Category: celebrity interviews

Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018) Review: A Gripping Memoir

Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018) Review: A Gripping Memoir
Jane Fonda’s memoir proves to be both a charged and dysfunctional story of the search for one woman’s identity and worth. The documentary takes viewers down an unusual winding road, explaining the early years, acting and celebrity life, periods of activism, family and Fonda legacy. Jane makes her mark by pushing the envelope and embracing her place in history with... Read more »

Interview/Overview of Black Representation on Screen w/ Newsy Reporter Ashley Holt

This clip shows the Newsy team and reporter Ashley Holt explaining early “Black Representation on Screen” and recent examples of both positive and negative stereotypes . The article is called “Black Representation on Screen has Evolved and Needs to Continue…” My interview comes towards the latter part of the presentation at about 6:35 on the timeline.... Read more »

'Uncle Drew' Review(2018): A Funky Summer Comedy

'Uncle Drew' Review(2018): A Funky Summer Comedy
“Uncle Drew” is a story based on the characters from a Pepsi NBA Commercial Ad. After accumulating a following and much buzz, it was decided to turn the story into a film with the help of Pepsi Productions, Summit Entertainment, and Temple Hill Productions. “Uncle Drew” is directed by Charles Stone III and written by... Read more »
Advertisement:

'Breaking In' (2018) Review: The Weigh In

'Breaking In' (2018) Review: The Weigh In
Gabrielle Union is the main attraction for the film ‘Breakin In’. This was a clever strategy on behalf of Universal Studios to promote a mother’s day weekend box-office-hit film that ties into the theme of “mother protecting her young”. I was pleasantly entertained by this suspense-thriller, which is produced by James Lopez, Craig Perry Sheila... Read more »

Brilliant Emerging Young Actor: Dalon J. Holland

Brilliant Emerging Young Actor: Dalon J. Holland
Get to know this young man! His remarkable talent has been landing him special appearances in popular television shows like Being Mary Jane, The Get Down and Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger. Dalon J. Holland is an up-and-coming actor pursuing his dreams and taking the world by storm. Here’s what Dalon had to say about his career... Read more »

Abdul Williams: New Edition TV Movie Writer Wins NAACP Image Award on King Holiday

Abdul Williams: New Edition TV Movie Writer Wins NAACP Image Award on King Holiday
Abdul Williams is no stranger to the waiting game. He made the film Lottery Ticket then went on to work on The New Edition Story, which took about 10 years to make. In this interview, Williams explains why the journey is so bittersweet. Now, he has a NAACP Image Award to show for his team’s... Read more »
Advertisement:

Proud Mary (2018) Review: Wanting Cookie Lyon to Show Up

Proud Mary (2018) Review: Wanting Cookie Lyon to Show Up
I just knew this was going to be the rave! The black girl super power movie that we were all waiting for. I’m sad to say that Proud Mary disappointed me on many levels. Many of us expected to see Cookie Lyon on the screen or some other form of Taraji P. Henson’s great ambiance.... Read more »

Star Wars:The Last Jedi (2017) Review: A Light and Dark Revelation

Star Wars:The Last Jedi (2017) Review: A Light and Dark Revelation
The Disney trailer provides fantastic highlights from Star Wars:The Last Jedi. It doesn’t spoil too much of what needs to be revealed and I think one will be pleasantly surprised on how this all plays out. This is no stand-alone film, I suggest taking a refresher viewing of Star Wars:The Force Awakens, before proceeding.  ... Read more »

Wonder Review (2017): A Story of Triumph and Kindness

Wonder Review (2017): A Story of Triumph and Kindness
Wonder is a heartwarming story that reminds us of the child in all of us; a story for all ages. The author, R.J. Palacio creates a story from multiple perspectives to demonstrate how the main character, Auggie (Jacob Tremblay) has touched many lives. I found this film to be most rewarding and entertaining. I see... Read more »
Advertisement:

"Illicit" Review (2017)

"Illicit" Review (2017)
The writers Corey Grant and Lanett Tachel wanted the audience to know the exact defining words of the title of the film and to understand why it was named as such. “Illicit: involving activities that are not considered morally acceptable.” This film is thriller-drama about a married couple that challenges the boundaries and exploits of... Read more »