Film

Nathan Hale Williams Starts Down ‘Ventura Boulevard’
By February 3, 2014 Read More →

Nathan Hale Williams Starts Down ‘Ventura Boulevard’

Nathan Hale Williams Starts Down ‘Ventura Boulevard’ By Nathan James Nathan Hale Williams, the out producer, actor, screenwriter, and entertainment attorney who brought us such hit films as the award-winning Dirty Laundry and The Ski Trip, has embarked on a new project that brings together two of Hollywood’s most notable personalities. Starring veteran actress Jenifer […]

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Michael B. Jordan – B Stands for Next Big Thing
By December 22, 2013 Read More →

Michael B. Jordan – B Stands for Next Big Thing

Fresh from his recent and coveted “Breakthrough Performance” award from the National Board of Review and “Breakthrough Actor” at the Gotham Awards for his pivotal and career shaping starring role in the critically acclaimed and much Oscar buzzed film “Fruitvale Station,” actor Michael B. Jordan, is facing a very bright future in Tinseltown. By Kirk […]

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Q & A: Meet The Producer – Trevite Willis
By December 22, 2013 Read More →

Q & A: Meet The Producer – Trevite Willis

Trevite Willis is an emerging film Producer with two highly acclaimed independently produced feature films (“Blueprint” and “Children of God“) to her credit. By Kirk Shannon-Butts Hailing from the Crimson State, Alabama, Willis moved to Harlem, USA and set up her own production company, Southern Fried Filmworks, and has been riding the tide forward ever […]

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New Nathan Hale Williams Film Announces Holiday Fundraiser
By December 9, 2013 Read More →

New Nathan Hale Williams Film Announces Holiday Fundraiser

Among the ranks of LGBT personalities, Nathan Hale Williams stands out as a prolific creator of stories centering on gay men of color. By Nathan James Nathan Hale Williams has produced the critically-acclaimed films Dirty Laundry, which earned Best Picture and Best Actor awards at the American Black Film Festival, and was shown on the […]

Walker Died From Multiple Injuries, ‘Fast 7′ Filming Halted
By December 8, 2013 Read More →

Walker Died From Multiple Injuries, ‘Fast 7′ Filming Halted

LOS ANGELES — “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker died from multiple injuries in a weekend car crash, the Los Angeles County coroner said on Wednesday, as Universal Pictures suspended production of the seventh installment in its lucrative car racing film franchise. Walker, 40, was a passenger in a fiery one-car crash on Saturday in […]

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Ryan Coogler: From Fruitvale Station to Hollywood
By September 21, 2013 Read More →

Ryan Coogler: From Fruitvale Station to Hollywood

From Oakland to Hollywood, California, first time director Ryan Coogler is coming on strong with his directorial debut “Fruitvale Station.” By Kirk Shannon-Butts The 27-year-old Writer and Director premiered his first feature length movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to a standing ovation from a roomful of emotional fans winning the coveted Grand Jury […]

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Filming Uganda’s Own Stories
By August 30, 2013 Read More →

Filming Uganda’s Own Stories

KAMPALA
 – For four years Isaac Godfrey Nabwana made and sold bricks in Kampala’s Wakalinga slum. But now, thanks to his labours, he is building what he hopes will become Uganda’s answer to Nollywood. “I was selling bricks and from [the sales] I bought a video [camera]. I worked very hard to get it,” the […]

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Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ Revisits US Civil Rights History
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ Revisits US Civil Rights History

  Lee Daniels’ The Butler carries the signature of acclaimed director Lee Daniels, whose fim Precious won an Oscar. Now, he tells the story of the Civil Rights movement through the eyes of a White House butler as he served eight U.S. presidents. By Penelope Poulou In Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Cecil Gaines is the unassuming […]

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Iron Man 3 makes second-biggest US debut of all time
By May 7, 2013 Read More →

Iron Man 3 makes second-biggest US debut of all time

Marvel Studios’ latest Tony Stark instalment opens with colossal $175.3m, putting it second only to 2012′s The Avengers Iron Man 3 opened with the second-biggest debut of all time in the US at the weekend – a staggering $175.3m (£113m) – to become the year’s highest-grossing film so far. The figure is behind only The […]

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Craigwell, Clay In Dispute Over ‘DBGM’ Film Credits
By April 15, 2013 Read More →

Craigwell, Clay In Dispute Over ‘DBGM’ Film Credits

Craigwell, Clay In Dispute Over ‘DBGM’ Film Credits Controversy has arisen this past weekend over a documentary film depicting the plight of depressed black gay men, which has been screening around the country to widespread critical acclaim. Entitled You Are Not Alone, the picture explores the multiple issues of depression, suicide, drug use, and social […]