Category Archives: Urban Films

  • The Story Behind Lifetime’s ‘An En Vogue Christmas’ (Trailer)

    Nov 21, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Lifetime has to hope it can erase the memory of last weekend’s Aaliyah tumult with Saturday’s debut of “An En Vogue Christmas.” Dawn Robinson’s comments to TMZ this week about wanting to sue the network for compensation has already put the film on viewers’ radar. As previously reported, the movie features original group members Cindy Herron, Terry Ellis and Dawn’s eventual […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Declares War on the Games

    Nov 21, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 declares war on the games, in theaters November 21, 2014 *Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Days of Future Past) is back again as Katniss Everdeen in Lionsgate’s presentation of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence. It arrives in theaters November 21, 2014. In […]

  • Dawn Robinson Threatens to Sue Lifetime Over En Vogue Movie

    Nov 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Former En Vogue singer Dawn Robinson says she will sue the Lifetime network if it airs a holiday-themed movie about the group that doesn’t include her character. The cable channel is scheduled to premiere “An En Vogue Christmas” this weekend. The fictional movie follows a family that convinces the quartet to reunite to save a […]

  • Ava DuVernay’s AFFRM to Distribute the Riveting HIV Documentary ’25 TO LIFE’

    Nov 20, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Director Ava DuVernay’s AFFRM (a film releasing company) has acquired the riveting documentary 25 TO LIFE. Directed by documentarian and Howard University Alum Mike L. Brown, 25 TO LIFE traces the life of a young man (William Brawner) living with HIV and the struggle, redemption and acceptance that comes after revealing his status to the world. 25 TO LIFE […]

  • Spike Lee’s Kickstarter-Funded ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’ Gets Feb. Release

    Nov 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to Spike Lee’s horror-comedy “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus,” which was funded by a Kickstarter campaign launched last year. Starring Zaraah Abrahams and Stephen Tyrone Williams, “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” is a reinterpretation of Bill Gunn’s 1973 “Ganja and Hess.” That film centered on a doctor’s assistant […]

  • Jaden and Willow Smith Tag Team for Weird Interview

    Nov 19, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *No matter what you think of Jaden and Willow Smith, you can be sure that they will provide interesting answers for the typical interview. Case in point: a recent chat the siblings had with T Magazine. Among the topics brought up were the nature of time, reading habits and…. “prana energy.” When asked about life, […]