In a Hollywood Reporter roundtable with likely Best Actress/Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominees, Viola Davis talks about reviewers’ strangely stunted vocabularies when describing her performances:
THR: One critic said you brought dignity to that character with restraint. Do you agree?
Davis: (Smiles painfully.) I love and hate the word “dignity.” I feel it’s overused Read More
Michele Norris is the first black female to host a major weekday show at NPR, but there was no mention of her in This Is NPR, a book celebrating the 40th anniversary of the public radio organization.
Norris told the Tampa Bay Tribune that she was “disappointed” by her omission from the Read More
David Mamet’s new play is here! The play that was to be Mamet, back in classic Mamet form! With a plot so incendiary that nothing about it could be revealed before performances started! With its poster and Playbill cover featuring only a simple, sexy shot of a shapely black woman’s legs in a slinky, red-sequined Read More