Academy Award

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

Will Black cinema make history on Sunday’s telecast of the Academy Awards?   The groundbreaking film “12 Years A Slave” is up for nine Oscar…

Oscar award winner Mo’Nique appears to have stumbled upon another heart wrenching powerful role in Blackbird. Here’s an official synopsis: Blackbird tells the story of 17-year-old Randy Rousseau, a devout high school choir boy struggling to come of age in the small religiously conservative Mississippi town he calls home. Randy juggles his role as star […]

This weekend at Funny Bone was a real treat. Mo’Nique and Tone-X are double trouble and they shut down Newport or what Mo’Nique would refer to as “Cincy-tucky”  haha. The Comedy show was great; from Tone- X REINTRODUCING himself to Mo’Nique doing impromptu comedy to keep the crowd laughing after her show was interrupted by […]

This Morning during the “At Work Network” I had the distinct honor, to sit-down and have an in-depth conversation with Mo’Nique, the multi-media powerhouse, Image Award winner and Golden Globe Award Winner. She is in town to perform at the Funny Bone tonight and Saturday. Tears were shed, jokes were told, but most importantly, a connection […]

            Monique was born on December 11, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland. She started in stand-up comedy on a dare and was soon appearing on It’s Showtime at the Apollo and Def Comedy Jam. She made appearances on Moesha and The Bernie Mac Show before landing a starring role on The […]

Oh Shoot, fellas the lady that you all dream about birthday is today. That’s right, Academy Award winning actress Halle Berry turns 47 today! It has been a long and great year for Halle, she’s gotten married, moved to Paris with her hubby, Oliver Martinez and daughter, and now she’s expecting. look like life Mrs. Martinez is […]

From POPWATCHEW.COM Image Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Newly-anointed World’s Most Beautiful Woman Gwyneth Paltrow has famously dismissed the plebs who criticize her extravagant lifestyle. “F— the haters!” she told Elle UK in 2009. “I am who I am. I can’t pretend to be somebody who makes $25,000 a year.” But apparently, the same isn’t true for […]

More details are surfacing about the shooting that landed former Three 6 Mafia member, Crunchy Black in the hospital. The rapper seen in the photo on the far left was shot in the face and leg in Vegas over the weekend.  The case has been labeled attempted murder. No word of a suspect or a motive. […]

With only five films to his credit, Lee Daniels is the first African American to be nominated for a Director’s Guild Award and only the second to receive an Academy Award nomination for directing. He’s been celebrated and conflicted for a variety of reasons many of us are still talking about today. But in celebration […]