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'Boyz in the Hood': Approaching 25 Years

Jon Eig | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

In 1991, Boyz in the Hood grossed almost 60 million. That was an era in which mainstream Hollywood studios seemed at least somewhat interested in movies about real things, and not just in sequels about comic book characters.

ABFF Extends Its Role In Black Cinema With Hollywood Awards

Posted 01.29.2014 | Black Voices

As we make our way through the Tinseltown awards season, we shouldn't forget to look ahead to next month's American Black Film Festival Hollywood Awar...

My Interview With the Best Man Holiday Director Malcolm D. Lee

George Alexander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
George Alexander

So I was very excited when I heard that director Malcolm D. Lee was bringing a sequel -- The Best Man Holiday -- to the 1999 film to the screen with his original ensemble cast

Brennan Williams

'The Best Man Holiday' Director Reveals The Key To Keeping Black Films In Theaters

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

14 years since making his directorial debut in the romantic comedy-drama, “The Best Man,” Malcolm D. Lee has fulfilled fans long-awaited request w...

Morris Chestnut Returns To The Spotlight In 'The Best Man Holiday'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Back in 2012, while filming "The Best Man Holiday," Morris Chestnut and Nia Long became increasingly nostalgic. It had...

Why 'The Best Man Holiday' Has An Advantage Over Other Sequels

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Waiting 14 years to deliver the sequel to wedding film "The Best Man" gave director Mal...

PHOTOS: It's Beautiful Black Folks Galore!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

How many beautiful black people can you fit on a magazine cover? Plenty. That's just what Ebony accomplished for its November issue featuring the ...

PHOTOS: 'The Best Man' Stars Tease The Sequel

Posted 04.27.2013 | Black Voices

If you follow Sanaa Lathan on Instagram you may be just as excited about "The Best Man" sequel as we are. The actress has been sharing photos of h...

Halle Dials Into The Box Office

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Black Voices

By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud March 17 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's "Oz the Great and Powerful" worked more box o...

The Call

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.15.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

This tension-filled thriller focuses on the strained, frayed but oh so mutually dependent relationship between victims and their helpers. And for the most part it does so admirably, giving Halle Berry her juiciest role in eons.

Brennan Williams

Morris Chestnut Talks 'The Call' & 'The Best Man' Sequel

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices

Last year the National Crime Information Center reported 661,593 missing person records in America, down 2.5% from 2011’s totals of 678,860, accordi...

Judith Light Joins 'Dallas'

Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

Judith Light is moving to "Dallas." According to TVLine, Light will recur as an "authoritative and controlling battle-ax who will fight to the dea...