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Who Won The Weekend Box Office?

by Anya Rahmingon December 31, 2012
  The first day of its release Les Miserable beat out Django Unchained as the film with the highest Christmas Day earnings. But which film did better over the first full weekend? It turns out The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey overtook both of these films in its third full weekend in theaters earning $32,920,000. Django […]
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2012 10 Highest Grossing Films With Blacks In Lead Roles

by Anya Rahmingon December 30, 2012
  We’ve made a list of the 10 highest grossing films in 2012 that had Black actors or actresses as main characters. Alongside the film is the total domestic gross (USA only). The world wide grosses are frequently around double the domestic totals. Can you guess what the top grossing film with a Black lead […]

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Tarantino Defends Use of N-Word in Django, Calls Criticism Ridiculous

by Anya Rahmingon December 30, 2012
Director Quentin Tarantino has come under fire by prominent Black filmmakers, such as Spike Lee, who called the film Django Unchained “disrespectful to my ancestors“. In an interview, Tarantino spoke to Black Harvard Professor and thought leader Henry Louis Gates Jr.  He told Gates that the use of  the N-word was unavoidable when creating a realistic period film […]
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Jill Scott Talks Geeky: Roles On Fringe and Supernatural

by Anya Rahmingon December 29, 2012
Neo-Soul Singer and Actress Jill Scott was recently interviewed by Collider about her role in the final season of the Fox Television series Fringe. Apparently she’s a big fan of the science fiction genre. Scott confesses to having grown up watching Star Trek, and she’s also a fan of the X-Files. She’s been a big follower of Fringe since the beginning and was ecstatic to […]

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Great Stuff – Watch Django Unchained Press Conference Cast & Crew

by Anya Rahmingon December 28, 2012
  Watch the full video from a December New York press Q&A session for Django Unchained. Though the video is titled press conference, its more of a round-table discussion.  Hear from Jonah Hill, Quentin Tarantino, Leonardo Di Caprio, Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson and more. Its great to see the cast together without the guise of their […]
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See Funny New Trailer For Stag Starring Donald Faison

by Anya Rahmingon December 27, 2012
  A new and funny trailer for a film called Stag has been released. The film stars Donald Faison as a man preparing for his wedding stag (slang for bachelor party). He is worried that after years of unleashing pranks at stag parties for his circle of friends, the revenge will be just what he […]

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Watch Fantastic Trailer For The Bodyguard With Heather Headley

by Anya Rahmingon December 27, 2012
  A trailer has been released for the stage version of The Bodyguard, which stars Heather Headley in the featured role of Rachel Marron (originally played by Whitney Houston). The play opened early in December at the Adelphi Theatre in London according to Broadway World. The good news is the show is aiming to come to […]
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Taye Diggs Joins Julia Stiles In Between Us

by Anya Rahmingon December 27, 2012
Taye Diggs will be starring alongside Julia Stiles in a film based on an off-Broadway play titled Between Us.  The film is described as “as dark ensemble comedy exploring the bittersweet friendship between two couples who meet as old friends and discover their lives are tarnished by money, sex, success and children” by Hollywood Reporter. Don’t wait […]

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Black Dynamite Season 2 Gets Greenlight

by Anya Rahmingon December 27, 2012
Black Dynamite will return to Adult Swim for a 10-episode second season. According to Deadline, the show will return either in late 2013 or in early 2014. If you haven’t checked out this animated blaxploitation parody, brought to you by The Boondocks’ creator Carl Jones and the voice of Michael Jai White, there is plenty of […]
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Red Hook Summer Now For Rent & On Netflix Instant

by Anya Rahmingon December 27, 2012
Director Spike Lee’s film Red Hook Summer, which follows a young middle class boy who spends the summer in the housing projects of Red Hook, is available to purchase or stream as of December 21, 2012. The film builds on Spike Lee’s Chronicles of Brooklyn film series. It stars young newcomer Jules Brown, Clarke Peters (The […]

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Just How Well Did Django Unchained Do In Opening Day Box Office?

by Anya Rahmingon December 26, 2012
  Two highly anticipated films went head-to-head on Christmas 2012. The highest grossing of these two films was actually Les Miserables, which made $18 million. Django Unchained came in 2nd, and made an estimated $15 million. However Django Unchained is clearly the winner in terms of making an impact. On twitter the name “Django” is still trending mid-day on the […]
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Keyshia & Daniel: Family First 1X07

by Capree Washingtonon December 26, 2012
After an embarrassing argument during a photo shoot and a subsequent reconciliation in the previous episode, episode 7, Work It Out, begins on a tender note with Keyshia in bed gently waking and playfully nudging her very sleepy son DJ.  Daniel and his cousin watch basketball and chat on the couch in the adjoining room […]

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The RZA and the Manifestation of Dreams

by Matthew Suttonon December 26, 2012
The Wu-Tang Clan, practically a household name amongst anyone under 30 years of age (but maybe that’s how the Wu wanted it) has been a persistent force in the Hip-Hop Industry. First, let me say that each individual in the Clan had a rich amount of raw talent, but it took a practical visionary to […]
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Spike Lee calls Django Out

by Ezekiel Walkeron December 24, 2012
Spike Lee, never one to be afraid of speaking his mind, most recently made news for his comments to Vibe Magazine regarding the highly anticipated Quentin Tarantino film, Django Unchained, due out on Christmas Day.  Lee commented, saying that the film is “disrespectful to my ancestors” and that he will not be one of the […]

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Listen To Full Django Unchained Soundtrack Now

by Anya Rahmingon December 24, 2012
You can listen to the full Django Unchained Soundtrack before the film is released on the music player below. Modern, popular hip-hop artists such as Rick Ross and John Legend contributed tracks. The musical score likewise features a few big name composers including Ennio Morricone, Pat Metheny, and Jerry Goldsmith. Notable tracks include: 17. Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable) – […]
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Blallywood Film Review: Marley

by jesimieljon December 22, 2012
Robert Nesta Marley was born in small country town called St. Ann in Jamaica to a full-blooded Jamaican woman and white captain tasked with surveying land. Called a half-caste and rejected as a kid, he found his refuge in music and homemade instruments, namely one called a rumba box- a makeshift offspring of a guitar […]

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Watch Full 106 & Park Django Unchained Clips: Washington, Foxx, Jackson,Tarantino

by Anya Rahmingon December 22, 2012
  This week Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, and Quentin Tarantino appeared together on 106 & Park! In the interviews, Kerry and Jamie talk about their working relationship, the difficulties of playing their characters in Django Unchained, and a whole lot more. Great insights are added when Quentin Tarantino comes on set. Watch […]
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Black Christmas Movies You Can Watch Digitally Now!

by Anya Rahmingon December 21, 2012
There is still enough time to cram in last minute Holiday themed movie watching. Below is a list of  Christmas movies featuring Black actors and actresses in the main cast that you can watch online right now via digital streaming. You will find the 8 movies below on either Amazon.com, Netflix Instant, Hulu.   Christmas […]