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  1. Entrepreneur's Summit: Reginald Hudlin Confirmed to AttendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Black Enterprise

    Writer, director, and producer Reginald Hudlin has been confirmed to attend Black Enterprise's Entrepreneur's Summit . Set to speak on his rise in Hollywood and host the American Black Film Festival Buzz Party set to take place at ES, Hudlin will bring decades of entrepreneurial and artistic knowledge to ES when it hits the Atlanta Marriott Marquis May 13-16.

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  2. 'Gentleman's Agreement' takes on anti-semitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Any American who sees "Gentleman's Agreement" at the Mayfair Theatre will be shaken out of his complacency if, in his opinion, it is better to let a possible anti-Semitic feeling that might be stirring in this country alone, or work it out under cover. The idea behind the 20th Century-Fox film production of Laura Z. Hobson's best-selling novel is that any prejudice which might be expressed in a concrete manner by some portion of the citizenry against a minority group, must be stamped out by shouting it down from the house-tops, if need be.

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  3. Ladies ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | NewsReview.com

    Another Saturday Night Live sketch character tries, futilely, to stretch to feature-length proportion in this lame comedy from director Reginald Hudlin . Tim Meadows stars as Leon Phelps, a smooth-talking, self-proclaimed expert on females and seduction who dishes out inappropriate advice on a late-night radio talk show.

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  4. San Diego Comic-Con Announces First Special GuestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Comic-Con International has announced the first guests for this summer's San Diego Comic-Con, and it's a collection that includes a critically-acclaimed fantasy novelist, a fan-favorite current comic book writer, a beloved illustrator and one of the men responsible for the British science fiction character Judge Dredd.

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  5. Iggy Azalea Owns Winterfest Ahead of 2015 Arena Tour PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Billboard

    Iggy Azalea performs at Billboard Winterfest at Park City Live presented by Citi in partnership with American Airlines, YouTube, and Marshall Headphones on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Park City, Utah. In what will likely be one of her last gigs before embarking on her first arena tour on April 14, Iggy Azalea had high expectations for her Saturday night performance at Billboard's WinterFest on Jan. 24, where the Sundance Film Festival crowd was packed nearly twice as tight as it had been the two previous nights.

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  6. 'Top Five' might be the best Chris Rock Movie everRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | One Nation News

    ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. What does it look like when you finally accomplish a thing that is more indicative of the total sum of your talents than anything you have done before in your life? For Chris Rock, it would look something like his new film, Top Five, which he stars in, directs and co-wrote along with Scott Rudin .

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  7. Will Smith And Jared Leto Confirmed For Suicide SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    Following months of casting rumours, bosses at Warner Bros. announced the full cast of the much-anticipated DC Comics big screen adaptation on Tuesday .

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  8. Flash Friday: a Geoffrey Holder Celebration - the Wiz, Annie, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Today we celebrate the life and career of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer, actor and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. He's The Wiz Exploring a dizzying and awe-inspiring array of artistic endeavors over the course of his 60-year career, Geoffrey Holder was a true original in the entertainment realm. As history would have it, in 1952, legendary choreographer Agnes De Mille witnessed Holder performing in his native country of Trinidad and brought him to the United States, where he began teaching at The Katherine Dunham School Of Dance, following in the footsteps of his Tony Award-winning brother, Boscoe, who was already established as a director in New York.

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  9. Geoffrey Holder, actor and author: The memorable villain Baron Samedi ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Independent

    Despite an impressive film career, he may be best known, in the US at least, for a series of advertisements he made in the 1970s and 1980s for 7Up Geoffrey Holder was multi-talented: artist, dancer, choreographer, painter and actor, a Tony Award-winning director and designer and a memorable James Bond villain. He gained early renown as a dancer, leading a folk-dance troupe in his native Trinidad before moving to New York in the 1950s.

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  10. Trinidad-born Actor and Renaissance Man Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. Geoffrey Holder , West Indian Renaissance man, died of pneumonia on Monday.

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  11. Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey HolderRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder , the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend.

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  12. Geoffrey HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Geoffrey Holder, who has died aged 84, played one of the few James Bond villains to survive a meeting with 007. Bond seemed to kill Baron Samedi not once, but twice in Live and Let Die .

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  13. Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder , the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. Geoffrey Holder was a multi-talented stage and film artist who directed and designed the original Broadway production of The Wiz for which he won two 1975 Tony Awards for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Costume Design.

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  14. Geoffrey Holder, director and actor, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director, actor, painter, dancer and choreographer who during an eclectic show business career led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway and pitched 7-Up on TV, died Sunday.

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  15. Devil Girl from InvernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Cultural Gutter

    This comes as zero surprise to anyone who has ever met me. But it's not just a personal preference.

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  16. Stylish Tony winner Geoffrey Holder was known for many talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    An undated handout photo of Geoffrey Holder, who achieved his widest celebrity in a run of commercials as the jolly, white-suited television pitchman for 7Up in the 1970s and '80s. An undated handout photo of Geoffrey Holder, who achieved his widest celebrity in a run of commercials as the jolly, white-suited television pitchman for 7Up in the 1970s and '80s.

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  17. Stage, Screen, and Television Legend Geoffrey Holder DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Black Enterprise

    Millennials may best remember this famed performer as Nelson from 1992's Boomerang , but that was just a small part of the big life that was Geoffrey Holder's. The 84-year-old dancer, choreographer, actor, artist, and singer died of complications of pneumonia over the weekend.

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  18. RIP, Geoffrey HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Cultural Gutter

    This comes as zero surprise to anyone who has ever met me. But it's not just a personal preference.

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  19. Geoffrey Holder: Director And Actor Dies At 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Ananova

    Geoffrey Holder, an actor, dancer and Tony award-winning director, who also played a villain in the James Bond film Live And Let Die, has died aged 84. The Trinidad-born star died on Sunday of complications relating to pneumonia at Mount Sinai St Luke's Hospital in New York, according to Anna Glass, a family friend. Holder had an eclectic career in showbusiness, winning Tonys in 1975 for directing and designing the costumes for his retelling of The Wizard Of Oz with an all black cast.

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  20. Former Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | She Knows

    For Cailyn Cox, writing isn't just a hobby, it's her life. Passionate about Hollywood, she makes it her mission to find the most entertaining celebrity gossip for SheKnows readers.

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