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4:41 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019

Entertainment

“Little” review

April 12, 2019

By Danae Reid The new Universal Studios comedy, “Little”, reminds some of us that wishing we could “go back to childhood” should remain both a mere and fleeting thought. Four years ago, “black-ish” star Marsai Martin pitched the idea of the film to Universal Studios, and evidently, her vision came to fruition. The creation of…

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Bill Duke Explains It All

April 12, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bill Duke Actor/director/writer Bill Duke talks about his life both in and out of the spotlight in his new autobiography, “Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career On Screen and Behind The Camera”. By Denise Clay When I connected with actor/director/writer Bill Duke for our interview about his career and his new autobiography, “Bill Duke: My…

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Chester Springs local Kourtney Keitt joins the cast of ‘Anastasia’

April 12, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine  Everyone loves a story of triumph; the legend of Princess Anastasia is one for the ages. Based on the 1997 film, “Anastasia” tells the story of the royal family of Romanov in St. Petersburg Russia. During an invasion of the castle, the majority of Romanovs are killed. Anastasia is shot during the…

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The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz to host Philly jazz legacy event

April 5, 2019

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts, in will host an a “Jazz Social and Scanning Party” which will serve as the kick-off event for “Documenting and Interpreting the Philly Jazz Legacy,” a project which was developed with support from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, to document and preserve Philadelphia’s rich…

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Review: How sweet the sound is in Aretha doc, ‘Amazing Grace’

April 5, 2019

By Jake Coyle associated press After many dangers, toils and snares, the long-lost Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” has finally seen the light, and good Lord, is it good. Filmed over two sessions in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in the Watts section of Los Angeles, it captures Franklin at…

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Philadelphia publicist receives donation from Academy Award winner Viola Davis to fight for inclusion at Cannes Film Festival

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Yolonda Brinkley, Global Disruptor & Creator Diversity in Cannes Philadelphia native Yolonda Brinkley, creator of “Diversity in Cannes,” recently announced, the launch of “$10 for 10,” a fundraising campaign to promote inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival. To commemorate a decade of diversity at the world’s most prestigious film event, Brinkley, with support…

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Police arrest suspect in killing of rapper, philanthropist Nipsey Hussle

April 3, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By ANDREW DALTON LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies detained Eric Holder, 29, on Tuesday afternoon in the city of Bellflower, two days after…

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‘Singing Nina – festival and conference’ honoring Nina Simone, May 19

March 29, 2019

www.philajazzproject.org  “Singing Nina: a cultural festival and conference,” is a one day, multi-location event being held in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Presented by Germantown Arts, the mission is to celebrate the life and music of the cultural icon, Nina Simone. Events include: — A screening of the documentary “What…

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Movie Review: The Story Of “Us”

March 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o and Evan Alex in a scene from “Us”. Maybe it’s just me, but Jordan Peele’s latest film kinda tells me that it might be time for the Oscar-winning  filmmaker to seek a therapist. By Denise Clay Because I try to stay away from scary movies whenever possible, I was…

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff