Courtesy of Robin Marshall sharing her experience and coverage of the Atlanta screening of the new film “War for the Planet of the Apes.“
Yesterday evening at Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta, 20th Century Fox presented a VIP Red Carpet screening of War For The Planet Of The Apes opening nationwide Friday, July 14. As theatergoers waited in anticipation for doors to open, the Red Carpet overflowed with local and national celebrities who were excited to witness the war that would determine the fate of humanity.
Attending celebs, taste-makers and influencers included event host, Headkrack (co-host of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Dish Nation), as well as NBA basketball superstar Dwight Howard, actress/celebrity model Eva Marcille, double Emmy Award-winning actor Greg Alan Williams (OWN’s “Greenleaf”), famed Hollywood director/producer Rob Hardy, Amber Nash (FX’s “Archer”), reality newcomer Brandon Barnes (WEtv’s Growing Up Hip-Hop), Ceaser and Sky (VH1’s Black Ink Crew New York), Dr. Heavenly (Bravo’s_Married To Medicine), Bambi (VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta), Lil Webby(hip-hop artist), John Grant (Executive Director of ESPN Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, Egypt Sherrod (HGTV’s Flipping Virgins), Final Draft (America’s Got Talent_ Season 12), Fahamu Pecou (Visual Artist & Scholar), famed Gospel artist, Micah Stampley, and more.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES hits theaters everywhere THIS FRIDAY, July 14!!
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
Release: July 14, 2017
Director: Matt Reeves
Written by: Mark Bomback & Matt Reeves
Producers: Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver
Cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer & Terry Notary
In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Official Channels
Why did Blac Chyna decide to march down to the ESPYS Awards anyways with no invite thinking she was on the guest list? Everybody knows she ONLY was there to find a new sucker to lick. Well, the ESPY award FOLKS & security was NOT here for Blac Chyna and her antics. Don’t she know that Khloe had her boyfriend Tristan put the NBA alert out that Blac Chyna was “OFF LIMITS”??? No not really but I can imagine the word was spreading.
According to Total Sports.com
“Blac Chyna “threw a fit” when she wasn’t allowed into an exclusive pre-ESPY Awards party, a source close to the event tells Page Six.
We’re told Chyna was not invited to Tuesday’s Body at ESPYs party at Avalon Hollywood — where stars like Lamar Odom (another Kardashian ex), Aaron Rodgers and Lindsey Vonn were celebrating — and that she “tried to crash.”
“They didn’t let her in because she wasn’t on the list and had a bad attitude,” the source said.”
Photo Credit : ATL Pics @Blacchyna IG
Minista Impresses the Judges as She Presents the “THE HAIR ARCADE VIDEO GAME”. Though not winning that particular round “MINISTA ALWAYS” keeps her attitude on the positive and NEVER let’s them see her sweat! It’s her same type of Mind Power to Win and Determination that helped her win the season overall. She made a promise to her boys that she would come home a winner with $$$ and she was NOT going to Disappoint!
Minista’s Strong Determination Keeping Positive is probably what landed her the styling gig to tour with “Madonna” for 9 months and now she is Founder of The Ultimate Beauty School. Check her out as Guest Speaker at “THE RED PARTY” Feb 23rd at “THE Art of Giving” Gallery from 8pn-1am Saturday night.
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Shark cage diving thriller! “Dark Tide” trailer is a fresh breeze in shark movies. A professional diver tutor Brady returns to deep waters after nine years following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark, bringing a happy couple Kate and Jeff. However, before they know it they discover that the nightmare from the deep is still lurking in the deep, more carnivorous and hungry than ever.
Oscar Night – Django Unchained -Best Picture / Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone, Producers
This is the second Academy Award nomination for Stacey Sher.
Django Unchained FILM SYNOPSIS
German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz buys a slave named Django and promises him his freedom once he has helped Schultz track down the criminals he is seeking. But Django has a wife who was sold off years ago, and his partnership with Schultz may offer him a chance to find her.
This weekend we’ll be celebrating Dr Martin Luther King‘s birthday and in doing so we should all be mindful of the power of his words. We should be mindful of King’s words as we continue to dialogue about what sort of responsibility those who speak to the public have especially via broadcast medium especially with respect to Black Radio..We thought we’d take a walk down memory lane and listen to what King had to say about the role BLACK RADIO played in furthering the Civil Rights struggle..It was a speech given in August of 1967 in Atlanta, Ga to NATRA (National Association of TV and Radio Announcers )
In this rare speech which can be heard in its entirety by clicking the link above..King talks about how Black radio has been a transformative tool. He notes that Black radio is the primary source of information in the Black community and is more powerful medium than even Television which he says was made for the benefit of white people.
King notes that Black radio deejays are important ‘opinion makers’ who made integration easier, through the language of universal language of soul music. He praised Black radio deejays for helping unite people and Black radio deejays through presenting this music was able to conquer the hearts and minds of people in ways that surpassed Alexander the Great..
Check out this entire article at: http://hiphopandpolitics.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/dr-martin-luther-king-the-power-of-soul-music-the-importance-of-black-radio/
The other thing to keep in mind about Dr King was his shrewd understanding of media in particular radio and what a powerful tool it was. many do not talk about the special relationship King had with Jack ‘Jack tha Rapper Gibson (I used to fly to Atlanta from LA to attend Jack the Rapper) Atlanta was so Fun back then!!!! and the nations first Black owned radio station WERD founded in 1949 which was housed in the same building as King’s SCLC headquarters on Auburn street in Atlanta.
Gibson is credited with being the first to broadcast King and other Civil Rights leaders on public airwaves. There are stories about how when rallies and special events were unfolding, King would bang on the ceiling with a broom to the studio housed above him, the disc jockey would lower the boom mic and King would speak to the people via radio.
In this 1967 NATRA speech Dr King delivered the members of this important African American organization were very appreciative as King laid out the indispensable role Black radio had played in shaping and furthering the Civil Rights struggle. King names off some of the key unsung radio heroes who he says there would not have been a Civil Rights movement had they not reflected the mood of the people and brought critical information to the masses. We hear about Georgie Woods, Pervis Spahn, Magnificent Montague and Tall Paul White to name a few.
King also talks about how radio is the most important and predominant medium in the Black community. It has far more reach and influence than television. He also talks about how the music these Black radio announcers played. King asserted that it helped united people. King pointed out how Blacks and Whites were listening to the same songs and doing the same dances and that the Soul Music these disc jockey’s played had served as an important cultural bridge.