The “Selma” star talked to XFINITY CelebrateBlackTV.com Editor Aisha I. Jefferson about the jouney to getting “Selma” made, the challenges he faced while completing the film and his bestie in the industry.
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What a year to remember. The 2013-2014 film season will undoubtedly go down as a highlight for black TV and film. Lupita Nyong’o won her Oscar as did Steve McQueen, as a producer for “12 Years a Slave,” and John Ridley for penning that movie’s screenplay.
There’s something about Lupita! As the saying goes, when you’re hot, you’re hot. And Lupita Nyong’o is definitely hot.
So much has happened this past year and like many headlines, my year was filled with laughs and cries, yet I’m still here and very grateful (doesn’t that sound like a pulpit testimony?). Hey, the way I see it, we survived 2012 and will apparently make it out of 2013 OK, too.
The filmmakers behind critics’ favorites like “Fruitvale Station,” “Love & Basketball” and “Middle of Nowhere” are taking over Twitter today for nine hours to celebrate black cinema.
“Scandal” was something else last night! And Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Lewis, is serious. She’s being kept in a maximum security facility that resembles something Hannibal Lecter was caged in during “The Silence of the Lambs.” Apparently her husband, who she calls Eli, but the secretive B-613 knows him as Rowan, felt her actions warranted such treatment.
By Adam Howard theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Whether you love him or hate him, it seems as though Tyler Perry is the only game in town these days… More