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The Review RapTable: “The High Note” starring Tracee Ellis Ross ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray talks with fellow hosts Jasmine Simpkins & Carla Renata about the new film “The High Note” starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Ice Cube on “The Review RapTable.” Plus, the hosts also discuss ...
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Debut Episode of The Review RapTable: Netflix’s #BlackAF, Lifetime’s “The ...

On the premiere episode of “The Review RapTable,” TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray joins fellow hosts Jasmine Simpkins and “The Curvy Critic” Carla Renatta to sound off on “Black AF” on Netflix. The trio also discusses the ...
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Stay Woke: Why “Detroit” Is A Must See Movie Done ...

On Tuesday night in the Motor City, I sat with more than 2,200 other people at the Fox Theatre for the premiere of “Detroit,” the movie that offers a grim glance into the 1967 Detroit riots and a little known ...
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Reel Focus: Nissan Partners With African American Film Critics For ...

Nissan was the official automobile sponsor of the 8th Annual AAFCA Awards, a celebration held by the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, CA. This year’s AAFCA Awards was hosted by “Entertainment Tonight’s” Nischelle Turner ...
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Transatlantic Thespian: David Oyelowo Talks Interracial Love, Meghan Markle & ...

David Oyelowo is a Critic’s Choice and NAACP Image Award-winning actor known for playing historical figures and tackling serious subjects in cinema like his acclaimed work as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in “Selma;” Robert Katende in “Queen of Katwe;” ...
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Poetic Justice: Musical Adaptation Of “Love Jones” Movie Going On ...

As the 20-year anniversary of the release of the popular romantic comedy “Love Jones” approaches, a stage adaptation of the movie is hitting the road this fall. “Love Jones: The Musical” will feature music superstars Dave Hollister, Chrisette Michele, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius, ...
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Roxanne Shante: Forest Whitaker Producing Film About Female Rap Star

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has signed on to produce a feature film about the legendary Roxanne hip-hop wars that occurred in the music industry back in the 1980s. According to Roger Friedman at Showbiz411.com, the film is titled “Roxanne, Roxanne” ...
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Deal Done: Love Story About The Obama’s Lands A Studio

The film “Southside With You” has been acquired by Miramax and Roadside Attractions for North American rights, AlwaysAList.com has confirmed. The movie chronicles the first date of future President of the United States, Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson based on ...
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Indie Buzz: “Jean of the Joneses” Will Be Featured At ...

The new film “Jean of the Joneses” has been accepted into the South by Southwest Festival Film Festival in Austin, Texas as part of the Narrative Spotlight program. The Stella Meghie film stars Taylor Paige (“Hit The Floor”), Sherri Shepherd ...
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Apollo Theater: Famed Venue Headlining Its Own Upcoming Film

“Empire” creator Lee Daniels has signed on to direct “The Apollo Theater Film Project,” a documentary that chronicles the history of New York’s famed Apollo Theater. The authorized documentary will capture the Apollo’s storied impact in shaping America’s music nationally; ...