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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?
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.
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.
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.
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!