Category Archives: Film

  • Vivica Fox Turns 50 on Day of her ‘Sharknado 2’ Premiere

    Jul 30, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *July 30, 2014 will probably end as one of the best days ever for Vivica A. Fox. Not only is it her 50th birthday, but the actress premieres in what will likely be the biggest TV movie of the season, Syfy’s “Sharknado 2: The Second One.” She’ll celebrate her birthday on Saturday, Aug. 2, with […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Gives Life To The The Godfather of Soul In ‘Get On Up’ (Watch)

    Jul 30, 14 by FahniaThomas 1 Comment


    *”The f-you James Brown part, is my favorite scene!” Chadwick Boseman talks about his Oscar-worthy performance as James Brown in the Universal biopic, “Get On Up,” out Friday. “My favorite scene right now is when the band (Famous Flames) leaves me,” shared Boseman. “It’s the f-you James Brown part. When you shoot a movie you […]

  • Pluto.TV to Stream James Brown Videos During ‘Get On Up’s’ Opening Weekend

    Jul 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Online video site Pluto.TV will offer a James Brown-focused channel, streaming for free his classic 1960s-era live performances and timed with Friday’s premiere of “Get On Up,” a biopic about the “Godfather of Soul,” starring Chadwick Boseman. The programming is coming from videos of Brown performances on the T.A.M.I. Show, a 1968 concert at Harlem’s […]

  • ‘Sistas Are Doing it For Themselves’ Film Festival Shows Diversity in Film (Pics/Video)

    Jul 30, 14 by Troy Tieuel - [email protected] Leave a comment


    *The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center [BHERC] presented the 21st Annual “Sistas Are Doing It For Themselves” film festival on Saturday, July 26 at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood California which included screenings of several movie shorts all created by African American women from diverse backgrounds. Sandra Evers-Manly (pictured above), president of the BHERC […]

  • Screen Time for Female Thor, Black Captain America Long Way Off

    Jul 29, 14 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment


    *Marvel Comics revealed last week Thor and Captain America are switching up — Thor will become a female while Cap a black man. But those who are expecting for these characters to be updated in Marvel cinematic universe will be waiting a long time. During a press conference for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel Studios president […]

  • That Time When James Brown Was ‘Annoyed’ by the Rolling Stones

    Jul 29, 14 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments


    *The road to producing a biopic on James Brown began for Mick Jagger when he was just 20-years-old, fronting the Rolling Stones at a concert dubbed “T.A.M.I.” (Teenage Awards Music International), held in Santa Monica in 1964. Both the Stones and James Brown & the Famous Flames were on a bill that included Marvin Gaye […]