Movie trailer: ‘The Legend of Hercules’

11/29/2013 1:54 pm0 comments

 

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Hollywood Christmas Parade to be held Sunday

11/27/2013 1:34 pm3 comments
Hollywood Christmas Parade

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  Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Musical fireworks will light up the streets Sunday for the 2013 Hollywood Christmas Parade benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is held. Prior to the start of the parade at 6 p.m., a concert will be held featuring performances by Stevie Wonder, LeAnn [...]

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‘Home’ the latest vehicle for Akinnagbe

11/26/2013 10:01 pm1 comment
‘Home’ the latest vehicle for Akinnagbe

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Strike another one for “The Wire” alum. Alternating between blockbusters like “Pacific Rim” and the upcoming highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” Idris Elba has become a bona fide Hollywood star. Now his Wire colleague Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Taking of Pelham [...]

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Carol Burnett is hotter than ever

11/25/2013 6:36 pm4 comments
Carol Burnett

  By Matthew Carey CNN   (CNN) — It’s been more than 35 years since “The Carol Burnett Show” left the air, but a new generation of fans is discovering it, courtesy of YouTube. Countless clips are posted on the website, and that seems just fine with Burnett. “I’m getting [...]

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Jennifer Lawrence sizzles in ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

11/22/2013 11:07 am1 comment
Jennifer Lawrence sizzles in ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer What a difference a year makes? Jennifer Lawrence, Hollywood’s biggest young star of the moment, has an Oscar and fetching pixie cut as she reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” The shiny acting bauble is hers to keep, but [...]

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Hello Auto – L.A. Auto Show, Nov. 22 — Dec. 1.

11/20/2013 3:37 pm4 comments
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-engined sports plug-in hybrid

Photo by Gary McCarthy

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Cue the dry ice and the heart-pounding music. A ripple of oohs and aahs greeted the unveiling of some of the latest high performance models at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, Nov. 22 — Dec. 1. A total of 56 debuts will be un-wrapped at [...]

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Batkid’s heroic, heartwarming, real-life adventure!

11/15/2013 3:45 pm1 comment
Batkid’s heroic, heartwarming, real-life adventure!

    By Jonathan Anker HLNtv.com   (CNN) — The Batmobile is full of amazing gadgets. On Friday, it was outfitted with its best yet: A booster seat. How else is Gotham’s bravest superhero supposed to get around town? Five-year-old Miles Scott hopped into the ultimate crime-fighting machine in San [...]

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Alec Baldwin apologizes for anti-gay slur

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Alec Baldwin having a rough week

By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — It’s been a rough week for Alec Baldwin. Not only did he give very emotional testimony against an accused stalker, but he then raised the ire of GLAAD after using an anti-gay slur he didn’t realize was one. According to TMZ, the [...]

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Jason George stars in ‘provocative’ new production of ’12 Angry Men’

11/13/2013 8:31 pm0 comments
Jason George stars in ‘provocative’ new production of ’12 Angry Men’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Give or take a couple of lines The Pasadena Playhouse’s staging of the American theatre classic, “12 Angry Men,” sticks faithfully to playwright Reginald Rose’s thought-provoking courtroom treatise. But the play, a taut drama about how one skeptical juror seeks to win over his 11 [...]

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Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

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Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer In a banner year for black movies — including “The Butler,” “Fruitvale” and “12 Years A Slave” — and television with Kerry Washington’s electrifying portrayal of Olivia Pope in “Scandal,” the streak continues with a highly anticipated romantic comedy sequel. “The Best Man Holiday,” a [...]

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