Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler: From Doctor To Hollywood Director

He’s Marvel Studios’ youngest filmmaker and with the success of “Black Panther,” his third film, which brought in a record-breaking $235 million during its opening weekend, writer and director Ryan Coogler is well on his way to becoming a fixture in Hollywood. In 2013, he gained attention and acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival with … Continue reading Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler: From Doctor To Hollywood Director

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Black Panther On Track To Break Records: “Representation Matters”

(Photo credit: @blackpanther instagram) Writer and director Ryan Coogler’s vision for the 1960s comic book hero Black Panther has come to life officially landing in theaters today. The movie, starring Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan, has turned into a cultural event. It has literally lit up social media with videos, fashion-inspired watch … Continue reading Black Panther On Track To Break Records: “Representation Matters”

Mary J. Blige: From Heartbreak And Homeless To History Maker!

Mary J. Blige is the true definition of the term “glow up.” She exemplifies having to go through the bitterness of life to enjoy the sweet. The singer and actress has been nominated for Golden Globe, Critics Choice and Screen Actors Guild awards, and now a history-making two Oscar nods for both her performance as … Continue reading Mary J. Blige: From Heartbreak And Homeless To History Maker!

Jess Hilarious at the King Talent Rochester MLK Comedy Festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONX5C4--MjM&sns=em Tunya Griffin, the host of Reel Talk and her co-host Char B, recently had a blast interviewing Jess Moore (aka Jess "Hilarious") on January 16th at the King Talent Rochester MLK Comedy Festival held at the Historic German House, who is funny, witty, beautiful and everyone's friend. For those who don't know, Jess "Hilarious," … Continue reading Jess Hilarious at the King Talent Rochester MLK Comedy Festival

A Chat With Comedians Kym Whitley & Melanie Comarcho

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwfUdRa1S5w&sns=em Continuing our series of stand-up comedy act making their way to Rochester, Reel Talk co-host Char Broome held it down while Tunya Griffin was attending an event in the ‘City of Angels,’ Los Angeles. Char B had a chat with comedians Kim Whitley and Melanie Comarcho. Kim was nominated for a BET Comedy Award … Continue reading A Chat With Comedians Kym Whitley & Melanie Comarcho

Guy Torry | Talent’s Comedy Takeover

The latest installment in our mini-series on stand-up comedy performances sponsored by Talent Harris, the driving force behind the New York Kings of Comedy, features Guy Torry, who is performing locally at It’s Just Comedy Club. Guy attended Southeast Missouri State University, the same school as fellow comedian Cedric The Entertainer, before venturing to Hollywood, … Continue reading Guy Torry | Talent’s Comedy Takeover