OPINION - In this post I'll try to break down Spencer and Davis' competition and determine what fans of 'The
OPINION - For the most part, Denzel Washington has played a prototypical hero but lately, like in his new film
OPINION - On Tuesday morning the racially-themed drama scored four Academy Award nominations, including two for Viola Davis and Octavia
theGRIO REPORT - Ten years later, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer have scored Oscar nominations for their leading and supporting
OPINION - 'Red Tails' won't attract audiences because it was hard to finance. The film will have to deliver dramatically
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OPINION - Is prejudice really behind the paucity of quality black films and roles or are we not spreading the
OPINION - There's something a little sad about these undeniably talented comedic actors resigning themselves to endlessly return to this
REVIEW - The good news is if you approach this new album entirely on its own merits and without next
REVIEW - As a piece of filmmaking, 'Why Did I Get Married Too?' fails on almost every conceivable level...
Do the nominations of Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Daniels and Freeman herald a real shift in the Academy Awards' rocky reputation with
REVIEW - As a piece of entertainment Antoine Fuqua's new film is first-rate but as food for thought it falls
In a meeting that many in the African-American community considered a long time coming, President Obama met with black leaders
In an interview with theGrio, Matthews said, "I thought I was saying something wonderful and positive about America."