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Oscars Add “Best Popular Film” Reggie discusses on Central Time Wisconsin Radio


Reggie talks to Rod and Judith on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Time about the new Oscar “popular film” category.  Is it an honor or just a conciliation prize?


Reggie Ponder Talks Movies and Upcoming AAFCA Awards

This week I talk Box Office, talk Black History and the Oscars preview Winchester, review Bilal: A New breed of Hero and discuss The African American Film Critics Association Awards.

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Reggie Ponder at Mather’s – More Than a Cafe: 33 E. 83rd Street in Chicago This Friday 5/1/15 1pm-2pm

I’m speaking this week at Mather’s – More Than a Cafe on 33 E. 83rd Street COME JOIN ME!! 1pm-2pm!

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USC study: Minorities still under-represented in popular films

Source:  LA Times

With this year’s high-profile movies “The Butler,” “42” and “12 Years a Slave” prominently featuring black actors, it may seem as though the multiplex is enjoying new levels of diversity. But popular films still under-represent minority characters and directors, and reflect certain biases in their portrayals, according to a study being released Wednesday by USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.  READ MORE HERE.


Interview: Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan for Fruitvale Station

Oscar alert… Fruitvale Station was one of the most important films of the year.

Check out my interview with the truly smart brothas behind the captivating story of Oscar Grant’s life and tragic death.


And here’s my official take on Fruitvale Station, if you haven’t seen this film, hit the Red Box or find it in your area.


Interview: Lee Daniels for The Butler

Enjoy this… great film, great interview.


And if you missed it – here’s my review of The Butler – see this one at Oscar season for sure!