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4 items from 2014

‘Blacula: The Complete Collection’ Blu-ray Review

2 November 2014 11:08 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Urban action and fatal attraction give rise to a groove from beyond the grave in this funkadelic, fangadelic blaxploitation double-bill from Eureka Entertainment, which sees the eternally cool William Marshall put a fresh spin on the age-old legend of the vampire, condemned to wander the earth with an insatiable lust for blood as Blacula.

Produced at the height of the blaxploitation era, the Blacula movies are the perfect blend of genre and social film making, the types of which hadn’t been seen before… or since!

Blacula (1972)

Stars: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Thalmus Rasulala, Gordon Pinsent, Charles Macaulay, Emily Yancy, Ted Harris, Rick Metzler | Written by Joan Torres, Raymond Koenig | Directed by William Crain

In 1780, African Prince Mamuwalde (Marshall) pays a visit to Count Dracula in Transylvania, seeking his support in ending the slave trade. Instead, the evil count curses his noble guest and transforms him into a vampire! »

- Phil Wheat

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Essence Magazine's Black Women in Hollywood 2014 Luncheon: Red Carpet Live Stream

27 February 2014 11:15 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

#relatedCeleb{display:none;} The seventh annual Essence magazine Black Women in Hollywood luncheon kicks off Thursday, and you can catch all of the red carpet action on People.com. The stars start arriving at 2:30 p.m. Et at the Beverly Hills Hotel for the event, which honors African-American women in the entertainment industry. This year's top honorees include Lupita Nyong'o, receiving an award for best breakout performance for 12 Years a Slave, as well as Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who will receive the Trailblazer Award, and Ava DuVernay, a writer, producer, director and independent filmmaker, »

- Andrea Billups

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The Sidney Poitier Tribute Continues Thursday Night with A Piece Of The Action and Let’S Do It Again

24 February 2014 8:27 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Sidney Poitier Tribute Continues Thursday Night with A Piece Of The Action and Let’S Do It Again

February is Black History Month, and to help celebrate, The St. Louis Black Film Festival will be presenting a Tribute to the 86-year old Sidney Poitier at their C  lassic Black Film Festival. Lucky St. Louis movie buffs will have the opportunity to view eight vintage Sidney Poitier on the big screen. Every Thursday in February, The St. Louis Black Film Festival will be presenting two Poitier films at St Louis Cinemas Galleria (630 St Louis Galleria, Richmond Heights, Mo 63117).

The Sidney Poitier Tribute Film Festival continues this Thursday night (February 27th) with two Poitier classics; A Piece Of The Action and Let’S Do It Again

Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier, co-stars of the comic capers Uptown Saturday Night and Let’S Do It Again, teamed up again in 1975 for the »

- Tom Stockman

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2014 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Event To Include Celebration of Black Men In Hollywood

16 January 2014 11:22 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Essence announced yesterday, planned highlights for the 7th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, which will include a special celebration of the other gender, called Black Men in Hollywood: A Year in Film, as well as a tribute to 10 performers who championed the Civil Rights Movement. Honorees this year include the woman of the hour, Lupita Nyong'o, Ava DuVernay, Cheryl Boone IsaacsDiahann CarrollNichelle NicholsJim BrownDenise NicholasClarence Williams III, and others. The event is scheduled to take place next month, February 27, 2014, in Beverly Hills, CA. The details via press release below: Black Women »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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