Monday, June 18, 2018

Darren Aronofsky vs. Tom Hooper: Who Deserved It More?

Some great directors of all time have never won an Academy Award for Best Director and many were never nominated. Just to mention a...

Spike Lee Jumps On Board Mike Tyson’s HBO Boxing Drama, Da Brick

Mike Tyson is bouncing back not as a heavy weight contender but to wrest the title from Mark Wahlberg’s Entourage, which was loosely based...

Nigeria Military Sentences 54 Soldiers To Death

Lagos and Abuja — In a solemn end to a General Court Martial in Nigeria, the military has sentenced 54 soldiers of the Nigerian...

Lessons from John August: Writing Better Action

John August is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter who has numerous writing credits, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Big Fish (2003), Charlie's Angels...

Natalie Portman And Her Baby Benjamin

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer of Black Swan -- the movie that Portman won the best actress Oscar for this year, now...

The Colonial Age and its Burden on African Governance

Colonialism is not solely responsible for the state of the continent, successive governments after independence have operated against the backdrop of dictatorship, corruption, greed and incompetence that have led to several coup de tats, wars, violence, slow pace of economic development for several years and sending the continent into an increasing spiral of crisis and poverty.

[Video] Hey Mon Clip From ‘In Living Color’

This throwback clip from In Living Color reminds us that black immigrants are a hardworking bunch of people. How many jobs do you have? [youtube...

Africa Needs to Push the World Out of Troubled Waters

We have the will, we have the systems, but we still don’t have all the funds. The Bank can work magic with what it is given, raising nine dollars for every one of its own.

Racy Serena Williams Commercial Banned From TV

Serena Williams' 2K Sports commercial for the Top Spin 4 tennis video game will not be shown on tv. Big shocker. Who would have...

Oprah Admits Her OWN Network Is Underperforming

Since it's launch in January, Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network has been somewhat of a disappointment in terms of viewership. OWN's live total day ratings among...