Trailer Park | Pain & Gain

27 03 2013

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It feels like everytime we look up, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is starring in another film. With two films in the can and a role in one of the most anticipated films of the summer, The Rock has yet another film in theaters soon, the crime drama, Pain & Gain. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

21 06 2012

In this fantasy action adventure, the Great Emancipator is re-imagined as an ax-wielding slayer of the undead in the uneven film, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Anthony Mackie

26 02 2011


Two-time Black Reel Awards winner Anthony Mackie’s career is hotter than July. With star turns in films such as The Hurt Locker, Night Catches Us and the upcoming sci-fi romantic thriller, The Adjustment Bureau, Mackie is quickly transitioning from “next” to major movie star. He sat down with ComingSoon’s Edward Douglas for a conversation about his recent project and what’s ahead for this talented actor. Read the rest of this entry »




Cover Guy | Anthony Mackie

1 02 2011

The Academy Awards presentation is less than one month away and Vanity Fair’ annual Hollywood Issue has hit newsstands. With an upcoming show featuring NO African-Americans nominees it would make sense that our participation on this cover would be minimal at best. Only Black Reel Award winner Anthony Mackie made VF’s cut this year saving us from a total Whiteout! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Night Catches Us

10 12 2010


Director Tanya Hamilton shines a much-needed light on the Black Panther Party with her inner-city period piece, Night Catches Us. The film reunites stars Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie as ex-comrades who share a secret bond as they grapple with their lives — past and future. Read the rest of this entry »





Record-Breaking Evening for “Precious!”

13 02 2010


The little indie film that went from nearly going straight to DVD, “Precious,” came full circle this evening setting a new record for success at The Black Reel Awards when it nearly completed a sweep taking home seven awards at this evening’s festivities. Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park | American Violet

25 03 2009

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One of the most powerful movies that I have seen in awhile examines our judicial system in explicit detail in the upcoming film, “American Violet.” Read the rest of this entry »