Busy actor discusses the business side of filmmaking and explains why African Americans must create their own film projects.
If you watched the Academy Awards Sunday night, then you likely heard Inside Job director Charles Ferguson’s acceptance speech after his film won for best documentary. Ferguson’s acceptance speech began this way: “Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud, not a single [...]
Oscar-winning director of Inside Job reflects on winning the award when the financial meltdown issues addressed by the documentary remain unresolved.
In this Web-exclusive clip, Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker addresses a recent piece in The New York Times entitled “Hollywood’s Whiteout,” about the absence of Black artists in the 2011 Oscar nominee class. The article states: The consolidation of a black presence in the movies and television did not signal the arrival of a postracial [...]
Tavis revisits highlights of conversations with several of this year’s Oscar nominees.
Bello, one of the stars of the new film The Company Men, talks about sexism in business and her ongoing work in Haiti, which pre-dated the 2010 quake.
Award-winning actress explains why she feels her character was a remarkable woman.
If you haven’t yet heard of The Fighter, you will. The film – starring Mark Wahlberg as boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and Christian Bale as Micky’s half-brother Dicky Eklund – has received seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress, a category that two of the film’s actresses – Amy Adams [...]
Award-winning actress, one of the stars of the Fockers film franchise, explains why she feels more like herself when she’s acting.
Filmmaker and director of The King’s Speech—this year’s most Oscar-nominated movie, including best director and best picture—explains the role his mother played in bringing the story to him.