Category Archives: Movies

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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Open Thread | Want A Treat? Watch Sylvie’s Love

  If you have some time, and want to watch a good movie, I will suggest Sylvie’s Love on Amazon Prime. It stars Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha. I loved this movie. It was a relief. It was a joy. … Continue reading

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The Black Panther is gone. Actor Chadwick Boseman dead at 43😪😪😪

Actor Chadwick Boseman has died of colon cancer at the age of 43. RIP😪🙏😪🙏 WAKANDA FOREVER👏👏   pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020 All day. https://t.co/pI296ggBdl — Kendall B. (@kendallb511) August 29, 2020 CHADWICK BOSEMAN MADE YOUNG BLACK … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

We hope you enjoy your weekend with family and friends. And if you haven’t seen the documentary, SEE.IT.

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday, Everyone! Enjoy your weekend with family & Friends. As with any movie, I’d prefer having the experience of attending and watching vs. reveiws. I’m looking forward to seeing A Wrinkle in Time.”

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Black Panther Movie | WakandaForever

Second weekend for ‘Black Panther’ is one of the best ever. ‘The question isn’t so much if it gets to $1 billion, but how far beyond that number does it go? NEW YORK — “Black Panther” scored one of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Panther is a gorgeous, groundbreaking celebration of black culture

Marvel’s Black Panther is a cultural phenomenon, a historic box office success that’s brought in rave reviews and sparked conversation all over social media and traditional media alike. There are no signs of the excitement abating, either, as the conversation … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Lupita Nyong’o says Black Panther’s Wakanda is Africa if it had never been colonized

Cinematic smash hit Black Panther means many things to many people – including the film’s star Lupita Nyong’o, who said that the film’s re-imagining of Africa had the continent not been colonised is liberating. The 34-year-old appeared on The View … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Ryan Coogler breaks down Black Panther’s casino fight scene

After an opening weekend for the ages, it seems likely that we’ll be examining Black Panther for long time to come. However, director Ryan Coogler is getting a jump on everybody else by breaking down one of Black Panther‘s signature … Continue reading

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