Posted on 30 November 2011   Awards

2012 Sundance Film Festival Lineup Features David Oyelowo, Octavia Spencer, Danny Glover, Dennis Haysbert, Emayatzy Corinealdi, and more

The Sundance Institute revealed their selections for four of their categories for the Sundance Film Festival that runs Jan. 19 thru Jan 29. The US Dramatic category offers some promising independent films that feature black talent. Among the many films selected for the competition, two films stood out from the others. Ava DuVernay‘s sophomore effort Middle of Nowhere, and... Read More »
Posted on 29 November 2011   Awards

Sherman Hemsley inducted into TV Hall of Fame

Sherman Hemsley has been added to the The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Hall of Fame. The 21st annual induction ceremony is set for March 1, 2012 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The actor, along with 8 other inductees are recognized for their extraordinary contributions to tv. Hemsley is most famous for his acting role as George Jefferson... Read More »
Posted on 20 November 2011   Awards

Danny Glover Honored at the Dominican Republic Global Film Festival

(L-R) President Dr. Leonel Fernandez, Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez, Elaine Cavalleiro and Danny Glover Danny Glover was honored this week at the 5th annual Dominican Republic Global Film Festival (DRGFF) in Santo Domingo. Glover was given the event’s humanitarian award for his philanthropic efforts. Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, theater and... Read More »
Posted on 16 November 2011   Awards

Regina King To Serve as Social Media Ambassador for 2012 SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2011) – Regina King, star of TNT’s critically acclaimed drama series “Southland,” will serve as social media ambassador for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® airing live on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 29. Through posts on Twitter and Facebook, King will serve as the online face for the awards, giving viewers unprecedented access... Read More »
Posted on 09 November 2011   Awards

Morgan Freeman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The Golden Globes

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 15.  The news was announced during a press conference earlier today. The 74-year-old Freeman made his film debut in the 1964 drama”The Pawnbroker.” He went on to star in some of the most memorable films in... Read More »
Posted on 21 October 2011   Awards

Chris Rock, Lamman Rucker, Tyler Perry Attend The 2nd Annual Triumph Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Perry has gotten plenty of criticism from some who feel his popular movies don’t reflect well on the black community. But Al Sharpton says Perry’s critics are “proper Negroes” who don’t understand regular black folk. Sharpton’s National Action Network honored the filmmaker Wednesday night in New York City at its second annual Triumph Awards... Read More »
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