Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

Since the start of her career in the late 1990s, Regina Hall had been the kind of actress who maybe didn’t have the pull to get films made, but whose vital, unshowy performances very often made the films in which she appeared. Then came the surprise one-two of 2017’s hit comedy “Girls Trip” and 2018’s critically acclaimed indie “Support the Girls” and, with it, something … Continue reading Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

A Wrinkle in Time | Hollywood’s Once and Future Classic

I remember reading this classic with my 8th grade students many years ago. I am so glad they are making it into a movie and that Ava DuVernay is at the helm. Can’t wait to see it! ~ Vida Wrinkle will make DuVernay the fourth woman to solo-direct a movie with a budget over $100 million and the first -African-American woman ever to do so. … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time | Hollywood’s Once and Future Classic

How Girls Trip Killed It at the Box Office

In yet another victory for women in Hollywood #GirlPower – Girls Trip—the new R-rated comedy starring four black female leads—has just had a stellar opening weekend at the box office. The film, which cost about $20 million to make, earned an estimated $30.4 million in ticket sales in its first outing, and has become the latest proof that audiences are interested in seeing more than … Continue reading How Girls Trip Killed It at the Box Office