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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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Denzel Washington Scores His Ninth Nomination

In an Oscar race sprinkled with fresh faces, one individual of color stands out and that’s Denzel Washington. A familiar face in the Academy’s 90-year history, Washington has received nine nominations in his 40-year acting career, winning just two of those golden statuettes. His latest nomination, a best actor nod, …

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‘Den of Thieves’ is a complex crime caper

“Den of Thieves” is pure dynamite. A gripping crime caper where the line between cops and criminals are so brilliantly blurred, the film focuses on a group of bank robbers, who plot to pull off the ultimate heist, and the tenacious determination of the Sheriff’s department to bring them to …

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Trendy Attends the 49th NAACP Image Awards

Ava DuVernay was honored as Entertainer of the Year and the President’s Award went to Danny Glover during the live broadcast of the 49th NAACP Image Award. Held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Calif., the  two-hour live telecast was broadcast on TV One and was hosted by Anthony Anderson …

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