Awards

Posted on 19 February 2012   Awards

2012 NAACP Awards: Laz Alonso, Viola Davis, Laurence Fishburne, Octavia Spencer, Mike Epps, and more win awards

The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards were held on Friday, February 17 at the Shrine Auditorium. The awards were hosted by Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie. According to Deadline.com, ’The Help’ was the big winner of the night, taking home the award for Outstanding Motion Picture. The film’s stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer won Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Supporting Actress in... Read More »
Posted on 16 February 2012   Awards

Chris Rock added to list of 2012 Oscar presenters

Producers of the 84th Academy Awards telecast announced yesterday that Chris Rock has been added to the growing list of presenters at this year’s ceremony. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “Rock joins Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and the cast of Bridesmaids as a presenter in the ceremony, which is being held Feb. 26.”... Read More »
Posted on 13 February 2012   Awards, UK

BAFTA 2012 Awards: Red Carpet Photos

The 2012 BAFTAs were held on Sunday,12 February, at London’s Royal Opera House.  The event is billed as the British Oscars, honoring this year’s best in film from the UK and US. Some of our favorite shining stars graced the red carpet. The Help’s Octavia Spencer arrived on the red carpet with co-star Viola Davis. Spencer took home the award for Best... Read More »
Posted on 30 January 2012   Awards

Octavia Spencer, Michael K Williams, Viola Davis, and The Cast of ‘The Help’ Win Big At SAG Awards

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards aired last night and black female actors slayed their competition. Viola Davis took home one of the top honors for  Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her character, Aibileen Clark in “The Help.” Davis beat out some very stiff competition.  Her former co-star and veteran actress Meryl Streep... Read More »
Posted on 24 January 2012   Awards

2012 Oscar Nominations Are In!

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for this years’ Oscar awards (Airing Feb. 26 on ABC). A whopping two (2) African-Americans were nominated for the prestigious award. Viola Davis was nominated for Best Actress in a drama for her role as Abileen in “The Help.” And Octavia Spencer was also nominated for Best Supporting... Read More »
Posted on 15 January 2012   Awards

Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer Win Big at 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Octavia Spencer won a 2012 Golden Globe award for her role as Minnie in the critically acclaimed film The Help. Spencer was chosen as the second best performance of 2011 by BlackActors.net editors. Idris Elba also won the Best Performance by an Actor in BBC’s “Luther” TV series. The actor, who’s currently filming Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim in... Read More »
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