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Broadway,Interviews

‘No Place To Be Somebody’: Richard Lawson On Why The Civil Rights-Era Play Still Matters

It’s closing night of the No Place to Be Somebody run at the WACO Theater. Legendary actor, Richard Lawson, who both acted in and directed this WACO production, takes a bow alongside fellow cast members. There is an excitement in the air bouncing back and forth between the multiracial cast and the audience--who knows the future of this promising revival? For Lawson, who has a long...

Film,Interviews

Lashana Lynch On The Diverse New Future Of Marvel: “It’s Only The Beginning"

It's International Women's Day, and Marvel Studios is celebrating by premiering its woman-led blockbuster film, Captain Marvel. The highly anticipated movie follows its female protagonist, Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), aided by Nick Fury (a digitally de-aged Samuel L. Jackson) and Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch), as they are thrust into a galactic war. While the plot...

Box Office,Film,Interviews

Tiffany Haddish Addresses Critics: “I Move The Black Community Forward," Not Backward

It’s hard not to know Tiffany Haddish. After years on the comedy circuit, Hollywood’s “it girl” shot to superstardom in 2017 with her scene-stealing role in the Will Packer hit movie Girls Trip, which made more than $140 million at the box office. Since then, she’s managed to captivate audiences with her charisma and humor, hosting Saturday Night Live, winning an Emmy Award and writing...

Film,Trending

In Wake Of 'Lionheart', Here Are 5 Nigerian Film Classics That You’ve Got To See

Netflix just premiered the film Lionheart, its first original film from Nigeria. Although Netflix might be new to the Nigerian film scene, we’re not. The first Nigerian blockbuster was released in 1992, and although the United States’ motion picture industry is about 120 years older, statistically you wouldn’t know.  Nollywood, Nigeria’s entertainment industry, is the second-largest...