Tag Archives: Gugu Mbatha-Raw

  • African-American Film Critics Association: ‘Selma’ is Top Film of 2014

    Dec 8, 14 by African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Leave a comment


    *Los Angeles, CA  – “Selma” the first studio film to center around Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is the big winner among the critics representing the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). The Paramount film earned multiple awards from AAFCA for Best Director, Ava DuVernay; Best Actor for David Oyelowo and Best Song for its John […]

  • BHERC’s Call to Action: Support ‘Beyond the Lights!’

    Nov 28, 14 by BHERC and EURweb's LaRita Shelby 3 Comments


    *Send a strong message about this film this weekend and beyond! The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center issues an immediate Call to Action to support the film “Beyond the Lights,”   now showing at select theaters nationwide. ABOUT THIS FILM – ‘BEYOND THE LIGHTS’ (PG13) From the writer and director of “Love and Basketball”…celebrity […]

  • So Why Didn’t ‘Beyond the Lights’ Light Up the Box Office?

    Nov 18, 14 by Brainuser1 7 Comments


    *In an unfortunate twist of cinematic events, the highly anticipated Gina Prince-Bythewood film, “Beyond The Lights” opened this past weekend, but failed to catch fire. The film made its debut on 1,789 screens, but the average take on each screen was  $3,633 for a total take of $6.5 million. This proved to be the lowest opening weekend of […]

  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker on why ‘Beyond the Lights’ is a Must See

    Nov 14, 14 by Marie Moore 1 Comment


    *In exclusive interviews with the stars of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Noni) and Nate Parker (Kaz), both explain why the movie is a must see—and more! It is always amazing to witness a performers totally transform themselves when they take on different roles—which is the litmus test of a great actress or actor. Mbathe-Raw, […]

  • ‘Beyond the Lights’ Taps into Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Tough Times

    Nov 11, 14 by Marie Moore 1 Comment


    *Acclaimed filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood has one of the hottest, most talked about movies headed to the screens November 14 because she did not take ‘no’ for an answer. Prince-Bythewood, who engaged and delighted moviegoers with “Love & Basketball” and “The Secret Life of Bees,” was told by studios that they would not touch her “Beyond […]

  • ‘Beyond the Light’s’ Gugu Mbatha-Raw: ‘Real Life is Less Romantic’ (Watch)

    Nov 8, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *EUR On The Scene associate Fahnia Thomas found what the craziest thing ‘Beyond The Lights‘ star Gugu Mbatha-Raw has done for love. Gugu Mbatha-Raw: Nothing really… most of my romantic moments have been on scene. When you have a script and excellent writing … real life seems a little less romantic! EUR: What sets this […]