When the doors to Hollywood are closed tightly shut, marginalized voices often take to independent film to tell their stories. The best place to see those films, and possibly discover the next Spike Lee or Ava DuVernay? The Sundance Film Festival. The nation’s largest and most prestigious film festival has launched the careers of some […]
Academy award winner, actor and rapper Common discusses his 2014 song with John Legend, “Glory.” and how that came to be. He talks about where he keeps the Oscar he & John won for the song, and how he feels to have made such an accomplishment, especially for Ava-Duvernay-directed movie, “Selma,” which the song was […]
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Black Hollywood superstars Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay and Hannibal Buress are standing up for Flint in an extraordinary way.
Forget Tickle Me Elmo and Cabbage Patch dolls. The Ava Duvernay Barbie doll is the hottest toy in existence at the moment. Everyone wanted to get their hands on an Ava Barbie this week. But if you didn’t click through to “Submit Order” button online quick enough, you’re out of luck for now. According to […]
Following the $40 million opening weekend of 'Creed' Marvel Studio's wasted no time calling Ryan Coogler to direct 'Black Panther'
During the 67th Annual Emmy Awards last night (September 20), Apple premiered a new advertisement for their music streaming service, Apple Music. The commercial, which…
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