| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Among the surprising things about the movie chronicling Nelson Mandela’s journey to freedom is that it began while he was still in prison.
Back in the late 1980s, South African movie producer Anant Singh started corresponding with the imprisoned...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Jennifer Hudson will be recognized for something other than her singing and acting skills at this year’s People’s Choice Awards.
The “Dreamgirls” star will receive the second annual Favorite Humanitarian award at this year’...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:40 PM
"Lee Daniels 'The Butler," "12 Years A Slave" and the ABC drama "Scandal" were among the top nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature.
Both films were nominated...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:04 PM
People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve.
Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:07 PM
It was just last week when officials at the state's health insurance exchange, Covered California, gave the green light to Obama impersonator Iman Crosson to come up with a rap song to sell young people on the virtues of Obamacare. The turnaround was...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Whether or not Tessanne Chin wins Season 5 of "The Voice" on Tuesday night, she has clearly won the affections of the Sexiest Man Alive, her coach Adam Levine.
"I am so blown away by what you do," Levine told Chin after she had delivered a killer...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Liosngate's Codeblack Films has acquired feature rights to the Omar Tyree's "Flyy Girl" book trilogy.
The coming-of-age story explores the journey of a young woman who plunges into gratuitous sex, violence and heartbreak in an attempt to find herself...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Thursday marked Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday, and as the South African leader remains in a Pretoria hospital, the Weinstein Co. wants to remind us of the legacy of the Nobel Prize winner, and that it has an upcoming movie on the revolutionary....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:30 PM
WHAT: Just for Laughs
WHEN: July 10-28
Comedy Person of the Year: Amy Poehler
Poehler kicked 2013 off right by hosting the Golden Globes with Tina Fey. After a year of devoting herself to the Peacock's "Parks and Recreation," Poehler's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Jennifer Hudson, Kal Penn and Amy Poehler were among the entertainment figures who met at the White House on Monday to plan an education campaign aimed at young people explaining the new health care law.
President Obama stopped by the meeting, which...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Legendary rock music partyer Robert Plant belted out "Black Dog" from the stage at Taste of Chicago this month, but his deal with the city indicates a backstage scene more in line with a restaurant's blue plate special than the rambunctious excesses of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:32 PM
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