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Spike Lee Calls For Hollywood To Be Less Blindingly White

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

The Governors Awards is the closest thing Hollywood has to a do-over.  Every year since 2009, the Governors Awards has corrected some of ...

George Lucas, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury and Others Honor James Earl Jones

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.24.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

James Earl Jones is 84, and considered one of the world's finest actors, the voice of Darth Vader has been on Broadway since the 1950s, starring in plays from the Great White Hope and Othello to Fences and You Can't Take It With You. And he continues to dazzle audiences.

James Earl Jones Honored at the American Theater Wing Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Broadway luminaries attended the American Theater Wing gala on Monday night at the Plaza Hotel to honor James Earl Jones: Angela Lansbury, Tony Bennet...

Amid a Boom in Addiction Treatment, Will Big New Players Understand the Old Model Must Change?

Linda Rosenberg | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Rosenberg

This was first published in National Council, a publication of the National Council for Behavioral Health Sam knew he was out of second chances when ...

'Show Me a Hero' on HBO: Lost in Yonkers

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.16.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This story wasn't going away," said David Simon explaining his persistence in making the six-part mini series, Show Me a Hero, he co wrote with William F. Zorzi based on Lisa Belkin's 1999 book.

Avengers 2: There May Just Be a Pop Epic Somewhere Inside Marvel's 'Disappointing' Age of Ultron Mega-Hit

William Bradley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

For what's turned out to be one of the biggest hits of all-time, the not especially felicitously titled Avengers: Age of Ultron has gotten a lot less love and devotion than the numbers would suggest.

Zaki's Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The film takes a performance by the impossibly charismatic James Spader, and purposes it in service of an impossibly dull CGI automaton. It's a bit perplexing that Ultron manages to get so much right except for the very villain whose name is in the title.

Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' Film Title Draws Backlash From Local Officials

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.23.2015 | Black Voices

The title of Spike Lee's upcoming film, 'Chiraq', has drawn some criticism in Chicago. The proposed project, which is reportedly set to highlight b...

Why you Should See Kingsman: The Secret Service

Paul Cantor | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

It's one of those sleeper hits, kinda like how John Wick was last year, with a premise and plot so invariably silly and unbelievable that you say, oh wow, this is ridiculous and... kind of amazing?

Zaki's Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

When it comes to screen spies, 007 is the undisputed distance champion, and where the failed xXx franchise went wrong was in attempting to take the piss out of the old man without first earning that privilege.

Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service -- Bloody Entertaining

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.

Samuel L. Jackson: I'll Never Get Tired Of Motherf**kers

TMZ | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment

As far as we know, Samuel L. Jackson isn't going for a record, but he might get it anyway ... because he LOVES sayin' motherf**ker ... as much as he h...

WATCH: Sam Jackson Reflects On Growing Up During Segregation

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.16.2015 | Black Voices

There's a never a dull moment with Samuel L. Jackson and the award-winning actor proved that yet again during his appearance on Monday's episode of "L...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: It's Raining Men... and Tartans!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Everywhere I look in Florence, it seems that no self-respecting fashionist-o is going out without some tartan. The colors aren't the traditional Scottish blues, greens or reds and some may even be tempted to call it tweed, but I insist it's a new kind of tartan.

Bad Casting: Geena Davis In Wal-Mart Film Festival

Al Norman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Al Norman

It sure didn't take much to buy off actor/gender rights activist Geena Davis, who is collaborating with Wal-Mart. On January 6th, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media announced that Davis will be chairing the Bentonville Film Festival.

Rapper Petty Responds To Samuel L. Jackson's Challenge With Powerful Video

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.30.2014 | Black Voices

Two weeks ago, Samuel L. Jackson issued a challenge akin to the Ice Bucket Challenge (which helped fund ALS research) with another objective in mind: ...

Samuel L. Jackson Challenges Celebs To Sing Protest Song (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 12.16.2014 | Black Voices

It turns out Samuel L. Jackson has a voice as big as his heart. The celebrated actor recently made a video calling out celebrities who participated...

Channing Tatum's Making A Quentin Tarantino Movie

The Huffington Pot | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino reached deep into his own Rolodex for his buzzy new movie, "The Hateful Eight." The Weinstein Company announced the cast on Thursday...

Movie Review: Run for the Hills! Samuel L. Jackson Is Kite-Flying

Brandon Judell | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

For anyone compiling a list of Samuel L. Jackson's worst films, you're in for a treat. Kite will be hard to beat.

14 Reasons Why Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is the Best Pop Movie of the Year

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.

The Boomer List: A Portrait of a Generation: An Interview With Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Donald Liebenson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

As with his previous films, "The Black List," "The Latino List" and "The Out List," "The Boomer List" focuses on singular individuals who speak directly to the camera about their journeys, the challenges they faced, and what they've learned.

Oliver Noble

Every Samuel L. Jackson 'Motherf--ker' ... Ever | Oliver Noble | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

It's a safe bet that there’s no swear jar in Samuel L. Jackson’s household. If there were -– even after appearing in over 150 movies and televis...

Samuel L. Jackson And Victoria Beckham Share A Painfully Awkward Moment

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

This is just like that time you ran into your high school ex's mother in the toiletry aisle at Target. Except, luckily for you, you're not famous, so ...

WATCH: Samuel L. Jackson Recites Famous 'Pulp Fiction' Speech

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

"Pulp Fiction" recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, and two decades later the cinematic classic is ju...

Celebrity Interviewer Creates An Epic, Star-Studded Wedding Video

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.19.2014 | Celebrity

How many movie stars were featured in your wedding video? That's a question that few people have an interesting answer to, unless -- of course -- ...