Here’s a list of the Top 10 Streampix picks for Black History month, including a pair of classic Spike Lee joints, along with vehicles for superstar stand-up comics-turned-actors Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby and Chris Rock.
One of the fun things about exploring Streampix is catching movies with future stars, those who will go on to bigger and more prominent roles. Here’s 10 films where Hollywood icons made some of their earliest appearances.
BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – No television drama exists in a vacuum. Many of the best draw freely from unscripted, unruly real life. That’s certainly the case with “Treme,” HBO’s glorious series set in post-Katrina New Orleans. Right now, especially, it would be hard for the creators of “Treme” to shut their eyes to […]
By CHEVEL JOHNSON NEW ORLEANS — A crowded nightclub is the setting. Ragtime music echoes through the smoke-filled room. Actor Jon Seda walks toward the end of the bar, takes a seat and begins a shady conversation with a city insider about what’s happening in post-Katrina New Orleans. And … cut! The room comes alive. […]
Bested recently only by Starz’ ‘Spartacus’ (which got picked up for a second season before the series even debuted), HBO is renewing the new David Simon-helmed drama ‘Treme‘ after just one episode, reports James Hibberd at THR Feed. HBO president Michael Lombardo told THR of the decision: “We would have picked up this show last […]
Wendell Pierce is the type of guy who immediately makes you feel at ease in his company. “Can I take a picture of you?” He gently asks, procuring a small digital camera from his pocket at the bar of the Langham Hotel in Pasadena. The puzzled look on my face must have conveyed my inner […]
Anticipation for HBO’s upcoming post-Katrina New Orleans drama ‘Tremé‘ has become palpable – and that’s not just because of the first three episodes that recently arrived at our office. Released last week, a new trailer for the series sparked an outpouring of comments across the web, from the enthusiastic “So excited!” to the cautiously optimistic […]