Halle Berry
Life as an Up and Coming Superstar In 1993 "It's time for...Black women to start taking a stand. And if we stop taking those kinds of roles they keep offering us, if nobody will do it, they won't be able to just offer them to us...." Halle Berry,   Quest: Very good....
reginald hudlin

DIRECTOR REGGIE HUDLIN

REGGIE HUDLIN'S HOUSE PARTY   By Janis Lowe Q: When did you become interested in film making? A: My brother is a film maker. When I was a kid, he would take me to a lot of foreign films as well as American independent and art films. So I started thinking about movies I...
John Singleton

Director John Singleton

An Interview with one of the most important new voices in film Bill Singleton. Okay. Just for my readers and listeners, I just wanted to ask you a couple of questions. Could you give our readers and listeners a sense of your personal history, like where you grew up and...
Arsenio Hall
A Biography At age 12, growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, Arsenio Hall told his mother he wanted "to do what Johnny Carson does." At age 30, Hall is doing just that, as the host and executive producer of "The Arsenio Hall Show," the hour-long, late-night talk show from Paramount Domestic Television...
Arsenio Hall

ARSENIO HALL INTERVIEW

The Interview by Bill Singleton Q: When did you decide to be a comedian? AH: When I was a senior in high school, a comedian named Franklin Ajaye came to my school to promote the film "Car Wash." After seeing him, I said to myself, that's the first thing I'm going to...

Black Film White Money

Jesse Algeron Rhines In the 1970s, the major studios had yet to recover completely from the debilitating effects of the Paramount Consent Decree, the advent of competition from the recently invented television technology, and the doubling of film production costs between 1962 and 1972. In the 1960s, the...
by Marlin Adams Vice President Business and Legal Affairs of KJM3 Entertainment Group, Inc. I understand that I am supposed to talk about the American model of film production and distribution. My comments below are a mix of technical and social- political information that I feel should be considered in the same...