Why Idris Elba's Role In 'The Mountain
BustleWhy Idris Elba's Role In 'The Mountain Between Us' Is Both A Win & A Loss For Black Men On-ScreenBustleRecall all the times that Sidney Poitier portrayed one half of an interracial relationship in films like To Sir, With Love and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, for instance. In these movies, Poitier took on the archetypal leading man roles that usually ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 1:08 pm
Masters of Sex - Nouse
Masters of SexNouse1967 holds a special place as the year Sidney Poitier fought racism, Paul Newman fought conformity and the New Hollywood era was born – a period that produced some of the most popular and revered American films ever made. In particular, it was the year ...
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 12:54 pm
AFI Turns 50: Patty Jenkins, David Lynch and
Hollywood ReporterAFI Turns 50: Patty Jenkins, David Lynch and the Founding Director ...Hollywood ReporterFifty years after its establishment, the filmmakers and George Stevens Jr. recall how far AFI has come and the inspiration for the Life Achievement Award.and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 6:31 am
Why The Fifth Element Is the Greatest
Why The Fifth Element Is the Greatest Re-Watchable Movie EverHouston PressYou recall The Jackal, that one flick where he and Richard Gere went toe-to-toe with Willis being a paid assassin going up against FBI agent Sidney Poitier and Richard Gere. It also came out in 1997, but was not as popular nor as good as The Fifth Element.
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 4:01 am
12 Shows That Were Delayed or Changed
TheWrap12 Shows That Were Delayed or Changed Because of Real World Violence (Photos)TheWrapIt's a drastic step when a television network changes its programming in the wake of a national tragedy. But nowadays it's all too common to see a show pulled, delayed, or even changed out of sensitivity for current events. In the wake of the recent ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 4:07 pm
Robertson Treatment Syndicated Column
RT: With so many classic films being redone, is there a remake you’d like to star in? VR: Yes, Brother John, a very old film Sidney Poitier I caught one night It didn’t do well. It was barely seen. He plays a Christ-like character who returns to the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:35 pm
Steve McQueen's Bio-Pic of Paul Robeson Will
In 1977, Gil Noble wrote and directed The Tallest Tree in Our Forest, a 90-minute documentary about Robeson. Two years later, Sidney Poitier narrated a 30-minute film, Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist, that won an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:58 am
Harlem is essential NYC stop
Ruby Dee and Sidney Poitier. The Schomburg is also home to murals from the 1930s Works Progress Administration program; nypl.org/locations/schomburg, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. near 136th Street. You'll find more historic murals across the street inside Harlem ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:13 pm
Stars believe you ’re mature when you find
Although I ran into Sidney Poitier at the gulf course a few years back and he gave the last piece of good news I’ve had in a while. He says that you get a huge burst of energy at 70. So, I waited for that, hanging on by my ringer nails! And you know what?
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:12 pm
Two More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Sexual
The comedian sent her flowers after the incident, she turned them away. Charlotte Fox was a 23-year-old extra in the 1974 film Uptown Saturday Night starring Cosby, Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. Fox says one night Cosby invited her to a jazz club and ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:29 am