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Lupita Nyong’o Stars in Queen of Katwe In Theaters September 30

Poster of Queen of Katwe from Disney Pictures

Walt Disney Pictures’ Queen Katwe opens in theaters nationwide this Friday, September 30. The inspirational movie stars Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (Nakku Harriett –  Phiona Mutesi’s mother), Golden Globe nominee Daniel Oyelowo (Robert Katende – Phiona’s chess teacher) and newcomer Madina… Continue Reading

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12 Years A Slave and 20 Feet From Stardom Win Oscars

12 Years A Slave and 20 Feet From Stardom were two of my picks to win Academy Awards in 2014, and they both won Oscars! The Academy Award for Best Picture went to 12 Years A Slave. Screenwriter John Ridley received… Continue Reading

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12 Years A Slave’s Lupita Nyong’o Wins at SAG Awards

Lupita Nyongo’o walked away with the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Female Supporting Actor for  her role as Patsey in 12 Years A Slave, Saturday, January 18, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.  Looking beautiful, dressed to the… Continue Reading

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12 Years A Slave Wins Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Drama

“12 Years A Slave “walked away with the award for Best Motion Picture – Drama  at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night in Beverly Hills, Ca. The film tied with “American Hustle,”  for most nominations, 7, going into the awards… Continue Reading

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12 Years A Slave – A Must See

I just returned home to St. Louis after attending the Fox Searchlight press junket for the movie Black Nativity in Los Angeles/Beverly Hills.  Although I really enjoyed the press junket, I was totally unprepared for the chaos that I ran… Continue Reading