1/18/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: King in the Wilderness

HBO Documentary Films and Kunhardt Film Foundation present King in the Wilderness. The documentary chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. While the Black Power movement saw his nonviolence as weakness, and President Lyndon B. Johnson saw his anti-Vietnam War speeches as irresponsible, Dr. King’s unyielding belief in peaceful protest became a testing point for a nation on the brink of chaos. Continue reading

(Repost) 3/26/23 O&A NYC HAPPY BIRTHDAY MISS ROSS: Diana Ross – Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace (1980)

diana-ross-standing-room-only-1Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace, the HBO special, first aired in early 1980 as part of the network’s Standing Room Only series. Continue reading

8/3/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: A Black Lady Sketch Show- On My Own

Everytime I get dumped, here comes Patti LaBelle! A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. Continue reading

2/24/19 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MOVIE TRAILER: Native Son | HBO 2019

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

HBO has released the first trailer for Native Son starring Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders.Although the film recently premiered, it is slated for an April release date on HBO, marking the directorial debut of Rashid Johnson worldwide.Native Son in full when it hits HBO April 6,2019. Continue reading

12/7/18 O&A NYC With WaleStylez Television Series: Game of Thrones | Season 8 Official Teaser – Dragonstone

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

HBO has released the first teaser trailer for the final season of Games Of Thrones.Although the footage above shows no material for season 8, it presents the strategy board from Dragonstone having its pieces engulfed by fire and ice. Continue reading

12/15/17 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MOVIE PREVIEW: HBO Teases Its Upcoming David Bowie Documentary

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

HBO has released a trailer for its upcoming documentary about David Bowie’s rich legacy, remarkable career and the final years of his life. Entitled , the clip above teases an array of archival footage, photographs and interview clips. Continue reading

5/10/17 O&A NYC WITH WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Def Comedy Jam Eddie Griffin

Def Comedy Jam, an HBO television series produced by Russell Simmons, originally run from July 1, 1992 to January 1, 1997. The show returned on HBO’s fall lineup in 2006 due in part to Def Comedy Jam help launching the careers of several African-American stand-up comedians including Eddie Griffin. Continue reading

3/28/16 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Halle Berry- Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (excerpts)

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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge is the 1999 biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best Actress Nomination in 1954 for Carmen Jones, to her death from prescription drugs, which remains debated whether it was suicide or accidental. In 2000 production won five Emmy Awards including Outstanding Art Direction, Cinematography, Costumes, Hairstyling and Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie—Halle Berry.  Continue reading

2/17/16 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Tracy Morgan Black and Blue

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Red-hot comedian/actor Tracy Morgan makes his HBO stand-up debut- a performance in which no subject, celebrity or situation will be off-limits. So put the kids to bed and get ready to throw your inhibitions out the window.  Continue reading