Interview: Queen Latifah discusses her lead role in the HBO Films biopic ‘Bessie’

Bessie Smith HBO Queen Latifah

In anticipation of the May 16 premiere of “Bessie” on HBO, Queen Latifah spoke to the network about her lead role as Bessie Smith

HuffPost Live: ‘The DUFF’ star Mae Whitman tells Ifelicious about her real life Bianca moments (video)

Mae Whitman The DUFF Bianca

Your girl Ifelicious® (me!) was on HuffPost Live during Caitlyn Becker’s segment again today and got a chance to ask “The DUFF” star Mae Whitman (“Parenthood,” “Arrested Development”) about her real life Bianca moments

Netflix lands ‘The Interview’

Sony The Interview movie

This is just the news I was waiting to hear! Beginning Saturday, January 24, “The Interview” will be available to Netflix streaming subscribers in the US and Canada.

‘Shameless’ star Shanola Hampton flickers in ‘Things Never Said’

Things Never Said Milwaukee Film Festival

The film features character Kalindra Stepney (Shanola Hampton) who has turned to spoken word poetry as an emotional outlet for the turmoil in her life.

Robert Townsend kicks off Milwaukee Film Festival’s Black Lens series, screens ‘Hollywood Shuffle’

Robert Townsend Milwaukee Film Festival Hollywood Shuffle

In the spirit of celebrating the role African-Americans have played in front of and behind the camera, Robert Townsend’s first film “Hollywood Shuffle”…had a special screening…at The Oriental