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James Purefoy: 'Hap and Leonard' and Dreaming of the Small Time

David Hinckley | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

James Purefoy presumably wasn't drawing on life experience for his last major American TV role, the messianic serial killer Joe Carroll in The Following. It's a different story with Hap and Leonard, the new Sundance Channel series that launches Wednesday.

12 Things You Should Know About BlackStar Film Festival

Zakee Kuduro | Posted 07.28.2016 | Black Voices
Zakee Kuduro

There's an independent film festival in West Philadelphia that has been fertile ground for some of the best contemporary black filmmakers, producers and actors: The 4th Annual BlackStar Film Festival, which will take place July 30 through August 2.

Christopher Rosen

Someone Get Michael K. Williams A Coen Brothers Movie | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment

December is a good month for people who love Michael K. Williams. The 48-year-old actor has supporting roles in two year-end releases: Paul Thomas And...

Watch John Goodman Tell Mark Wahlberg 'F--k You' In 'The Gambler'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment

"The Gambler" is a Mark Wahlberg vehicle, but from the looks of the first trailer, it's John Goodman who steals the show (as John Goodman is wont to d...

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger -- Get the Message Out

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare journalism movie that gets it right when it comes to depicting the day-to-day on a daily newspaper.

'Boardwalk Empire' Star Joins Spike Lee Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

With less than one day left in Spike Lee's Kickstarter campaign, the director has begun pulling out some big guns. Hours after announcing that Stephen...

Filmmakers Respond To Popular Web Series With New Campaign

Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices

After receiving an overwhelming response to their web series, “Lenox Avenue,” show creators Al Thompson and Brian Rolling have launched an Indiego...

Ready for Prime Time: Walk This Way

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.04.2013 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

Industry veteran producer director and writer Vanessa Middleton has created the comedy sketch series Walk This Way for AlrightTV.

Brennan Williams

Filmmaker Aims To Bring Harlem To Forefront In New Web Series | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.14.2012 | Black Voices

With the emergence of scripted television programing shifting across digital platforms, actor and filmmaker Al Thompson has intentions on being in the...

'The Wire' Alum Admits Past Cocaine Addiction

Posted 09.04.2012 | TV

Michael K. Williams portrayed one of the most iconic characters in TV history when he played Omar Little on HBO's "The Wire," a gay, shotgun-toting st...

Michael K. Williams To Play Ol' Dirty Bastard

Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

Brooklyn stand up! According to Entertainment Weekly, "Boardwalk Empire" star Michael K. Williams is set to play fellow New Yorker Ol' Dirty Basta...

Characters Welcomed

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 05.19.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

On March 8, 2012, The Beach Chronicles hit the big screen for its debut at the Miami International Film Festival. I was lucky enough to attend the debut screening and catch up with it's stars.

Bizarre Arrest For HBO Show Namesake

Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment

The HBO hit "The Wire" was known for its gritty, realistic portrayal of inner city crime in Baltimore. But it never got this real. Justin Fenton, a...

Community, Season 3, Ep. 3: "Competitive Ecology"

Isabelle Pierre | Posted 10.07.2011 | Black Voices
Isabelle Pierre

When Professor Marshall Kane, played by Michael K. Williams, assigns study partners for the semester and the group's first project, a terrarium, pitch...

Where Have All 'The Wire' Stars Gone?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Like most "Wire" fans who deeply and un-healthily lament the loss of a beloved masterpiece, the mere mention of anyone associated with the HBO ensembl...

Community's Back!

Sean Campbell | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices
Sean Campbell

The PostBourgie collective is kind of obsessed with NBC's "Community."

Amy Lee

'Community' Season 3, Episode 1 | Amy Lee | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

The best episodes of "Community," despite their half-hour length, feel like fully formed universes. Less successful episodes tend to feel more like "B...

John Goodman Lands Hilariously Evil New Role

Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment

In Dean Pelton, the study group at Greendale Community College have a quirky pain in the butt, but at least he's well intentioned. Sure, he has peculi...

A Scar Is Born: Michael K. Williams Of 'The Wire' Will Join 'Community' Next Season

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.22.2011 | Home

UPDATE: Vulture reports that John Goodman will also be joining the series as a new vice dean of "air conditioning repair"! It's rare that a piece ...