KING RICHARD Trailer (2021)

This looks fantastic! ~ V Synopsis: King Richard is a biographical drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin. The film follows Richard Williams, the father and coach of tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. It stars Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, Jon Bernthal, and Dylan McDermott. In theaters and on HBOMax November 19th. KING RICHARD … Continue reading KING RICHARD Trailer (2021)

ARRAY Releasing Presents: COUSINS

Definitely watching this over the weekend! ~ V Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing is proud to announce the release of COUSINS, directed by Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith. Synopsis: COUSINS follows three Māori cousins—Mata, Missy and Makareta—who lead separate lives, yet are bound together forever. Orphaned Mata believes she has no whānau (family) and lives out her lonely childhood in fear and bewilderment. Back home on … Continue reading ARRAY Releasing Presents: COUSINS

First-look at Sir Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama Belfast ahead of TIFF World Premiere

Ahead of its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September, Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast has released a first-look image featuring lead actors Jamie Dornan and Caitriona Balfe. Described as his “most personal film” Northern Irish writer-director Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama also stars Judi Dench, Ciarán Hinds, and newcomer Jude Hill. TIFF’s official Twitter tweeted a black and white photo of Dornan and Balfe, whose characters … Continue reading First-look at Sir Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama Belfast ahead of TIFF World Premiere

What’s It Like to Meet Queen Elizabeth?

While we believe there are many Queens in S2 of A Discovery of Witches, from Goody Alsop to Diana herself, there’s only one woman who holds the actual crown: Queen Elizabeth. Played by Barbara Marten, the presence of this powerful woman set against the fantastical world of S2, brings a human touch not often seen in depictions of royalty. Below, we’ll explore how the show … Continue reading What’s It Like to Meet Queen Elizabeth?

Jonathan Majors Nabbed Major ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Role Because of ‘Loki’

Director Kate Herron also confirms their version of Majors’ character was not Kang the Conqueror. Even though Marvel confirmed last December that Jonathan Majors was joining the MCU as Kang the Conqueror in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” he only got that role because he was going to first appear in “Loki,” which he did during Wednesday’s season finale. At least that’s the story according … Continue reading Jonathan Majors Nabbed Major ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Role Because of ‘Loki’

Graham Roland, Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin Making ‘Dark Winds’ Series Starring Zahn McClarnon

This sounds interesting. Can’t wait to watch it. Could be another hit for AMC!! And the below has to be a first and I am very excited by it. ~ V The series order is the product of several months in a writers’ room staffed entirely by Native American writers . . . Over the past 25 years, it has been my goal to celebrate … Continue reading Graham Roland, Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin Making ‘Dark Winds’ Series Starring Zahn McClarnon

AMC Talk | What’s a Weaver in the Witch World?

As witches are increasingly featured in S2 of A Discovery of Witches, we bet you’re asking yourself: What in the Witch is a Weaver? At AMC, we had the same question, so we’ve studied up on weavers in order to give you some key facts. Weaver 101 Weavers have access to skills that not all witches have, including the ability to create new spells. ‘Normal’ … Continue reading AMC Talk | What’s a Weaver in the Witch World?

In an Emmys First, Performers of Color Comprise at Least Half of Drama Lead Categories

It’s about damn time! ~ V As awards bodies continue to diversify their selections and there are fewer first-time breakthroughs to achieve, it becomes increasingly instructive to look at racial and ethnic diversity by percentage – not to mention more efficient, as nominees of color in each awards class nowadays routinely number in the double-digits. Overall, performers of color comprise 44 percent of the acting … Continue reading In an Emmys First, Performers of Color Comprise at Least Half of Drama Lead Categories

Mary J. Blige on “Unexpected” Hollywood Success, Revisiting Trauma in ‘My Life’ and Losing Mentor Andre Harrell

Harrell, who died last year, discovered Blige in Yonkers, New York: “He told me I was going to make it,” the singer reflects. Academy Award nominee Mary J. Blige revisits her landmark album, 1994’s deeply personal My Life, in a new Amazon Prime Video documentary out June 25. But no examination of her career would be complete without Andre Harrell, the Uptown Records founder who discovered Blige and … Continue reading Mary J. Blige on “Unexpected” Hollywood Success, Revisiting Trauma in ‘My Life’ and Losing Mentor Andre Harrell

Mary J Blige’s My Life – Official Trailer | Prime Video

Oh yeah, I have to watch this. Mary J. Blige is my girl!!! ~ V Mary J. Blige set the music world on fire with her trailblazing 1994 LP “My Life,”. In Vanessa Roth’s documentary Mary J. Blige’s My Life, the singer, producer and actress reveals the demons and blessings that inspired the record and propelled her to international stardom. She celebrates the 25th anniversary … Continue reading Mary J Blige’s My Life – Official Trailer | Prime Video