The Egalitarian

Quibi stars have no quibble with new phone-only filmmaking

Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer

April 14, 2020

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — They were skeptical. The name was weird. The concept was a little crazy — but it was intriguing. Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz and rising star Stephan James each overcame initial reluctance to become pioneers in Quibi, the mobile phone-only platf...

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

Actress Gabrielle Union poses at the 13th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Entertainment Writer

February 7, 2020

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year's star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to appreciate...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

A student’s life can be pretty tough. Papers, projects, and deadlines can be overwhelming so a little distraction, like a movie, is like pure gold. How fortunate that HCC was able to provide stressed students with VIP Gold Passes to WorldFest—America’s longest-running independent film festival that ...

VanCamp talks ‘Civil War’

This image released by Disney shows Elizabeth Olsen, left, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in a scene from Marvel's

Neelou Goodarzi, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

“Captain America: Civil War” focuses on the once allies Steve Rogers (Captain America) and Tony Stark (Iron Man). A serious disagreement prompts the Avengers to choose sides, leading to a tough battle. “Captain America: Civil War” is preceded by “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, which was a huge...

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

This image released by Yari Film group shows Adrian Sparks as Ernest Hemingway in a scene from the film,

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest authors of all time, yet there aren’t many movies about him or his books. If he would have written comic books, I’m sure this would be different. Bob Yari’s new movie, ‘Papa – Hemingway in Cuba’ doesn’t only bring back the author of ‘The Old...

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Egalitarian Staff Report

April 23, 2016

Just in time for Earth Day, a new Independence Day: Resurgence trailer has arrived! To help us all defend our planet, for a limited time, the original INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996) movie will be available for only $0.99, with all of Fox’s net proceeds being donated to Earth Day Network! Get your $0.99...

Scared of movie night, not with Redbox

A Redbox movie night is perfect for any college student on a budget.

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

March 13, 2016

Being tight on a budget as a student, going to the movie theater can break the bank. With  $10 for one ticket, $7.50 for an Icee, $8.50 for a bag of popcorn, that’s already close to $30 for one person. Why not make it a Redbox night? Redbox makes the perfect date night on a college student budget. Redbox...

Redbox and chill

A Redbox movie night is perfect for any college student on a budget.

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

March 10, 2016

Being tight on a budget as a student, going to the movie theater can break the bank. With  $10 for one ticket, $7.50 for an Icee, $8.50 for a bag of popcorn, that’s already close to $30 for one person. Why not make it a Redbox night? Redbox makes the perfect date night on a college student budget...

‘London Has Fallen’ falls short

This image released by Focus Features shows Aaron Eckhart, left, and Gerard Butler in a scene from Grammercy Pictures',

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

‘London Has Fallen’ is an action thriller sequel to 2013’s ‘Olympus Has Fallen’. The plot involves a massive terrorist attack on the city and the efforts of one Secret Service agent to protect the President of the United States from being captured. Gerald Butler reprises his role as the...

Marvel got it right

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Ryan Reyonlds in a scene from the film,

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

February 24, 2016

‘Deadpool’ is Marvel’s new film starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade—a mercenary for hire. This is one movie that must be seen in a movie theater. The bigger the screen, the better. When Wade is diagnosed with cancer, he undergoes some experimental tests that makes him into the man Deadpool. Director...

‘Blue Steel’ back on the big screen

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander, from left, Owen Wilson as Hansel and Penelope Cruz as Valentina Valencia in a scene from the film,

Fabian Brims, Contributor

February 22, 2016

Ben Stiller surprised audiences with a fresh and funny comedy in 2001 with ‘Zoolander’ that picked on the model business and the fashion industry, becoming  an instant hit both for critics and audiences alike. Now 15 years later, his character Derek Zoolander tries to make a comeback in ‘Zoolander...

Preparing for Pendleton

This image released by Disney shows Casey Affleck in a scene from,

Neelou Goodarzi, Contributor

February 10, 2016

'The Finest Hours' is a story about selflessness, heroism and sacrifice. It chronicles the true story of the historic 1952 U.S. Coast Guard rescue. During one of the worst storms in New England history, an oil tanker called the SS Pendleton split in half, leaving its crew stranded at sea. The ...

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