Warner Bros and DC Looking For Black Director In Black Superman Film

May 6, 2021

According to insiders, Warner Bros and DC are committed to hiring a Black director to tackle what will be the first cinematic incarnation of Superman featuring a Black actor. Warner Bros announced in February that celebrated author Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing the screenplay and J.J. Abrams, who is producing the film, is not among the many […]

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Lupita Nyong’o Shares Filming ‘Black Panther’ Without Chadwick Boseman

May 6, 2021

Marvel has had a busy year with the releasing of several Disney+ shows and the announcement of upcoming movies. Recently, Marvel released a mega trailer, featuring their upcoming releases, including the sequel to Black Panther. The movie is titled Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and is set to be released on July 8, 2022. Lupita Nyong’o […]

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Tyler Perry Wins Humanitarian Award At The 2021 Oscars

April 27, 2021

Congratulations to Tyler Perry as he received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2021 Oscars. His is speech when accepting the award was priceless. He credited his mother for being the example of what it means to be generous. He also told the story of a woman that had come up to him and […]

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Oscar Winners Include, Daniel Kaluuya, H.E.R., “Soul” And NBA’s Kevin Durant & Mike Conley Jr.

April 26, 2021

Actor Daniel Kaluuya has won his first Oscar. Named best supporting actor for his role as Black Panther Party Illinois chairman Fred Hampton. The Grammy-winning musician H.E.R. for won best original song for “Fight for You” (from “Judas and the Black Messiah”) ‘Soul’ Best animated feature and best original score “If Anything Happens I Love You”. […]

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Netflix Announces Chadwick Boseman Tribute Documentary

April 15, 2021

Netflix is releasing a documentary to honor the legacy of the late Chadwick Boseman. The documentary will be available to stream this Sunday, April 17th. The release of the trailer was aired this week. The title of the documentary is Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist. The star-studded special will celebrate the life and legacy […]

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New Movie Being Filmed at LeRoy Jell-O Factory

April 12, 2021

A new movie titled ‘As I Lie Awake’ is being filmed at LeRoy Jell-O Factory. This film has more ties to Western New York than just it’s location. The Director Ben Tomson is a Genesee County native who thought the Jell-O Factory would make the perfect setting. ‘As I Lie Awake’ is a horror film […]

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Them

April 9, 2021

 Season one of a new series on Amazon Prime called “Them” premiered on Friday, April 9th. The trailer gives the impression of a suspenseful horror film. It reminds me of an offset of the production style of the movie “Get Out” with the racial contrast included in the theme. The setting is described toward the […]

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“Godzilla vs. Kong” Sets New Post Pandemic Box Office High

April 5, 2021

When my kids started watching Godzilla and King Kong movies during spring break. I knew they were gearing up for Godzilla vs. King Kong. That being said, I had a lot of fun watching this very entertaining, Clash of the Titans. I hate to even say it, but that was one of the best heavyweight […]

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Chadwick Boseman wins Outstanding Actor at NAACP Image Awards

April 1, 2021

At the NAACP Image Awards, Chadwick Boseman posthumously won the category of Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom as Levee Greene. Boseman passed on August 28th, 2020 at age 43. He had a four-year battle of colon cancer, which he had kept hidden from the public. While […]

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Tribeca Film Festival Scheduled to be In-Person

March 30, 2021

The Tribeca Film Festival announced the event will be held in person this year.  This is hopeful news after a year of strict COVID restrictions. Co-founder, Robert De Niro, states, “‘As New York emerges from the shadow of COVID-19, it seems just right to bring people together again in-person for our 20th anniversary festival.’” Tribeca […]

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