Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 2)

Omar Tyree 2By Eartha Watts Hicks

We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “RoboCop II,” 2014, (video)

watch-the-first-official-trailer-for-robocop--L-pM56_2In “RoboCop,” the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Continue Reading →

Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis And ‘Annie’ Cast Perform In The Streets Of Harlem (VIDEO)

We absolutely love this video that surfaced last week showing the cast of “Annie” performing “Tomorrow” on the streets of Harlem NY. Continue Reading →

Whoopi Goldberg Honors Iconic Comic, Moms Mabley

whoopi-momsVeteran actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg recently announced her latest project, however, it isn’t a television show or motion picture she’ll be starring in. It’s actually a documentary that she’ll be directing. Continue Reading →

Jennifer Hudson Singing Again for ‘Black Nativity’

black_nativity_jennifer_hudsonFilmed on location in Harlem and timed for the holidays, Fox Searchlight’s “Black Nativity” premiered Nov. 18 at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Best Man Holiday’ Best Movie (video)

Christmas is coming early for Universal’s “The Best Man Holiday.”

Malcolm D. Lee’s comedy sequel, made for only $17 million, should take in over $30 million at the box office this weekend, wildly exceeding expectations for the Universal film, which were originally pegged in the mid-to-high teens. Continue Reading →

Quvenzhané Wallis Channels MJ On Annie Set in Harlem

quvenshane-wallis-michael-jackson-moves__oPtAwwwwwwwww yeah! Quvenzhané Wallis! Seriously — have you ever seen a pic of the little acting powerhouse to be? Continue Reading →

Moreland At The Movies: Button

Movie Review

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by T. A. Moreland

The Case of Benjamin Button is indeed curious. Set in New Orleans in the 1920s, Benjamin is born into a cycle of reverse aging; he enters the world burdened with old age frailties and grows younger over time.

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His mother dies at his birth; his father shocked by the decrepit new born, leaves him on the doorstep of a senior citizens’ home. Queenie (Taraji P. Henson) a caretaker at the home takes him in and raises him as her own. Continue Reading →