Category Archives: Movies

Wednesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits, including “How Sweet It Is … Continue reading

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3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU. ***************************************************************************************** This week’s featured movie is… “Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

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Saturday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

Everett and Delmar arrive in Everett’s home town only to find that Everett’s wife, Penny (Holly Hunter), is engaged to Vernon T. Waldrip (Ray McKinnon), campaign manager for gubernatorial candidate Homer Stokes (Wayne Duvall). She refuses to take Everett back … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

They come across a radio station run by a blind man (Stephen Root) and record the song “Man of Constant Sorrow,” calling themselves the Soggy Bottom Boys. Unknown to them, the song becomes famous “as far away as Mobile.” The … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

The trio comes to the house of Pete’s cousin, Washington B. “Wash” Hogwallop (Frank Collison), who removes their chains, but because he needs the money from the bounty, turns them in to the police, led by Sheriff Cooley (Daniel von … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

In 1937, Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney), Pete Hogwallop (John Turturro), and Delmar O’Donnell (Tim Blake Nelson) escape from a chain gang at Parchman Farm and set out to retrieve the $1,200,000 in treasure that Everett claims to have stolen … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in … Continue reading

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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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