Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
With the fall movie season upon us—and an array of Oscar contenders about to hit theaters—it’s a good time to check out Streampix, your #1 destination to catch up on some movies you might’ve missed or even want to check out again. Here’s a list of five highly touted new releases about to hit theaters, […]
Wednesday while watching “The Talk” I wondered what shocking secret one of its co-hosts would reveal as part of its confession week where each day a co-host divulges something private.
The highly anticipated third season of “Luther” returns as a four-night special event on BBC America, beginning Sept. 3, and fans of the genius detective will find it definitely worth the wait.
By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) While Nelson Mandela’s recent hospitalization has been garnering headlines, actor Idris Elba plans on making news of his own as he announced that he will be portraying the South African leader in an upcoming biopic. According to The Guardian, Elba believes the film to be the finest interpretation of […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year’s BET Awards. The “Snakes on a Plane” star’s hosting gig was revealed Tuesday by the network, along with nominees for this year’s event. Past hosts for the ceremony, which was launched in […]
Our newest feature, “Why You Should Watch,” spotlights shows that can and should fit into any TV viewers’ busy schedule, but may have fallen into their DVR blind spot or been less well-publicized than your average network sitcom or premium-cable drama. This week, we recommend BBC mini-series drama “Luther,” which features “The Wire”/”The Office” alum […]
Michael Ausiello is reporting that former ‘Wire‘ star Gbenga Akinnagbe (Chris Partlow) has been cast in the upcoming third season of Showtime’s drama ‘Nurse Jackie.’ Akinnagbe will play a new temp nurse at All Saints for a seven-episode arc. He’s being described as “handsome, qualified, and much-liked by his peers.” (Aside: Can they please bring […]
Here’s what’s opening in movie theaters this weekend. You can check out a modern take on demonic possession with The Last Exorcism, or you can watch an ensemble cast working all the angles on a heist in Takers. If you’re in the mood for some 3-D, you can actually go watch Avatar: Special Edition in […]
Comcast On Demand today premieres a whole slew of new movies for you to check out from the comfort of your own home. Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning rock out as Joan Jett and Cherie Currie of The Runaways, while Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Zoe Saldana lead a rough and tumble band of badasses called […]