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“Think Like a Man…”: Are you shocked at the success of this movie?

IF you are shocked at the success of “Think Like a Man“, I have one word for you.  “Boomerang“. 1992 was the year and Boomerang was THE movie.  I love that movie.  I wish they would get the band back … Continue reading

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“The Help”: Is it just me or…

…are black people not feeling this movie trailer?  I’ve witnessed a very conflicted reaction to the trailer of the new movie “The Help” recently, in a movie theater that was filled with black folk.  Conflicted is the best way I … Continue reading

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Django Unchained: I’m not interested in any movie where black women are repeatedly raped

I don’t know about you, but a movie featuring mildly thought out black female slave characters who are repeatedly raped at a club for white slave owners is not my idea of a great film.  I don’t want to see … Continue reading

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What do you think about Chris Rock’s “Good Hair”?

Hi all, I was so proud to strut out of the theatre rocking my long, natural locs after seeing Chris Rock’s “Good Hair”.  No perm over here, homey! I’ve seen some reviews from sistas on blogs and all over the … Continue reading

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Tyler Perry in the new Star Trek movie

No he’s not wearing a dress.  Yes, Tyler Perry is in the new Star Trek movie.  I won’t spoil it for you by giving you the details of his cameo.  I know that some black folks who would have just … Continue reading

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For all my adult swim lovers…

I know this is way off topic, but I have to post this…hilarious!!! LMAO!! I can’t breathe!

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Katrina Film Faces Racism at Sundance Film Festival

The Defamer is reporting that racism has reared it’s head at Sundance. This year’s award-winning (but undistributed) documentary Trouble the Water — about the odyssey of African-American survivors of Hurricane Katrina — might be off buyers’ radar because its “too … Continue reading

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New Ben Stiller comedy, featuring a black Robert Downey, Jr?

Who’s that man between Jack Black and Ben Stiller in this scene from the upcoming comedy? (Hint: he’s famous…and white) TROPIC THUNDER How did people react at a test screening to Downey‘s character? ”It seems people really embrace it,” says … Continue reading

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Another Movie for Beyonce

Etta James was a pleasantly plump woman in her heyday (she’s currently slim), is Bey going to get to let her “natural weight” shine and hips get bigger for this movie? I’ve always said that in her heart (and from … Continue reading

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The Great Debaters: Loved it, but they debated USC not Harvard

I loved “The Great Debaters”!  I saw it on Sunday and I think it’s something that the African American community should be excited about.  It’s a must see, especially for young people.  Take your children.  Take your family.  Discuss, discuss, … Continue reading

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