12 Years A Slave leads at the SAGs nominations

After failing to secure a win in recent critics awards, 12 Years a Slave gained a boost from The Screen Actors Guild (SAG), which honoured it with 4 nominations, for best ensemble cast, male actor in a leading role for Chiwetel Ejiofor, and supporting for Michael Fassbender and newcomer Lupita Nyong’o.  Directed by Steve McQueen, … Continue reading 12 Years A Slave leads at the SAGs nominations

The Butler rules again at the US box office

Without major openings to compete with this weekend, Lee Daniel’s The Butler continued to rule at the top of the US box office, drawing $17 million. Since its release last week, the star-studded drama, which cost less than $30 million to make, has grossed $52.3 million. Jennifer Aniston’s comedy, We’re The Millers, held well too, … Continue reading The Butler rules again at the US box office

The Butler overperforms and serves $25 million at the US box office

Lee Daniels’ The Butler shot to the top of the US box office on its opening weekend, grossing $25 million, nearly covering its production cost, which was less than $30 million.  The star-studded drama follows a black White House Butler, who served 8 US presidents, as the African-Americans people journeyed from servitude in the 1940’s … Continue reading The Butler overperforms and serves $25 million at the US box office

Oprah Winfrey: African American people are real people – Interview

Oprah Winfrey is considered the most influential and most powerful woman on earth, has been ranked the richest African-American in the 20th century and the greatest black philanthropist in American history, presents The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated programme of its kind in history and delivered an estimated one million votes for president … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey: African American people are real people – Interview