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Epps on Easy
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 June 2008
Epps on EasyComedian lands new TV series and makes ‘Roscoe Jenkins’ DVD laugh out loud funnyBy Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Entertainment ... read more >>
At The Box Office 6-05-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2008
Big Budget Films Kung Fu Panda (PG for martial arts action) Animated comedy about a clumsy, panda bear (Jack Black) working as a waiter in his family’s noodle restaurant who is called upon to ... read more >>
D.L. Hughley Set To Host BET Awards ‘08”
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2008
Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley will take the reins as the host of BET Awards 08. Tagged as “the hottest ticket on television,” producers are raising the stakes as the biggest stars in music, ... read more >>
Hollywood Black Film Festival In Full Effect This Week
Written by Stephanie Frederic 05 June 2008
Out of the more than 100 films opening at the Hollywood Black Film Festival this week in Beverly Hills, one has captured the attention like no other. One has created that proverbial buzz and it’s ... read more >>
Two Heads Work Better Than One
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 June 2008
 Authors Virginia DeBerry and Donna GrantTen years ago countless readers were struck by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant’s true-to-life novel, Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made which ... read more >>
Vanessa Williams & Juliette Jeffers Blaze the Stage
Written by Mary E. Montoro, Sentinel Contributing Writer 29 May 2008
Juliette JeffersIs it hot all up in here or is it the dynamic potent, sexual energy of actresses Juliette Jeffers and Vanessa Williams making it sizzle? The NAACP image Award nominee and recipient, ... read more >>
David Banner proves "Stuntin’ is a Habit Get Like Me"
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 29 May 2008
David Banner Proves "Stuntin’ is a Habit Get Like Me" By Brandon Brooks, Sentinel Entertainment Writer ... read more >>
Jennifer Hudson
Written by Stephanie Frederic 29 May 2008
By Stephanie Frederic, Sentinel Entertainment Editor After winning an Academy Award last year for her powerful performance as “Effie” ... read more >>
At The Box Office 5-29-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 29 May 2008
Big Budget Films The Foot-Fist Way (R for profanity and sexuality) Martial arts comedy about a macho Tae Kwon Do instructor (Danny R. McBride) who sets out on a sojourn in search of his undefeated karate ... read more >>
51st Annual Grammy Awards To Hail From Los Angeles’ Staples Center Feb. 8, 2009, On CBS
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2008
Nominations To Be Announced Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 SANTA MONICA - The world’s premier music event, the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards, will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) from Los Angeles’ ... read more >>

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Playboy Jazz Festival Lineup Announced
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 29 May 2008
Herbie Hancock Tops The Bill For The Fest’s 30th Annual Jazz Party at the Hollywood Bowl Album of the year Grammy winner Herbie Hancock will close out this year’s 30th annual Playboy ... read more >>

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One Man Powerhouse
Written by Stephanie Frederic 22 May 2008
When Academy Award-nominated and legendary actress Ruby Dee witnessed Daniel Beaty perform “Emergency” - his one-man show with more than 40 characters - she described it as “a performance ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 5-15-08
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 May 2008
Hollywood Black Film Festival Presents Screenwriting Panel and Shorts Program at 2nd Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair Hollywood Insiders Discuss Adapting Books for the Silver Screen The ... read more >>
At The Box Office 5-15-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 May 2008
Big Budget Films The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG for violence and epic battle scenes) Based on the second installment of the C.S. Lewis series of kiddie fantasy novels, this sequel sends ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 5-5-08
Written by Lisa Spivey 08 May 2008
Legendary Comedy Act Theatre to Re-open in Los Angeles Historic home to entertainment industry’s best known Black comedians What do comedians Sinbad, Tommy Davidson, Jamie Foxx, Chris ... read more >>
At The Box Office 05-08-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 May 2008
Big Budget Films Speed Racer (PG for action, violence and epithets) The Wachowski Brothers (The Matrix) wrote and directed this live-action adaptation of the animated, Japanese TV-series from the Sixties. ... read more >>
Multi-Platinum Rapper and Actor T.I. Speaks Out On BET:
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 May 2008
T.I.’s TV Interview Airs Tonight and Sunday In his first televised interview since a plea bargain on weapon charges, multi-platinum recording artist and actor T.I., a.k.a. Clifford Harris, Jr., ... read more >>
Terrence Howard is Steely Companion in IRON MAN
Written by Sandra Varner, Sentinel Contributing Writer 02 May 2008
Terrence Howard is Steely Companion in IRON MAN Oscar nominated actor Terrence Howard stars as Jim “Rhodey” Rhodes, a military pilot and best friend of the billionaire industrialist ... read more >>
Faith under Fire: Betrayed by a Thing Called Love
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 24 April 2008
A memoir by LaJoyce Brookshire Karen Hunter Publishing Hardcover, $24.00 270 pages ISBN: 978-1-4165-6645-8 “God has given me the opportunity to reach scores of women, connecting with their ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 4-24-08
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 April 2008
Jesse L. Martin Leaves ‘Law & Order’ Guess Who’s ‘Coming to Dinner’ Don’t know about you, but I’m really going to miss handsome hunk Jesse L. Martin ... read more >>
American Black Film Festival Coming Back to Los Angeles This Summer
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2008
Film Life’s 12th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced this week that the popular festival will return to Los Angeles August 7-10, 2008. Festival founder and CEO of Film Life, Inc., ... read more >>
At The Box Office 4-24-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 24 April 2008
Big Budget Films Baby Mama (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality, crude humor and a drug reference) Class-conscious comedy about a single career woman (Tina Fey) who wants to have a baby but ends up hiring ... read more >>
Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav Lands Another Series
Written by Janice Johnson 24 April 2008
From Reality To Real TV Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav Lands Another Series New Comedy “Under One Roof” Debuts on My Network By Janice Johnson Sentinel Contributing ... read more >>
At The Box Office: 4-17-08
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 April 2008
Big Budget Films 88 Minutes (R for profanity, disturbing violence and brief nudity) Al Pacino stars in this revenge thriller, set in Seattle, as a forensic psychiatrist with only 88 minutes to find ... read more >>
"The Souls of Black Girls" (Review)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 17 April 2008
Why have African-American women become so maligned by popular culture that we have a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Karen Hunter, writing a best seller seriously posing the question, “Are black ... read more >>

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