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Emma Watts Named President Of Paramount Motion Picture Group

Paramount Pictures yesterday June 30, appointed former Twentieth Century Fox film executive Emma Watts to be President, Paramount Motion Picture Group, reporting to Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos. Watts will begin her new position effective July 20th, according to the grapevine.

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Top 15 Movie Musicals of this Century

2019’s Cats – Universal Pictures’ overhyped adaptation of the 1981 stage musical – was a total washout, to say the least. And it was not due to lack of talent or experience – for it gathered quite an ensemble of stars – we are talking James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward, and Tom Hooper himself who helmed 2012’s Award-winning Les Misérables.

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Why Africans Will Be Following The 2017 Oscar Awards Closely

This year’s Oscar Awards nominations list was received with such awesome delight not only by people of African decent in America, even round the globe but also by the film professional bodies.

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70th British Academy Film Awards: See The Full List Of Winners

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The 70th British Academy Film Awards, commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, to honor the best British and international contributions to film in 2016.

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The 2017 Academy Awards Are Imminent: The Nominations List Is Out

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Some of 2017 Academy Awards Nominees

On Tuesday, January 24, nominations for this year’s edition of the Academy Awards were revealed and “La La Land” predictably dominated the Oscar nominations tally, with up to 14 spots, including actor, actress, director and picture.

This will be the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, which will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Shuga Returns To MTV With New Name & New Crew

At the rear of last year’s announcement of the imminent return of popular MTV Series, MTV Shuga has taken on even more dynamic talent for the upcoming season in South Africa, which will be known as MTV Shuga: Down South.

Kwesta, Seyi Shay, Given Stuurman, Ayanda Makayi, Stephanie Sandows, Winnie Ntshaba and Samkelisiwe Makhoba are the latest names to dive into the new Mzansi edition.

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MTVShuga Season 5 Is In High Gear & Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee Is A Part Of It

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

God’s Not Dead 2

High school history teacher Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart) comes under fire for answering a student’s (Hayley Orrantia) question about Jesus.
When Grace refuses to apologize, the school board votes to suspend her and threatens to revoke her teaching certificate.

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

Queen Of Katwe

Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

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Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

Ride Along 2

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the returning lineup of Ride Along 2, the sequel to the blockbuster action-comedy that gave us the year’s most popular comedy duo. Continue reading Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

Central Intelligence

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart star in the action comedy CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE.

The Story

The story follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the help of the former “big man on campus” (Hart), now an accountant who misses his glory days. Continue reading Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

#Suicide Squad

A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

Storyline

It feels good to be bad…Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do.

However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it’s every man for himself?

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

#Collateral Beauty

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

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When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death.

But it’s not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty

Laurence Fishburne To Star In BET Movie Poised To Tell The Definitive Story Of Nelson Mandela

Black Entertainment Television, famously known as BET, last week announced its movie event Madiba, a three-part saga telling the definitive story of Nelson Mandela that will air February 1, 8 and 15, 2017 Continue reading Laurence Fishburne To Star In BET Movie Poised To Tell The Definitive Story Of Nelson Mandela

Reviewer: Top Hollywood Movies That Rocked African Theaters This Year

# Jungle Book

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

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The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don’t have his best interests at heart.

 

Movies That Rocked Theaters This Year !

#9 Jason Bourne

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Matt Damon as Jason Bourne

The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.

Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne who then went under and now works with a man who’s a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA’s black ops. Continue reading Movies That Rocked Theaters This Year !

The 2017 Golden Globe Awards Are Due In January And We Have The Full List Of Nominees

Nominations for the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on the dawn of December 12, 2017 on NBC and all that care for movies made in Hollywood, around the world are excited by the news Continue reading The 2017 Golden Globe Awards Are Due In January And We Have The Full List Of Nominees

What Rocked Theaters This Year !

#10. Warcraft: The Beginning

As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.

This Christmas Look Out For “Almost Christmas” – Gabrielle Union, Mo’Nique Comedy HD

Kevin Hart Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Comedian Kevin Hart is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Featuring: Kevin Hart, Eniko Parrish, Hendrix Hart, Heaven Hart in Hollywood, California

Hollywood’s Comedy Star, Kevin Hart, on October 10, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Continue reading Kevin Hart Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

“Queen Of Katwe”: Why Critics All Agree This Movie Is “Not To Be Missed.”

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Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi pose for a photo at The Red Carpet in Hollywood

It was Tim Crothers, the Chapel Hill-based sports journalist who first discovered Phiona’s story and later penned a full-length biographical novel chronicling her story; finally a movie is out as well, as of September 23 Continue reading “Queen Of Katwe”: Why Critics All Agree This Movie Is “Not To Be Missed.”

Emmys 2016: The Full List of The Nominees And Winners

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2016 Daytime Emmy Awards

The nominees for the 2016 Emmy Awards were announced last week, and the Black-ish star Anthony Anderson and actress Lauren Graham had the honor of naming this year’s nominees Continue reading Emmys 2016: The Full List of The Nominees And Winners

Will Smith Meets Death and Love In the ‘Collateral Beauty’ Trailer

The first teaser trailer for Collateral Beauty finds Will Smith as a New York advertising executive who begins writing therapeutic letters to no one (technically to “the universe”) after experiencing a tragic loss. His friends, played by Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Pena, and Ann Dowd – are all concerned about his depression until suddenly he gets an It’s a Wonderful Lifetwist.

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Collateral Beauty

Mirren shows up on a park bench announcing herself as the personification of Death, Keira Knightley arrives and literally says, “I am Love,” and Jacob Latimore is Time, something Smith’s character is wasting a lot of. Continue reading Will Smith Meets Death and Love In the ‘Collateral Beauty’ Trailer