Watch New Promos & Learn More About Upcoming Fox Series ‘Empire’

by Anya Rahmingon May 15, 2014
Fox has released two video clips previewing its upcoming television series Empire. The show has been officially picked up by the network to air in 2015. It stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Trai Bryers, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray, Grace Gaeley, and Malik Yoba as the family members and associates of Empire Entertainment. Lucious (Terrence Howard), […]

The Latest On Lee Daniel’s “Empire” A Potential Runaway Hit Or Epic Flop

by Anya Rahmingon March 31, 2014
Empire is one of the most anticipated shows to come out of this year’s television pilot season for Black audiences, and if it isn’t, that’s probably just because the show isn’t on everyone’s radar yet. The project has a superstar cast that includes veterans such as Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, as well as […]

After 3 Years ‘From The Rough’ Gets Theatrical Release Date April 18, 2014

by Anya Rahmingon February 12, 2014
Once upon a time, before Taraji P. Henson appeared on Person of Interest, before Michael Clarke Duncan passed away, before Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) finished his stint in the Harry Potter movies, the three actors filmed a movie called From The Rough. It was screened in July 2011, and was originally scheduled for a fall 2011 […]

Taraji P. Henson Leaves TV For Play “Above the Fold”

by Anya Rahmingon February 1, 2014
Taraji P. Henson, a talented actress best known to broad audiences for her portal of Detective Jocelyn Carter (2011-2013) on the CBS series Person Of Interest, has left the small screen and is headlining a play. The play, titled Above The Fold, will run at the Pasadena Playhouse in California from January 28 – February 23, 2014. […]


Person of Interest Recap 2×19

by Lasheda Wallaceon April 14, 2013
After a three week hiatus, the hit CBS show “Person of Interest” is back. Hey TV executives, what’s up with all of these long hiatuses? Let’s get you caught up on “Person of Interest”. Open with Finch and Elias playing chess in prison. Finch references that recent events have benefited his enemy, Yogarov. Elias says […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×18

by Lasheda Wallaceon March 19, 2013
Open with Leon in bed with a woman. She puts handcuffs on him and two men come in to kill him. Reese comes in and saves him at the last minute before being told by Finch he needs to go to Atlantic City for the newest number. The new number is Lou Mitchell, a 70-something […]


Blallywood Film Review: Hustle & Flow

by jesimieljon March 19, 2013
Hustle & Flow is a gritty story about an unlikely dreamer named DJay. He makes his meager income from pimping women and through a mid-life crisis decides to veer left and start a rap career.  He commandeers the help of a man named Key (Anthony Anderson) and they start working to record a demo.  He […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×17

by Lasheda Wallaceon March 12, 2013
Open with a storm approaching the New York region. Reese and Finch walk out of a movie and talk about not having heard from either Agent Shaw or the machine. Finch wonders if it’s related to Stanton and her virus. A nearby payphone rings. It’s the machine. The guys have been given six number from […]


Person of Interest Recap 2×16

by Lasheda Wallaceon March 7, 2013
This was by far the best episode of the season. If you love action, like me, then this episode will definitely have you hooked from start to finish. Open in 2011 with a conversation about a man who “asks too many questions,” followed by gun shots. BERLIN In present day an English-speaking woman (Sarah Shahi) […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×15

by Lasheda Wallaceon February 25, 2013
This time the machine picks up a conversation about a girl who “saw it happen” and whether a woman can keep her safe. Finch talks to Reese about how much he loves hotels as they walk into the employee entrance of one. The latest number is Mira Dobrica, who works as a maid. Finch doesn’t […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×14

by Lasheda Wallaceon February 19, 2013
Open with the latest number playing pickup basketball. He’s a college dropout named Logan Pierce who started a social network called “Friendczar” with a friend named Justin Ogilvy and is now a self-made billionaire. Pierce will be taking the company public in 72 hours. They can’t clone his phone, so Reese will attend a charity […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×13

by Lasheda Wallaceon February 13, 2013
The episode opens with Carter waking up at the scene of the accident with her phone ringing. It’s Finch, making sure she’s okay and telling her to get out of there. She tells him Donnelly is dead and Stanton ambushed them and took Reese. Reese wakes up on a bus and finds himself next to […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×12

by Lasheda Wallaceon February 6, 2013
This continuation episode opens with Detective Carter questioning Reese. Donnelly is looking on while Carter is scared out of her mind. She has to figure out how to get Reese off the hook while keeping herself free from police investigation. Since Reese is in jail and Carter is busy trying to get him off the […]

Tonight: Steel Magnolias, Betty & Coretta & Not Easily Broken With Morris Chesnut & Taraji P. On Lifetime

by Anya Rahmingon February 2, 2013
Lifetime will air a special TV trio tonight for Black History Month.First  Betty and Coretta will air at 8/7c. The original movie stars Mary J. Blige and Angela Bassett as the wives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. This comes right after a repeat of the Black Steel Magnolias remake, which actress Alfre […]


Person of Interest Recap 2×11

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 31, 2013
We’re at Rikers Island, where Reese is being held along with the two other men. Donnelly can only legally hold them for 7 hours, but tells Carter he’s confident he’ll be able to figure out which one is Reese. Finch manages to sneak a phone into Reese’s cell and gives him a call. He’s confident […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×10

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 22, 2013
The latest number is Abby Monroe, who had until recently worked for a charity for injured soldiers. They feel as if she’s hiding from someone and Reese rushes out to find her. Carter talks to a guy she’s dating named Cal about Davidson and the tip she got about a cop killing him. The man […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×09

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 17, 2013
The new number is the driver, a man named Fermin Ordonez. The previous day he emptied his savings. Finch gets a ride from Ordonez, who had been a pitching prospect when younger. He plants audio and video and they are able to go back and look through video of his past fares. Carter tells Finch […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×08

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 8, 2013
Love was once in the air for Finch until he became the mastermind behind “The Machine”. After finally completing the finishing touch on the machine, Finch knew that he had to seclude himself from everyone because no one could know about his master piece. This meant giving up the love of his life. Finch has […]