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Trendy’s Oscar Favorites

It’s just a few days till the annual Academy Awards and there’s plenty to look forward to for Sunday’s lineup: speeches, surprise winners, golden statuettes and glittering gowns. With less than a week to go till the film industry’s biggest night, Trendy Africa has delved into its fashion archives to …

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Trendy At The Truth Awards

Better Brothers Los Angeles recently presented its 4th Annual Truth Awards at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood. The black-tie affair honored African-Americans whose personal and professional accomplishments have positively impacted the perception and image of the Black LGBTQ community. Award-winning actor Rockmond Dunbar received the Ally Award and former …

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It’s a Wrap at PAFF

The 26th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) wrapped Monday after 12 days of showcasing an impressive slate of 173 films.  The annual festival, which is now in its 26th year featured 75+ fine artists and 170+ new films from over 40 countries within five continents and in …

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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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