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  • 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 […]

  • Denzel Washington Back with Ethan Hawke for ‘Magnificent Seven’

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Ethan Hawke will join his “Training Day” co-star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua for MGM’s remake of “The Magnificent Seven,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chris Pratt and Haley Bennett, who appeared with Washington in Fuqua’s thriller “The Equalizer,” are also in the cast. The cast of the 1960 original starred Yul Brynner, Steve […]

  • Lack of Black Oscar Nominees = Lack of Black Viewers: Nielsen Research

    Feb 19, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *The Oscars are this Sunday (Feb. 22) and will air on ABC. While many tune in to see who’s wearing what and what films and entertainers will walk away with the major awards, the bigger question may be what happened to the black viewers. The inquiry comes amid criticism leveled at the Academy of Motion […]

  • OJ Would Prefer Denzel, Not Cuba Jr.

    Feb 4, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    Well, we can’t say that we blame him. We’d want Denzel, too. We’re talking about OJ Simpson and his reaction to learning that Cuba Gooding Jr. has been chosen to play him in an upcoming TV miniseries, “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.” According to RadarOnline, Simpson doesn’t think Gooding has enough charisma […]

  • Is Denzel Washington Making Moves to Guest on ‘Empire?’

    Jan 26, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Lee Daniels is making some major moves, with all the high-level guest stars he’s lined up for his show “Empire.” And he may be on the verge of scoring his best get yet. Media sources report that Daniels had dinner with Denzel Washington last week during a night of partying with “Empire” stars Jussie Smollett […]

  • ‘Selma’ Oscar Snub: People ‘Tired of Being Bombarded with Race ’ – Anthony Mackie

    Jan 21, 15 by Qwest7 9 Comments


    *Could it be a case of the right film arriving in theaters at the wrong time? In a classic WTH moment, Anthony Mackie narrowed down the reason that “Selma” wasn’t recognized with more Oscar nominations, saying the film’s subject matter is a turn off for moviegoers. “Selma”’s Oscar snub comes as this year’s nominees in […]