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  • Woody Allen and ‘Noah’ Screenwriter Address Omission of Black Actors From Hit Film …

    Apr 18, 14 by Qwest7 9 Comments

    *The subject of race is always a touchy one. Especially if it concerns a production or film you’re involved with. Media sources report that Woody Allen is at the center of criticism surrounding the omission of black actors from the Broadway adaptation of his hit film “Bullets Over Broadway.” This is especially noticeable since the […]

  • Spike Lee Responds to NY Times Film Critic Regarding Brooklyn Remarks

    Apr 6, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Spike Lee may have been silent regarding the criticism he’s gotten for speaking on Brooklyn’s gentrification, but the filmmaker brought all his pent up emotion to WhoSay social network as he responded to an essay from New York Times film critic A.O. Scott. Much of Lee’s response concerned Scott’s claim that the “Do the Right […]

  • ‘Noah’ Director Stands By Vision Despite Backlash from Christian Groups

    Mar 24, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Storm clouds are already hovering over Friday’s release of Paramount’s Biblical film “Noah,” sparked by Christian groups who don’t appreciate the story being tinkered with in any form. Russell Crowe stars as the man from the Book of Genesis who followed God’s specific order to build an ark that would save his family and every […]

  • Will Smith Eyes ‘Cain and Abel’ Film as Directorial Debut

    Jul 12, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Will Smith is looking to make his directorial debut on a film about the biblical story of Cain and Abel, reports Deadline.com. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The project is in development at Sony and is being produced by Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. According to Deadline, the script has been in Smith’s sights for some time […]

  • Breaking: 2011 Oscar Nominations Announced

    Jan 25, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Oscar winner Mo’Nique was on hand in Los Angeles this morning to announce nominees for the 2011 Academy Awards. “The King’s Speech” leads with 12 nods, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. “The Social Network,” “True Grit,” “The Kids are All Right,” “The Fighter” and “Black Swan” […]

  • Black Film Critics Circle: ‘The Social Network’ is Best Film of 2010

    Dec 21, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *It’s award season and the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC) is having its say regarding who’s worthy of being feted this year. Is that why Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” was nowhere to be found on their list? In any event, the organization voted “The Social Network” Best Film of 2010 and awarded Best Director […]