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For Some Reason, Urban Outfitters Is Selling $40 Mystery VHS Boxes — Here Are The Black Classics We'd Want In Ours

Pop culture's love for anything '90s might have reached its zenith now that Urban Outfitters has announced they are selling mystery boxes of 5 VHS tapes for $40. According to /Film, each set will feature five comedy films from the '90s on VHS, curated by Studiohouse Designs for Urban Outfitters. In the pictures showcased by /Film, films like Heathers, Office Space and A Night at the...

Film,News

Zawe Ashton Nearly Quit Acting Before Landing Netflix's 'Velvet Buzzsaw'

Velvet Buzzsaw's Zawe Ashton said she almost stopped pursuing her acting career before Velvet Buzzsaw came around. According to her interview with Variety, Ashton had been acting for years in the UK as well as earning recognition as a playwright and slam poet. However, at the end of 2017, she decided to get out of the industry, especially after her grandfather died. "It was super...

News,Film,Television

Spike Lee Joins Film Industry In Open Letter Slamming The Academy's Decision Not To Televise Important Awards

Spike Lee is among a group of directors and cinematographers who are putting the Academy on blast for its decision not to air the Academy Awards presentations of cinematography, live-action short, hair and makeup and editing. "Since its inception, the Academy Awards telecast has been altered over time to keep the format fresh, but never by sacrificing the integrity of the Academy's...

Opinion

WATCH: Mo'Nique And Steve Harvey Have Tense Conversation About Integrity In The Industry

Mo'Nique has re-opened her discussion on being blacklisted in Hollywood during an appearance on Steve Harvey's daytime talk show Wednesday. During the program, she talked about the various movers and shakers she's gone against, such as Lionsgate, Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey and Lee Daniels, the latter of which Mo'Nique has consistently accused of turning Hollywood against her after...

Film,Television,News

NAACP Image Award Nominations: 'Black Panther' Roars To The Forefront With 14 Nods, 'Beale Street' And 'Black-Ish' Gets 9

Black Panther is leading the 50th NAACP Image Awards nominations in a whopping 14 categories across both film and music categories. The film is nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture, Entertainer of the Year (Chadwick Boseman and Ryan Coogler) and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture (Letitia Wright and Winston...