‘CrazySexyCool’ exceeds expectations!

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The stars and executive producers of “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” have much to rejoice this week, as the TV film’s ratings far exceeded expectations. Monday night’s TLC biopic became VH1’s highest-rated telecast in more than five years, drawing in an overwhelming $4.5 million viewers. Media sources state that “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” is already this… Read more »

Jamie Foxx’s top films

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After news broke that actor, comedian and singer Jamie Foxx would be taking on the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in an Oliver Stone produced biopic, we thought we’d break down his most memorable films throughout his multifaceted career. Check them out below. Django Unchained (2012) Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry… Read more »

3 films by director Lee Daniels you should know

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In anticipation of Lee Daniels latest film “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitacker, we’re highlighting some of the directors top films. Check out 3 films by Daniels that you should know below. Precious: Based on the novel “Push” by Saphire, stars Gabourey Sidibe, who delivers an award winning performance as “Precious,” an overweight, abused, illiterate pregnant… Read more »

Celebrities attend ‘The Butler’ premiere in Hollywood

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Forest Whitacker, along with his lovely wife and daughter, attend the Hollywood premiere of his latest film, “The Butler,” by director Lee Daniels. One of the summer’s most anticipated black films, “The Butler” tells the story of a White House butler, who waited on eight presidents over thirty years. The tale, which takes place during… Read more »

Top 10 Independence Day movies of all time

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Today, we celebrate Independence Day. On July 4, 1776, our Founding Fathers, signed the Declaration of Independence, birthing the United States of America into existence. While many take this time to celebrate by remembering our Founding Fathers, hosting barbecue parties or road trips, here at RollingOut, we are breaking down a variety of film that… Read more »

3 Notaable Directorial Debuts

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Anthony Hemingway, Red Tails With nearly a decade spent directing TV shows such as “The Wire,” “CSI: NY,” “True Blood” and “Treme,” Hemingway made his directorial debut with Red Tails in 2012. While the film did not exactly make history at the box office, it was a major step for Hemingway as George Lucas and… Read more »

Behind the scenes photos: “The Best Man Holiday”

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Sanaa Lathan, star of The Best Man Holiday, has been eagerly been sharing photos of her fellow cast mates on Instagram for the last couple weeks and it has us on the edge of our seats, anxiously awaiting its debut in November. Check out the behind the scenes candid s below.

Jackie Robinson and other blacks who broke barriers in history portrayed in film

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Brian Helgeland’s sports biopic 42, tells the tale of the 1947 baseball season in which Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) decides to sign the first black major league baseball player ever, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). Despite the vicious racism Robinson faces from fans, other teams and at times his own teammates, he… Read more »

Samuel L Jackson and other influential black actors

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The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Although Black History Month is over, the following actors are absolutely deserving of a little extra credit. Click continue to see some of the most influential black actors who paved the way for contemporary stars. Sidney Poitier Ruby Dee Denzel Washington Angela Bassett James Earl Jones Samuel L. Jackson Cicely Tyson Will Smith Viola Davis… Read more »