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  • Oyelowo, Thompson, Ejogo, Boseman on W Mag Best Performances List

    Jan 6, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *David Oyelowo, Chadwick Boseman, Tessa Thompson and Carmen Ejogo starred in some of Black Hollywood’s best movies of 2014 and now they’ve made W Magazine‘s 2015 best performances list. For the movie issue, Boseman easily made it onto the list since he’s been on a role playing pop iconic figures. Last year, he made folks get […]

  • The Film Strip’s 2014 Top Ten Films

    Jan 2, 15 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    *In comparison to previous years, 2014 was a good year for black filmmakers. Not only were there more films, but the bulk of movies stood out. The Film Strip Top Ten films of 2014 are: 1.  Selma “Selma,” directed by Ava DuVernay, chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

  • The FilmStrip: ‘Selma’ Interviews Reveal Seething Racial Issues that Still Exist

    Dec 26, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    *Not since Denzel Washington embodied “Malcolm X” has there been such a transformation in characterization on the screen as there is with David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King in “Selma.” The public is well aware of Martin Luther King, Jr. but after seeing his life portrayed in “Selma,” the magnitude of his accomplishments will […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Selma Reminds Us of the Cost of Freedom

    Dec 25, 14 by Eunice Moseley 2 Comments


    Paramount Picture’s Selma reminds us of the cost of freedom, stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr. *British actor David Oyelowo (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) does a stellar job as Martin Luther King Jr. in Paramount Pictures’ presentation of Selma, a drama based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights […]

  • ‘Selma’ Dominates Black Film Critics Circle Awards

    Dec 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Paramount’s “Selma” earned six prizes from the Black Film Critics Circle, including best picture and acting ensemble. The film also won for Ava DuVernay, director; David Oyelowo, actor; Carmen Ejogo, supporting actress; and Paul Webb, original screenplay. Other winners include actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw for “Belle”; supporting actor J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”; adapted screenplay, Gillian Flynn, “Gone […]

  • Carmen Ejogo on Playing the Sensual Side of Coretta Scott King

    Dec 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Both Martin Luther King and his wife are played by British actors in the upcoming film “Selma,” with the Oxford-born David Oyelowo is in the title role and Coretta Scott King played by London native Camen Ejogo (“Sparkle”). In addition to bringing an American accent to the role, Ejogo says she and Oyelowo worked hard […]