The Sound

As reported, the video for Kanye West‘s “All Day/I Feel That” made its U.S. debut at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art this weekend. The video comes to you courtesy of a visitor’s recording of the screening. The Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) flick follows West around a warehouse in a way that mimics him […]

Kanye West and Steve McQueen will be teaming up on the video for “All Day,” according to the rapper. “I was sitting with Steve McQueen,” West said during his talk at Oxford University. “He shot the visuals for ‘All Day’ two days ago. It’s completely different to the BRIT Awards.” The BRIT Awards featured fire shooting visuals as West […]

“12 Years A Slave” director Steve McQueen has decided on the subject of his fourth feature, and his choice is sure to be just as controversial as his Academy Award winning film.      At the Hidden Heroes Awards in NYC, McQueen revealed that his next film will chronicle the life of athlete, singer and political activist Paul […]

Steve McQueen made history at the 86th Annual Academy Awards as the first Black director to win a Best Picture Oscar for “12 Years A Slave.”  In an industry where most directors of color are overlooked or marginalized, McQueen is changing the status quo, challenging Hollywood’s perception of black filmmakers and their artistic capabilities.   […]

Steve McQueen’s NAACP Award winning drama “12 Years A Slave” is a favorite to take home an Oscar in March, but the director has even more far-reaching goals in mind. The film is based on the real life account of Solomon Northup, a free Black man living in upstate New York who was kidnapped and […]

Steve McQueen does not suffer fools lightly.  The “12 Years A Slave” director is notorious for his cantankerous attitude (justifiably so)  towards the press, but on his recent appearance on “Arsenio”, McQueen showed a more jovial and dare we say, softer side? RELATED: “12 Years A Slave” Wins Best Pic At Golden Globes Arsenio brought […]

Last year was supposed to be a banner film for Black filmmakers. Fruitvale Station, The Butler, and 12 Years a Slave were released and their…

Even though 2013 was a landmark year for Black cinema, it clearly wasn’t reflected in this year’s Oscar nominations.  Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” was the lone survivor, landing 3 acting nominations, Best Director, Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. RELATED: “12 Years A Slave” Wins Best Picture At Golden Globes  Lupita Nyong’o, who’s […]

Due the heavy nature of the film, the lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is shocked by all of the positive responses for “12 Years A Slave.” In the film getting rave reviews and Oscar buzz, Ejiofor plays a free black man in 1841 who’s kidnapped into slavery. During hjs time under oppression, he never stops trying […]

The topic of American slavery is both political and personal, triggering the deepest of emotions.  While some in the African-American community  feel that it further victimizes us, others believe our country’s dirty laundry should be aired like last year’s “Django Unchained.” Director Steve McQueen bravely explores the brutality and inhumanity of human bondage in the […]

Nicole Beharie is the ultimate multi-tasker.  The actress is on speakerphone navigating her way through the streets of L.A., which is no easy feat since on this day most of the traffic lights have been knocked out due to high wind storms from earlier that week.  However, Beharie sounds calm and collected. And why shouldn’t […]