Motivated by Homeless Character, Teen Actor Makes Film to Expose Reality
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA Special Correspondent) 01 January 2009
 The last time we saw Jermaine Crawford, his hair was an unkempt mess and his face was riddled with the pains of a drug-addicted homeless teenager. That was some 10 months ago when Crawford closed ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-01-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2009
BIG BUDGET FILMS Defiance (R for violence and profanity) Oscar-winner Edward Zwick (for Shakespeare in Love) directs this harrowing tale of survival, set in occupied Poland during World War II, ... read more >>
Seven Reason Why You’ll Love Will Smith In "Seven Pounds"
Written by Stephanie Frederic 18 December 2008
  Will Smith and Rosario Dawson star in Columbia Pictures’ drama SEVEN POUNDS. The two share a very passionate love scene in the movie. “He was very respectful,” says Dawson ... read more >>
Alicia Keys Poised To Make Cinematic History
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 30 October 2008
Alicia Keys burst on the scene in April of 2001 with the release of the single Fallin’ from Songs in A Minor, the critically-acclaimed debut album which launched her meteoric rise. A piano prodigy ... read more >>
Jennifer Hudson’s Sweet Success
Written by Sandra Varner 16 October 2008
“The Secret Life of Bees” and MoreDreams still abound for Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls, Sex and the City) who costars in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s The Secret ... read more >>
‘Express’ing Himself
Written by Matthew Hayes 09 October 2008
Rob Brown Scores In Biopic About America’s First Black Heisman Winner His life seems like any young actor’s dream. The setup sounds like the beginning of an underdog story about the triumph ... read more >>

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It’s Miller Time
Written by Matthew Hayes 02 October 2008
With Back to Back Movies at the Boxoffice, Gardena's Own Omar Benson Miller More Than Ready for His Close Up From Gardena to the big screen, native son Omar Benson Miller is about to show the world ... read more >>
Miracle of St. Spike
Written by Stephanie Frederic 25 September 2008
Miracle of St. Spike Spike Lee found ... read more >>
Samuel L. Jackson:
Written by Stephanie Frederic 18 September 2008
Samuel L. Jackson: Neighbor From Hell and in ... read more >>

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Tyler Perry’s Dynasty Of A Movie ‘Family That Preys’
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 11 September 2008
Tyler Perry’s Dynasty Of A Movie ‘Family That Preys’ ... read more >>
Samuel L. Jackson Presents: “Head Trips”
Written by Stephanie Frederic 07 August 2008
Samuel L. Jackson Presents: “Head Trips” ... read more >>
All About Boris Kodjoe
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 24 July 2008
The ‘All about Us’ InterviewBoris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria on March 8, 1973 to Eric, a physician from Ghana, and Ursula, a psychologist from Germany ... read more >>
Gabrielle Union - More Than Just A Pretty Face
Written by Stephanie Frederic 10 July 2008
Gabrielle Union - More Than Just A Pretty Face Gabrielle Union plays No. 3 a creature from outer space who finds the more human side of earth appealing in ... read more >>
Big Willie Weekend
Written by Stephanie Frederic 03 July 2008
Big Willie Weekend Will Smith to the rescue in the superhero with an attitude flick, “Hancock.” “It’s Big Willie Weekend, “ ... read more >>
Common: 'Wanted' in Hollywood
Written by James Lamar Bolden, Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 June 2008
Common: 'Wanted' in Hollywood Giving the peace sign, Common is one of the coolest rappers in the game. About his sudden success in the movie ... read more >>
Meagan’s Good
Written by Stephanie Frederic 19 June 2008
Meagan’s Good There’s something about Meagan Good.By Stephanie Frederic Sentinel Entertainment Editor The sexy nearly 27-year ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Cedric Still An Entertainer in "Street Kings"
Written by Alice Fuller 17 April 2008
Cedric Still An Entertainer in "Street Kings" He’s one of those neighborhood dudes. He got his hustle on, he tells the LA Sentinel. “I really didn’t do the role to be funny, ... read more >>

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Life After the Lakers...
Written by Stephanie Frederic 27 March 2008
Life After the Lakers…Actor Rick Fox Scores Again With his Breakout Role ‘Meet the Browns’By Stephanie Frederick, Sentinel Entertainment Editor You can thank fate for how the strikingly ... read more >>
Meet The (Dysfunctional) Browns: Tyler Perry’s wacky yet loveable family
Written by Sandra Varner 20 March 2008
Meet the BrownsTyler Perry’s wacky yet loveable familySandra Varner, Celebrity ProfilesThere’s no denying that playwright and filmmaker Tyler Perry knows his audience and sets out to whet ... read more >>
Oh Snap! Raven Symone’s all grown up and heading to College
Written by Stephanie Frederic 06 March 2008
Oh Snap!  Raven Symone’s all grown up and heading to College BY STEPHANIE FREDERICEntertainment EditorIt’s hard to believe that little Olivia the adorable and sweet little girl from ... read more >>
It’s Oscar Week! Will Actress Ruby Dee Win Her First Academy Award?
Written by Stephanie Frederic 22 February 2008
It's Oscar Week! Will Actress Ruby Dee Win Her First Academy Award? Days before the Oscars, the big screen legend goes one-on-one with the L.A. Sentinel By Stephanie Frederick, Sentinel ... read more >>
Queen Latifah's Celebrated Year Begins
Written by Stephanie Frederic 17 January 2008
Queen Latifah's Celebrated Year Begins A Golden Globe, A New Endorsement Deal And Some "Mad Money" by Stephanie Frederic and Kam Williams In just one week, Rapper turned actress ... read more >>