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'Wayward Pines,' David Duchovny's 'Aquarius' And New Dramas To Watch (And Avoid)

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

There are a bunch of mystery-laden dramas premiering in the next few weeks, and rather than burden you with individual reviews of each one, I thought ...

Madonna Finds Terrence Howard In The 'Ghosttown' Video's Apocalyptic Rubble

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.08.2015 | Entertainment

Madonna has been quick to say that "Ghosttown" -- the second single from "Rebel Heart" -- is about the apocalypse, so it makes sense that the video fi...

'Empire' and 'Freakshow' Are More Similar Than You Think

David Toussaint | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

If Freakshow ended with a too convenient mass-murder, Empire was just as much to blame for a reverse-illness scenario. When you're trapped in a script corner, erase those pesky plot traps. The audience won't care.

'Empire' Casting Director Reveals The Real Reason For The Show's Success

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.10.2015 | Black Voices

As Fox’s hit television series “Empire” continues to draw major ratings and attract notable celebrity guests, co-creator Lee Daniels has piqued ...

WATCH: Terrence Howard Blames Oprah For His Awkward Oscar Fumble

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices

Terrence Howard’s emotional introduction for the Best Picture nominees during last month’s 87th annual Academy Awards left many viewers bewildered...

50 Cent Shares His New Thoughts On Fox's 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.04.2015 | Black Voices

Following a series of social media comments comparing the marketing campaign of Fox’s “Empire” to his Starz series, “Power,” it appears 50 C...

Ilene Chaiken, Empire Executive Producer, Gives Details About the Most Explosive Episode Yet

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

I talked with Chaiken, who created The L Word, which ran on Showtime from 2004 to 2009, about Empire and the role that gay characters play on TV today.

Taraji On 'Empire' Obama Backlash: 'I'm Glad You're Mad. Do Something About It'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.25.2015 | Black Voices

--“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson responds to backlash stemming from the hit show’s second episode where her on-screen son calls President Ob...

Taraji P. Henson Reveals The Secret Behind The 'Empire Effect'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.11.2015 | Black Voices

The success surrounding Fox’s breakout series “Empire” has prompted the network to renew the show for a second season following its second episo...

Why ‘Empire' Gets Bigger Every Week

The Daily Beast | Kevin Fallon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Black Voices

Cookie is the greatest character to have slithered across our TV screens in a very long time. Might we say ever? It’s the way Taraji P. Henson sp...

'Empire' Star Explains Why Television Is The Place To Find Diversity

Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices

The growing Hollywood trend of a-listers making a transition from the silver screen to television has attracted the likes of Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kut...

This Is How Terrence Howard Filmed His Most 'Difficult Scene' In 'Empire'

Posted 01.12.2015 | Black Voices

FOX’s new series, “Empire,” has drawn a great deal of attention leading up to its television premiere this week. The show, which centers aro...

Terrence Howard Talks New FOX Series Empire

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

Lee Daniels and Brian Grazier's new offering Empire, a television drama dealing with a hip hop family dynasty, stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as an embittered and formerly married couple vying for the control of a thriving music corporation.

Maureen Ryan

So Far, There's Only One Reason To Watch 'Empire'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

"Empire" is being marketed as a bold, original show from high-profile artists, but it feels strangely tentative in its first episode. And if I may...

Five Perfect New Year's Lessons I Learned from Lee Daniels in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Just in time for the ideal reflections on the new year ahead, I sat down with filmmaker Lee Daniels on a terrace overlooking the splendid Arabian Gulf during the recent Dubai International Film Festival.

St. Vincent

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.22.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

When you hire Bill Murray to star in your comedy, his eccentric curmudgeon persona comes with the deal. First-time screenwriter/director Theodore Melfi knew that and desperately wanted Murray to star in his movie, which is based on a true-life experience.

Zaki's Review: Sabotage

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's a strange time to be Arnold Schwarzenegger. The one-time (and future?) Conan the Barbarian's heyday sitting astride the global box office, bounding from blockbuster to blockbuster, seems like an eternity ago.

Celebrities Share Their Condolences For Mandela

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Portraying Nelson Mandela in a motion picture has been a badge of honor among some of Hollywood’s elite actors in recent years. In 2009, moviegoe...

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

Terrence Howard Reveals Real Reason Don Cheadle Replaced Him In 'Iron Man' Series

Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

When Terrence Howard dropped by the "Watch What Happens Live," he was surprisingly candid in response to viewers' questions. A bunch of viewers wanted...

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 ...

Prisoners: Are the Black Characters Understated or Underused?

Zeba Blay | Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices
Zeba Blay

There's much to meditate on in Prisoners, the dark psychological thriller out this Friday starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Movie Review: Prisoners - Don't Believe the Hype

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Denis Villeneuve had two films at this year's Toronto Film Festival. The better one was called Enemy. The one that's getting the big studio release this week is called Prisoners.

'Prisoners' Is The Movie To See This Weekend

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment

Parenting involves countless mundane decisions – dozens a day. But as any parent knows, the potential for tragedy stemming from a wrong decision...

Movie Review: Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal in Intense Prisoners

Caryn James | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Prisoners is an extraordinarily well-made popcorn movie. Like most thrillers, this one doesn't provoke us to take things so personally; that's why thrillers make for great escapism.