Category: Education

5 Points from Tupac Biopic: "All Eyez on Me"

5 Points from Tupac Biopic: "All Eyez on Me"
All Eyez on Me is an interview-timeline style biopic that explains the life of the iconic artist Tupac Shakur (directed by Benny Boom).  The story begins as a journalist, (Hill Harper) comes to record a lengthy interview with Tupac (Demetrius Shipp, Jr), while he is incarcerated for a rape conviction sentence. During this time, Tupac... Read more »

2X Cancer Survivor Places 5th in US 2017 Senior Games

2X Cancer Survivor Places 5th in US 2017 Senior Games
Running has always been a passion of Lawrence O. Gunn (age 74). He is in excellent shape. But Lawrence never expected that he would be “running the race of his life.” He had esophageal cancer in 1999. Then, he underwent chemotherapy for several months, while continuing to teach physical education at Edison Gifted School in... Read more »

Review from "Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story"

Review from "Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story"
I didn’t know what to expect when I first heard the title of this film, but I was pleasantly surprised how invaluable the Michelson’s contribution is to Hollywood history. Their story is quite unique and kismetic. Together they helped enhance the little nuances of films that were made. “His creative sets and images and her... Read more »
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The Fate of the Furious Review: FF8

The Fate of the Furious Review: FF8
After the death of Paul Walker,  “The Fate of the Furious” was left looming about where the series would go. Consistently successful films, resilience, and determination of the cast and crew played a hand in solidifying one of the strongest and most lucrative franchises of Universal Pictures and in the history of cinema. “The Fate of... Read more »

'Coming to America' Sequel Emerging?

'Coming to America' Sequel Emerging?
In 1988, “Coming to America” blew everyone away with its fresh, quick-witted, humorous, iconic, and quirky quotes dealing with culturalism, realism, and life lessons. It was a romantic comedy created by Eddie Murphy, directed by John Landis, and screenplay written by David Sheffield  and Barry W. Blaustein. “Coming to America” is about a young man,... Read more »

An Exclusive with BET's 'Rebel', Danielle Moné Truitt

Danielle Moné Truitt explained her transformation and journey from where she humbly began. Her words softly spoken and genuine, concerning the ins and outs of entertainment life. She expresses her desire to examine her accomplishments, further excel at her craft, while inspiring others to strive towards excellence. 1. Who are some of your mentors?  What... Read more »
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Chicago's Larenz Tate Serves Up Swag in "Deuces" film

Chicago's Larenz Tate Serves Up Swag in "Deuces" film
An agent, Jason Foster (Lance Gross) gets the opportunity of a lifetime to work undercover to infiltrate an infamous syndicate gang in Los Angeles. He sets his sights on taking down (Larenz Tate) Stephen “Deuces” Brooks. Foster immerses himself onto the gang life, finding a world that he cannot control. Bonding with Deuces is the least... Read more »

Logan's Review (2017): The Best of Wolverine

Logan's Review (2017): The Best of Wolverine
What has become of the Wolverine in the year of 2029? James “Logan” Howlett is bitter and skeptical of all around him….as he very well should be. Left with the scars from battles of days gone past, Logan must deal with his bleak future and protect Professor Charles Xavier from himself. Laura, an 11 year... Read more »

Oscar Predictions for 2017 by O. Seven Gunn

Best Picture-  Arrival (Paramount)  Fences(Paramount) Hacksaw Ridge(Summit Entertainment)  Hell or High Water(CBS Films and Lionsgate) Hidden Figures(20th Century Fox)  Projected Winner–La La Land(Summit Entertainment) Lion(The Weinstein Company)  Manchester by the Sea(Amazon Studios) Moonlight(A24) Best Actor- Casey Affleck-Manchester by the Sea Andrew Garfield-Hacksaw Ridge Ryan Gosling-La La Land Viggo Mortensen-Captain Fantastic Projected Winner-Denzel Washington-Fences Best Actress- Isabelle... Read more »
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The New Edition Story & Ultimate Fan Viewing Party Chicago

The New Edition Story & Ultimate Fan Viewing Party Chicago
The New Edition Ultimate Fan Viewing Party Chicago was organized and hosted by twinKonnections, Simone on the Scene, Models on the Move, E on Brook, and A2 Marketing. It took place on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The final night of the 3-part BET mini-series of The New Edition Story. The event took place in the... Read more »