Posts tagged "steve mcqueen"

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Russell Simmons is Creating A Rap Opera

Via VIBE Russell Simmons is putting on a new hat as creator of a Hip Hop opera titled "Cain and Abel." The mogul described the venture a…

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Beyoncé Covers Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People Issue

  Bey’s royal reign continues as she tops yet another list, but this time the superlative is about business, not ballads. Time Magazine declares The Queen, who…

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Lupita Nyong’o Tops People’s ’50 Most Beautiful’ List [Photo]

Are you really surprised? Lupita Nyong'o fever is nowhere near over as the Oscar winner covers another magazine. The African fashionista and her famous smile…

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Vixen Vent: Why Lupita Nyong’o And Her Dark Skin Matter

Hollywood’s newest ‘it’ girl makes a bold statement: Black Is the New Beautiful. On March 2, 2014, Lupita Nyong'o made history by becoming the sixth…

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California Newspaper Publishes Racist ’12 Years a Slave’ Headline [Photo]

After months of critical acclaim, including a "Best Picture" Oscar, the 12 Years a Slave team has a lot to celebrate--but this headline is not…

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’12 Years a Slave’ Cleans Up at the Independent Film Awards

Last night (March 1), the stars aligned for the 2014 Independent Film Awards and it was a clean sweep for 12 Years a Slave. The…

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Lupita Nyong’o Spills Beauty Secrets to Essence: ‘I Use Kukui Oil’

Who knew the key to flawless skin was so easy? We know Lupita Nyong'o was obviously blessed with good genes, but the Academy Award nominee…

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Chiwetel Ejoifor, Steve McQueen and Barkhad Abdi Win BAFTA Awards

Yesterday (Feb. 16), 12 Years A Slave continued its winning streak at the annual BAFTA awards, also known as the British Oscars. Steve McQueen graciously…

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Kanye West Connects With Steve McQueen For ‘Interview’ Magazine

Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn't the only one with a dream. Kanye West's own visions of success have extended far beyond the rap and hip-ho…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Fiercest Red Carpet Looks

It's safe to say 2013 was a breakthrough year for Lupita Nyong'o. She went from relative unknown to A-list talent with her harrowing turn i…

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‘Roots’ Remake Coming To TV Courtesy Of The History Channel

Fresh off the success of Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, The History Channel believes that the 1977 miniseries needs a fresh start for a…

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Steve McQueen To Develop Titillating New Drama For HBO

The much-buzzed about director is slated to make his first foray into television with another project featuring a black protagonist.

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Watch: Chiwetel Ejiofor “Fight Back” In New ’12 Years a Slave’ TV Spot

Fox Searchlight Pictures fuels the Oscar buzz for Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave by releasing this incredible TV spot featuring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender,…

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Nigerian Director Andrew Dosunmu To Helm ‘FELA’ Biopic

The hype is real, as black Hollywood looks to turn a corner in the type of productions in the works. Focus Features recently announced word…

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Watch: New ’12 Years A Slave’ Featurette Helps To Build Oscar Buzz

12 Years a Slave has made itself known as a bonafide hit, as witnessed at the Telluride Film Festival over the Labor Day weekend. Now,…

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Fox Searchlight Announce December 2013 Release For ’12 Years A Slave’

We conclude this week (and the end of March) with news that Fox Searchlight has picked up 12 Years A Slave and slapped a release…