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Recap,Television

The Bordelons Are Stronger Than Ever In 'Queen Sugar' Season 4 Finale [Recap]

After the blowup in last week's episode with Micah (Nicholas L. Ashe) telling his mother Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) that he will be attending Xavier University instead of Harvard University, things are tense in their home. Micah apologizes for telling her the news the way that he did and Charley apologizes for her reaction, citing the stress of the city council election. She also tells...

Film,Festivals,Interviews

Da’Vine Joy Randolph On 'Dolemite Is My Name,' Bonding With Eddie Murphy And Becoming Ruth Carter's Muse

In the 1970s, comedian Rudy Ray Moore was forcefully pushed out of entertainment. Though he'd seen some minor success with a few albums and some work in comedy, doors quickly closed in his face. Against all rational sense, and with the money that he was able to piece together from family and friends, Moore reinvented himself as the character Dolemite, garnered major attention on the...

Recap,Television

"How Dare You?!": 'Queen Sugar' Season 4, Episode 12 [Recap]

The episode opens with Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) and Blue (Ethan Hutchison) at home attempting to do some spring cleaning. While cleaning RA finds a large wrapped gift in the back of one of the closets. It's a gift addressed to Blue from RA's late father, Ernest. Unable to deal with it right that second he pushes the box back inside the closet. Just as he's stuffing his memories and...

Recap,Television

How Many Ways To Say 'I'm Sorry': 'Queen Sugar' Season 4, Episode 11 [Recap]

It's prom night for Micah (Nicholas L. Ashe) and KeKe (Tanyell Waivers). Everyone except for Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) has gathered at Charley's (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) to send them off--Nova (Rutina Wesley) is even there. (I guess we've forgiven her?) Charley is delighted. She's taking pictures of the young couple with Micah's camera. Nova toasts her nephew who is headed to Harvard in the...

Interviews,Television

'Power' Stars Speak Out on The Final, Gut-Wrenching Season

*Spoiler alert for seasons 1-5 of Power* Five years ago, the Starz crime drama Power came thundering to our TV screens. The top-rated drama on cable behind Game of Thrones, Power was created by Courtney A. Kemp and produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, and centers on drug kingpin turned club owner James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), a man desperately trying to get out of the...