Five Films Fit for A “King!”

17 01 2011

This week, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have celebrated his 82nd birthday. Since his assassination in 1968, many filmmakers have tried to capture the spirit of the “drum major of peace” on the big screen. We have compiled a list of five movies that are representative of his legacy and struggle. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Conversations with . . . Tracy Morgan

26 02 2010

Brooklyn-born Tracy Morgan started out in showbiz in his teens, doing standup until he was invited to join Saturday Night Live’s ensemble cast in 1996. During his seven seasons on SNL, the colorful comedian played such memorable characters as Brian Fellows, Astronaut Jones and Woodrow while also doing impersonations of everyone from Al Sharpton to Star Jones to Aretha  Franklin. Recently, Tracy is co-starring opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin on the Emmy-winning NBC series “30 Rock.” Read the rest of this entry »





A Dozen Roses for Valentine’s Day

14 02 2010


For those spending time alone tonight without that special someone or who simply doesn’t believe in love, we’ve selected twelve of our favorite romantic films to keep you company. If you don’t believe in romance, I’m sure that one of these films can reignite your passion and faith in love! Read the rest of this entry »