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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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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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Florence Kasumba: “I would love to play the sweet girl from next door”

Florence Kasumba can still remember when she got a call from her agent telling her that she had gotten that clandestine role, which she had auditioned for. “At that time, I didn’t know what movie it was for,” she recalls, “but it was very clear who she was. Someone who …

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Zoe Saldana snags a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

She plays the daughter of the evil villain Thanos in Marvel’s “Avenger Infinity War” and has built a solid reputation as a versatile and well-respected actress by choosing roles she “feels passionate about.” Best known for her starring role as Neytiri in the record-breaking film “Avatar,” a James Cameron’s sci-fi …

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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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