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It’s an Infinity War that ends in Wakanda

For Kevin Feige, having Wakanda play a big role in “Avengers: Infinity War” was a decision that was made long before the release of “Black Panther.” “With the success of ‘Black Panther,’ it seems obvious that a third of our biggest film would take place in Wakanda, but the truth …

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Dallas Black Dance theatre and Dallas Black chamber of commerce partner for the Arts

Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) partners with Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce (DBCC) as it closes its 41st season with the Spring Celebration Series May 18-20, 2018, at the Wyly Theatre, Dallas, Texas. The partnership is part of an initiative for DBCC members to understand the significance of the arts …

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Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ reunites Nonso Anozie and director Kenneth Branagh

Disney is adapting yet another book to the big screen. “Artemis Fowl,” a series of eight science fiction fantasy novels written by Irish author Eoin Colfer is being adapted into a movie by award-winning playwright Conor McPherson. Principal photography has begun on Colfer’s first book, which will be directed by …

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‘I’ve played all these roles that are fairly quote-unquote important,’ says Gringo actor David Oyelowo

From a Botswanian Prince, a civil rights icon to a Tuskegee airman, David Oyelowo has tackled an incredible variety of serious roles. In his latest project, the classically trained Afro-British actor is tackling comedy and is sure to garner a few laughs in “Gringo” where he plays a Yoruba immigrant …

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Oscars So Diverse

An Asian, a Hispanic and two African-Americans all won Oscars at the 90th Academy Awards last night, which discarded old traditions for new ones. Gone was the Academy president’s customary speech with longer monologues padding out the biggest night in show business. Host Jimmy Kimmel wasted no time in addressing …

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Social media provides added layer to ‘Death Wish’ remake

A pointless reboot, which sees Bruce Willis reviving a role, made famous by Charles Bronson in the 1974 original, the film follows a citizen who turns vigilante after thugs kill his wife. Arguably, one of Bronson’s best films, the story was first told in Brian Garfield’s 1972 novel of the …

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Pre-Oscar Gala Celebrates Female Directors in Television and Film

As a prelude to the Academy Awards on Sunday, Uptown Magazine held a pre-Oscar gala celebrating “Women Directors in Television and Film.” Dee Rees, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Stella Meghie and Chandra Wilson were recognized for Their Outstanding Achievements in TV and Film. Jurnee Smollette-Bell, DeWanda Wise, Denise Boutte, Tika Sumpter and …

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‘This is a story about belonging,’ says director Ava DuVernay

The movie has one of the greatest ensemble casts of all time and at the Hollywood premiere of “A Wrinkle In Time” the entire cast were in attendance. Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Zach Galifianakis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Storm Reid, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Rowan Blanchard were joined …

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