I spoke with Chadwick Boseman a few weeks before the film's opening and discussed carrying the legacy of such a beloved sportsman, seeking the approval of both his family and living widow Rachel, and all he learned working opposite leading man Harrison Ford.
Today, a new movie directed by Tyler Perry (Star Trek) that conveniently has the director's name in the title, Tyler Perry's Temptation -- or, if you want to be a real stickler, Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor -- is playing at your local multiplex. Since it wasn't screened for press, I became one of 37 people on Thursday night to purchase a ticket for the 10:00 p.m. showing near Union Square in New York City. As a service, I went ahead and answered every question you could possibly have about Tyler Perry's Temptation.
One of the undisputed most powerful women in recent history, Oprah Winfrey was given the Power Award. Closing out the red carpet, she glided gracefully, stopping to greet press and fans as she led a procession of South African girls from her Leadership Academy.
Self-proclaimed comedian Lisa Lampanelli has once again proven her fondness for back-door racism by referring to creator of the hit HBO series Girls, ...
At this point, I care not whether you agree or disagree, are on #teamSpike or #teamTarantino, I'm just pleased slave narrative is getting so much press.
This weekend the news that came out of the BET award show about the altercation between the rapper using my name "Rick Ross" and "Young Jeezy" can only be described as disappointing. These are not fighters, they are entertainers, as much as they build their image on criminality - it is still an image.
Not exactly fireworks but definitely a lot of sparkle. With the exception of some unanswered questions it generates during the film, I thought Sparkle was pretty good.
Red Hook Summer is nowhere near Spike Lee's best film, but it feels like his most personal theatrical work in a decade or so.
In the history of American television, there aren't too many characters that deserve an obituary -- but Sherman Hemsley's George Jefferson most definitely does.
There is often an asterisk assigned to the media's portrayal of black achievement, to diminish it, even though there is no evidence of impropriety.
I want to applaud African-American LGBT authors of 2011/2012. I have been traveling all over the U.S.A., and here are some of the most notable books...
Marley is a welcome documentary, one that celebrates Bob Marley's spirit, his genius and his influence. If it errs on the side of hagiography, well, at least it gives us glimpses of previously unseen Marley performances.