Snipes Loses Court Appeal

17 07 2010

Film star Wesley Snipes lost his latest bout with the IRS when a federal court in Atlanta upheld tax evasion convictions charges against the actor. Read the rest of this entry »

DVD Den | Brooklyn’s Finest

6 07 2010

by Kam Williams

Griity NYPD Crime Caper Comes to DVD 
This gruesome splatter flick directed by Antoine Fuqua trades in profanity, ethnic slurs and gratuitous violence in service of a high attrition-rate crime whodunit designed for the blood sport demo. What makes the film unique is its triangulated plotline which keeps its three strands fairly insulated from each other until the dramatic conclusion when the protagonists’ paths finally cross. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheadle’s Ten Gems

7 05 2010

Two-time Black Reel Award winner and Oscar nominee Don Cheadle has been an “overnight success” for the past 15 years. Since his unheraled film debut in “Hamburger Hill,” Cheadle has developed into a solid A-List actor who has displayed his versatility in a multitude of diverse roles. Read the rest of this entry »

Cover Guy | Wesley Snipes

30 03 2010

Wesley Snipes has gone from Hollywood’s Penthouse to the outhouse during the course of his 25-year career. In a fascinating article in the April GQ magazine, the former “New Jack City” star talks about going from Nino Brown to a state of “Career, Interrupted!” The star faces three years in jail, and Chris Heath tries to make sense of it all. Read the rest of this entry »

Wesley’s Finest!

2 03 2010

Born in Orlando on July 31, 1962 to Marian, a teacher’s aide, and Wesley, Sr., and an aircraft engineer, Wesley Trent Snipes was raised in the South Bronx, although the family moved back to Florida before he was able to graduate from NYC’s famed, Fiorello La Guardia High School of Music and Art. Still, Wesley went on to study drama in college at SUNY Purchase’s prestigious acting conservatory. Read the rest of this entry »

Conversations with . . . Wesley Snipes & Antoine Fuqua

27 02 2010

Last week I sat down with two men that I have a great deal of respect for in film star, Wesley Snipes and Black Reel Award winning director extraordinaire, Antoine Fuqua. We kicked it about their upcoming film, “Brooklyn’s Finest” as well plans for Snipes’ highly-anticipated career renaissance. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Images | Brooklyn’s Finest

26 02 2010

Here is a gallery for Black Reel Award-winning director Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming cop-crime drama, “Brooklyn’s Finest.” Read the rest of this entry »