January 25, 2011
It's a wonder that the security guards at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn’t stop Mo’nique and make her show ID when she arrived to help announce the Oscar nominations early Tuesday at the organization’s Beverly Hills headquarters. After all, she was the only person of color involved with the extravaganza,since the 83rd annual Oscar nominations have the dubious distinction of being an all-white affair.
1/23 powerHouse Arena Giant Steps to Change the World book signing
1/25 Indigo Manulife Centre 5PM
1/25 Canadian Film Centre 7PM
2/7 University of Central Arkansas
2/9 Rutgers University
2/10 Quinnipiac University
2/15 Nasher Sculpture Center
2/21 Auburn University
2/23 Cheyney University
2/25 The Faith Community at St. Sabina
2/26 Indiana University
2/28 University of Puget Sound
3/23 Savannah State University
Maturation of Empowerment
Dick Barnett - New York Knickerbockers
In the balmy atmosphere of Hawaii, and as the crowded gym roared, Barry Obama picked up the opponent at half court, pressing and harassing every foot of the way. President Obama, with vital aides at his side, chairing the meeting in the East room of the White House, to discuss the arms treaty agreement with the Russian contingency, each nation capable of crippling, if not, destroying the world as we know it. Barry Obama dribbled to the top of the key, and dropped a left-handed jumper.
The year 2010 will mark yet another December to remember in film preservation. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures—Hollywood classics, documentaries and innovative shorts reflecting genres from every era of American filmmaking—to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
06 Jan 2010
IFC Entertainment will release the DVD of the Spike Lee-directed Passing Strange: The Movie Jan. 12.
Bonus material on the DVD, which is presented in widescreen letterbox format, includes director Lee's backstage footage from the Broadway production. The disc has a suggested retail price of $24.98.
By Adam Hetrick
30 Dec 2009
Academy Award-nominated director Spike Lee's documentary film of the Broadway musical Passing Strange will air on PBS nationwide Jan. 13, 2010.
PBS's "Great Performances" will present "Passing Strange" at 9 PM ET; check local listings. In the New York City area, it will re-air at 2 AM on Jan. 15, 2010. In addition to its PBS premiere, "Passing Strange" will be released on DVD Jan. 12, 2010.