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See The Most Intense 'Secret In Their Eyes' Trailer Yet

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Julia Roberts is on a mission, and with every "Secret in Their Eyes" trailer, that mission gets more intense. In the newest clip, which The Huffingto...

ReThink Review: The Martian -- Is Matt Damon the Next Tom Hanks?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Both actors can handle comedy and drama, have been in a nice mix of Oscar contenders and crowd pleasers, do funny stuff on late night shows, and both display an effortless, non-threatening, regular-guy appeal that makes them easy to relate to and root for.

Zaki's Review: The Martian

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I first read Andy Weir's bestseller The Martian a little over a year ago. Actually, "inhaled" might be a better word to use. The story, about an astronaut stranded on Mars, his struggle to survive and the struggles on Earth to try and bring him home, is about as gripping a book as I've ever consumed,

The Martian

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Flashback to the films Interstellar and Gravity. This latest voyage into outer space places itself firmly between the two. It's not as sterile as the former and not nearly as entrancing as the latter. The entertainment value is steady, but once the premise is set, the storyline becomes predictable.

Chiwetel Ejiofor On The Cause That's Near And Dear To His Heart

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.28.2015 | Black Voices

British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor was honored last week during the annual Impact Africa Hollywood fundraiser event in Los Angeles. The event, which was ...

Black Artists Makes Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'Z For Zachariah' Is A Poignant Post-Apocalyptic Tale Thats Stands Out From The Rest

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment

The dystopian genre has quickly become exhausted in recent years, with a surplus of post-apocalyptic tales shoved in between big screen adaptations o...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Doesn't Understand America's Attachment To Guns

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

From America's fierce attachment to guns to the staggering statistics on police killings, there are a few aspects of U.S. culture that Chiwe...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Might Play Baron Mordo In 'Doctor Strange'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment

Chiwetel Ejiofor might be your latest Marvel villain. Details about who the "12 Years a Slave" Oscar nominee will play in Marvel's "Doctor Strange"...

Matt Damon Is Abandoned In Space Again In 'The Martian' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment

Once again, Matt Damon is a lone astronaut surviving on an empty planet. In Ridley Scott's "The Martian," Damon's NASA astronaut Mark Watney is lef...

The Importance and Power of Unity With Black Lives From the African Diaspora

Nunu Kidane | Posted 04.20.2015 | Black Voices
Nunu Kidane

Names like David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor may be difficult to pronounce for the average American but their faces have become as familiar as any well-known Hollywood actor.

Live from Sundance: Monday, Jan. 26

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah is a post -apocalyptic love triangle that is haunting and lovely -- a distinct change of pace from Zobel's last film, the chillingly neon-lit Compliance.

Sasha Bronner

'Z For Zachariah' Is Like 'Hunger Games' For Older Siblings | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

The classic scenario goes something like, If we were the last two people on earth… In “Z for Zachariah,” based on the book by the same name, ...

A First Look At Next Year's Sundance Lineup

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

When Hollywood descends on snow-drenched Utah in January for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, they'll be greeted with barrels of laughs. The annual 10...

Chiwetel Ejiofor May Play The Villain In Next James Bond Movie

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like it may be Daniel Craig vs. Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 24th James Bond film. The Oscar-nominated "12 Years a Slave" actor is being eyed t...

Numbers Soar For Black Moviegoers

Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

2013 was a pivotal year in black film, with the release of several motion pictures highlighting black history and the black experience, and a historic...

Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Won Something!

Posted 03.25.2014 | Celebrity

Leonardo DiCaprio's inability to win an Oscar (despite his numerous qualifying performances) has become somewhat of a joke in the entertainment commun...

Life After Loss Resonates in Film

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jen Grisanti

The universal idea moving forward after loss is something that resonates and connects with people on a very deep level.

12 Years a Slave: Honoring the Book and Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

"The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." -- Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Weeks ago I saw the film 12 Years a Slav...

Why Leo Doesn't Deserve an Oscar

Andrew Cristi | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

The day after, all anyone could talk about was how we was "robbed." There's only one problem with this: It's absolutely not true.

PHOTOS: 10 Black British Actors You Need To Know

Posted 03.05.2014 | Black Voices

The increase of British actors coming to the forefront of Hollywood for their dynamic talents have taken precedence in recent years. And though, the i...

The True Story Behind Oscar-Nominated '12 Years A Slave'

OWN | Posted 02.27.2014 | OWN

Chiwetel Ejiofor is nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery, in "12 Years a Slave." Ejiof...

Lost and Lonely: Spirituality and the Oscars

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Garrett

This year the top movies reflect the hopes, fears, and obsessions of their audiences, and so they offer us a chance to reflect on what these films can teach us. As our opening images suggest, one of the primary themes of our current films is one of our current dilemmas: Why do we feel so alone in a world in which it is possible to be connected 24/7?

My Conversation With Chiwetel Ejiofor

Tavis Smiley | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Chiwetel Ejiofor, whose commanding performance as Solomon Northup in 12 Years A Slave earned him an Oscar nomination. Trained in the theater, London-born Ejiofor has been called Britain's "first black movie star."

12 Years A Slave

Peter Clothier | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Despite its unquestionable power, I left this movie troubled as much by what I felt to be a false note as by its indictment of the cruelties of slaver...