Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

In case you and 82 million others have forgotten how we spent last year’s festive break, a one-word reminder: Bridgerton. As Netflix crowns the Regency romp its most-watched series, Netflixbows to Netflix, the man behind its dashing Duke Of Hastings, who rises next to meet the Russo brothers in the streamer’s biggest-budget blockbuster yet He tells me a story, which his publicist later sends a … Continue reading Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

Chadwick Boseman’s Name Officially Installed at Howard University’s College of Fine Arts

The university first announced in May that its performing and visual arts school would be renamed after the ‘Black Panther’ star and 2000 graduate who died of colon cancer in August 2020. Howard University’s College of Fine Arts has officially been renamed in honor of graduate and beloved actor Chadwick Boseman. On Friday, the HBCU shared a time-lapse video of the new installation on the … Continue reading Chadwick Boseman’s Name Officially Installed at Howard University’s College of Fine Arts

Michael K. Williams, ‘The Wire’ Actor, Dies at 54

This is so very,very sad!! ~V Man, I just want people to remember me as one cool-ass dude, you know? Someone who cared. And I would never want anyone to say, ‘Oh, he forget where he came from.’ That would hurt me the most. ~ Michael K. Williams The ‘Lovecraft Country’ star and five-time Emmy nominee was found dead in his Brooklyn home on Monday, … Continue reading Michael K. Williams, ‘The Wire’ Actor, Dies at 54

Box Office: ‘Shang-Chi’ Smashes Labor Day Record with $90M

I am so happy this movie is doing so well! ~V The Marvel Studios’ film starring Simu Liu is the second-biggest domestic opening of the year with $75.5 million for the three-day weekend. Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings is making a heroic showing at the box office, where it has smashed the record for Labor Day openings with a four-day haul of … Continue reading Box Office: ‘Shang-Chi’ Smashes Labor Day Record with $90M

‘King Richard’ Catapults Will Smith to Front of Best Actor Race, with Across-the-Board Recognition Possible

King Richard, a hugely tear-jerking and crowd-pleasing drama about how the father of tennis legends Venus Williams and Serena Williams set them on their path to greatness, wowed the Galaxy Theatre audience at its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on Thursday night. It strikes me as being bound for major awards recognition, first and foremost for lead actor Will Smith, who plays the … Continue reading ‘King Richard’ Catapults Will Smith to Front of Best Actor Race, with Across-the-Board Recognition Possible

Outlander star Lauren Lyle says new season will get “a lot darker”

No shit, Sherlock. We all know what’s coming!!! ~ V Outlander spoilers follow. Outlander star Lauren Lyle has teased that things are set to get “really deep and really dark” when it comes to her character Marsali Fraser and partner Fergus in the romance drama’s long-awaited sixth season. The previous installment’s finale saw Marsali, who is married to the adoptive son of Sam Heughan’s Jamie … Continue reading Outlander star Lauren Lyle says new season will get “a lot darker”

RED NOTICE | Official Teaser | Netflix

Now, THIS looks like it’s going to be a fun ride!!! ~ V Synopsis: An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the world’s most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBI’s top profiler (Johnson) and two rival criminals (Gadot, Reynolds), there’s no telling what will happen. RED NOTICE | Official Teaser | Netflix ~ Video via Netflix … Continue reading RED NOTICE | Official Teaser | Netflix

‘Belfast’ Telluride Film Festival Review: Kenneth Branagh’s Memorable Story Growing Up In A Volatile Northern Ireland Circa 1969

I have a feeling this movie will get a lot of awards. And, I am sure my emotions will be all over the place! ~ V Coming on the heels of the Venice debut this week of Paolo Sorrentino’s memories of Growing up in 1980’s Naples is a trip back in time for yet another celebrated director, and of course actor, Kenneth Branagh who revisits … Continue reading ‘Belfast’ Telluride Film Festival Review: Kenneth Branagh’s Memorable Story Growing Up In A Volatile Northern Ireland Circa 1969

‘Queens’ Drops Extended Trailer for Musical Drama Starring Eve and Brandy

The hip-hop series also stars Nadine Velazquez and Naturi Naughton and will premiere Oct. 19. ABC dropped a full-length trailer for its upcoming musical drama series Queens, starring Eve, Brandy, Nadine Velazquez, and Naturi Naughton as members of the former ’90s girl group the Nasty Bitches. Queens tells the story of four former bandmates who decide to reunite in their 40s after a major, public … Continue reading ‘Queens’ Drops Extended Trailer for Musical Drama Starring Eve and Brandy

H.E.R. to Make Acting Debut in ‘The Color Purple’ Movie Musical (Exclusive)

The artist took home the best original song Oscar for her track “Fight For You” from ‘Judas and the Black Messiah.’ H.E.R. — the Oscar-winning singer-songwriter behind hits like “Best Part” and “Focus” — is in final negotiations to make her feature film acting debut in The Color Purple movie musical. Warner Bros. is behind the feature adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, itself an … Continue reading H.E.R. to Make Acting Debut in ‘The Color Purple’ Movie Musical (Exclusive)