Can’t Stop Watching: Kasi Lemmons On ‘Black Nativity,’ How Black Americans Want to See Themselves On Screen

I first became familiar with Kasi Lemmons from her role as an FBI trainee in 1991’s “The Silence of the Lambs”–one of my favorite movies–but upon careful inspection, I soon realized that Lemmons also was one of the four women with whom Spike Lee’s character Half-Pint was hoping to score in 1988’s “School Daze.”

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Angela Bassett Talks New Film ‘Olympus Has Fallen’; Chris Brown and Rihanna

By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Few film roles exceed Angela Bassett’s qualifications, even those intended for a man. The Oscar-nominated actress returns to the screen this month in “Olympus Has Fallen” portraying the director of the Secret Service, a position never occupied by a female and a character initially written for a […]

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