DVR Alert: Lifetime’s Dear Secret Santa To Debut November 30

by Anya Rahmingon November 26, 2013
Are you prepared for the onslaught of holiday themed movies that will continue through the next month? We’ve already had a chance to see The Best Man Holiday. Next is Black Nativity followed by A Madea Christmas. The holidays are expensive enough without having to spend $10 a pop on movie tickets. The Lifetime movie network is […]

Scandal Recap 3×07

by Lasheda Wallaceon November 20, 2013
It brings some kind of joy to all Gladiators to know that Mellie and Fitz were once in love. Well, for me at least! This is the story all about how Mellie came to be. Mellie is giving a tour to the cameras, showing a life in the day of the First Lady. This is […]


The Best Man Holiday Grosses $30.5 Million – What It Means

by Anya Rahmingon November 18, 2013
News that The Best Man had stellar results at the box office over the weekend isn’t too surprising. The film earned $30.5 million in its weekend debut according to Box Office Mojo. Comparisons have been drawn to Think Like A Man, which ousted the Hunger Games from #1 at the box office in 2012 when it […]

Viewers Weigh In On The Best Man Holiday In Fandango Survey

by Anya Rahmingon November 18, 2013
Fandango recently surveyed ticket buyers on their expectations for The Best Man Holiday. The data they collected showed the film was highly anticipated, and this past weekend’s numbers back that data up. In its opening weekend, The Best Man Holiday racked up a grand total of $30.5 million at the box office, coming in second […]


Michael Cane, Alfred From Dark Night Trilogy, To Play Samuel L. Jackson’s Butler!

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Samuel L. Jackson is appearing in an upcoming remake of the film Harry And The Butler. Jackson will play Harry, and Caine, known for playing Alfred, butler to Batman, in the Dark Knight Trilogy, will be playing Jackson’s Butler. The original 1961 film featured two white characters as the stars. Movie viewers aren’t accustomed to seeing […]

Sources Say David Oyelowo and Michael B. Jordan Have Auditioned For Star Wars VII

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Two more Black Actors have been linked to J.J. Abram’s upcoming film Star Wars VII. Following a rumor spurting incident, in which Chiwetel Ejiofor was spotted in Abram’s office, actors Michael B. Jordan and David Oyelowo have fallen prey to the same speculation. Sources believe they have both auditioned for a role in the film. […]


Samuel L. Jackson Stars As President In “Big Game”

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Samuel L. Jackson is starring as the President Of The United States in an upcoming film called Big Game. The photo above is the first released of Jackson in the film. The plot sounds like the makings of a potentially great or potentially disastrous film. It begins with the cliche terrorist attack against The President. […]

Original “Murder, She Wrote” Actress Has Beef With Remake Starring Octavia Spencer

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Angela Lansbury played the character Jessica Fletcher in the 12-year-running television series Murder, She Wrote. Last month it was announced that Octavia Spencer would star in a remake of the television series. Lansburry caught wind of the remake and did not seem too happy with the whole idea. The exact quote she gave regarding the […]


Eddie Murphy Releases New R&B Single – Check It Out!

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Usually the name Eddie Murphy pops up with film or television news. Sadly, we have no film or television news to report. However, Eddie Murphy is a man of many talents, and the news we do have may entertain you. Eddie Murphy is working on a full length R&B album. A song from it has […]

Key & Peele Earn Their Own Feature Film

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
The Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele has been a success for the network. Recently it was renewed for a 4th season. Unfortunately the show is one of those rare examples of something incredibly clever and well done, but not remarkably well known. An average of near 2 million viewers tune into each episode. […]


Pharrell Williams To Collab With Hans Zimmer On Amazing Spiderman 2 Soundtrack

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
The makers of The Amazing Spiderman 2 have decided to do a musical 360 for the soundtrack to the upcoming sequel. While the first Amazing-Spiderman film was scored by the incredible, but, with all due respect, not quite edgy enough James Horner, the second will be scored by Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, The Dark Knight Trilogy). […]

Morris Chestnut Cast As Regular In Upcoming TNT Show “Legends”

by Anya Rahmingon November 17, 2013
Actor Morris Chestnut has been announced as a regular character in the upcoming 2014 TNT series Legends. The show is produced by the Emmy winning producers of Showtime’s Homeland. Its plot focuses on an FBI co-operative agent whose own identity comes into question following a mysterious tip from a stranger. The show stars Sean Bean (Game […]


Scandal Recap 3×06

by Lasheda Wallaceon November 13, 2013
Red wine makes your memory better. Well at least that’s what I think. As Olivia drinks a nice glass of red wine, she remembers that last day that she saw her mother. As Liv daydreams about the last memory of her mother, the gladiators worry about her and are anxious for her to get back […]

Blallywood Film Review: 12 Years a Slave

by jesimieljon November 6, 2013
The year is 1841. Solomon Northup is a free black man living in upstate New York.  He is a gifted musician- articulate, bright, and sophisticated.  He is a romantic husband, trusting friend, and doting father.  He is well respected by black and white acquaintances alike.  But, when he meets two travelling “businessmen” on the lawn […]

Chiwetel Ejiofor Provokes Star Trek Rumors After Spotted With Director J.J. Abrams

by Anya Rahmingon November 6, 2013
A reporter for The Times went to a  meeting with J.J. Abrams, director of the upcoming Star Wars VII film, where he saw none but Chiwetel Ejiofor, possibly the most buzzed about actor out there right now, waiting for a meeting with Abrams as well. This citing has incited rumors that Ejiofor may appear in the […]

Octavia Spencer Snapped Up To Headline NBC’s “Murder She Wrote” Remake

by Anya Rahmingon November 6, 2013
Octavia Spencer has been chosen to star in a television remake of the series Murder She Wrote. A pilot has been ordered for the show by NBC according to THR. It appears that smart television networks are snatching talented Black actresses out of their film careers and giving them better roles on television.  Black actress have been […]

New Web Series “BLACK Actress” Debuts On Issa Rae’s Channel

by Anya Rahmingon November 6, 2013
A new web series has debuted on the Issa Rae YouTube channel. The channel brings to you many of the top Black web series including Roomieloverfriends, How Men Become Dogs, Anansi, and The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The channel’s newest web series, which is embedded below, is titled “Black actress.” It follows a Black actress […]

BET Releases Unseen Being Mary Jane Clip!

by Anya Rahmingon November 5, 2013
An all new, never before seen clip from the upcoming series Being Mary Jane was just posted to the BET website! The series features two of Mary Jane’s men in an awkward confrontation that takes place in her driveway. Mary Jane glimpses the scene from a window in her home – scandalous! Check out what […]