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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Some entertainment for you. In the theaters now: This is hilarious Upcoming movies:

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Monday Open Thread | Black Excellence at the Oscars

The Oscars just happened…and there was some Black Magic.   Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Moonlight.   Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences. @THR Viola Davis: “I became an artist … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated: Fences

Fences, based on August Wilson’s play, and directed by Denzel Washington, is up for 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture Best Actor: Denzel Washington Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis Best Writing Adapted Screenplay: August Wilson

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Tuesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated : Moonlight

Moonlight is the little movie that could. About a year and a half ago, the only people talking about Moonlight were Black film geeks. I heard about it from Shadow and Act. I haven’t seen Moonlight, but everyone that I’ve … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Entertainment for the Holidays

As you are enjoying family and friends, if you want to go out and be entertained and educated, there are two films that you should put at the top of your list: Hidden Figures- the untold story of the Black … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: It’s All Related, Part 2

The second movie that I hope you will see this Holiday Season is the big screen adaptation of the August Wilson play Fences, starring Denzel  Washington and Viola Davis. August Wilson was instrumental in bringing the Black experience, in all … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Almost Christmas at a Theater Near You

Almost Christmas looks like a fun way to spend a couple of hours in the movie theater. If you and the family want to go see a movie this weekend, why not give it a try?

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