I love Westerns and hoped that
the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Picture presentation of Magnificent Seven was real enough for me to enjoy. The Antoine Fuqua
directed Magnificent Seven marks the return of authentic Western films. Based on the remake of the 1960 film, Fuqua's Magnificent
Seven stars Academy Award winner Denzel Washington as Sam Chisolm a Bounty Hunter hired to save a town called Rose from the
heartless industrialist Bartholomew played by Peter Sarsgaard (The Center of the World) who is draining the town of its people's
lives and resources. Magnificent Seven arrives in theaters (IMAX, 2D, 3D included) September 23, 2016.
Sam (Washington) is hired by Emma Culler played by Haley Bennett (The Equalizer) whose husband Matthew Cullen, played by Emmy
Award winner Matt Borner (The Normal Heart), was murder by Bartholomew (Sarsgaard) for trying to protect a ...Read the full September 23, 2016 column...>
Warner Bros' Storks Takes You
on a Delightful Road Trip Back Home
The Warner Bros. Picture's animation Storks takes you on a delightful road trip back
home with Andy Samberg (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) as the voice of Junior the dutiful stork up for promotion and Katie
Crown as the voice of the open hearted optimistic orphaned human Tulip. Storks is Rated PG and arrives in IMAX, 2D and 3D
theaters September 23, 2016. An undelivered baby named Tulip ages out at 18 and must leave the
stork factory called Cornerstone on Stork Mountain which no longer delivers babies but parcels. Instead she is placed by herself
in the old baby making factory. When Tulip receives one lonely letter from a young boy named Nate, voiced by Anton Starkman
pretending to be his parents who asks for a baby boy with a Ninja kick,...Read the full September 23, 2016 column...>
The Disciples 'How Deep Is Your Love' with Calvin Harris
wins MTV Video Music Award
CA) - "How Deep Is Your Love," last summer's smash-hit from Calvin
Harris and the Disciples, can add a MTV Video Music Award to its already outstanding list of accomplishments. The music video
took home the VMA in the ‘Best Electronic Video' category, beating out fellow nominees The Chainsmokers, 99 Souls, Mike
Posner and Afrojack. The British trio, Disciples, comprises of Nathan
Duvall, Luke Mac and Gavin Kool. They have been spreading their Gospel all over the world. with their electronic
'Love Jones' the Musical Stageplay tours with
Chrisette Michelle, Musiq Soulchild, Dave Hollister, Marsha Ambrosius, Raheem Devaughn and MCLyte
(New York, NY) - Love Jones The Musical, a stage adaptation
of the critically acclaimed 1997 Love Jones film, is scheduled to tour nationally this Fall/ Winter. The stage production
will boast an all-star cast of R&B music's biggest names including Chrisette Michelle, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius,
MC Lyte, Raheem Devaughn and Dave Hollister who were all carefully selected to star in the must see musical event of the year.
Love Jones The Musical will debut in Oklahoma City on September 9, 2016.
"Uplifting Minds II" Enter. Conference Sat October 22, 2016 in Hollywood - (562)-424-3836
VIDEO CLIPS OF
Award winner Kim Burrell is legendary for her Jazz flavored Gospel style of singing. She is also founder and "Senior
Eldress/Overseer-Bishop" at The Love & Liberty Fellowship Pentecostal Overcoming Holy Church. Born August 26th Kim's
record laberl is Shanachie Entertainment. Watch her live performance of "I Look to You" here!
(Los Angeles, CA) -Grammy
Award and third season American Idol winner Fantasia releases her fifth studio album, "The Definition Of..." via
19 Entertainment/RCA Records. "The Definition Of..." is the follow
up to Fantasia's 2013 LP, "Side Effects Of You," which debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2
on the Billboard Top 200, marking her second consecutive positions on these charts. "The Definition Of..." will
feature collaborations with acclaimed soulstress Stacy Barthe and gospel great Tye Tribbett, as well as chart-topping producers
Ron Fair, R. Kelly, Brian Kennedy, Neff-U, and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon.
In 2004, the High Point, North Carolina native became the season three winner of Fox's American Idol.
Later that year, Fantasia released her platinum-selling debut album "Free Yourself" and became the first artist
in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at #1 with her first single, "I Believe." Fantasia's second
single, "Truth Is," spent 14 weeks at #1, making her the first singer to simultaneously have two of the top three
songs on the Billboard chart. Fantasia's 2006 eponymous second album featured the #1 R&B single, "When I See U,"
and reached gold status. In 2010, Fantasia released the critically acclaimed Back To Me, which featured the hit single "Bittersweet"
that earned her first ever Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding
Song. Back To Me debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart, and not only
marked Fantasia's first #1 R&B album but also her highest Billboard Top 200 chart ranking. In 2013, Fantasia released
her fourth studio album, Side Effects of You which debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard
Top 200, marking her second consecutive positions on these charts.
addition to being a mainstay in music, Fantasia adds author and actress to her growing list of accomplishments. In 2006, she
released her New York Times bestselling memoir, "Life Is Not a Fairytale," and starred as herself in the
Lifetime movie of the same name. In 2007, Fantasia landed the coveted role of Celie in Broadway's The Color Purple for which
she won a Theater World Award. Fantasia returned to Broadway in 2013 as the first celebrity engagement in After Midnight,
a dance-focused musical that celebrated Harlem's iconic Cotton Club during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920's and 1930's.
After receiving rave reviews, Fantasia joined the cast of After Midnight for a second run in May 2014.