Posts tagged "42"

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First Look: Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in ‘Get On Up’ [Video]

On August 1, 2014, we'll finally get to watch Chadwick Boseman take on the challenging role of James Brown in Get On Up, a biopic…

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Vanity Fair Features Lupita Nyong’o, Naomie Harris and More in Annual Hollywood Issue

Vanity Fair is finally embracing all of Hollywood's talent. This year, half of their three-panel "Annual Hollywood Issue" features well deserving black actors and actresses. Stand out newbie Lupita Nyong'o rock…

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First Look: Chadwick Boseman Gets Down In New ‘Get On Up’ Pic

It looks like Chadwick Boseman (42) is having a funky good time judging by this first look picture from Tate Taylor's Get On Up.

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Fruitvale Station, K. Michelle and Alicia Keys Are Up For NAACP Image Awards

It's officially red carpet season and the 2014 NAACP Image Awards are next to announce their list of nominees. With so many great strides made…

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Worst and Best Black Films of 2013

2013 proved to be a great year for films thanks to the works of many black filmmakers. Story lines were compelling, acting was superb and…

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’42’ Actress Nicole Beharie Puts Curves on Display for Esquire [Photos]

  Nicole Beharie's journey from unknown actress to movie starlet is finally cemented with some long awaited recognition. The 42 actress strips down to a…

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18 Must-See Black Films of 2013 [Video]

2013 is the year for black actors! This year, more than ever, we will see our veteran and newbie actors taking over the screens. Not…

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VIBE Giveaway: ’42’ Blu-Ray Combo Pack

Greatness is as greatness does. 42, the blockbuster flick that tells the story of legendary baseballer Jackie Robinson starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Nicole…

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First Changes Everything: Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day With New Era

VIBE celebrates Jackie Robinson day by tipping our hats to the man who changed America's pastime forever.

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Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Rakes In $27.3 Million Opening Weekend

On Friday night (Apr. 12), the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 broke industry expectations.

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Grand Slam: 12 Questions You Should Ask About ’42’

April 15th marks the day 66 years ago that Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play o…

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Chadwick Boseman Discusses How He Snagged The Role of Jackie Robinson In ’42’

Even if Chadwick Boseman landed the role of a lifetime in the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, it was actually sitting in the director's chair that…

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’42’ Director Explains The Making Of The Jackie Robinson Biopic

The director of 42 (in theaters today), Brian Helgeland, explains why his Jackie Robinson biopic won’t strike out VIBE: Spike Lee once imagined a three-hour…

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12 Legendary Moments In Jackie Robinson’s Career

Before the #First era, there was the era of being first. More succinctly, the 20th Century was a time where importance was placed on your…

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Michelle Obama Praises Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’

FLOTUS Michelle Obama urges everyone to see Jackie Robinson's biopic 42. Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie, and the rest of their movie cast have major celebrating…

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6 Reasons to See Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’

Big screen newcomer Chadwick Boseman broke a sweat as the leading man of 42. The biopic centers on the arduous career of legendary baseballer Jackie…

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Six Reasons To See The Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’

Big screen newcomer Chadwick Boseman broke a sweat as the leading man of 42. The biopic centers on the arduous career of legendary baseballer Jackie…

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TRAILER: Jay-Z’s “Brooklyn We Go Hard” Powers Inspirational “42” Film

As if you needed another reason why so many people are flocking to Brooklyn, the new trailer for 42 presents Jackie Robinson like you've never…

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Trailer Park: ’42,’ ‘Beautiful Creatures,’ ‘Gambit’ and More

In this week's trailer round-up, we have Lindsay Lohan playing a troubled actress (that isn't named Lindsay Lohan), more Hobbit heroics, the Coen brothers' latest…

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’42’ Star Chadwick Boseman To Play James Brown In New Biopic

After wowing audiences as the legendary Jackie Robinson in 42, actor Chadwick Boseman has been tapped to play the legendary "Godfather of Soul," James Brow…