Category Archives: Movies

Open Thread | Golden Globes🤗

Just a lot of good folks won. A diverse list of winners. Eddie Murphy gets a #GoldenGlobes standing ovation. pic.twitter.com/y2y16JQdWI — Ramin Setoodeh (@RaminSetoodeh) January 11, 2023 Eddie Murphy shares three pieces of advice for up-and-comers in the industry: 1) … Continue reading

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Open Thread: A Little Education on ‘ White Passing’.

I saw this tweet, and it made me think: The Meghan Markle convo reveals to me that younger black folks don't know what "white passing" actually means. — Unobtainium Daydreams (@ShimminyKricket) December 10, 2022 With the dropping of the beginning … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Kennedy Center Honors Is Back!🤗

The Kennedy Center Honors is back and in Full Force!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Please join us in congratulating your 45th class of Kennedy Center Honorees. 🤩🌈✨ Tune in Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. EST as a star-studded #KCHonors lineup pays tribute to @U2, … Continue reading

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We Have Lost Two Legends : Loretta Lynn and Angela Lansbury

Within a week, we have lost both of them. They got to live long lives and made their impression. Their bodies of work will be with us. RIP, two Grand Ladies…. One of Country Music… The other of film, tv … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Legends: Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols…RIP

We lost two legends today, Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols. Mr. Russell..what could you say? If you were a basketball fan, you had to at least respect Mr. Russell, even if you hated the Celtics. He was an athlete, but, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Wakanda Forever

I am a movie fanatic. Have been ever since I was a kid. There are two things that I miss most because of this pandemic. Going to the movies is one of them. I have held strong, but I might … Continue reading

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Showbiz Legend Betty White Dead At 99

I can’t even feel bad about this one. Or sad. She lived a long life, was vibrant until the end. And, her talent will be with us forever. “To be able to spend a lifetime in the business you love … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Little Black Excellence Today

I am very psyched to see King Richard. From everything that I am reading, it is well done. Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Will Smith for Entertainment Weekly's cover shoot portraits. ❤❤❤ #KingRichard pic.twitter.com/bDOZ52gamQ — Luis. (@serenapower_) November 2, 2021 Venus … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated, with family and friends. Jennifer Hudson was chosen by Ms. Franklin herself. The biopic- RESPECT – hits theaters August 13th.

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Legend Cicely Tyson Dies At 96😢😢

Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96 – The New York Times https://t.co/CBQXpvWyeT — Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) January 29, 2021 Legend. Phenomenon. Human Wonder. Once in a lifetime talent. All of these describe Ms. Cicely Tyson, … Continue reading

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