Dorothy Steel, Actress in ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 95

Aww, RIP!! Dorothy Steel, an actress in Black Panther, has died. She was 95. In the movie, she was the Elder of the Merchant Tribe Elder and a member of the Wakandan Tribal Council. Steel, who did not begin acting until she was 88, also appeared in ‘Poms’ and ‘Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses.’ Steel’s agent Cindy Butler shared the news via an announcement on … Continue reading Dorothy Steel, Actress in ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 95

Halle Berry Comes Out Swinging in Trailer for Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’

This looks like it might be a good one!! ~ V The mixed martial arts drama, which stars the Academy Award winner as a disgraced fighter whose redemption takes an unexpected turn, will release in theaters and on Netflix this November. Netflix released the first trailer for Halle Berry’s upcoming directorial debut Bruised on Thursday. Written by Michelle Rosenfarb and produced by, among others, Basil … Continue reading Halle Berry Comes Out Swinging in Trailer for Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’

Colin Kaepernick on the Impact of His Netflix Biopic Series, Acting and Whether He’d Return to the NFL

The athlete and activist, who is on the cover of ‘Ebony’ next month, also opened up about being adopted by a white family in the rare interview. Colin Kaepernick discussed his upcoming Netflix scripted series and its appeal to different audiences, and if he still wants to play for an NFL team in an interview with Ebony released Wednesday. As the cover star of the magazine’s … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick on the Impact of His Netflix Biopic Series, Acting and Whether He’d Return to the NFL

Colin in Black and White | Official Trailer

I definitely plan to watch this! ~ V What you know isn’t the entire story. Synopsis: From co-creators Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick comes Colin in Black and White, a bold new limited series that chronicles Kaepernick’s story, tackling the obstacles of race, class and culture as the Black adopted child of a white family. Colin in Black and White stars Jaden Michael as Young … Continue reading Colin in Black and White | Official Trailer

Wil Johnson as knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in House of Dragons

Looks like we will see our old friend, Wil Johnson, in a new role. Whoo-Hoo!! I was first introduced to him in Outlander as Dr. Joe Abernathy, Dr. Claire Randall’s best friend from medical school. Later, I had the pleasure of interviewing him. He will play knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in HBO’s upcoming House of Dragons!! I do hope he has a recurring role. I … Continue reading Wil Johnson as knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in House of Dragons

OutlanderS6 – NYCC 2021 & Teaser

Outlander NYCC 2021 ~ Video via themusicsweetly Outlander hits New York Comic Con 2021! Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, Lauren Lyle, Cesar Domboy, and John Bell, along with Maril Davis and Diana Gabaldon talk about what’s to come in Outlander S6. OutlanderS6 Official Teaser ~ Video via STARZ Welcome back to the Ridge. Watch the first teaser for Outlander Season 6, premiering early 2022 on STARZ. … Continue reading OutlanderS6 – NYCC 2021 & Teaser

CYRANO | Official Trailer | MGM Studios

Wow, this looks fa-bu-lous – actors . . . costumes . . .  cinematography . . . locations . . . the works!! And, with Peter Dinklage playing Cyrano? Yes, please. I ‘luvbs’ me some him!!  I am also glad to see Kevin Harrison Jr. in a major role. He was excellent as Teddy Greene in Godfather of Harlem. ~ V Game of Thrones veteran Peter … Continue reading CYRANO | Official Trailer | MGM Studios

The Harder They Fall | Official Trailer

O-M-G, I can’t wait ’til this to come out!! Go ‘head, Netflix. ~ V #ThisFallWeRide Synopsis: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison. This ain’t your grandaddy’s Western! Check out Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Edi … Continue reading The Harder They Fall | Official Trailer

Recipe for a Good Life: A Conversation with Toni Tipton-Martin and Chris Williams

On May 23, 2021, Humanities Texas and Foodways Texas hosted a conversation with award-winning food and nutrition journalist Toni Tipton-Martin and Chris Williams, chef and owner of the Houston restaurant Lucille’s. They discuss the remarkable life and legacy of Lucille B. Smith, Williams’s great-grandmother, who inspired his restaurant and is highlighted in Tipton-Martin’s The Jemima Code, a history of African American cookbooks. Lucille Bishop Smith … Continue reading Recipe for a Good Life: A Conversation with Toni Tipton-Martin and Chris Williams

The Sandman | First Look | Netflix

Netflix ain’t playin’! This looks like it is going to be a good one. And, I cannot wait to see Jon Gary Steele’s production designs!! ~ V The Lord of Dreams has been summoned, and captured, by mortal men. Once free from his captivity, this eternal ruler of Dreams will realize that his troubles are only just beginning. The Sandman First Look | Netflix – … Continue reading The Sandman | First Look | Netflix