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    POLL: Happy Birthday Tony Curtis! Favorite Performance?

    The incomparable Tony Curtis was born on June 3, 1925. He has been a legend of the silver screen since the early 1950s, giving us performances that both tickled our funny bones and tugged at the dramatic heartstrings. He also was married to legendary actress Janet Leigh, and their relationship, in turn, produced a legendary actress […] More

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    Classic Circuit: The Sidney Poitier Collection on Criterion Channel

    They call him Mr. Sidney Poitier! The 93-year-old thespian broke previously impenetrable onscreen barriers for black artists in Hollywood during the height of the civil rights era. This month, the Criterion Channel app will offer seventeen of his most essential films for a limited time (until April 31st). Here is an analytic rundown of some […] More

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    NAACP Image Awards: Ava DuVernay Wins Entertainer of the Year

    The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Monday night during a live broadcast on TV One. Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time”) took home the award for entertainer of the year, with Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) earning accolades for best writing and directing for his directorial debut “Get Out.” Earlier on Monday, […] More