5/25/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Offering (Film Festival Winner)

The Offering is an award-winning short animated film created in almost two years by a group of very dedicated Cogswell College (www.cogswell.edu) students. Since it’s completion in 2010, The Offering has screened at over thirty international film festivals and been proclaimed as an amazing piece of art and cinema. Continue reading

5/11/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Sister Act – Hail Holy Queen (Salve Regina Coelitum)

Salve Regina (meaning ‘Hail Queen’), also known as the “Hail Holy Queen“, is a Marian Hymm. The hymn was featured in the award winning 1992 classic film Sister Act starring Whoopi Goldberg Continue reading

5/6/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Fritz The Cat (1972)

Fritz the Cat (1972) is an adult animated comedy film and the first x-rated cartoon film. The film is a satire focusing on American college life of the era, race relations, the free love movement and serves as a criticism of political revolution and dishonest political activists. Continue reading

5/4/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Marx Brothers In A Night In Casablanca (1946)

In this Marx Brothers film, Ronald Kornblow (Groucho Marx) takes over as the manager of a luxurious hotel in Casablanca, in the aftermath of World War II. After discovering that both of his predecessors had been murdered. Continue reading

(Repost by Popular Demand) 4/29/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Ken Norton Rape scene Mandingo (1975)


In Mandingo, big black buck Drum (boxer Ken Norton) is raped by his owner’s drunken wife Blanche (Susan George). Recently this post has received renewed attention so we decided to repost it for you.  Continue reading

(Repost) 4/27/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The King and I

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The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox. The movie was directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II musical The King and I. The musical starred Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. It was Brynner who pressed for Kerr to play the role. Marni Nixon provided Kerr’s singing for the film.  Continue reading

4/20/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Island In The Sun- Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan Collins and Dorothy Dandridge (Complete Film)

Island in the Sun is a 1957 controversial drama film. The film is about race relations and interracial romance set in the fictitious island of Santa Marta.The film features James Mason, Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge, Michael Rennie, Stephen Boyd, Patricia Owens, John Justin, Diana Wynyard, and Basil Sydney. Continue reading

3/28/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Terrible Awful- The Help

Minny tells of the “Terrible Awful” and the secret ingredient in her special revenge chocolate pie.  Continue reading

3/9/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY/ WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Stormy Weather- Featuring Katherine Dunham And Her Dance Troupe

Stormy Weather is a 1943 film musical produced and released by 20th Century Fox. The movie is considered one of the best Hollywood musicals with an all African-American cast and serve to  showcase of some of the top African-American performers of the time. Continue reading

3/6/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Booty Warrior- Fleece Johnson

The Booty Warrior- Fleece Johnson is inspired by the Boondocks spoof on MSNBC’s Lock-up series.  Continue reading