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George Lucas Red Tails

The Cult of Blackness: Racial Responsibility and Red Tails

Javon Johnson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices
Javon Johnson

I have no problem with folks asking me to support an all black film, especially given the politics behind this particular request. I do, however, take great issue with those who question my Blackness and my race loyalty when I tell them I refuse to see the movie just because I am Black.

How Red Tails Can Inform Us If We Are Truly Post Racial

Byron Williams | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment
Byron Williams

More than a critique that counters the stereotype held for so-called liberal Hollywood elites, Lucas' 20-year odyssey to get Red Tails on the screen says more about what film studios think of their buying public.

Top 21 Excuses Hollywood Will Give for the Success of Red Tails

Orlando Jones | Posted 03.24.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

The title Red Tails misled viewers to believe it was a movie about strippers. Tyler Perry's Madea was one of the pilots. Wait, she wasn't?

Weekend Box Office: Underworld 4 Tops, Red Tails Scores Well

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Like clockwork, the fourth entry in the ongoing Underworld franchise debuted in the third weekend of January to take the top spot at the box office with a $20 million debut.

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Meet The Real 'Red Tails' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- This week's most noteworthy film screening didn't take place in Hollywood or Beverly Hills. Instead of starlets gliding past photograph...

Tyler Perry: All Black Cast On The Verge Of Becoming Extinct

Posted 01.19.2012 | Black Voices

Known as one of the most successful black filmmakers in Hollywood, Tyler Perry foresees a major shift in films starring an all African American cast. ...

George Lucas Hits At 'Star Wars' Fanboy Critics, Talks 'Red Tails'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment

George Lucas has heard the criticism over the changes he's made over the years to his "Star Wars" movies. He just doesn't really much care. Since L...

FINALLY! 'Star Wars' Creator Bringing Long Awaited Film To Theaters

Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas conceived of a film about brave fighter pilots. No, not "Star Wars," but the true-life tale o...