The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who […]
There’s so much buzzing around in the real of black entertainment today: Saul Williams is set to star in the Tupac musical, “Key & Peele’s” stars are considered for a “Police Academy” reboot, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker tie the knot–and Mama Joyce was there! Also, check out my watchlist and what’s hot and what’s […]
While many have debated whether the next James Bond should be black, it looks like its next villain may be.
I see why my father and millions of others really like Bruno Mars. This multitalented musician totally jammed Sunday during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime show, attracting a record-setting 115.3 million viewers.
Coming off the groundbreaking achievement of Alfonso Cuaron’s multi-Oscar nominee “Gravity,” Streampix offers a selection of science fiction classics that also takes you into the future.
Oscar fever is in full effect! The nominees have officially been announced and though “American Hustle” and “Gravity” lead the pack with 10 nods each, “12 Years a Slave” earned nine.
Black British actors and performers of African descent lead the way at the Golden Globes, with acting nominations for Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o and Barkhad Abdi.
Director J.J. Abrams’ much-anticipated continuation of the “Star Wars” saga has been earning plenty of headlines before a script, shooting schedule or cast has even been established.
TORONTO (Jake Coyle, AP) — Chiwetel Ejiofor arrived, he thought, prepared for the first day of shooting “12 Years a Slave.” To play Solomon Northup, a free man from upstate New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery and who later chronicled his experience in a book, Ejiofor had studied Northup’s memoir, visited plantations […]
When I learned that ABC was planning to do a 12-hour limited miniseries about a black White House servant during slavery, I was suspicious. Really, another slave story?