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‘That’s Not Me': Ray Rice Apologizes For Domestic Incident, But Will The Public Ever Believe He’s Sorry?

Ray Rice is doing what it takes to make sure he never hits his wife again, but is that enough to satisfy the court of public opinion? 721 more words


'Sharknado 2' whipped up storm of viewers, tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Syfy says its sequel to the horror spoof “Sharknado” snapped up 3.9 million viewers Wednesday night.

The film, officially titled “Sharknado 2: The Second One,” nearly tripled the 1.37 million viewers who saw last summer’s premiere of the original “Sharknado” film. 232 more words


Review: Tour-de-force by Boseman saves 'Get On Up'

This much-awaited bio-film tells you some things you already knew: James Brown could sing the funk out of a song. It also shows you some things you might not have grasped: troubled boys grow up to be troubled men. 873 more words


Woody Allen won’t hire Black actors unless story “requires it”

Director Woody Allen could use some good press. Last Oscar season, allegations that he sexually assaulted his daughter years ago popped back up, almost derailing the nomination of Cate Blanchett for his most recent film… 236 more words


Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color

If you’re looking for people of color in your summer sci-fi blockbuster, you’ll be waiting for a long time. A new infographic form Lee & Low Books details just how lacking fantasy films are in the diversity department: only 14 percent of movies feature a female protagonist and only 8 percent feature a protagonist of color. 429 more words


Showcase Noir: Black artists, designer market

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presented Showcase Noir: African American Artists & Designer Market as part of its Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival.

Showcase Noir, was a unique artist showcase featuring art works available for purchase by some of the region’s finest African-American artists including potters, watercolor artists, fine jewelry designers and sculptors. 120 more words