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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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, …


Oscar Nominees Daniel, Dee, Bryant and Blige Attend Annual Luncheon

More than 175 Oscar nominees attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ luncheon at the Beverly Hilton. An annual event, the Oscars Nominee luncheon is a chance to meet fellow nominees and hear from important speakers in the film-making community. Academy President John Bailey spoke at the event, …


Blige, Kaluuya and Boyega honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Actors Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”), John Boyega (“Detroit”) and Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”) were honored at the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) with Virtuosos Awards. Created to recognize a select group of talent who have distinguished themselves through breakthrough performances in film this past year, previous recipients …

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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 …


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, …


“Get Out” wins big at AAFCA

Jordan Peele’s artistic thriller “Get Out” was a big winner for members of  the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) as it scooped up Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting (for lead Daniel Kaluuya) and a Best Screenplay recognition from the world’s largest group of professional Black film critics. Peele’s directional debut about a young black …