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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 […]

Movie Review: Kong Skull Island
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Movie Review: Kong Skull Island

Ever since The Avengers came on the scene all the big movie companies have been scrambling to create their own shared movie universes and very rarely do they ever take off.  However, in today’s case there is an exception and it began with the abysmal 2014 reboot of Godzilla. Filled to the brim with flat […]

Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
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Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Watch Viola Davis’ Emotional Acceptance speech

Movie Review: Loving
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Movie Review: Loving

  The story of Loving is very well made and is one of the most calm and patient dramas I’ve ever seen. The story follows Mildred and Richard Loving throughout their decade-long battle against the state of Virginia to keep their right to remain married. The story does a fine job of following the lives of the […]

"Black Women in Medicine Shows #whatadoctorlookslike
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“Black Women in Medicine Shows #whatadoctorlookslike

Hailed as “inspiring” by the Los Angeles Times, Crystal R. Emery’s documentary Black Women in Medicinepremieres on WORLD Channel on Wednesday, February 8, at 6 p.m. and reairs at 9 p.m. (check local listings). This moving portrait captures the tenacious women who have succeeded against all odds in the male-dominated medical field. A timely film, the work serves as […]

The New Edition Story on BET [TRAILER]
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The New Edition Story on BET [TRAILER]

Watch the New Edition Story on BET!  A 3-part Series on the popular R& B Group {Check local listings}

Movie Review: Barry
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Movie Review: Barry

As December comes closer to its end, so does the presidency of Barack Obama. Though too kind and trustworthy for his own good, he was still one of finest presidents we ever had.  He aimed to do everything he could to help his country, its citizens – even against the unmovable and cruel GOP and the multitudes who […]