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What Happened, Miss Simone?

Directed by Liz Garbus This Oscar-nominated biography of outspoken jazz singer/civil rights activist Nina Simone includes extensive performance footage, plus interviews with Simone and her family, associates and contemporaries, in a close look at the career and private life of one of the 20th century’s most compelling artists. Trained as a classical pianist hoping to perform Bach at Carnegie Hall […]

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Star Trek Beyond — A People’s Favorite

Star Trek Beyond had a whopping box office intake of US$59.9 million following its recent opening. It displaced the number one – The Secret Life of Pets – which dropped to number two with takings of US$29.3 million. Ghostbusters and Lights Out both took $21.6 million, causing a tie for third place. Star Trek Beyond, which stars Chris Pine and […]

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Oscar Acting Nominees Announced Without A Black Actor

Spike Lee And Jada Pinkett Smith Set To Boycott Academy Awards Ceremony According to press reports, African-American director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith have declared that they will not play mass in light of the fact that not one black actor or actress was deemed worthy of making the Oscar nominees’ list. Both stars have decided to boycott […]

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Jamaica’s National Heroine Queen Nanny Set To Make Oct. Premiere

According to the Jamaica Observer.com, plans are on the way for the October release of a docu-film, dubbed Queen Nanny. The film is produced by Jamaican film-maker Roy Anderson. Anderson reportedly told the Jamaica Observer that a recent screening of a ‘rough cut’ of the film in Toronto, Canada, generated a positive feedback. “The response to the screener has been […]

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Jurassic World Gains Top Ratings Also Rakes In Millions Of Dollars!

Steven Spielberg has hit it big once again with his blockbuster movie Jurassic World. The movie has not only raked in millions of dollars but also received rave reviews from movie critics. According to variety.com, Jurassic World has shattered the records for domestic and international debuts; the movie became only the second film in history to top $100 million in […]

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SpongeBob Draws In $56 Million At Box Office

“Spongebob” not only soaked up millions of dollars over the weekend, but also proved to be a cut above the rest of the new movie releases during the past weekend. “We got the faithful fans to show up, but we also had teenagers and 20-year-olds,” said Rob Moore, vice chairman of Paramount Pictures. “It was able to do so well […]

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Selma: Do Go And See

The movie Selma premiered at the American Film Institute Festival on November 11, 2014, began a limited U.S. release on December 25, and expanded into wide theatrical release on January 9, 2015, just two months before the 50th anniversary of the march. Selma had four Golden Globe Award nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, and Best Actor, and won for Best Original Song. It also garnered nominations for Best […]

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Movie Stars Take Cover

Following the latest threats made against theaters showing the movie, two of the stars in the movie, The Interview, Seth Rogen and James Franco have canceled all upcoming media appearances. According to press reports, the duo has withdrawn from previously scheduled press appearances, including Rogen’s Thursday appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and an interview with both of them […]

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Frozen Nailed It For 2014

The Associated Press (AP) has named Frozen as the top entertainer of the year. According to an AP report, voters were asked to consider who had the most influence on entertainment and culture in 2014 and of the 47 ballots submitted by members and subscribers, Frozen won 12 votes. Taylor Swift had 8. Matthew McConaughey and Jimmy Fallon were tied […]

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What Do These Disney Movies Have In Common?

1. The Crows in ‘Dumbo’ 2. Sunflower in ‘Fantasia’ 3. Jafar in ‘Aladdin’ 4. Mickey Mouse in ‘Mickey’s Man Friday’ 5. King Louie 6. The Big Bad Wolf in ‘Three Little Pigs’ 7. The Siamese Cats in ‘The Lady and the Tramp’ 8. The Indians in ‘Peter Pan’ 9. Shun Gon in ‘The Aristocats’ 10. Uncle Remus from ‘A Song […]