“The Nicholas Brothers defied gravity, they hung in the air and stayed there for a long time. I saw this with my own eyes.”
The 20th annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by Revolt with founding sponsor HBO, is one of the largest competitive film festivals and is designed to advance the presence and impact of diverse content creators.
The Grill On The Hill, located at 1624 Amsterdam Ave. (646-838-8879), is a lot like “Cheers” but with African-Americans, Latinos and a vibrant rainbow tribe.
“Nine Lives,” the animated comedy starring Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Walken, did the impossible. This jumble of a film made cats not cute.
The first thing that hits you about Harry Lennix is the booming sound of his voice. It’s deep and comforting and sounds like God but not the “fire, hail, brimstone, hell bound” version of God.
Sydney James Harcourt is now in the role of Aaron Burr, which is the very same role that earned Leslie Odom Jr. a Tony—this year—and Harcourt is brilliant as Burr.
Time stops for no one, even in space. In reviewing the Captain’s Log, with a birthday approaching, Captain James Tiberius Kirk, finds himself deeply depressed.
Beauty of motion. Power in the sublime. An athlete poured into the body of a dancer.
Roger Ross Williams is the first African-American man to win an Oscar in the category of Documentary Shorts, and his new documentary, “Life, Animated,” which explores the life of a truly remarkable young man—Owen Suskind—who, at the the age of 3, began the slow decedent into autism, is exceptional storytelling.
Courtney Kemp Agboh is the only woman show runner of a crime drama and the only woman of color with a number 1 original show in the premium cable space, and yet she takes time to live tweet during each episode debut of her show “Power.”