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'Denzel Is James Bond'?

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.12.2014 | Black Voices

As fans continue to entertain the possible idea of a black actor gracing the silver screen to star as James Bond, another actor has added his name to ...

An Incomplete List Of All The Ways Denzel Kills People In 'The Equalizer'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains nonspecific spoilers about "The Equalizer." Denzel Washington killed a lot of people onscreen in 2004's "Man on Fire," ...

60 Celebs And Other Things Turning The Big 6-0 In 2014

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 08.09.2014 | Fifty
Elinor Robin, PhD

This September I turn 60. As I enter The Final Third, I find myself dumbfounded about where the last 60 years have gone, and driven to take stock and sort it all out. In addition, I want to hedge my bets for the next 30. With nothing really big calling my name, I don't have much of a bucket-list. All I know is that I want to keep going and keep learning.

Who Is The New Denzel?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices

Even before Chadwick Boseman finished shooting Universal's James Brown biopic Get on Up, out Aug. 1, he was approached to star in new projects as Sam ...

Brennan Williams

Thelonious Monk's Son Responds To Denzel's Interest In Biopic Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

It's been more than 30 years since the death of Thelonious Monk, but the pioneering bebop pianist continues to inspire a new generation of musicians t...

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Photographer Bill Jones' Says BET Awards Denied His Credentials

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

The BET Awards show held on June 29, 2014, was a record-breaking event. The event was cable's number one award show this season, drawing 7.9 million ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: 22 Jump Street, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and a Chat With the Cast of Jersey Boys!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We start the show this week with my sit-down chat with John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, and Michael Lomenda, the cast of Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys. Then, it's a rip-roaring ride as Brian finally gets around to seeing A Million Ways to Die in the West -- and wonders where all the jokes went.

Papa, Can You Hear Me?

George Heymont | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

I first saw Wilson's play during its 1987 pre-Broadway tryout at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco with James Earl Jones in the lead role. At the time, I found it difficult to appreciate Wilson's play.

Denzel Washington Movie Debuts New Eminem Song

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

The first official trailer for Denzel Washington's "The Equalizer" arrived on Thursday courtesy of Eminem's social media accounts. The rapper collabor...

Denzel Washington's New Movie Is Very Denzel Washington

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment

The first international trailer for Denzel Washington's new movie, "The Equalizer," is here and based on the provided clips, the movie is going to be ...

On the Culture Front: Red-Eye to Havre de Grace, The Few and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.19.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Broadway is having a banner year, and for the first time in a while, new American plays are a significant part of the lineup. If you let it wash through you, this surreal and satisfying one act has more to say about modern existence than could ever be conveyed simply with plot.

100 Years Young, the Hollywood YMCA is No Longer Just a Gym -- It's a Way of Life

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Ashley Jude Collie

On any given day, at 1553 N. Schrader Boulevard, the likes of Ryan Gosling, Sandra Oh and Molly Shannon are working out.

More Black Actors On Broadway Bring Black Audience With Them

AP | Mark Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. ...

Broadway Sees Gains For Black Audiences, Actors

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. T...

My Friendship With A Convicted Murderer: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Twenty-eight years ago, I issued an order freeing Rubin Carter from prison after he had served 19 years for murders that I am convinced he did not commit.

Denzel Washington Proves 'Raisin In The Sun' Naysayers Wrong

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk leading up to opening night of the latest Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" hinted at flaws — it was coming back too ...

First Nighter: Denzel Washington Good, Not So Good in "A Raisin in the Sun"

David Finkle | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

With Washington's return to The Great White Way in the revival of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 A Raisin in the Sun at the Barrymore, he does a tremendous favor. Once again, as he did with his limited-runs Julius Caesar and Fences, he brings large audiences--especially African-American audiences--to a theater and to theater in the larger sense.

PHOTOS: 10 Black Hollywood Stars Who Conquered Broadway

Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

After years of toiling on TV shows, films, and recording studios, many acclaimed actors and musicians venture off to the Great White Way to lend their...

Aretha Franklin Celebrates 72nd Birthday With Denzel Washington

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The fellas love Aretha Franklin: Denzel Washington helped the Queen of Soul celebrate her 72nd birthday in style, and Andre 3000 and...

Why Did Diahann Carroll Break Out On Denzel?

Karu F. Daniels, Uptown Magazine | Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

Maybe it was just too good to be true. Diahann Carroll’s much anticipated return to The Great White Way — after 30+ years — isn’t going to ...

Car Explosions Are Way Better In High-Definition Slow Motion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.17.2013 | Technology

You've seen The Slow Mo Guys before, but now they are back with an explosive new video. Inspired by the "2 Guns" movie trailer, the boys decide to blo...

16 Things To Watch Out For On Broadway This Year

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There's Denzel Washington and Billy Crystal, plenty of Shakespeare and a nice dash of Harold Pinter. There's even a musical of the bo...

Breaking Bad vs. 2 Guns: Why TV Has the Best Writing

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV
Tracey Harnish

I finally get what everyone else has known for the past five years, that Breaking Bad is f***ing awesome. In the first episode, when Walter says, "I am awake" in zen speak, it doesn't come with the implication that peace has been realized.

Denzel To Narrate New Documentary

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Denzel Washington will narrate a PBS documentary about the 1963 March on Washington for civil rights. The network told ...

Why [SPOILER] Dies In '2 Guns'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

The following post contains spoilers about the ending to "2 Guns." There are a lot of firearms in "2 Guns," but not a lot of women. In fact, Paula ...