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Slumming With Denzel

My way of looking at Denzel Washington as he cruises to the cusp of 60 years young is he now makes two types of films.   The ones like Flight, American Gangster and… 839 more words

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Remembering Ruby Dee With Song & Dance In NYC

Ruby Dee, movie great, actress and civil rights activist was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a well attended Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song ‘Superwoman,’ Wynton Marsalis performed a number of moving  trumpet solos, and well-wisher were sent from her former co-star Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House. 21 more words

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The Knit: the forever obsession

With fall in full swing and winter nipping at our heels I’ve made terms with losing out on summer. To be honest I think I spent much of this summer moaning that it wasn’t really much of one. 60 more words

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Denzel Washington isn't thinking about playing Barack Obama

Denzel Washington was at Spain’s 62nd San Sebastian Festival to accept a career achievement Donostia Award. When asked about playing Barrack Obama, he answered:

“Barack Obama is a story that hasn’t finished yet. 495 more words


Reflections: Washington as Bond?

There are those — this writer included — who are essentially opposed to introducing “Black versions” of people or things that have always been White. Megastar actor and two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington apparently disagrees. 825 more words


Look - July 23, 1968

Look Magazine is probably my favorite of the weekly magazines from back in the day. It’s sort of like Life, but with more of an entertainment slant. 26 more words