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REGINALD HUDLIN ON UNMASKING ‘THE BLACK GODFATHER’ BEHIND SO MANY ICONS: CLARENCE AVANT ‘HAS MADE A DIFFERENCE IN EVERYONE’S LIVES’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

You may not have heard of the name Clarence Avant, but you’ve definitely heard of the people whose lives he’s changed and whose careers he’s launched. Known as the Black Godfather — from which the Netflix documentary about him takes its name — the 89-year-old is a legendary behind-the-scenes kingmaker who quietly brokered…

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ANDRE HARRELL, RIP

We met at the New Jersey Black Film Festival, which is the oldest black film festival in the nation.  I had two of my short films in the festival.  One was THE KOLD WAVES, about a white kid auditioning to be the drummer a black high school band.  The other was REGGIE’S WORLD…

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BOXING WITHOUT BOXING: THE GREAT WHITE HYPE

It’s funny because so often it feels true. That’s not the same as being true. There are enough occasions over 90 minutes where the line is close enough. In 1996, director Reginald Hudlin (House Party, Boomerang) tackled the sweet science in a way that few others have ever approached the…

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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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REGGIE HUDLIN APPEARS IN THE NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF BOOKS!

The Harlem Renaissance Through Zora Neale Hurston’s Eyes HITTING A STRAIGHT LICK WITH A CROOKED STICKStories From the Harlem RenaissanceBy Zora Neale Hurston Early in Reginald Hudlin’s 2017 biopic about Thurgood Marshall, Zora Neale Hurston makes a memorable cameo appearance. The soon-to-be legendary attorney and his wife are sharing a booth at a…

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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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Reginald Hudlin Personalizes Black Panther Books For CBLDF Donors!

January 18, 2018 By Georgia Nelson Reginald Hudlin, the entertainment icon behind the motion pictures Marshall and House Party is personalizing his character defining Black Panther graphic novels to support CBLDF’s free expression work! Donate today and get copies of Black Panther by Reginald Hudlin: Complete Collection Volumes One, Two, and Three personalized to you or the fan in your life! Don’t delay –…

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BLACK PANTHER: RETURN OF THE MACKS

Published Dec 6, 2017 By Dominic Griffin Three legendary writers book return trips to Wakanda! With writer Ta-Nehesi Coates doing stellar work on the current BLACK PANTHER series and T’Challa making his solo film debut in February, three of the most iconic writers to ever pen stories for Wakanda return to the hero they helped make a…

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Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics on AMC (12/4/17). “The Color of Comics”

#Repost @black_action_figure_vault ・・・ Check out Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics on AMC next Monday (12/4/17). “The Color of Comics”. The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an Black owned comic imprint which came to life in early 1990s NYC. @reggiehudlin @denyscowan #milestonecomics #comicbooks #robertkirkman #secrethistoryofcomics #dwaynemcduffie #reginaldhudlin #denyscowan #staticshock…

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McGREGOR, PRIEST, HUDLIN, LASHLEY Back For New BLACK PANTHER Stories

By Chris Arrant, Editor Four of Black Panther’s most iconic creators are reuniting with the character for a new Black Panther Annual #1 coming out this February. Don McGregor, Christopher Priest, Reggie Hudlin, and Ken Lashley are working on stories for the anthology – along with Daniel Acuna and several more artists…

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THE 50 GREATEST COMIC BOOKS IN RECORDED HISTORY

By John Fiorella BLACK PANTHER #1, YR 2005 As a kid, I thought Black Panther was lame. I couldn’t get past the costume, which made him look like a wannabe Batman. But that all changed in 2005 when the cosmic powers of Reginald Hudlin and John Romita teamed up to…

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