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  • Will Black Indie Movies Save Art House Box Office?

    Jun 14, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *The two movies coming out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival with the most buzz are “Dope” and “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” With both films there’s enthusiasm that they could be the much-needed wake-up call for this year’s so-far coma-inducing independent film scene. We had the pleasure of chatting with the “Dope” cast recently, […]

  • ‘Dope’ Cast Talk Inspiration, Race and Making a ‘Hood Classic’ (exclusive)

    Jun 13, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *A critical hit and audience favorite at the Sundance Film Festival and an official selection of the Cannes International Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight, director Rick Famuyiwa’s “Dope” is a coming-of-age teenage comedy reminiscent of “Boys n the Hood.” In “Dope,” Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college […]

  • Selita Ebanks, Rosario Dawson Set for 4-Day Charity Road Trip

    May 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A number of female celebrities, including Rosario Dawson, Michelle Rodriguez and Selita Ebanks, will embark on a four-day fundraising road trip on Friday to benefit three charities that help women and children in Africa. Models Jodie Kidd and Ashley Graham, as well as Ronnie Wood’s ex-wife Jo and their daughter Leah will also take part […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o, in Grasshopper Green, Slays Cannes Red Carpet (Pics)

    May 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Lupita Nyong’o dropped the mic on yet another red carpet with her undeniable style. She showed up at the Cannes Film Festival’s Opening Ceremony Wednesday in a “grasshopper green” gown, which doubled as a sentimental tribute to Africa. Nyong’o selected a custom pleated Gucci chiffon design featuring a mini capelet and embellished hand-painted floral crystals […]

  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West to Renew Vows for 1st Anniversary

    May 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Kanye West is reportedly going all out to celebrate his first wedding anniversary with Kim Kardashian. Us Weekly is reporting that North West’s parents will say “I do” a second time this month in Paris. Kardashian, 34, and West, 37, first exchanged vows on May 24, 2014 in Florence, Italy following a family getaway in […]

  • 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 […]