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    Lena Waithe to Receive Variety Producing Honor at Palm Springs Film Festival

    Producer and writer Lena Waithe is set to receive the Variety Producing Honor at Palm Springs International Film Festival. According to Variety, Waithe will be the recipient of the Creative Impact Producing Award. The award will be presented to Waithe as part of Variety’s annual 10 Directors to Watch brunch, held at the Parker Palm […] More

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    Black Reel Awards Nominations: ‘Queen & Slim’ Lead The Field, Kelvin Harrison Nabs Double Nomination

    Read the press release down below announcing the 20th annual Black Reel Awards nominations. The Universal Pictures’ drama “Queen & Slim” led the field with 14 nominations while Jordan Peele’s “Us” nabbed 11 mentions. Check out the full list of nominees below: Washington, DC — December 11, 2019 — The gripping story of a couple […] More

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    WATCH: New Trailer Released for Melina Matsoukas’ ‘Queen & Slim’

    Universal Pictures have shared the second trailer for Melina Matsoukas’ “Queen & Slim.” The film is written by Emmy winner Lena Waithe and stars Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”)” and introducing Jodie Turner-Smith. The official synopsis: While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and […] More

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    WATCH: New Trailer Released for Melina Matsoukas’ ‘Queen & Slim’

    Universal Pictures have shared the second trailer for Melina Matsoukas’ “Queen & Slim.” The film is written by Emmy winner Lena Waithe and stars Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”)” and introducing Jodie Turner-Smith. The official synopsis: While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and […] More

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    WATCH: New Trailer Released for Melina Matsoukas’ ‘Queen & Slim,’ Written By Lena Waithe

    Universal Pictures have released a new trailer for Melina Matsoukas‘ “Queen & Slim,” written by Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe (“Master of None”). The film stars Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”) and introducing Jodie Turner-Smith. The cast also includes Chloë Sevigny and Bokeem Woodbine and Indya Moore. While on a forgettable first date together […] More

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    Awards Profile 2019: Melina Matsoukas’ ‘Queen & Slim’ from Universal Pictures

    Welcome to the 2019 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More