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The Best Man

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 ...

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

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.

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 ...

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...

WATCH: The Real Reason The Best Man Sequel Was Delayed?

Posted 10.03.2013 | Black Voices

Black Voices "The Craft" is a four-part series within our Screening Room experience that highlights leading filmmakers, writers and actors. Each episo...

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...

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.

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...

Our 10 All-Time Favorite Black Love Films!

Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

When it comes to showcasing black love on the silver screen there's a long list of films that may (or may not) have left a lasting impression in our h...

Broadway Will Go Dark For Vidal

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights on Friday night in memory of Gore Vidal and the cast of his play "The Best Man" will ...

Stamos & Davis Haven't Watched Each Other's Shows

Posted 07.31.2012 | TV

John Stamos and Kristin Davis are co-starring opposite each other in Gore Vidal's Broadway play "The Best Man," but that doesn't mean they've watched ...

A Vote for The Best Man

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

The Best Man depicts a time when presidential conventions were brokered through backroom deals as delegates were swapped for political favors. Today, conventions have become highly scripted coronation ceremonies, just short of political infomercials.

Mabel Cantwell Is Such a Nice Woman

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home
Cara Joy David

When The Best Man opened, Kerry Butler was understandably nervous -- after all, here she was making her major straight-play debut alongside Darth Vader, Murphy Brown, Dan Fielding and Will Truman.

John Stamos Joins All-Star Broadway Cast

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Cybill Shepherd, John Stamos, Kristin Davis and Elizabeth Ashley are set to get political – they're joining the cast of "Gore Vidal'...

WATCH: Jones, Lansbury Still A Hit On Broadway In Their 80s

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

The show must go on, even if you're well into your eighties. A few hit Broadway shows have octogenarian lead actors lighting up the stage, NBC reports...

"Game of Thrones" Sex Symbol Peter Dinklage On The Cover Of Rolling Stone

Liz Smith | Posted 07.10.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

I have been raving about Peter Dinklage since the very first episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones." By the second episode, I was confidently predicting he'd win the Emmy.

The Best Man: Gore Vidal's Patriot Act

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Sadly as Americans sort out the values of the real candidates, The Best Man is a reminder that the worst man will have a chance to triumph, and the best may only be a shadow of our highest ideals.

Theater: Best Man Squeaks Out Win; Now. Here. This. Scattered

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.02.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The Best Man Director Michael Wilson delivers a smooth evening of entertainment, though one that doesn't linger in the mind.

After 3 Decades, 'Evita's Back

Posted 04.02.2012 | Home

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The Best Man: Democracy in Action

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

When Gore Vidal's The Best Man opened in 1960, JFK and LBJ were slugging it out for the Democratic presidential nomination. Half a century later, Michael Wilson's riveting revival is a timely reminder that in politics, the more things change the more they stay the same.

Nicki Gostin

Eric McCormack Gets Political In 'Best Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 03.27.2012 | Celebrity

Eric McCormack is perhaps best known for his affable character on the long-running sitcom "Will & Grace," but now the actor is taking on a very differ...

Gore Vidal's The Best Man: Redux

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Will Russell, who believes that personal smears shouldn't be used in politics, resort to his opponent's tactics in order to win? There's a chance that most of you already know the answer because The Best Man was also a 1964 movie starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee Tracy.

Rick Santorum Ruins The Best Man

Chris Kelly | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

Maybe you're haunted by your brushes with birth control, maybe you're not. But we must have done something wrong -- as people, as a generation, as a nation -- to have to go through this hell again. Endlessly.

Blame Audiences, Not Black Men in Drag

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

If we as African-Americans are genuinely tired of Black men in drag, then let's act like it. Don't support it. Or at the minimum, make room in our disposable income to support more types of movies.