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6:38 PM / Saturday February 24, 2018

Entertainment

“Black Panther” stars and creators reflect on its arrival

February 16, 2018

By Ronda Racha Penrice Urban News Service Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film. “I’ve been waiting a long time. I was just so, so excited because this was a movie [where] we all felt…

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‘Black Panther’ receives high praise after first screenings

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chadwick Boseman, from left, Lupita Nyong’o, and Michael B. Jordan attend the “Marvel” panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)   By Lindsey Bahr associated press LOS ANGELES — “Incredible” and “kinetic” are just a few of the loving words that…

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Jordan Peele talks Oscars, “Get Out’ and Whoopi Goldberg

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya at the PSIFF Creative Impact Awards & “10 Directors to Watch” at Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA.  (Photo: Shutterstock) By Sandy Cohen associated press LOS ANGELES — Jordan Peele has been dreaming of his Oscar moment since he was 13, but now that…

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Winfrey picks novel ‘An American Marriage’ for book club

February 9, 2018

By Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK — Tayari Jones, whose novel “An American Marriage” has been chosen for Oprah Winfrey’s book club, will always remember that phone call from last October. She was driving in Las Vegas, expecting to hear from books editor Leigh Haber of Winfrey’s magazine, “O,” for which Jones has written…

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Dennis Edwards, Temptations singer for two decades, dies at 74

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Dennis Edwards with The Temptations Review performs at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California on June 8, 2012.  Edwards died last Thursday after a long illness.  He was 74.  (Editorial credit: shutterstock.com) By Jeff Karoub associated press DETROIT — Dennis Edwards, a Grammy-winning former member of the famed Motown group The Temptations, has…

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Diamond White–precious Diamond sure does shine!

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: From L to R: Inanna Sarkis as “Gabriella”, Diamond White as “Tiffany” and Hannah Stocking as “Anna” in Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.” (Photo by Chip Bergman) Interview with Kam Williams Born in Detroit on New Year’s Day in 1999, Diamond White made a huge splash auditioning for Fox-TV’s “The X-Factor”…

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Essence honors ‘game-changers’ Haddish, Waithe, among others

February 9, 2018

associated press NEW YORK — “Girls Trip” changed the game for Tiffany Haddish, and now she’s being honored as one of Essence magazine’s “game-changers” at its annual “Black Women in Hollywood” awards. “Girls Trip” was one of last year’s big hits and made Haddish a breakout star. The comedian is one of four women being…

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Rel Dowdell–The “Where’s Daddy?” Interview

February 9, 2018

SUN NOTE: Philly filmmaker Rel Dowdell’s film “Where’s Daddy?’ screens Feb 12 at 7 p.m. at the Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St., Phila., $12, 267-239-2941.   Renaissance Brother! Interview with Kam Williams Rel Dowdell is a screenwriter, film director and producer, as well as an English/screenwriting professor. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he received his…

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