Tag: film

Interview: Jay Reeves, Star of Disney's Safety Movie

Interview: Jay Reeves, Star of Disney's Safety Movie
By Cabryl Breotti, Official Correspondent, Six Brown Chicks  Safety, now streaming on Disney+, is an American biographical–sports drama film, based on the phenomenal true story of Ray McElrathbey, whose constant persistence with hard work led him to a football scholarship at Clemson University. During that time, he struggles to raise and care for his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr because of their mother’s drug addiction.   ... Read more »

Interview: Meagan Good & Deon Taylor of 'The Intruder'

Interview: Meagan Good & Deon Taylor of 'The Intruder'
By Cabryl Breotti The room was absolutely bright. A small cadre of press convened to interview The Intruder’s star Megan Good and writer/director Deon Taylor in an undisclosed location in Chicago. With a slight overcast of a peeking sun, Good’s flawless smile sparkled as she greeted us with a warm hello and a genuine handshake.... Read more »

Blindspotting: The Must-See Film About Race, Class & Gentrification

Blindspotting: The Must-See Film About Race, Class & Gentrification
Our Cabryl Breotti and Laura Miller sat down with lifelong friends and collaborators of a timely, wildly entertaining film, Blindspotting (opens in theaters on July 20th). In the film, ‘Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best... Read more »
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If You're African American, Birth of a Nation is Required Viewing--Here's Why

If You're African American, Birth of a Nation is Required Viewing--Here's Why
By Devin Miller For those of you that believe supporting Nate Parker and Jean Celestin’s film due to the sexual assault charges from 1999, would be outside of your character and against your personal beliefs; I respect your decision. There will never be a time where I would tell someone not to make a stand... Read more »

They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This

They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This
By Andrea Nicole As a teen mom in the early 90’s, I was judged and presumed to be a lost cause all because I had a child. The adults around me believed my future was bleak; I must say my image of self-worth was quite distorted and tainted by their views. Still, I had dreams... Read more »

Empire's Terrence Howard Made Her Cry

Empire's Terrence Howard Made Her Cry
Actresses Thea Camara and Nikki Brown interviewed Academy Award Nominee Terrence Howard during a recent media tour of the Empire television show filming here in Chicago. “We both found ourselves in awe of Howard, who showed poise, humility and charisma,” Thea divulges. “We asked Howard several questions during our allotted time; however his answer to... Read more »
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Film Review: Christopher Nolen's 72 Hours

Me and my girls! It was Ladies Night!
By Nakita Whittaker, Guest Contributor In Christopher Nolen’s 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Von (Timon Kyle Durrett) becomes a family man with a baby on the way. Life is good for Von until he collapses from a heart attack and comes face-to-face with God (Harry J. Lennix). God gives Von 72 hours to atone to... Read more »

Harry Lennix Plays God: VIDEO!

Harry Lennix Plays God: VIDEO!
Christopher Nolen’s star studded film 72 Hours filmed locally in June. In the film, Harry Lennix portrays God. In 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) was living the good life with a beautiful wife (Erica Hubbard) and dream job- until one day he wasn’t. With his health taking the back... Read more »

Ladies, Are We Too Bitter to be Sensual?

Ladies, Are We Too Bitter to be Sensual?
By A Comeaux Ladies, have we gotten too bitter to be sexy? “On my off days, I’m in sweats and sneakers.” Or, “Girl, PLEASE! These men are out here to get theirs and I am too! Last time I tried being somebody’s Barbie doll/sex kitten he played me… Hell, the one after him too. He’s... Read more »
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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 »