GET OUT FILMED IN THE DEEP SOUTH

GET OUT FILMED IN THE DEEP SOUTH

Movie Trip’s Theresa O’Leary talked to the cast of “Get Out” and director Jordan Peele about filming “Get Out ” in the deep south. Directed by Jordan Peele CAST: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Keener In Universal Pictures’ “Get Out” a speculative thriller from Blumhouse…

SCORSESE'S UNDERAPPRECIATED MASTERPIECE

SCORSESE'S UNDERAPPRECIATED MASTERPIECE

“Goodfellas,” “Taxi Driver,” “The Departed” and “Raging Bull” are just a few of the box office hits director Martin Scorsese is known for. Now he’s back with the film “Silence.” Cinema Buzz’s Shawn Edwards talks with the film’s Andrew Garfield about what it was like working with such an acclaimed director.   Two 17th-century Portuguese…

CANCEL THE OSCARS, THERE WON'T BE A BETTER MOVIE THAN "GET OUT" THIS YEAR

CANCEL THE OSCARS, THERE WON'T BE A BETTER MOVIE THAN "GET OUT" THIS YEAR

“Get Out” is the most talked about movie this year. Arguably in years. Most people are praising the film for its gutsy satirical tone and astute political observation. While some have made controversial statements like Sameul L. Jackson questioning the casting of the film’s star Daniel Kaluuya because he is British and not African American.…

WILL RECORD-BREAKING DIVERSITY AT THE OSCARS EQUAL RECORD-BREAKING WINS?
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WILL RECORD-BREAKING DIVERSITY AT THE OSCARS EQUAL RECORD-BREAKING WINS?

Could it be a zero sum gain at the Oscars this year for diversity? The answer is probably not. If you think that a record breaking number of blacks nominated for an Oscar this year will equal a record breaking number of wins then you are correct. The most wins in a single year at…

THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)
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THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)

What is a black film? It’s a film about the black experience. It’s also a movie that is written, directed or produced by someone black. Or a film that stars blacks in the lead roles. The following is the list of the best black films ever made. Originally compiled in 2007 it has been updated…

#OSCARSSOWHITE MAY BE TAKING A VACATION THIS YEAR
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#OSCARSSOWHITE MAY BE TAKING A VACATION THIS YEAR

The African American Film Critics Association (full disclosure I co-founded the organization) proclaimed that 2016 was the best year ever for black film. That bold statement will be validated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out the Oscars. When they announce their nominees on January 24th no less…

2017 Golden Globes Predictions: The Winners and Even More Losers
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2017 Golden Globes Predictions: The Winners and Even More Losers

This is the Beverly Hilton crasher’s guide to the Golden Globes. Lawd knows I’ve done it enough times. Just trying to get access to the hottest award show of the year.  The Golden Globes is a fun party. And I love the people that run it. They cool. I’ve actually hung out with a few…

A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV
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A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV

“Burn Hollywood burn I smell a riot Goin’ on first they’re guilty now they’re gone/Yeah I’ll check out a movie/But it’ll take a black one to move me” –Public Enemy That was no problem in 2016. The amount of quality feature films, documentaries and TV shows released in 2016 about the black experience easily make…