Reel Literature | Oprah: A Biography

5 05 2010

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Kitty Kelley’s latest book is aimed squarely at the one of the most powerful women in media, none other than Oprah Winfrey. Guest columnist Kam Williams reviews Kelley’s new book, “Oprah: A Biography.” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Talk | Tyler Perry

30 03 2010

Later this week, director/writer/producer/mogul Tyler Perry will roll out his ninth film in ten years, “Why Did I Get Married Too?” Perry sat down during the film’s junket interviews to talk about making the film, break down the couples and working with legends such as Louis Gossett, Jr. and Cicely Tyson. Read the rest of this entry »





Janet and Mariah are “Colored Girls!”

24 03 2010

Writer/director/producer Tyler Perry has cast superstars Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey in his upcoming dream project, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Lee Daniels

7 11 2009

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On the heels of one of the year’s most anticipated film releases, director Lee Daniels sat down with FilmGordon publisher Tim Gordon to discuss the impact of “Precious.” Daniels discussed a multitude of relevant topics including the connection between Tyler Perry and his mother, his transition into major studio films and the juxtiposition between his bubbly personality and the dark complex films that he produces. Read the rest of this entry »





Eye Candy | Gabrielle Union

19 07 2009

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With her trademark sexy dimples, actress/activist Gabrielle Union may be a successful actress but this attractive Omaha native is far more than meets the eye. Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park | Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire

18 05 2009

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After a triumphant screening earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival and continuing to turn heads over at the Cannes Film Festival, Lee Daniels’ drama, “Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire” is generating SERIOUS heat with it’s upcoming release. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | The Princess and the Frog

18 03 2009

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With the racial politics of America seemingly undergoing a complete upheaval, it would make sense that Disney’s attempt to feature their first Black movie princess would be met with resounding approval – that is until the public took a look at her love interest! Read the rest of this entry »





Hudson Set to Helm Oprah Biopic?

10 03 2009

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The story of one of the most talked about women in media, Oprah Winfrey, may soon be coming to the big screen and if the producers have their way, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will be the lead. Read the rest of this entry »