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MOVIES PRODUCED OR DIRECTED BY REGINALD HUDLIN

I was with a friend the other day who asked me how many movies I had made.  I started to do a count because I wasn’t sure.  I said ten but I realized I was leaving some movies out.  So I made this list.  It’s much longer than I thought it would be.   I’ve…

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WHAT’S THE STATE OF BLACK FILM TODAY? THESE EXPERTS EXPLORE THE RANGE OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MOVIE ACHIEVEMENTS

Melvin Van Peebles had directed a few short films in the late ’50s when he left San Francisco for Hollywood with the goal of trading his day job on a cable car for a career behind the camera. “They said, ‘We don’t need cable car operators as film directors,’” said…

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BOOMERANG FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

It’s taken a while, but BOOMERANG has finally been generally acknowledged as one of the great romantic comedies.  Here’s two articles that testify to his enduring appeal: HUFFINGTON POST:  9 MOVIES THAT CHANGED THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT BLACK LOVE “Boomerang” (1992) “Of all movies on this list, Reg Hudlin’s ‘Boomerang’ has the unique…

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THE EVOLUTION OF BLACK ROMANCE MOVIES

FROM CLASSICS LIKE “LOVES JONES” TO NEW FEATURE “THE PHOTOGRAPH,” A WRITER MUSES ON THE IMPACT OF STORIES CENTERED AROUND BLACK LOVE.  When I was a kid, my mom made the mistake of placing a TV with cable in my bedroom. I was already digesting too much “adult” content, but…

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HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ON THE LEGENDARY ASHLEY BOONE

I was lucky enough to meet Ashley Boone shortly after I arrived in Hollywood.  Here’s why it was a big deal: He Was ‘Star Wars’ ‘ Secret Weapon, So Why Was He Forgotten? Ashley Boone Jr., the first black president of a major Hollywood studio, helped make George Lucas’ quirky space…

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TOP TEN REGGIE HUDLIN MOMENTS OF 2019

1. THE POPULARITY OF BLACK GODFATHER 2. THE CRITICAL AND COMMERCIAL SUCCESS OF BLACK MOVIE SOUNDTRACK AT THE BOWL 3. SAFETY 4. THE 50TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS 5. I DIRECTED A COUPLE OF HOURS OF TV AS WELL 6. THE SUCCESSFUL TEST SCREENING OF EMPEROR 7. TAKING CARE OF FAMILY…

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NAACP Image Awards Hail ‘Next Generation’ of Talent, Inclusive Stories

Mannie Holmes | Events Editor The 48th annual NAACP Image Awards honored the past year in entertainment, specifically spotlighting projects with minority representation. Projects that took home awards included “Hidden Figures,” “This Is Us,” “Black-ish” and “Queen Sugar.” Upon accepting his 20th NAACP Image award for outstanding actor in a…

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Taraji P. Henson, Sterling K. Brown among 48th NAACP Image Awards presenters

JAN. 31, 2017, 8:39 A.M. The 48th NAACP Image Awards will have a slew of Oscar, Emmy and SAG award nominees and winners handing out trophies at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Feb. 11. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe of “Hidden Figures,” Sterling K. Brown of “This Is Us,”…

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Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore & More Join 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Presenters Lineup

TV News Desk Feb. 7, 2017   The biggest names in film, television and music including Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore, Adam Rodriguez, Rashida Jones, Bill Paxton, Brian White, Deon Cole, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Justin Cornwell, Nick Kroll, Penny Johnson and Pooch Hall will present at 48th NAACP IMAGE…

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LONNIE BUNCH III TO RECEIVE PRESIDENT’S AWARD AT NAACP IMAGE AWARDS SATURDAY

Prestigious Honor Recognizes 30 Years of Dedication as one of the Nation’s Leading Figures in the Historical and Museum Community Ceremony Broadcast Live on TV One Saturday LOS ANGELES, CA – The NAACP announced today that historian, author, curator and educator, Lonnie G. Bunch, III will be presented with the…

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