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 »





Conversation with . . . Common

18 05 2010

by Kam Williams

In his first leading role, rapper/actor Common headlines the romantic sports comedy, “Just Wright” opposite Queen Latifah. The spiritually grounded MC sat down with Kam Williams to talk about his latest film, his inspirations and what he sees when he looks into the mirror! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Just Wright

14 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Unlike contemporary romantic comedies, the pairing of Queen Latifah and Common in “Just Wright” has produced a very enjoyable, warm affectionate film. Kam Williams takes a look at this winning sports themed story. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Queen Latifah

13 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Just “La”
Dana Elaine Owens was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 18, 1970, the second child of Lance and Rita Owens, a police officer and a schoolteacher, respectively. The versatile entertainer first found fame in the world of hip-hop upon the release of her debut album “All Hail the Queen” while still in her teens. As Queen Latifah, she has since enjoyed an enviable recording and concert career featuring seven solo CDs plus countless collaborations with colleagues across a spectrum of musical genres. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | Just Wright

6 05 2010

Here is a gallery for the Queen Latifah and Common basketball romantic comedy, “Just Wright.” Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park | Just Wright

3 04 2010

“Brown Sugar” meets “Love and Basketball” in this sports-themed romantic comedy, “Just Wright” starring  hip-hop stars/actors, Queen Latifah and Common. Read the rest of this entry »





FiveFlix | Erykah Badu

30 03 2010


Since bursting on the scene in 1997, Black Reel Award winning actress and “Queen of Neo Soul,” Erykah Badu has marched to her own eccentric, highly personal, emotional, philosophical, and political beat. Badu is set to release her fifth studio album, “New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh).” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Smokin Aces’

26 01 2007

Violence is as violence does in director Joe Carnahan’s new film, “Smokin’ Aces,” the extremely violent follow-up to his directorial debut, “Narc.” Read the rest of this entry »








Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 301 other followers