In a new episode of “Cinema in Noir” film writers Candice Frederick, Kimberly Renee and ReBecca Theodore-Vachon critique David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Is Lisbeth Salander the new icon of female empowerment?   Also, with all the attention given to Dragon Tattoo and Lisbeth Salander the question becomes; are our own black female […]

Tune in to an all new episode of “Cinema In Noir” for the latest in film and casting news, hosted by Candice Frederick, Kimberly Renee, and ReBecca Theodore-Vachon.  Our topics include: (1:50 minute mark) FILM Reviews: KINYARWANDA, SHAME and THE MUPPETS (16:30 minute mark) Casting News: TLC biopic on VH1, Forest Whitaker and Common (22:35 […]

On this week’s episode of “Cinema in Noir,” we examine the racial and political undertones of “Rise of The Planet of The Apes” with writer Max S. Gordon.  In his essay, ” I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” Gordon states: “Could it be that when Hollywood finally decides to tell […]

Tune in for an all new episode of “Cinema in Noir” on BlogTalkRadio.  On this week’s podcast we discuss: –The lastest in casting news (Chris Brown, Meagan Good, Vin Diesel) –Viola Davis‘ comments in this month’s Essence Magazine concerning her initial hesitation playing a maid in upcoming film,  The Help. Is there a tendency to […]