2015 was an exceptional year for film.

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‘Django Unchained’ director Quentin Tarantino says he has 90 minutes of unused footage from the movie that he’s thinking of adding to the original film and presenting as a new four-part miniseries for cable. The filmmaker mulled the idea during his Cannes press conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Pulp Fiction,” which won the Palme […]

TV & Film

“Django Unchained,” still the number one film outside of the US, has caused some of the most passionate discussions and debates in a long time. But something less controversial came up recently when Quentin Tarantino admitted Idris Elba was on the list of possible cast members, but he didn’t recruit him because he’s British. “Yeah, […]

Arts & Entertainment, Gossip

Lavar Burton contributed, perhaps, the most salient commentary on “Django Unchained” any celebrity of note has made when asked about the film while in New York this week. Burton was in town for the taping of “Pioneers of Television“–which includes an installment focusing on “Roots”–when a TMZ photographer caught up with him. The interview got […]

What better way to get Black people to oppose gun control than to evoke everyone’s new favorite slave, Django — and the thought of being…

News, Top News

OK, I’m going to make one final appeal to black folks to simply stop the nonsense. That would be this business of us dismissing – and dissing – each other as “Uncle Toms,” “house slaves,” “house Negroes” or well, just fill in any term that fits this pattern. Usually, it’s black conservatives and/or Republicans that […]


Django Unchained star, Jamie Foxx, is the latest entertainer to sharply criticize legendary director Spike Lee over his blanket negative assessment of the film and…

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Hollywood insider Kevin Frazier talks with the crew about Quentin Tarantino using the N-word during a press room interview at the Golden Globe Awards.

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By now it should be obvious that “Django Unchained” director Quentin Tarantino has no problem with folks taking offense at his liberal use of the N-word either within his movies, or while discussing his films in interviews. Still, the press room at last night’s Golden Globes appeared taken aback when the director, who won for […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized the work of Denzel Washington, Quentin Tarantino and the little girl from “Beasts of the Southern Wild” in its nominations for 2013 Academy Awards. Slavery-era dramas “Django Unchained” and “Lincoln” will face off for Best Picture, while “Django” also scored a nom for Best Supporting […]

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Chris Paul jokes with the crew about Kim and Kanye’s new house and Quentin Tarantino’s  mom having sex with Wilt Chamberlain back in the day.

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“Django Unchained” director Quentin Tarantino is crediting his mother as being one of Wilt Chamberlin’s many girlfriends. Tarantino said his mom was one of thousands of women the NBA legend admitted to sleeping with in his autobiography “A View From Above.” “It was the ’70s and I was living with these three hip single ladies, […]