Category Archives: Movies

Serendipity SOUL| Sunday Open Thread | Phil Collins Week

Happy Sunday, Everyone. We conclude Phil Collins week with… SPIRIT-Transformation Spirit – No way out True Colors

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Sunday Open Thread |Black Oscar Nominees

We conclude this week of Black Oscar Nominees with the Blacks Nominated for 2013. Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actor Nominees.   Best Actor in a Leading Role Year Name Film Role Status 1958 Sidney Poitier The Defiant Ones Noah Cullen Nominated 1963 Sidney Poitier Lilies … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actress Nominees.   Best Actress in a Leading Role Year Name Film Role Status 1954 Dorothy Dandridge Carmen Jones Carmen Jones Nominated 1972 Diana Ross Lady Sings … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Best Actress in a Supporting Role Year Name Film Role Status 1939 Hattie McDaniel Gone with the Wind Mammy Won 1949 Ethel … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actor in a Supporting Role.   Best Actor in a Supporting Role Year Name Film Role Status 1969 Rupert Crosse The Reivers Ned Nominated 1981 Howard Rollins … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today’s categories are: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Documentary Feature, Best Costume Design, Best Original Song, Best Original Score. Best Picture Academy Award for Best Picture Year Name Film Status 1985 Quincy … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

Well, before you know it, Black History Month will be upon us. And, it’s already awards season. So, I thought we’d take a look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today we’re going to look at the categories of Best Writing (Adapted … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL |Monday Open Thread | Dionne Warwick Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week 3 Chics is featuring the music stylings of Ms. Dionne Warwick. Teaming up with the late, great Burt Bacharach who was instrumental in helping launch Ms. Warwicks’s singing and performance career. Marie Dionne Warrick (born … Continue reading

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Videos|12 Years a SLAVE: Why You Should See This Movie

Azi and Amani’s brilliant commentary makes a moving and intelligent case for why we all need to see the movie “12 YEARS A SLAVE.” Azie & Amani: New movie ’12 Years A Slave’ (Part 1 & 2)

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