Zendaya and John David Washington Did Movie During Quarantine “Malcolm & Marie”

July 12, 2020

So the story goes like this. Zendaya phoned Euphoria creator Sam Levinson after receiving the call from HBO that Euphoria’s Season 2 had to shut down. Zendaya asked him to write and direct a movie during quarantine. Within six days, Levinson had Malcolm & Marie written. Malcolm & Marie was shot between June 17-July 2, […]

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Halle Berry Walks Away From Role as a Transgender Man

July 8, 2020

The actress who was named People’s “Most Beautiful Woman” in 2003, is now stepping back from a role as a Transgender man in an upcoming film. Berry faced backlash after referring to the character as a “she” rather than a “he” in a Instagram live video on Friday. (Watch the full thing below) The character […]

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Jennifer Hudson Cast For Leading Role In ‘Respect’

July 4, 2020

American Idol champion and Oscar winning singer Jennifer Hudson will be playing the part of Aretha Franklin in the movie ‘Respect’, directed by Liesl Tommy. Hudson says she is beside herself, even after having opened for Aretha Franklin in Merriville, Indiana and paying tribute to her over the years, she still says: “every time is […]

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Mahershala Ali to Play Jack Johnson on HBO 6 Part Series

July 2, 2020

According to Variety, Mahershala Ali will portray Boxing Great Jack Johnson on HBO. Johnson was the first ever Black heavyweight boxing champion. The 6 part series is based on the PBS documentary “Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson.” Produced and directed by Ken Burns. Dominique Morisseau will serve as writer and executive […]

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AMC Pushes Theater Re opening Back To August

June 30, 2020

Recently, AMC Theaters announced that it planned on re opening its theaters in mid July with new social distancing seating arrangements, as well as more policies that would reflect current CDC guidelines. On Monday that they would be pushing their re opening date so that it corresponds with Warner Bros. decision to postpone the release […]

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Respect The Aretha Franklin Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson Trailer

June 29, 2020

The trailer has finally dropped for the new movie ‘Respect’ starring Jennifer Hudson! Aretha Franklin handpicked Jennifer Hudson to play her in the biopic. Also starring in the movie are Forest Whitiker, Queen Latifah, Marlon Wayans, and Mary J. Blige. From the trailer, this looks to be an amazing movie! It is directed by Liesl […]

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ART IMITATES LIFE

June 24, 2020

In 2005, a film was released entitled “V For Vendetta”. It’s about a totalitarian dictatorship that gains it’s power by creating a society of fear through an alleged virus spreading throughout the world. During the film, you see how media can push fear-based propaganda throughout the city streets and on television. The authoritarian dictator makes promises […]

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Rochester International Film Festival Goes Digital

June 22, 2020

The Rochester International Film Festival was started by Kodak engineers in the late 1950’s according to board member Josephine Perini. This year will mark the 62nd year in a row that the festival will be held but it will also be a technological first for the entertainment itself. Due to the coronavirus, movie theaters have […]

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Moviegoers & Employees At AMC Will Be Required To Wear Masks

June 21, 2020

AMC has decided to reverse its policy on face masks being optional in their theaters. The company will now require its patrons and employees to wear them at all times when the theater chain reopens. Ryan Noonan, the director of corporate communications for AMC released a statement, saying: “At AMC Theaters, we think it is […]

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Movie Theaters Reveal Their Re Opening Plans

June 19, 2020

Regal Cinemas have announce that they will be reopening their theaters by July 10. The Cineworld Group owned theaters have been closed since March, when the coronavirus pandemic was first realized. CEO Mooky Greidinger gave a statement, saying: “We are thrilled to be back and encouraged by recent surveys that show that many people have […]

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