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Author: Descant Deb

80% #OutOf100 – Doctor Strange

Within the action-packed superhero genre, casting actors (as in male thespians) known for their critical acclaim, rather than their degree of physical hotness, has not historically worked out for the best. When I think of personal favourites Chris Evans as Captain America, Anthony Mackie as The Falcon, Chadwick Boseman as the Black Panther, Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk or Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, it’s not hard to imagine men wanting to be them, women wanting to be with them. It seems to work slightly differently for the fantasy genre, possibly because brains are assumed...

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The 9th Black Market & Film Festival Gears Up For Saturday 12th November 2016!

Black History Studies presents the 9th ‘Black Market & Film Festival’ on Saturday 12th November 2016 at West Green Learning Centre, N15. Over 45 Black Businesses will showcase African Arts & Crafts, African-Inspired Homeware, Comics and Animation, Jewellery, Fashion, Skincare, Hair Care, Health Products, Food, Books, DVDs, Toys, Accountancy Services & more! The event will also be raising money to support the ‘Sistah Space Against Domestic Abuse’, a safe haven dedicated to the recovery and empowerment of African & Caribbean survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Featured films include: The North London Premiere of – 7 A.M: A Documentary...

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Ben Bailey Smith MCs The 2016 AMD BAFTA (LA) Britannia Awards. Gugu Mbatha-Raw Presents!

On October 28, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, super-fly TBB Favourite Ben Bailey Smith, AKA rapper Doc Brown, hosted BAFTA’s big night out in Hollywood – the annual British Academy Britannia Awards, in celebration of exceptional individuals who have dedicated their careers to advancing the art forms of the moving image in the US, UK and beyond. The gala celebration has gained a reputation as an enjoyable evening that captures a unique British blend of sincerity and irreverence. It also celebrates the long-standing collaboration between the British and American industries. The Britannia Awards are BAFTA Los Angeles’ highest accolades, recognising outstanding British talent,...

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Trailer For BBC2′ s, Close To The Enemy Starring Angela Bassett Released

Angela Bassett is Eva, a confident American jazz singer who breathes life into the bomb-damaged London hotel with her music during the aftermath of World War II. She’s a member of an ensemble cast that’s led by Jim Sturgess, with Freddie Highmore, Charlotte Riley, Phoebe Fox, August Diehl, Robert Glenister, Alfie Allen, Charity Wakefield, with Lindsay Duncan, and Alfred Molina rounding out the starring cast. Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson (Highmore) and the hotel is at the heart of the series. Ferguson must ensure that a captured German scientist,...

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