missions Force (IMF) …

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Trendy Attends The Hollywood Premiere of ‘The Equalizer 2’

In his 40-year acting career, Denzel Washington has never made a sequel to any of his prior movies, but there was something special about playing a lethally skilled ex-CIA agent that made the two-time Oscar-winning actor sign up for a sequel. “The excitement for me comes when I do something …

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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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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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“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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‘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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