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By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Why the Jussie Smollett hoax is bad for blacks, gays, Democrats, the media and the country

From an article on Thursday: “It’s been roughly 12 hours since the last time we wrote about the racist and homophobic attack launched against Empire star Jussie Smollett on the streets of Chicago last More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Peter Max honors and remembers Martin Luther King Jr with three new colorful and powerful portraits

Martin Luther King Jr. has been honored and remembered and artist Peter Max has painted portraits of the great civil rights leader for over 20 years. Below you’ll find the latest of his beautiful and impactful More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ trailer sells more stunning visuals and hints at strong characters

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming adventure film A Wrinkle in Time, an expensive and eye grabbing adaptation of the popular book. Based on the beloved Madeleine L’Engle book of the same name, More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Cinematographer Bradford Young discusses getting the ‘Han Solo’ job

While Cinematographer Bradford Young will certainly be considered Oscar nomination for his latest work on Arrival,which should excite fans of Star Wars as Young landed the Han Solo project after a ton of praise More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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‘The Man in the High Castle’ season 2: Stephen Root revealed to be cast as titular character

Amazon Studios confirmed that Stephen Root has landed the title role in The Man in the High Castle, its adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alt-history novel about life in the former United States after the Allied More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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WHICH MOVIES ARE SET FOR POTENTIAL OSCAR WINS IN 2017?

With the festival season already spewing out an impressive line-up of films, performances and all round movie goodness it comes as no surprise that already we are already eagerly looking ahead to see just which More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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SDCC 2016 unveils new ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ poster

Fans attending the San Diego Comic-Con may have picked up a special piece of memorabilia for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The new, exclusive poster stars Eddie Redmayne as the wizarding More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Cecile Richards equates Planned Parenthood, abortion industry to fight against racism

The president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, compared abortion advocacy as women’s rights to the fight against racism during her speech on at the nation’s oldest Catholic university, Georgetown. More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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‘Creed’ star Tessa Thompson joins ‘Thor Ragnarok’

Creed star Tessa Thompson is joining the expanding Marvel Universe, first with an appearance in Thor: Ragnarok and likely returning for several other films. The Wrap reported the news while Natalie Portman is More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Will Smith, Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett-Smith to boycott Oscars

The backlash against this year’s Academy Award nominations escalated Monday with announcements by director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith that they would boycott the Feb. 28 Oscars ceremony, citing More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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First trailer ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ returns fans to magical land

Four years after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 closed out J.K. Rowling‘s original fantasy saga, Warner Bros. is bringing her new story from the franchise. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’: Eddie Redmayne talks JK Rowling, David Yates and ‘scale’ of films

Director David Yates is back in the Harry Potter universe with the prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them now in production since August and excitement is slowly beginning to build in anticipation More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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Anthony Mackie talks ‘Black Panther’ director, ‘job is to tell story’

While promoting his current film, Our Brand is Crisis, Anthony Mackie was asked about Marvel’s pursuit of a director for Black Panther. “I don’t think it’s important at all,” the actor told More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis evokes MLK, ‘new global forms of slavery’ and immigration topics

TRANSCRIPT VIA TIME: The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation, which has accomplished so much good throughout the history of the United States. The complexity, the gravity More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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‘Captive’ Review: David Oyelowo shines in God lacking faith-based film

During the surge of successful faith-based films, Captive recaps the true story of Brian Nichols and Ashley Smith, highlighting the impact of Rick Warren’s popular book: A Purpose Driven Life. Unlike the in-your-face More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Ava DuVernay discusses turning down ‘Black Panther’ film, notes her different vision

Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige said that Marvel will soon choose directors for Black Panther and Captain Marvel and confirmed that Marvel had talked with Selma director Ava DuVernay about helming one of the studio’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, June 27th, 2015
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Alveda King joins Selma Project to protest illegal abortion practices, Dr Samuel Lett

Notable African-American activists Alveda King, Catherine Davis, Star Parker, Dean Nelson, Will Ford and more united for a special event called the Selma Project, a two day event focused on calling attention More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, June 12th, 2015
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‘Fear the Walking Dead’ adds ‘Selma’ star Colman Domingo

Fear The Walking Dead focuses on new characters and storylines, expanding the AMC universe, and now has added another cast member, Colman Domingo, according to a new report from Deadline. Filming in Vancouver and More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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John Legend, Common use ‘Selma’ platform to compare prisoners to slavery

Sharing the Academy Award for Best Original Song, rapper Common and singer John Legend drew parallels between the events portrayed in Selma and criminals in 2015, referring to prisoners under “correctional More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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‘Selma’ review: Great film, great script, David Oyelowo – all Oscar worthy

Selma, the latest project release from Harpo Productions, opens in theaters later this month. The film focuses on the timeline of events in 1965 leading up to the historic march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...


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