Category Archives: EURweb Original Content

  • EUR Exclusive: ‘Being Mary Jane’ Creator on Race & Police Brutality (Watch)

    Dec 18, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *It’s BET’s #1 original drama series and has been nominated for four NAACP Image Awards! EUR caught up with “Being Mary Jane” creator and executive producer, Mara Brock Akil, to talk about race, police brutality and season two. EUR: What are your thoughts on the Black Lives Matter (Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin) rally’s […]

  • David Oyelowo on Parallels Between Selma and Ferguson

    Dec 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The Christmas Day release of “Selma” caps off a year in which protests over the shooting deaths of unarmed black males by white police officers harkened back to the civil rights protests of the 60s. “Selma” follows the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by Martin Luther King, Jr., including the violent state […]

  • Jamie Foxx Says ‘Annie’ is what We Need Right Now

    Dec 17, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    *The new “Annie” does not only have scenes shot in Harlem, but is completely revamped! Annie is black, does not have red hair, and the music is right on time. The film, directed by Will Gluck, has a host of producers—Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, James Lassiter, Caleeb Pinkett, Laurence “Jay” […]

  • Michael K. Williams, Mark Wahlberg Together Again on ‘The Gambler’

    Dec 16, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *In “The Gambler,” Mark Wahlberg plays a literature professor whose rampant high-stakes gambling problem eventually has him beholden to gangsters…one of them, played by the brilliant Michael K. Williams. The role is just the latest in an impressive lineup of bad men the Brooklyn actor has played, including “The Wire’s” stickup man Omar Little and “Boardwalk Empire’s” […]

  • ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ In Theaters Tomorrow (Watch)

    Dec 16, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *It’s the last chance for Tolkienist and Ringers to see Middle-earth on the big screen. After a 16 year journey, the third and final installment in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic novel, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” hits theaters December 17th. EUR On The Scene at the fantasy adventure films […]

  • EUR on the Scene: The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominations (Watch)

    Dec 16, 14 by H'erica Thompson Leave a comment


    *The  46th Annual NAACP Image Awards nominations were recently announced and EURweb associate H’erica Thompson was there to cover the occasion. Actress Tessa Thompson (Dear White People and Selma) was on hand and she spoke with H’erica about being nominated. In fact, some of the notable nominees this year include Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish), Don Cheadle […]