The Academy Awards has long been considered the gold standard for those in the film industry, but a war of wills between the old guard and new is brewing over the nominations of Jordan Peele’s Get Out. According to a new report from Vulture, some older voters from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]

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Juanita Moore, a pioneering Black actress who was one of a handful of actors of color to be nominated for an Oscar during her time, has died. Ms. Moore was 99 years of age according to reports.

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We’re halfway through Black History Month, and a day closer to the 85th annual Academy Awards, airing February 24. As we wait anxiously to see if nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, will make Black history, by becoming the youngest person ever to win the Best Actress Oscar for her phenomenal portrayal of Hush Puppy in Beasts of the […]

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Remember how awesome it was when Three Six Mafia won their Academy Award? It’s a slim chance, but another moment like that might be in our cross hairs. 


The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced  that Sean “Diddy” Combs has signed on as an executive producer of the studio’s new documentary Undeafeated, which has been nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The Bad Boy King  will also be an executive

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Since winning the Academy Award in 2006 for “It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp” off of the Hustle & Flow soundtrack and becoming the first Black music group to win best song, Memphis’ own Three 6 Mafia has continued to find a way to keep their name in the mainstream. With Laws of Power […]