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Denzel Washington's Flight Drama

Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment

Denzel Washington is close to playing a hero pilot, but don't put him in Sully Sullenberger territory just yet. According to the Los Angeles Times,...

Hollywood Bigwigs Power The Giving Pledge

msn.com | Posted 08.05.2011 | Impact

A drive is under way to enlist some of the biggest names in Hollywood to demonstrate their support for charitable causes. Richard Gere, Kim Kardas...

WATCH:The Best Commencement Speeches Of 2011

Posted 08.02.2011 | College

2011 was a great year for commencement speeches. From Amy Poehler's hilarious routine at Harvard's Class Day to Facebook's Sheyl Sandberg's message to...

Denzel Washington's UPENN Commencement Speech: 'Nothing In Life Is Worthwhile Unless You Take Risks'

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 07.16.2011 | College

PHILADELPHIA — Denzel Washington confessed to a bit of stage fright in his latest role: Commencement speaker at the University of Pennsylvania. ...

Glory Hole

Ted McCagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ted McCagg

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DVDs: Birdemic -- The Worst Movie Of The Year?

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

BIRDEMIC: SHOCK AND TERROR ($29.98 BluRay and $24.98 regular DVD; Severin) -- Okay, enough blather about the best movies of the year. Let's talk abo...

Memorable Moments from the NAACP Image Awards

Vic Bulluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vic Bulluck

2011-03-02-mj.jpgThe NAACP Image Awards is the nation's premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color.

In a Mostly Caucasian Oscar Year, a Tribute to Sidney Poitier

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

There are some celebrities who, by virtue of what they represent and contribute beyond their talent, become something more than simply what their chosen profession would indicate.

Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For a variety of reasons, most of them having to do with scheduling, I never got to a press screening of Tony Scott's Unstoppable" when it opened last...

Tangled and Harry Potter 7 Face off Over Crowded Thanksgiving; Burlesque, Faster, Love and Other Drugs Open Soft

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I won the weekend derby, but Disney's Tangled had a smashing debut that set a record for a three-day opening weekend for a standard Disney (i.e., not Pixar) cartoon.

Hollywood's Invisible Man, The Good Black Man

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earnest Harris

It sure does get old being portrayed as the villain in popular culture. I am referencing the latest in a long line of heavily hyped feature films th...

Weekend Box Office (11/14/10): Megamind Wins, Unstoppable Opens Strong, Morning Glory Underperforms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Megamind was at the top of the box office for the second (and final) time this weekend. The second super-villain animated film the year took in another $30 million.

For Colored Girls, And For Multiple Stakes

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

The film, "For Colored Girls", is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a number of reasons to peep it and especially watch how it unfol...

House Minorty Leader John Boehner Comes Out : I'm Black

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

John Boehner, Republican representative from Ohio's eighth Congressional District and ironically the House minority leader, has told friends and famil...

I Dream: Lowery & Young Join King Family at World Premiere of New MLK opera

Cedric Perrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cedric Perrier

The illustrious audience received I Dream in the spirit in which it was presented: as a fresh twist on an old story.

Tony Nominations 2010: Denzel, Jude, Catherine, Liev & More

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Two strikingly different musicals, "Fela!" and "La Cage aux Folles," dominated the star-laden 2010 Tony Awards nominations. "Fela!" ...

For July 4th, a Dozen Movies That Scream "America!"

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we head into the Independence Day weekend, I wanted to suggest some classic titles scattered over the decades that each in their way evoke our country's unique character.

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter S

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Bartlette emitted a low-level but steady whine from her mother's arms. She had sprouted a tooth, and along with it a temperature and a rash on her bottom.

The F Word: Hard At Work Figuring Out Imbalance

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

For a little balance on the deal reached between New York City's residential building owners and their hard working janitors and doormen -- It's not a...

An A-List Publicist's Take on Fame: Less is More and Other Words of Wisdom

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

There's a good reason why we aren't hearing from Sandra Bullock these days. "It's impossible to just say a few words," says veteran public relations s...

Tony Awards Has Celebrities, 'Red' & 'Memphis' Win Big (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Here are some Tony photos, scroll below for the AP article on the awards. NEW YORK -- "Red," the anguished two-man drama about painter Mark Rot...

Celebs Converge At Yale's Graduation Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Almost 18,000 people flocked to Yale University today as the college celebrated its 309th commencement. In the crowd were some familiar faces -- som...

Interview: Antoine Fuqua and Brooklyn's Finest

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It came as kind of a slap for Antoine Fuqua - the idea that, despite his track record and a stellar cast, no studio was willing to take a chance on Brooklyn's Finest.

Dear John Scores $32 Million for First Place, and Why Its Defeat of Avatar Isn't a Gender Politics Story

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Dear John dethroned Avatar at the top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend. Wow... a film's opening weekend managed to exceed another film's eighth weekend.

Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and Elmo:Tickle Me Green

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

It may take a Muppet to teach the benefits of renewable energy to today's youth, but it's adults that have the most to learn.