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

Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga’s Racial-Identity Movie ‘Passing’ and Why Rebecca Hall Was the “Perfect Person” to Direct

Yesterday I posted about the upcoming coming movie, Passing, that explores Blacks passing for white in 1920 New York!! Some may wonder why Rebecca Hall is the perfect person to direct this film. Well . . . . It is because she is also passing, or ‘presents as white’!~V I don’t have any experience of being a Black person in America. I don’t know what … Continue reading Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga’s Racial-Identity Movie ‘Passing’ and Why Rebecca Hall Was the “Perfect Person” to Direct

Passing | Official Trailer | Netflix

Before you question this . . . YES, it did happen and still does . . . Blacks passing! I can’t wait to see this!!! ~V Synopsis: Adapted from the celebrated 1929 novel of the same name by Nella Larsen, PASSING tells the story of two Black women, Irene Redfield (Tessa Thompson) and Clare Kendry (Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga), who can “pass” as white … Continue reading Passing | Official Trailer | Netflix

Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” | Official Trailer

I am definitely looking forward to watching this reimaging of West Side story! ~ V Synopsis: From a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Tony Kushner, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” | Official Trailer ~ Video via 20th Century Studios Rita Moreno – one of … Continue reading Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” | Official Trailer

The Matrix Resurrections – Official Trailer

Whoa!! Welcome back, Mr. Anderson!! I will miss seeing Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus! ~V The Matrix Resurrections – Official Trailer ~ Video via Warner Bros. Pictures Warner Bros. Pictures Presents, In Association with Village Roadshow Pictures, In Association with Venus Castina Productions, “The Matrix Resurrections.” The film will be distributed by worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. It will be in theaters nationwide and on HBO … Continue reading The Matrix Resurrections – Official Trailer

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