Oscar winner Octavia Spencer says her lavish house is haunted (video)

Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer has endeared herself to audiences and filmmakers with her engaging quirky personality. Turns out Spencer is unabashed about her eccentricities off the set as well. The Hidden Figures star told Ellen Degeneres that her Toluca Lake home, located in an upscale neighborhood in north Los Angeles, is haunted. Spencer bought […]

Viola Davis admits she possibly ‘betrayed’ herself with ‘The Help’ role

The Help actress Viola Davis feels like she “betrayed” herself with her role in the 2011 movie because the film didn’t “tell the whole truth.” The 2011 civil rights movie became the most viewed film on Netflix last month amid the Black Lives Matter movement, but the actress — who played maid Aibileen Clark — […]

Viola Davis shares this about her movie roles

Viola Davis feels she’s always been limited to very particular on-screen roles. The Academy Award-winning star, who appears in the new Steve McQueen-directed heist movie Widows, has claimed that in spite of being one of Hollywood’s best-known actresses, she is rarely afforded the opportunity to play characters who are “motivated by love and grief.” Asked why she […]

Octavia Spencer showcases amazing grace in ‘The Shack’

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes audiences on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep […]

Film critic claims Hollywood maids casting votes for Oscars

Hollywood film critic Barry Norman has made a startling claim regarding the Oscars. According to the well-known and respected Norman, the members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences are not voting directly on selected films. Instead, he claims in an interview, that many of the 6,000 members of the organization who do […]

Octavia Spencer says she’s ‘fine’ with never having kids

Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for their actresses issue and dished on her decision to opt out of motherhood: “I should be married and have 19 kids,” the star of the hit movie The Help, 43, said “And now I’m thinking my eggs are dying on the […]

Celebrity Style: Viola Davis

Viola Davis is one amazing actress and a great style watcher. She stepped out at the annual Fashion Group International Night of Stars at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC on Oct. 25, 2012, looking like a million bucks! She wore a custom MAXMARA black and white evening gown with Swarovki Silver Shadow clutch and sparkly […]

Tito Jackson, Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson Among Celebs Out and About

If you’re ever on the West Coast, Los Angeles International Airport is definitely the best place to people watch.  You never know who you might come in contact with.  This week, Taraji P. Henson and Tito Jackson arrived separately at LAX. Natural hair beauty Viola Davis reunited with The Help co-star Jessica Chastain to film for the upcoming drama, […]

‘Think Like a Man’ and the Best Movies Ever Made From Books

As Steve Harvey’s juicy juggernaut Think Like a Man torpedoes towards the $50 million, the subject has come up about the best-selling and award-winning books that were successfully translated into blockbuster motion pictures. Many studios have failed spectacularly with screen adaptations of important or immensely popular novels and non-fiction works, so Rainforest Films’ Rob Hardy and […]

Octavia Spencer Day Declared in Alabama

Octavia Spencer was in her home state of Alabama on March 21 to celebrate the first annual “Octavia Spencer Day.” The Oscar-winning actress was recognized in Montgomery, Ala., by a throng of fans and was serenaded by the band from her former high school. According to The Associated Press, Spencer arrived in a pink limo […]

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer Get Oscar Nods for ‘The Help’

Oscar nominee Viola Davis says she’s calm, but excited. Davis received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her role as the proud maid Aibileen in The Help. Why is she calm? Davis received an Oscar nomination in 2009 for her role in the film, Doubt and then she “literally skipped through the hallways of […]

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer Nominated for 2012 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed its nominations for this year’s Academy Awards. As many have waited on pins and needles for the nominations list, most of us sat back with smiles because The Help was a shoe-in to win and here’s why: The Help has brought in $169.6 million in […]

Harry Potter, Fast Five, and Madea’s Big Happy Family- The 10 Best Movies of 2011

This year, $1,496,615,315 was grossed domestically from the top 5 movies alone.  In the age of technology, where you can find everything you need in your search bar, people are still dressing up in their favorite characters costumes and staying out to catch that infamous midnight show.  Check out our picks for the Best 10 […]

‘The Help’ Reaches $100 Million Mark

The Help, the film based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel of the same name, crossed the $100 million mark in box-office receipts in less than three weeks of national release. As of Aug. 30, the movie has earned $100.9 million domestically. The film opened Aug. 10. “We never imagined this film, which began its journey inspired […]

What ‘The Help’ Said to Me, a Black Man in America

The Help is a well-made film. I knew that it  had impacted me in a very visceral, emotional and deep way when, as I cut out in the middle of the film to go the restroom, I saw two white men at the sink. Immediately, I thought what it would have been like to walk […]