It’s a brand new day for Viola Davis. The Oscar-nominated actress gives good face on the cover of this week’s L.A. Times Magazine–with a fierce ‘fro! In the interview Davis discusses her long climb to fame and success: “That really is our plight, especially as women of color,” she says. “You can have all the […]
The Help is warming up for the sprint towards Oscar gold. At last night’s “Critics Choice Move Awards” the movie walked away with wins for Best Actress (Viola Davis), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer) and Best Ensemble. In a moving acceptance speech, Davis said: “The two most important days in a person’s life are the […]
Mary J. Blige is now nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her contribution to "The Help," and there was one scene in particular that made her cry.
This morning, nominees for the 69th Annual Golden Globes were announced at the Beverly Hilton in Hollywood. Idris Elba landed a Best Actor/ Miniseries nomination for his role as DCI John Luther in the BBC procedural “LUTHER.” This is Elba’s second Golden Globe nomination for playing the complex and tortured police detective. Viola Davis and […]
Pariah, the story of a Brooklyn lesbian teenager searching for her sexual expression led the field with nine nominations as the Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF)announced its nominees Wednesday for its 12th annual Black Reel Awards. They were followed closely by both The Help and Jumping the Broom, which each garnered seven nominations,Mooz-Lum (which collected […]