Tag Archives: Jada Pinkett Smith

27Jul/17

Jada Pinkett Smith talks ‘Girls Trip’ success

(MUST COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES) – Actress Jada Pinkett Smith says that her new film Girls Trip is all about female empowerment. Continue reading

23Jul/17

‘Dunkirk’ makes debut at top of U.S. weekend box office

(UNIVERSAL PICTURES) – Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ topped the North American box office for the weekend ending July 23 with the War War Two movie bringing in an estimated $50.5 million in it’s debut, according to boxofficemojo.com.
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06Feb/16
Taraji P. Henson of TV's "Empire" accepts an NAACP Image Award

‘Straight Outta Compton’ receives NAACP award for Outstanding Motion Picture

“Creed” star Michael B. Jordan takes home two awards while ‘Straight Outta Compton’ wins for Outstanding Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards.

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23Jan/16
gil robertson

A Hollywood insider view on the Oscar diversity issue

Hollywood industry insiders, Gil Robertson, the President of the African American Film Critics Association, and Stephen Galloway from The Hollywood Reporter give their take on the diversity issues surrounding the Academy Awards

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23Jan/16
British actress Charlotte Rampling

Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling calls awards boycott racist

Charlotte Rampling says the boycott of the Oscars protesting the absence of black actors and directors is racist toward whites.
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21Jan/16

LL Cool J backs Smiths Oscar boycott

Grammy-winning rapper and actor LL Cool J receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and says he backs Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in their Oscar boycott.
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21Jan/16

Will Smith also to stay away from Oscars in diversity protest

Actor Will Smith says he will not attend the 2016 Oscar ceremony in protest over the absence of actors of color among the nominees.

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19Jan/16

Spike Lee, Pinkett Smith boycott Oscars, Academy promises more diversity

Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith vow to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony after black actors are shut out of the nominations. The Academy says it needs to do more to promote diversity.

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