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Sally Field And More Stars Rally To Urge Congress To Oppose Trump

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment

Sally Field, Jeffrey Wright, Lea DeLaria and more stars have rallied together to urge Congress to challenge Donald Trump. In a new video released by ...

The Dubai Film Festival Diaries: A Classy End To A Life-Changing Event

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.17.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

OK, I'll just preface this by saying that were the majority of film reviews written by women, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story would never have been made....

'Westworld' Star Goes In On Trump Supporter In Lengthy Twitter Feud

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.03.2016 | Entertainment

“Westworld” actor Jeffrey Wright isn’t afraid to speak his mind when it comes to Donald Trump. The star recently engaged with a Trump supporter...

Who's Doing the Planting

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 01.13.2017 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

We cannot spend all our time with the like-minded. At some point we have to leave our echo chambers and uphold our positions. There is no perfectly safe way to be true to ourselves.

Movie Review: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2... Timely Entertainment

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Mockingjay Part 2 is the best of the Hunger Games Trilogy. It is thrilling. A nail biter. After two movies based on the same source material, one would think, 'Enough.' But Mockingjay Part 2 surprises and proves the ending of this saga is the most powerful.

Jeffrey Wright: 'I Don't Really Consider Myself A Black Man In Hollywood'

Jessica Herndon, Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Even though Jeffrey Wright has won a Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe, and appeared in more than 35 films as one of the most ...

My Conversation With Actor Jeffrey Wright on Catching Fire, Washington Redskins and Political Correctness

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

In addition to Jeffrey Wright's latest roles in Catching Fire and Boardwalk Empire, he talks about his distinguished career and process for choosing roles. Wright also discusses his beloved Washington Redskins and the debate over the team's name.

Boardwalk Empire's Negro Problem: Creative License With DuBois and Garvey

Nsenga Burton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

It is painful to think that the first introduction that some viewers are having to W.E.B. DuBois and Marcus Garvey is through the lens of this television show, however brilliant the writing, cinematography and acting.

See Tilda Swinton As A Vampire In 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

"How can you live for so long and still not get it?" Tilda Swinton asks in "Only Lovers Left Alive." That's kind of what we're asking ourselves, too, ...

Matthew Jacobs

What It Was Like For Jennifer Hudson To Play A Heroin Addict

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

It's a busy autumn for Jennifer Hudson. "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete," out this Friday, marks her second movie of the season following last...

'Hunger Games' Star Hopes He Doesn't Screw Up New Movie

Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

Jeffrey Wright has one goal for his part in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." "I hope [I'm] not screwing it up," the actor told HuffPost Live's Ma...

The Racketeer Who Inspired Jeffrey Wright's 'Boardwalk' Character

Posted 09.06.2013 | TV

Just a few days before the premiere of "Boardwalk Empire" Season 4, Jeffrey Wright discussed his new character, Harlem gangster Valentin Narcisse, in ...

HORROR: Employee Pistol-Whipped For Wrong Coffee Order

Posted 08.23.2013 | Miami

A Dunkin' Donuts employee in Lauderhill, Fla. was beaten and pistol-whipped Tuesday for delivering the wrong kind of coffee to a customer, and the ugl...

INTENSE

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

As its title indicates, a single shot sets off a string of chaotic events in the new movie starring Sam Rockwell and William H. Macy. "A Single Sh...

SNL's Hal Willner Produces Music for A Great Night in Harlem at the Apollo

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's always Howdy Doody time in music producer Hal Willner's workspace at the Film Center building in Manhattan. Best known for producing music for Sa...

'Boardwalk Empire' Adds New Cast Member

Vulture | Posted 03.07.2013 | Black Voices

A week after casting the handsome gentleman Ron Livingston, Boardwalk Empire has added handsome gentleman Jeffrey Wright....

Jeffrey Wright Joins 'Boardwalk Empire'

Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

Jeffrey Wright is heading to "Boardwalk Empire." Deadline.com reports the veteran film actor will join Season 4 of HBO's prohibition-era gangster dram...

Movie Review: Broken City

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

See the film if you want to solve the riddle or skip it if it is all too familiar to you after seeing your share of Sidney Lumet films which deal with the same theme, but with greater skill.

Movie Review: Broken City

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Allen Hughes' Broken City has the bones and perhaps even the DNA of a better, darker and more interesting film. It isn't awful, just kind of pale and predictable.

'Hunger Games' Casts Jeffrey Wright

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

The strangely awesome cast of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" just got a little bit more strange and awesome. Lionsgate announced Friday that world-...

George Clooney: 'Hollywood Could Teach a Lot to Politicians'

Felice Arenas | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Should Capitol Hill be looking to Hollywood for better scripts? Actor George Clooney thinks that while Democrats have accomplished a great deal for the U.S., they "have done a terrible job so far" of getting this through to Americans.

Review: The Ides of March

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you're too high-minded to get down in the mud with your opponent -- but your opponent can grab victory by playing dirty -- who's the winner?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Source Code

Dan Persons | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In his sophomore effort, director Duncan Jones explores the same theme of a man alone and at the mercy of shadowy machinations that was explored in his rightly praised debut effort, Moon.

Movie Review: Source Code

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I can already see it at some virtual movie-revival house of the future: a "what-if?" double feature that teams Limitless and Source Code and points ou...

Stage Door: A Free Man of Color, The Break of Noon

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Playwright John Guare takes audiences on a wild ride in A Free Man of Color, a lively epic set in 1801 New Orleans.