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XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Black Cinema

“Moonlight,” for all its successes both in the film festival and awards ceremony circuits, has achieved something far greater: It’s deservedly brought media attention and an increased awareness to queer black culture. Far-reaching LGBTQ publications such as OUT Magazine and The Advocate are increasingly crafting editorial pieces that bring to light not only many of the hardships the black LGBTQ […]

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Black History Month: See the Black Women Behind Hollywood’s Magic

If this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards nominations are any indication, black Hollywood is doing pretty well right now. Most people are familiar with those in front of the camera like Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Octavia Spencer, but more goes into creating successful films and TV shows than […]

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GLAAD Media Awards on XFINITY LGBTQ

It’s the most magical time of the year … awards season!   Break the popcorn out because awards season is basically the “American Gladiators” of shade throwing. With all the cameras about, subtle masters of the artform get to take center stage, flexing their eye-rolling muscles like bosses.   And let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment: […]

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Lily Tomlin to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin     Lily Tomlin, who is no stranger to feminist and gay-friendly films, is about to be awarded with the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. It’s decidedly apropos that Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will […]

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HBO Asia Films: Martial Arts Film Anthology

By Liza Solberg Just in time for Lunar New Year, HBO will premiere its first two Chinese-language original productions in the U.S. on January 24: “Master of the Drunken Fist: Beggar So” and “Master of the Shadowless Kick: Wong Kei-Ying.” At 90 minutes long, each film is set at the end of the Qing Dynasty and shot in Chinese language. […]

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