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The Whitney Houston Movie on Lifetime Was Wrongly Named: My Review

The much-talked about Whitney Houston movie came on Lifetime yesterday and we all know how their track record with biopics is less than stellar (read: downright a mess). But, I had hope that this would be a good one because Angela Bassett was directing, and Yaya Dacosta as Whitney in …

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SELMA is Not Just Brilliant But Right On Time

I was invited to a private screening of the SELMA movie by Paramount Pictures and Ava DuVernay in New York in November and I didn’t just cry during the film. I wept. I ugly-cried like I wasn’t sitting in a room with 40 other people. But everyone else was in tears …

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A Barack and Michelle Love Story Biopic Is Coming. It Better Not Be Awful!

Biopics are all the rage right now because every movie studio, TV channel and semi-funded creating establishment is re-telling the stories of some of our favorite icons, living legends and slightly successful public figure. Let’s face it: most of them suck. From the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana to …

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#LifetimeBiopics and #LifetimeBeLike are the Hashtags You Need After the Aaliyah Movie

The Aaliyah biopic on Lifetime happened tonight and I missed it but it’s coming on again so I’ll DVR to watch tomorrow. Anywho, folks say it’s so bad that the word “bad” is offended that it’s even associated with the movie. And to think. The Whitney Houston biopic is still …

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Picture from the Whitney Houston Biopic Released and I Have Questions About Bobby Brown

Angela Bassett is making her directorial debut with a biopic on the life of Whitney Houston for Lifetime. The only reason I’d want to check it out so soon is that she’s the one involved with it, cuz you know my feelings are still hurt that Nippy ain’t with us …

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Zoe Saldana was a Terrible Choice to Play Nina Simone

When I first heard about Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone in an unauthorized biopic, I was not pleased. It makes NO sense to me that of every actress of color in Hollywood, Zoe would be the choice to play Nina. Zoe’s cool as an actress and I enjoy her work …

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