Trailer Park | The Man of Steel

22 07 2012

As the journey of Batman concludes on the big screen, another hero from the DC Comics’ gallery is preparing to make his return in next summer’s release of The Man of Steel. Read the rest of this entry »





Soul Cinema | The Tuskegee Airman

19 01 2012

As filmgoers prepare for producer George Lucas’ aerial action assault with his passion project, Red Tails, here is an earlier TV version of the saluting these brave men, HBO’s The Tuskegee Airman. Read the rest of this entry »





Soul Cinema | Cornbread, Earl and Me

5 02 2011


The latest film that we will spotlight this month is very special to me. In addition to an amazing cast of veteran and respected actors, little Larry Fishburne made his debut in this engrossing 1975 drama, Cornbread, Earl and Me. He is credited as Laurence Fishburne III and co-starred with Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey and Madge Sinclair. Read the rest of this entry »





Five Favs Comic Book Movies

1 10 2010

The recent success of “Kick-Ass” and the release of “Iron Man 2″ on DVD, films based on comic books have become Hollywood’s gold standard for success. With a slew of high-profile films coming to theaters in the near future, we take a look at Five Fav Comic Book movies featuring African-Americans heroes and heroines fighting bad guys and saving the world – on the big screen! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Casting | Fishburne Joins “Contagion”

10 07 2010

Laurence Fishburne has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion,” which stars Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Predators

9 07 2010

This review first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Jungle Love
A group of elite warriors are caught in the crossfire in a battle for supremacy aboard an alien planet in the white-knuckle thriller, “Predators.” Full of interesting characters and action, this re-boot of the 1987 classic largely succeeds because it successfully honors the spirit of the original.

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FilmGordon Radio | 7.08.10

9 07 2010

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After a one-month vacation, “Keeping It Reel” with FilmGordon returned to the airwaves yesterday featuring renewed energy and a host of topics as hot as the summer heat. Read the rest of this entry »





10 Fearless Movie Fathers

19 06 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Throughout the long history of films, no member of the family has been more misunderstood than “dear old dad.” While Hollywood has routinely portrayed African-Americans fathers either as comic relief, absent or negatively, these men have largely been an afterthought in mainstream films until recently.

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