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African-American Film Critics Association Announces Nominations and Selma Garners Top Recognition

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The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) bestowed their nominations on Monday, when it announced the contenders for the 2014 edition. The highlight was one of the most anticipated movies of the season – Selma. The film depicts the journey of civil right leader Martin Luther...

Beyond the Lights: A Director’s Love Letter to Young Black Women

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Film Director Gina Prince-Blythewood has been around long enough to understand the rigorous nature of Hollywood. Despite being responsible for 2000’s cult hit Love and Basketball starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan, Prince-Blythewood still has to fight for the right to tell the kind of...

First Look: Chris Rock’s New Movie Top Five

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Chris Rock best known and loved for his hilarious stand up comedy routines (and maybe his animated character voice overs), has tried his hand at writing and directing movies before. He has previously written and directed two feature films (Head of State and I Think I Love My Wife), and...

Must See: “Beautiful Destroyer” by Christopher Dorrah

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In this sequel to the award winning film Interludes (2012), JAKE MORRISON (Christopher Dorrah)is a dedicated and respected criminal psychiatrist trained to help individuals cope with traumatic events in their lives. In one of his most bizarre cases, Jake finds himself going down a road...

Will You Be Seeing ‘About Last Night’ This Weekend?

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Black Love is in full swing this weekend with the release of About Last Night, a contemporary take on the 1986 film, starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Joy Bryant, and Regina Hall. Check out the synopsis via Sony Pictures: “A modern reimagining of the classic...

V.O.T.D: “The Devil’s Due” Viral Marketing Campaign’s Devil’s Baby Terrorizes The Streets Of NYC

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What better way to market your new horror film that centers around the anti-christ being born, than to have a devil baby scare people on the streets of New York City. An animatronic baby, aka the “devil baby” was pushed around the streets of NYC...