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Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett To Be Honored At American Black Film Institute Oscar Gala

Yahoo Finance! | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.10.2017 | Black Voices

Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, will be honored with the “Reel Icon” award by the American Black Film Institute, at their annual ...

Angela Bassett Boards Marvel’s 'Black Panther'

Variety | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.22.2016 | Black Voices

“American Horror Story” star Angela Bassett has joined Marvel’s “Black Panther,” playing the mother of the title character....

1946 Acorn Drama Close to the Enemy Weighs Valuable Scientific Assets vs. Nazi War Criminals

David Hinckley | Posted 11.14.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Acorn TV, best known as an importer of overseas programming, has banged out a solid hit with a new original production, the period spy drama Close to ...

Even Angela Bassett Isn't 'Impervious' To The Effects Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty

Growing older is not for the faint-of-heart ― and that includes celebrities. Actress Angela Bassett, 57, told PeopleStyle that not even she is “im...


Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network You heard right- Oprah Winfrey has added an addictive new show to her network OWN. Titled Greenleaf after the...

London Has Fallen Lives Up to Title, Not Much Else

Daniel Nelson | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Daniel Nelson

London Has Fallen follows Hollywood's classic recipe for surefire box-office gold. Its an action movie's action movie: rather than develop a plot, it detonates a city. Breakneck chase scenes and big, big booms are meant to put bums in the seats and dough in the coffers, not impress the critics.

'London Has Fallen'... and Can't Get Up!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 03.08.2017 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) and Chief Security Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) are attending the funeral of the British Prime Minister when all hell breaks loose.

London Has Fallen

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.03.2017 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

A good action/thriller movie keeps you tense, engaged and excited. A great action/thriller does all that and you still feel anxious long after you've ...

Courtney B. Vance on Becoming Johnnie Cochran

Jeff Rivera | Posted 03.02.2017 | Black Voices
Jeff Rivera

In his award-worthy performance, Vance sweeps the audience away in his portrayal of the man who had the charisma of a television evangelist and the strategic wit of a 5-star general.

Angela Bassett Recalls Her Oscar Night: 'I Didn't Want To Have To Go To The Restroom'

ABC News | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.26.2016 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett has amassed an illustrious body of work, but it was her breakthrough role portraying rock and soul music legend Tina Turner in 1993's "...

Adele Nails It With The Best Beauty Look Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.26.2016 | Style

The major makeup lesson we learned from the stars on this week's best beauty list is that the right lipstick color can really make an outfit. Adele l...

The Truth About 'Chi-Raq': A Conversation With Spike Lee

Julian Mitchell | Posted 01.21.2017 | Black Voices
Julian Mitchell

Spike Lee has built an astonishing career as a multigenerational filmmaker, crafting some of the most iconic cult classics of the past four decades.

White Again -- The Oscars, Again

Jon Eig | Posted 01.19.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Michael B. Jordan's particular situation describes one of the many problems faced by actors of color, at least inasmuch as it relates to the Academy Awards.

American Horror Story's Bloody Gay Mess

David Toussaint | Posted 01.06.2017 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

The creators behind American Horror Story: Hotel should go back and do their homework. Scratch that: They should be given an F and expelled from Scary School.

Why Black Folks Must See Chi-Raq, Even If You Think It May Be Wack

Patti R. Rose | Posted 12.22.2016 | Black Voices
Patti R. Rose

Spike Lee, we can't be mad at you, For using your creativity is what you do. My ire is directed more towards those, Who are angry that Chi-Raq is in couplets not prose

Watch Angela Bassett Storm Through A Powerful Scene From 'Chi-Raq'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2015 | Entertainment

"Chi-Raq" is bold and audacious -- the qualities needed to address the violence that's pervasive in America right now. The new Spike Lee film, in thea...

Angela Bassett On How She Knows A Role Is Right

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment

Angela Bassett believes in a gut reaction. The "American Horror Story" actress has 84 film and TV credits to her name and has been nominated for an Os...

Brennan Williams

Angela Bassett On The Aging Conversation We Need To Have | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

Preparing for the living care of a loved one can be overwhelming -- especially when an unexpected event comes before those first steps. For actres...

Pat Houston Slams Whitney Biopic: 'Lifetime Is Notorious For Making Bad Biopics'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices

Despite the lack of support from Whitney Houston’s family, Lifetime’s much anticipated biopic on the late singer, "I Will Always Love You: The Whi...

Here's The First Trailer For Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic is finally here, and it looks pretty promising. "Whitney," which is Oscar-nominated actress...

A Q&A With American Horror Story's Naomi ("Pepper") Grossman

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.18.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Emmys were awarded to actors for playing the most bizarre characters on TV, then Naomi Grossman would surely have to clear a space on the mantle.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

Erin Whitney

At Least One 'AHS: Freak Show' Cast Member Doesn't Want To Sing | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" features a fantastic ensemble of talented actors, but this season puts them in some of the most challenging and vi...

Angela Bassett Responds To Criticism Of Her Upcoming Whitney Houston Biopic

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett defended her Whitney Houston biopic against criticism from Houston's family during a Monday interview on HuffPost Live. Bassett is s...

Angela Bassett Explains What Happens When Your 'Cute Years' Are Over

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty

Angela Bassett is still as stunning as ever at 56, but the actress is mentally prepared for when her good looks fall by the wayside, she told HuffPost...