TV Tapas: Embarrassing ‘Family Feud’ Answer Shocks Host Steve Harvey

Random Thoughts… The early reviews for “Ghostbusters” are…not…terrible. I’m seeing it Tuesday night, so I’ll let you know what I think on Wednesday. I’ll admit, I wasn’t feeling “Preacher” when it first started, but it’s beginning to grow on me. Wow…Fall TV is right around the corner. Any shows you’re looking forward to? Leave me […]

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Reminder: Interpretations Short Film Initiative Deadline is July 15!

By Anderson Le The extended and final deadline is coming up for this year’s Interpretations Short Film Initiative, sponsored by Comcast and NBCUniversal. You have until this Friday, July 15 to submit your short film entry to ensure that it can go through the judging and screening processes by a panel of industry professionals, and if you make […]

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An XFINITY Asia Tribute to the Late Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami

Cinefiles mourned this weekend when news spread that award-winning Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami passed away on July 4, 2016 after undergoing treatments for gastrointestinal cancer. Just last week, Kiarostami was among 683 film-makers asked to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, an honor that many felt was a long time coming for the internationally-respected […]

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Merle Dandridge On Her First Leading Role in “Greenleaf”

by Mitzi Uehara Carter Merle Dandridge started her career on Broadway with leading roles in “Spamalot,” “Aida,” ‘Rent,” “Tarzan,” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Not only does she have singing chops, she shines on screen. Dandridge — who is biracial with an African American father and Korean and Chinese mother —  has been cast in recurring roles […]

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