Moses Ingram | Reva Sevander, aka Third Sister, in Obi-Wan Kenobi

Because of the blatant racism towards Moses Ingram, I wanted to do a special post about her. ~ V There’s nothing anybody can do to stop this hate. I question what my purpose is even being here in front of you, saying that this is happening. … But I think the thing that bothers me, is this feeling that I’ve had inside of myself—which no … Continue reading Moses Ingram | Reva Sevander, aka Third Sister, in Obi-Wan Kenobi

‘Rise’: Basketball Biopic – The Antetokounmpo Brothers/Family

Wow-wee, I cannot wait to see this. It’s going to be fantastic!! ~ V Basketball fans have a new reason to cheer. Disney has just announced that we can expect the true story of a one-of-a-kind family that hailed the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions to air on Disney+ in 2022. Rise will tell the story of these brothers, Giannis and Thanasis … Continue reading ‘Rise’: Basketball Biopic – The Antetokounmpo Brothers/Family

Robert Pattinson & Zoë Kravitz On Preparing For A New Chapter on ‘The Batman’

I said this once before and I am going to say it again . . .  Robert and Zoë have some serious chemistry! Check out interview and photo shoot below from EW. ~ V Robert Pattinson & Zoë Kravitz ~ Video via Entertainment Weekly US Release Date: March 4, 2022 Thought I’d add this interview. The Cast of ‘The Batman’ on Matt Reeves’s Vision for … Continue reading Robert Pattinson & Zoë Kravitz On Preparing For A New Chapter on ‘The Batman’

The Batman Trailer – The Bat and The Cat (2022)

I am getting more and more excited for this movie to come out! And, Catwoman is finally getting some scene time. The theme, darkness of the story, characters and scenes, psychology of it all and the action seem on point. Robert and Zoë have some serious chemistry too! ~ V The Batman – The Bat and The Cat ~ Video via Movieclips Trailers From Warner … Continue reading The Batman Trailer – The Bat and The Cat (2022)

How to Get a Black-Led Indie Film Funded in Hollywood

This is an insightful perspective!   The needle hasn’t moved much. It’s a continual struggle. ~ Nina Yang Bongiovi In Passing, the Rebecca Hall film based on the 1929 novel by Nella Larsen, Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga play childhood friends who have a tense reunion in adulthood. Irene (Thompson) is a middle-class Black mother living through the Harlem Renaissance; Claire (Negga) is passing as … Continue reading How to Get a Black-Led Indie Film Funded in Hollywood

Next Big Thing: ‘Eternals’ Star Lauren Ridloff on Becoming Marvel’s First Deaf Superhero

The actress talks about how she learned to advocate for herself on-set and the significance of her MCU character: We need a superhero that represents us. Being a superhero wasn’t part of Lauren Ridloff’s plan. The Eternals star wanted to be a children’s book author before an American Sign Language tutoring gig for the director of Broadway’s Children of a Lesser God led to a … Continue reading Next Big Thing: ‘Eternals’ Star Lauren Ridloff on Becoming Marvel’s First Deaf Superhero

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