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Oprah Winfrey to be First Black Woman to Receive The Cecil B. DeMille Award

Oprah Winfrey to be First Black Woman to Receive The Cecil B. DeMille Award

Words by Megan Ambers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Media mogul and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is next in line to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, making her the first black woman to ever receive the award. Advertisement “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is delighted to announce Oprah Winfrey as the recipient of […]

Black Girl Magic: Ava Duvernay to be Awarded Visionary Honor at the 2018 ABFF Honors

Powerhouse director Ava DuVernay will receive the Visionary Honor at the 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors, also known as ABFF. The Selma storyteller, who has continued to create awareness and opportunities through her art, has won four Emmy Awards, the Peabody Award and the BAFTA for Best Documentary. The Long Beach, California native’s accomplishment are incredibly […]

Denzel Washington Shouts Out Chicago Grandma For Her Birthday

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Before there was Kofi Siriboe, every Black woman in the world had their eyes set on him. Academy Award winner, Denzel Washington has been stealing hearts since Run DMC were rocking Adidas, but now we see it more than just his looks. Washington, 62, shows that he is real folk as he (on a request […]

Denzel Washington Stars in Forthcoming Film, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

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Words by Fatima Barrie The esteemed, Academy award winning Denzel Washington is going to be hitting the big screen this November playing the leading role of a defense attorney named Roman J. Israel in the film coined by the same name, Roman J. Israel, Esq. Written and directed by Nightcrawler’s Dan Gilroy, the dramatic thriller’s […]

Interview: Actors Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinnley Henderson Talk ‘FENCES’

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What a time. Coincidence? I think not. More like fate’s magical work at play. August Wilson’s classic 1983 stage play FENCES film adaptation is so timely it’s freaky. A film chock full of life, mental health, death, inter-family relationships and bouts of internal struggle, Troy Maxson’s one liner, “Life doesn’t owe you nothing, you owe […]

Watch Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in First Trailer for ‘Fences’

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Viola Davis and Denzel Washington are standing strong in the very first trailer for Fences the film tells the story of a retired baseball player and his family during the 1950’s in Pittsburgh.  The movie is based on the August Wilson’s Tony and Pulitzer- Prize winning play and directed by Washington himself.  The pair starred in […]

Get Ready: There’s A ‘Training Day’ Pilot In The Works For CBS

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One of Denzel Washington‘s most memorable films (where he received his long-awaited Academy Award), Training Day, is set to become a TV show on CBS. The show has been in the works for a while now, and was supposed to go into production last August. Seeing the film has cult following, it shouldn’t be hard […]

Happy Birthday Denzel! Top 10 Favorite Denzel Washington Films

Hollywood’s favorite actor, Denzel Washington, turned 61 today (Dec.28) and to celebrate his birthday, we decided to picked out our 10 favorite Denzel Washington films. The results of his work has earned him two Academy Awards and $3.8 billion worldwide in box office grosses.  With more than 40 films under his belt, it was very hard […]

Denzel Washington To Receive Prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award

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Denzel Washington will be honored with the 2016 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2016. Ricky Gervais will host the ceremony once again. The award is given annually to an individual who’s had a significant impact on the world of entertainment. Washington joins a special group of recipients including George Clooney, […]

‘Training Day’ is Coming to a TV Near You…As a Series

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Myyyyyyyy n…etwork Yes, you read that headline right. 14 years after the movie that earned Denzel Washington his first Academy Award, Training Day, debuted in theaters, we have some pretty interesting, somewhat excitable news. Training Day will be a TV series on network television, and guess who’s behind it. That’s right, Antoine Fuqua himself. Advertisement […]

Flash by Lenny Kravitz Photo Exhibition Debuts at Leica Gallery

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On Thursday, March 5, Lenny Kravitz kicked off the worldwide launch of Flash by LennyKravitz – a photo exhibit documenting Kravitz’ world tours and unusual insights into the nomadic life of a musician – with a private VIP event in Los Angeles.

‘Equalizer’ Director Antoine Fuqua Visits Ghetto Film School In The Bronx

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Lounging in a small chair, chatting and laughing with the students of The Cinema School in The Bronx, it was not overtly obvious Antoine Fuqua has a $50 million dollar film coming out tomorrow. By looking at him or listening to him speak, you wouldn’t have guessed he’s been making the rounds in New York, […]