Unfortunately, 2014 brought about the end of The Queen Latifah Show, but thankfully, Queen Latifah won’t be away from television for long! The rapper/actor/singer/producer has been cast as blues and film star Bessie Smith in an HBO biopic written and directed by Dee Rees (Pariah).
Month: December 2014
Nicole Beharie is one of my favorite people ever! I also like that she recognizes that she is one of the actresses of color making great strides for other actresses of color in the realm of sci-fi/fantasy work.
This might sound out of left field. But hear me out.
Originally posted on Moniqueblog.net in 2013. Wedding Palace, directed by Christine Yoo and written by Robert Gardner and Derek Draper and starring Brian Tee, Hye-jeong Kang, Bobby Lee, Jean Yoon and Margaret Cho, is a film that has charm, humor, and tons of sweet likability. The film is also unique–even though the film is one that’s about Korean …
Exodus: Gods and Kings has had a rough road. Hundreds (probably thousands) of people rose up in arms over the inaccurate casting of the film, with the hashtag #BoycottExodusMovie. The film had a lousy opening weekend and has since fallen off the map domestically. Now, the film is facing even more heat from Egypt and Morocco. …
Are there any fans of the original Iron Chef here?
This woman should have been Storm. I saw Angela Bassett in What’s Love Got to Do with It? and, like almost everyone who’s seen that film, I became a fan. I then re-watched Waiting to Exhale and became an even bigger fan. In any film or show she’s in, she’s amazing. She is often seen playing powerful women …
“Here we are again—that old familiar place, where the winds will blow…” I think this, lyrics from Whitney Houston’s spectacular “Don’t Cry for Me” is an appropriate way to start out this post, seeing how a lot of Sleepy Hollow fans might feel like they need to start mourning the rest of Season Two.
Here’s a film that you might not have heard about until now. Focus, starring Margot Robbie and Will Smith is coming to theaters Feb. 27,
The box office battle has been a little crazy with all of the ridiculosity that is The Interview. But guess what? The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has owned the box office proper!