Category Archives: Urban Films

  • ‘Will Smith is Not a Scientologist’ So Says Ex-Scientology Sr. Executive

    Mar 5, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *All that talk about Will Smith being a member of the Church of Scientology is just talk, according to a former Scientology fixer/senior executive and a Scientology expert. In an interview with The Daily Beast, the fixer/senior executive, Mike Rinder, joined the expert, Tony Ortega, in saying, “ Will Smith is not a Scientologist.” “There’s […]

  • ABFF Proudly Announces its 2015 Celebrity Ambassador: Taraji P. Henson

    Mar 4, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    2015 ABFF CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR – TARAJI P. HENSON   *Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, has been selected as the 2015 American Black Film Festival’s (ABFF) celebrity ambassador. The 19th annual Festival will be held June 11-14, 2015, in New York City at the New York Hilton, AMC Empire 25 and the historic Ziegfeld Theater. Actress and […]

  • Film, Broadway and Our Culture

    Mar 4, 15 by Daniel T Leave a comment

    *Oscar season just came to a close and the big winner “Birdman” is a piece that combines both Broadway and film. It won the Oscar for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. And although “Glory” was the only Oscar win for “Selma,” this year’s Academy Awards proved to be more racially diverse than […]

  • Common on Why He Didn’t High Five Oprah on Way to Oscar Stage (Watch)

    Mar 3, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *In the heat of the moment, everybody makes mistakes, right? According to Common, that was the case during the Oscars when he passed by Oprah Winfrey as he and John Legend were making their way to the stage to accept their Academy Award for best original song for “Glory” from the historical drama “Selma.” The […]

  • Mo’Nique Explains Why She Refused to Promote ‘Precious’ at Cannes

    Mar 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 18 Comments

    *No one can say Mo’Nique isn’t fulfilling her promotional duties for “Blackbird.” So far, her appearances on CNN and Inside Edition have also allowed her to set the record straight regarding “Precious” director Lee Daniels, who said Hollywood has blackballed the Oscar winner because she is difficult to work with and expected payment to promote […]

  • Michelle Rodriguez: People of Color ‘Stop Stealing’ White Hero Roles!

    Mar 2, 15 by Qwest7 13 Comments

    *While many people may be cool with casting people of color to play superheroes that are traditionally white in comic books, Michelle Rodriguez isn’t one of them. The “Furious 7” star of Puerto Rican extraction weighed in on the trend while talking to TMZ, labeling it as “so stupid.” “Because of this whole ‘minorities in […]