This trailer has definitely peeked my interest even more in seeing this film, as if I needed any additional motivation. It combines Quentin Tarantino, Reginald Hudlin and slave vengence against the Man!!! As Django says, what’s not to like???
If you weren’t able to snag any of Eunice Johnson’s extraordinary collection of designer clothes and accessories during the first-ever EBONY Fashion Fair auction last year, you’ll still have a chance to marvel at the fabulous threads thanks to an upcoming exhibition at the Chicago History Museum.
I have been meaning to post the trailer for Whitney’s movie Sparkle, along with the poster. I was a little slow on this. So when Whitney’s last song Celebrate, recorded for the movie soundtrack, was released earlier today, I decided to post everything at once. I have also included a couple of interviews on the film. ENJOY!!!
LOS ANGELES — When it was announced that Andre Benjamin — better known as Outkast’s Andre 3000 — would be portraying legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic, it put to rest years of rumors regarding who would play the psychedelic guitar god on the big screen.
The death of Whitney Houston at the age of 48 is a deep loss for the music world. But it also has reverberations in another artistic realm–the movies.
It was a long time ago – 1994, to be precise – when George Lucas produced his last film that was not connected to his “Indiana Jones” or “Star Wars” fantasy franchises. Now his long-in-the-works film about the fighting men of a very different war finally has a release date: on Friday, Lucas film said that “Red Tails,” a film about the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-Black pilot group that fought in World War II, would be released on January 20, 2012.
Has anyone been watching the new Black TV network, Bounce TV? And if so, what are your thoughts on the programming thus far? It’s still a little early in the game I suppose, but I’m sure some of you have already started forming your opinions of it, based on its current offerings.
Now I don’t know if you will ever have a need for Ipsum copy – the dummy text that is usually in latin that you use when you are developing a mock-up of a website or a print ad. But whether you are in the market for some Ipsum or not you have to check out Samuel L. Ipsum.
This Friday marks the release of Jamie Foxx’s executive produced music documentary titled ‘Thunder Soul.’ The docu-pic follows the alumni from Houston’s acclaimed 1970’s Kashmere High School Stage Band as they regroup 35 years later for a tribute concert in honor of their band leader, Conrad “Prof” Johnson.
Could blaxploitation meet Broadway? It’s an obvious question that comes up with news that Bill T. Jones, the director and choreographer, will spend three weeks next month developing “Super Fly: The Musical” in New York.