Posts Tagged Black Nativity

Can’t Stop Watching: Kasi Lemmons On ‘Black Nativity,’ How Black Americans Want to See Themselves On Screen

I first became familiar with Kasi Lemmons from her role as an FBI trainee in 1991′s “The Silence of the Lambs”–one of my favorite movies–but upon careful inspection, I soon realized that Lemmons also was one of the four women with whom Spike Lee’s character Half-Pint was hoping to score in 1988′s “School Daze.”

Can’t Stop Watching: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, ‘Black Nativity’ Trailer, What’s Hot/Not & More

I was raised in a home where jazz was played often and anyone who visits my parents’ house will swear, with framed enlarged images of Miles Davis and John Coltrane’s albums prominently displayed, that it’s a shrine to that genre. With that said, news of longtime collaborators Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds starring in “After Midnight” is right up my alley.