Posts in category "Film Scene"

Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?

Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?
Jeff Friday, Founder of the American Black Film Festival discusses the dearth of Black love stories in Hollywood at the Cadillac Conversations event held at the Classic Car Club  NYC. Follow the conversation on Twitter #ABFF2014 @Cadillac. Photo: Sabin Blake, Cadillac, Jeff Friday, ABFF; Jocelyn K. Allen, General Motors. Have your SBC blog delivered to... Read more »

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!
On NBC’s “The Blacklist,” Harry Lennix stars as FBI head Harold Cooper. SPOILER ALERT: Cooper is coming back! Now Lennix is in Chicago filming the romantic comedy, “72 Hours” where he portrays God. In 72 Hours, playboy Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) negotiates with God (Harry Lennix) for 72 hours on Earth to right... Read more »

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"
By Zondra Hughes Christopher Nolen’s star studded romantic comedy 72 Hours will start filming locally in June. In 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) was living the good life with a beautiful wife and dream job- until one day he wasn’t. With his health taking the back burner in his... Read more »
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Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition

Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition
Essence magazine is “looking to welcome new voices to the Black Women in Hollywood family,” and challenges you to “write and direct an original short film, no longer than 20 minutes long, that presents an image of a Black woman in a unique, refreshing way.” The magazine has launched a short film contest to seek... Read more »

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Giveaway!

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Giveaway!
By Lydia Katherine Grab the kids (and yourself) and go see this movie! Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 follows inventor Flint Lockwood the fun-loving, naive inventor of the food making satellite, as he prepares to put on his big shoes and walk the path of an entrepreneur. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs... Read more »

Film Review: The Conjuring

Film Review: The Conjuring
Thrillist Screens The Conjuring By Zondra Hughes Thrillist Chicago (Twitter: @ThrillistChi) screened The Conjuring recently at the posh Icon Theatres in Chicago’s loop. The sneak preview created the ultimate film interactive experience by offering digital photos (that superimposes the creepy ghost image behind you) and a real noose; add the open bar and a top... Read more »
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42: American Legend, Jackie Robinson Story– Movie Review

42: American Legend, Jackie Robinson Story– Movie Review
By Toya Nicole Recently, the Six Brown Chicks attended an advance movie screening for the Warner Bros. highly anticipated film “42”: The True Story of an American Legend, Jackie Robinson Story. The film opens nationwide today. Wrote and directed by Academy Award Winner Brian Helgeland, this is the first ever feature film honoring the life... Read more »

The Gangster Squad screening

The Gangster Squad opens on January 11, 2012. http://gangstersquad.warnerbros.com/
First things first: Chicks, bring some extra tissues to wipe away the drool after you see sexy Anthony Mackie and Ryan Gosling in this film. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, Chicago tastemakers were among the first to screen The Gangster Squad. Okay, either we were ‘tastemakers’ or folks with shady legal... Read more »

New Film, "The Good Life" May Be Your Own

New Film, "The Good Life" May Be Your Own
By Zondra Hughes “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” –Mignon McLaughlin Christopher Nolen’s The Good Life is an unassuming film that will make you reconsider that next secret sex session. Powerful, beautifully filmed, and well-acted, Christopher Nolen’s The Good Life follows the trials of a young married... Read more »
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