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Weekend Watchlist: Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so I wanted to incorporate some celebratory movies into our regularly scheduled couch surfing. I should have posted this Watchlist on the first of the month, but I had a hard time finding a family-friendly movie to recommend. 571 more words


Lupita Nyong’o’s Calvin Klein Oscars $150,000 dress Stolen from her hotel room

Talk about an Oscar nightmare.

The pearl-encrusted Calvin Klein Collection dress worn by Lupita Nyong’o at this year’s Academy Awards, valued at $150,000, has been stolen. 162 more words


The Oscars: There Is No Excuse

Like many people in my social circle, I was not happy to see a white boys club representing the movie industry as the best of the best for the year 2014.   509 more words

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Movie Loner

When it comes to movies, I often find myself watching movies alone. Not because I want to, but because most people would rather poke their eyes out than watch the depressing sorts of film I enjoy so much. 384 more words

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Iron Man's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Poster Released

Yesterday saw the release of a terrible poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron and today we have the first character poster, and not really surprisingly it’s Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr). 97 more words


12 Years A Slave, The Book of Negroes, and Why These Stories are Still Significant

It is my belief that most people would agree that from about mid-January, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, until the end of February, which is Black history month, there is an influx of black ethnic programming and observance around the nation. 1,060 more words

12 Years A Slave

12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.