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Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day
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Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day

It seems every Halloween season, someone wants to be the new yearly tradition. For several years it was Saw and for six it was Paranormal Activity. Now Blumhouse, creators of the latter series, wants to reclaim the Halloween crown with Happy Death Day, a slasher film that uses time to make it unique and stand […]

Movie Reviews: Bushwick
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Movie Reviews: Bushwick

Eight years ago after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry made a threat: If Obama won his reelection Texas would secede from the United States. With that threat in mind writer Nick Damici wrote the screenplay for Bushwick, a what if film about what would happen if the south rose up […]

Movie Review: The Hitman's Bodyguard
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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The summer movie season has finally come to a close. It’s always an unfortunate thing to think about. All the big films meant to represent and be remembered for this season, have come and gone and now it’s time to start thinking about autumn. But as always the summer has one final trick up its […]

Movie Review: Detroit
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Movie Review: Detroit

This past July marked the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riots, one of the worst the country had ever seen, and in that time nothing has changed in this country. Other powder kegs had been set off around the country, sparking more civil unrest and the police are still a violent brute squad who […]

Movies Review: Dark Tower
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Movies Review: Dark Tower

The Man In Black fled across the desert, and The Gunslinger followed….   For the past thirty years Stephen King’s fantasy epic The Dark Tower has entertained and enchanted a legion of fans. Many consider it to be his magnum opus and as such for a number of years Hollywood has been trying to get […]

AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award
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AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award

The African American Film Critics Association will celebrate the career of producer/director Rob Hardy during its 6th Annual SYNERGY event on Thursday, July 20th at Bobbcat Films in Atlanta.  A signature event for the organization, AAFCA SYNERGY celebrates inroads made by film and TV professionals in the Southeast, which now leads the industry with more feature film productions than any other market in the world. AAFCA SYNERGY provides an […]

Movie Review: Wonder Woman
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Movie Review: Wonder Woman

When it comes to film and television, comic book properties have for the most part, been a man’s game.  Even in these so called “progressive times”,  male superheroes take the center stage. But this year things may hopefully change with Wonder Woman the first comic based film to feature a female superhero in twelve years. Will this movie start […]

Movie Review: Alien Covenant
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Movie Review: Alien Covenant

Five years ago, director Ridley Scott returned to the Alien franchise with Prometheus,  his attempt at giving a back story to the titular creature. The movie received mixed reactions from audiences with many praising the story and sets, while others criticized the characters and felt the film to be unnecessary. After working on a few other films, Scott decided […]

Sean "Diddy" Combs & Naomi Campbell Host Screening of New Bad Boy Movie
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Sean “Diddy” Combs & Naomi Campbell Host Screening of New Bad Boy Movie

  Sean “Diddy” Combs and Naomi Campbell brought his new documentary from Live Nation Productions,Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, to London for a special screening at the Curzon in Mayfair. Fresh from the success of the world premiere at the 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, Sean “Diddy” Combsand Naomi Campbell were joined […]

Free Film Screenings at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education
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Free Film Screenings at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education in partnership with the New York City Council and Council Member Rafael Salamanca is proud to present Cities of Sanctuary Film Series with screenings and discussions of six critically acclaimed movies that celebrate the immigrant spirit in New York City and beyond. With support from the New York […]

Jacob Latimore Pulls Off A Little Magic In New Film 'Sleight'
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Jacob Latimore Pulls Off A Little Magic In New Film ‘Sleight’

Jacob Latimore is more than ready for his close-up. This triple threat is a singer, actor, and dancer who has had success in all areas of entertainment. Now, he’s starring in the new film “Sleight,” which received major buzz at Sundance. In “Sleight,” which also stars Dulé Hill, Seychelle Gabriel, Sasheer Zamata, Storm Reid, and […]

The Stars Will Shine At the Brotherhood/Sister SOL Gala
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The Stars Will Shine At the Brotherhood/Sister SOL Gala

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. Other notables attending the organization’s 13th annual […]

Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF
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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF

At the 24th New York African Film Festival, Lebert “Sandy” Bethune, Jamaican filmmaker, poet, author and scholar, will spotlight Pan African expats’ during the turbulent 1960s through his acclaimed milestone documentary Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom, filmed during Malcolm’s X’s trip to Europe shortly before his assassination and Jojolo, a portrait of a young Haitian fashion […]

The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9. The festival’s theme, “The Peoples’ Revolution,” taps into the pulse of protest and the calls for change bubbling up throughout the peoples of the world, a reform charge […]

Movie Review: Power Rangers
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Movie Review: Power Rangers

I’ve been a fan of Power Rangers ever since I was a little kid. It was one of the biggest staples of my childhood and something that had grown into a weekly routine for me.  Every Friday and Saturday I had to watch at least one episode, no exceptions. Even as my 25th birthday draws closer I […]