Joaquin Phoenix Uses His Platform To Speak On Systemic Racism

February 4, 2020

Joaquin Phoenix won for best actor as Joker at the 2020 EE British Academy of Film and Television Arts Sunday. His acceptance speech is what has everyone talking.

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Broadway Hit “Hamilton” Coming To Theaters 2021

February 4, 2020

If you were fortunate to see the Broadway sensation “Hamilton” in Rochester last year, or even luckier to see it on Broadway. Get ready for some good or bad news. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney are bringing “Hamilton” to Movie Theaters. In what is being called a “Live Capture” of a the stage performance filmed in […]

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Movies Coming To Theaters In March

February 25, 2020

March is right around the corner so here are some of the movies I’m looking forward to catching in theaters! One of my top 20 scary/thriller movies of all time is A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and her real life husband John Krasinski. That movie came out in 2018 and boom, here it is […]

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JOAQUIN PHOENIX

February 3, 2020

This past Sunday while most were enjoying togetherness with friends and family on Super Bowl Sunday, another celebration was going on in the entertainment world. It was the BAFTA Awards ceremony. Joaquin Phoenix had been awarded Best Actor for his role in Joker. Then, an obviously chilling moment pierced through the audience who seemed to […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross will debut her singing talents in upcoming movie

February 25, 2020

In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish actress, opened up about an exciting endeavor she’s been working on. The 47-year-old star shares that she has always wanted to sing and now her dreams are finally being realized. Tracee was offered the chance to be in a film where she’d have to […]

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Reign’s Pick: Movie Releases And Trailers For February

January 31, 2020

There is a ton of content released each month across all of the streaming platforms. Some are free and some are not, that doesn’t even include what is released in movie theaters. With that said it can be a bit overwhelming to find something to watch, especially if you have a very busy schedule or […]

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Dr. Who introduces first ever black Doctor, played by Jo Martin

January 29, 2020

On Sunday night, the long-running science-fiction television show “Doctor Who” pleasantly surprised fans with the introduction of a new character, Ruth Clayton. The surprise? She’s a reincarnation of the title character, The Doctor. Since actress Jo Martin portrays Ruth Clayton, this is the first black Doctor on the series, as well as the second female […]

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Justin Simien’s Bad Hair makes your worst bad hair day look good

January 29, 2020

Dear White People director and writer, Justin Simien, is back with a new film. Bad Hair premiered at Park City’s Ray Theater as part of the Sundance film festival, and Simien describes his film as a tribute to the struggles that black women face. Cast includes newcomer Elle Lorraine, Kelly Rowland, and Lena Waithe. The […]

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Jamie Foxx Recognized at AAFCA

January 27, 2020

Jamie Foxx was among many that were honored at the 11th annual African American Film Critics Association Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday night. The African American Film Critics Association Awards reviews films that particularly emphasize the black experience. Other ethnic projects that broach new territory as far as cinema is concerned are included as well. […]

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D Smoke Explores Many Black Themes in His “Black Habits” Video

February 19, 2020

D Smoke’s “Black Habits” video explores a diverse spectrum of life from the black perspective. From African tribal dances to white-owned and black-worked plantations, D Smoke also depicts present-day sights such as cruising in a vehicle and wearing gold jewelry. The video opens with moss-draped trees on a Southern plantation where a white man on […]

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