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"The Best Man Holiday"

WATCH: 13 Christmas-Themed Movies To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.23.2014 | Black Voices

It's that time of the year again where food, folks and fun are in abundance. When we're not relishing in the music and mayhem of the holiday season, w...

'The Best Man Holiday' Cast Talks What's Happened To Kwanzaa

The Urban Daily | Posted 12.30.2013 | Black Voices

In 1966 Dr Maulana Karenga created an Afro-American holiday designed to honor African heritage and tradition called Kwanzaa. The week long celebration...

A Black Christmas?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

Time was when Christmas movies were as reliably white as a North Pole winter. Such holiday classics as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th St...

'SNL' Takes On Hollywood's Newest Holiday Movie Trend

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

Although Hollywood is finally recognizing that black audiences do indeed exist, the trend has confused and confounded plenty of pundits. For instance,...

Starving for Substance on the Big Screen

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Why is it that when black people create a film that isn't contingent upon slavery, gun violence, poverty and overt buffoonery, Hollywood and film critics alike are absolutely shocked by how well it does?

America's Black Movie Amnesia: Non-slavery Films Sell Too

Salon | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

This weekend moviegoers filed in to see “The Best Man Holiday,” the highly anticipated sequel to the 1999 film “The Best Man,” to the tune of ...

'Best Man Holiday' Sequel Will Probably Happen Before 2027

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment

Get excited, "Best Man" fans: a third film may be in the works. Fourteen years after the release of the original 1999 "Best Man" movie, a sequel, ...

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

Why The Best Man Holiday Isn't 'Race-Themed'

Olivia Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

Every day we are bombarded with movies and television shows in which white families are plugged as the "default" experience... and no one would say that these films are about race. What USAToday's tweet reveals is that white audiences are unable to see black people as beings separate from their blackness.

Director Malcolm D. Lee Talks The Best Man Holiday

Nsenga Burton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Nearly 15 years later, Malcolm D. Lee is back with The Best Man Holiday, the much-anticipated sequel to a film that is as important to the canon of black film as it is to audiences that love the film and what it represents.

'Best Man Holiday' Impresses

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unlikely battle of sequels, "Thor: The Dark World" bested "The Best Man Holiday" at the box office. Disney's "Thor: The Dark ...

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...

PHOTOS: 18 Celebrities With Hair That Clearly Reflects Their Mood

Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Whoever said the eyes are the windows to the soul clearly wasn't paying attention to the hair. Whether you are a curly-headed cutie, or a straight-...

We're Dying To See Sequels To These Classic Black Films

Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

With films featuring black casts like "The Best Man Holiday" and the forthcoming "Think Like A Man Too," hitting the big screen, we couldn't help but ...

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...

Is 'The Best Man Holiday' Worth A Watch?

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

It seems quite apt that "The Best Man Holiday," a film about a reunion of old friends, feels just like going to an actual reunion. In ways both bad an...

My Conversation With Nia Long

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I sit down with actress, director and three-time NAACP Image Award winner, Nia Long. In addition to giving us a peek into the highly anticipated film sequel, The Best Man Holiday, she talks about friendships with the cast, motherhood and Hollywood.

LOOK: All The Stunning Stars At The 'Best Man Holiday' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Black Voices

The Los Angeles premiere of "The Best Man Holiday" went down last night and the stars were out! The film's swoon-worthy cast certainly turned heads on...

WATCH: 'Best Man Holiday' Teaser Trailer

Black Film | Posted 05.13.2013 | Black Voices

Universal Pictures has released a teaser to Malcolm D. Lee‘s The Best Man Holiday, which hits theaters on Nov.15....

Nia Long: Still Stunning

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

It's crazy how when you see her, you stop and think, "Wow, look at her. It can't have been that long, right?" The years have treated the beautiful and versatile actress Nia Long nicely. These days, she can be seen in a recurring role on the Showtime hit series House of Lies starring Don Cheadle.

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...

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...

Details On 'Best Man' Sequel

Posted 03.15.2013 | Black Voices

I think it's going to be amazing film and I get teary-eyed thinking about it because there's some tragedy in it. That's all I'll say…[Director and s...