African-American Women Winners Make History at 91st Oscars – Lana K. Wilson-Combs reports

The 91st Annual Academy Awards set records for honoring African-American women. Regina King won “Best Supporting Actress” for If Beale Street Could Talk. Hannah Beachler received an Oscar for “Best Production Design” and Ruth E. Carter took home another for “Best Costume Design” for their work on Black Panther. Read what they had to say about their films and historic wins.

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THE EQUALIZER 2 – Review by Lana Wilson-Combs

In The Equalizer 2, from director Antoine Fuqua (The Magnificent 7 remake), Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired CIA Black Ops operative turned Lyft driver in Boston who still dispenses, swift, street justice to anyone who wrongs or harms innocent people. It’s best that you simply do the right thing and play by the rules, otherwise it’s not going to end well for you. Robert (Washington) has adapted to his quiet lifestyle now. He still misses his wife and fills his time reading and talking with his Lyft passengers.

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Idris Elba Talks Bugs and THE REAPING – Lana Wilson-Combs interviews

It wouldn’t seem as if an ultra cool, macho guy like Idris Elba would be afraid of bugs. But the 35-year-old, London-born actor says while filming a few scenes for the new supernatural thriller movie The Reaping, he almost ‘lost it. “These weren’t just bugs, these were giant-sized locusts and loads of them,” said Elba during a recent interview to promote the movie.

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