Category Archives: Television

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Jimmy Jean-Louis’ star to shine in PAFF

Moviegoers attending the 25th annual Pan African Film Festival (through Feb. 20) will be seeing a lot of Jimmy Jean-Louis. The busy international actor, best known for roles in “Joy” and the TV series “Heroes” and “Heroes Reborn,” is featured in three rewarding viewing experiences on the big screens at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. “Everything…

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‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences’ take top SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES — “La La Land” may be the top Oscar contender, but “Hidden Figures” — the story of three black women who overcome 1960s racial divides to play a critical scientific role in launching the nation’s space program — has more momentum after claiming the top prize at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Peck: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ is ‘the impossible film’

Raoul Peck refers to his Oscar-nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” as “the impossible film.”  After acquiring the rights to the iconic author James Baldwin’s final unfinished book 10 years ago, he had no clue if he could make it work because he was determined not to make a biography. With about 30 pages,…

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