Tag Archives: black film

  • A Chat with Nicole Friday

    Jul 11, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Nicole Friday, the right hand woman of American Black Film Festival creator Jeff Friday has been involved with the event for years, starting off as a volunteer and eventually marrying the man who started it all. During a Cadillac sponsored dinner at Barton G restaurant in Miami, Florida, the talented chef and founder of gourmet catering company, The Cupcake Craze, chatted with […]

  • Harry Lennix Discusses His Role as General Swanwick in ‘Man of Steel’

    Jun 11, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The new Superman film is almost in theaters, and it features one hell of a cast. Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” features Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/ Superman, the villainous General Zod, played by Michael Shannon, Superman’s father, Jor-El, portrayed by Russell Crowe, Amy Adams as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Laurence Fishburne as […]

  • Jimmie Walker Tells Black People to Stop Complaining

    Jan 13, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 22 Comments

    *Former “Good Time’s” star, Jimmie Walker, chatted with NPR’s Michele Martin recently to discuss his position on why major studios would rather avoid black films. According to him, the community protests too frequently about the stereotypes projected on film. But he argues that some of the stereotypes that some argue appear bad, aren’t necessarily negative. […]

  • In Defense of Oscar-Nominated ‘The Help’ and the Art of Storytelling

    Feb 24, 12 by garadf 2 Comments

    *With the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony airing this Sunday, February 26, all signs point toward a possible Oscar win for Octavia Spencer and/or Viola Davis for their performances in “The Help.” The film is also among the nominees for Best Picture. However, there’s been an influx of opinions and conflicted feelings about the film […]

  • Spike Lee Not Welcome at North Central College by Italian Students

    Jan 13, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 14 Comments

    *The administrators of North Central College in Naperville, IL. thought it would be a fabulous idea to invite Spike Lee as a guest lecturer. But things have gotten ugly among student protesters who don’t want him to come. As part of the school’s week-long tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the North Central College […]