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2016 BET Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the annual BET Awards were announced earlier today, and the list features some of Hollywood’s biggest names in entertainment. The awards, which were created in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network, honor African Americans and other minorities in sports, music, film and other parts of the entertainment industry. In film and […]

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Michael B. Jordan Joins ‘Black Panther’; Lupita Nyong’o in Talks as Well

Michael B. Jordan is teaming up once more with director Ryan Coogler, this time for Marvel’s “Black Panther.” The Hollywood Reporter claims that Jordan officially signed on for the film late last week. Although it has yet to be confirmed, it is rumored that Jordan might play some sort of villain role in the film. […]

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“Straight Outta Compton,” “Creed” Win Big Honors at First All Def Movie Awards

The inaugural All Def Movie Awards were held in Los Angeles Wednesday night. Hosted by Oscar host Chris Rock’s brother, Tony Rock, the awards will air on Fusion on Sunday, Feb. 28 opposite ABC’s broadcast of the Oscars. According to The Hollywood Reporter, All Def Digital’s Russell Simmons created the awards in response to “the […]

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Winners of the 47th NAACP Image Awards Announced – Michael B. Jordan is Entertainer of the Year!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 5, 2016 – The winners of the “47th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (9-11 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed). The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a one-hour live pre-show from the red carpet […]

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#OscarsSoWhite, Part II

If memory serves me right, the conclusion we all came to last year with #OscarsSoWhite – when the Academy’s nominees for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Lead/Supporting-If-We-Feel-Like-It Role were released and were made up of only white actors and actresses – was that it wasn’t necessarily the voters’ fault this time. The only […]

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National Society of Film Critics Winners – ‘Spotlight’ Tops with Love for Michael B. Jordan and Charlotte Rampling

The National Society of Film Critics announced their winners earlier today with so surprising (and not so surprising) announcements.  “Spotlight” took the top honors while Michael B. Jordan (“Creed”) and Charlotte Rampling (“45 Years”) nabbed some much needed accolades for their performances. Check them out: BEST PICTURE: “Spotlight” BEST DIRECTOR: Todd Haynes for “Carol” BEST […]

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Online Film Critics love ‘Carol,’ ‘Sicario’

The Online Film Critics Society have announced the nominations for their 2015 award, the winners of which will be determined on December 14, 2015.  A strong showing for Oscar favorites Spotlight, Room, The Revenant, Brooklyn, and (somewhat surprisingly) The Martian are notable, but the headline belongs to Carol and Sicario, who lead the field.  The […]

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Film Review: Fantastic Four (★★)

Considering the pretty low bar set by the first two (or technically three) films featuring these comic book characters, this new version of Fantastic Four only needed to be average in order to easily surpass them. Sadly, this is barely able to reach that goal, offering up as mediocre a superhero flick as I’ve seen […]

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New Teaser Trailer, Images, and Poster for ‘Fantastic 4’ Reboot

The first teaser trailer for this summer’s action-adventure FANTASTIC FOUR has just been released by 20th Century Fox! Directed by Josh Trank and starring Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. Also, be sure to check out the exclusive trailer commentary video featuring Director Josh Trank and Writer Simon Kinberg on Yahoo! Movies debuting […]