Snow in Vegas, Jail time for Jussie?, Rookie Knock Out in Jersey

Put on your mittens and just get happy, its just another Vegas day!  Forget the Bikini clad bodies around the pool and make yourself a snowball, your friends in Minnesota will be jealous.   Fabulous Las Vegas is gonna get its second dusting of  snow this week.  If your in town for the week I’m sureContinue reading “Snow in Vegas, Jail time for Jussie?, Rookie Knock Out in Jersey”

Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?

Jussie Smollett and brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo  By Sopan Deb/New York Times The strange case of the “Empire” star Jussie Smollett took another turn this weekend with the police in Chicago saying the investigation’s trajectory had changed amid news media reports that detectives were reviewing whether the attack Smollett reported late last month hadContinue reading “Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?”

Lee Daniel’s “Empire” Still too Gay for some African Americans

The  Academy Award nominated director producer has long pushed the envelope in his films, from Monsters Ball and Precious to the Paperboy. Mr Daniel convinced Oprah Winfrey to playing a wife who cheated on her devoted husband in The Butler. In an resent interview with Bevy Smith “Bevelations” on Sirius Xm, Daniels said his harshestContinue reading “Lee Daniel’s “Empire” Still too Gay for some African Americans”

MoNique is Now Playing Hollywood’s Game

Monique and Sidney Hicks  By:CityFella Anyone who had followed Mo’Nique’s career knows she is outspoken. The actress/comedienne career is based on her brassyness . In 2009, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Precious.   In her acceptance speech, she seemed to thank everyone but Hollywood. She opened withContinue reading “MoNique is Now Playing Hollywood’s Game”

Fox’s “EMPIRE” is Huge

By CityFella, When I initially saw the trailer in the movie theater, I thought it was for a was for a highly stylized movie.   A movie, I might add, that I wouldn’t see, there was too much hype and you know what the say about the brightest light. Well, as for the hype believeContinue reading “Fox’s “EMPIRE” is Huge”

The tragedy behind Fox’s ‘Empire’: Lee Daniels’s father beat him for being gay

Terrence Howard. left, and Lee Daniels speak onstage at a Television Critics Association event in Pasadena, Calif. (Richard Shotwell/Invision via AP) By: Justin Moyer/Washington Post For a network that has struggled to draw eyeballs, Fox’s “Empire” — a Terrence Howard-helmed drama about a music mogul and his, well, empire — is a blockbuster that booked 10Continue reading “The tragedy behind Fox’s ‘Empire’: Lee Daniels’s father beat him for being gay”

Latino Hollywood (Rising Stars)

As the song goes, it’s been a long time coming. Although Hollywood had a handful of Latino stars during the silent era, and a few more during the 30’s and 40’s, they were mostly relegated to playing bad guys and bad girls. It wasn’t until the mid-eighties that Latino filmmakers began to turn the tideContinue reading “Latino Hollywood (Rising Stars)”