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  • Spike Lee: ‘Chiraq’ Uproar from Chicago Mayor Nothing New for Him

    Apr 22, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Although he reminisced over his past work, Spike Lee was a man of few words regarding his upcoming project, “Chiraq.” Speaking at this year’s Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (aka CIMMfest) on Saturday (April 18), the filmmaker referenced criticism over his first film “She’s Gotta Have It” while stating he is no stranger to […]

  • Denzel Reassembles ‘The Magnificent Seven’ – Gugu Examines CTE

    Apr 19, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Looks like Denzel Washington is teaming up again with Antoine Fuqua for another potential blockbuster. BET.com reports the duo, who worked together on 2001’s “Training Day” and the upcoming film adaptation of the ‘80’s TV show “The Equalizer,” are set to collaborate on a remake of John Sturges’ classic Western “The Magnificent Seven.” Fuqua confirmed […]

  • 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 […]