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Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"

Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"
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Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"

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Episodes

Keeping It Reel 329: TT Stern-Enzi

9/22/2018
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This week on the BIG show, film festival programmer and film critic, TT Stern-Enzi will join us to talk about about the upcoming Over-the-Rhine Film Festival in Cincinnati. Plus, we'll examine LeBron James teaming up with Wakanda's Finest, recap the Emmy Awards, and examine a former SNL star who goes NUCLEAR on some of the show's most popular stars, past and present. In addition, we'll have entertainemnt news and reviews of the latest films, including Life Itself and the House with a Clock...

Duration:01:04:01

Keeping It Reel 328: Keegan Michael Key & Thomas Jane

9/15/2018
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This week on the BIG show, actors Keegan Michael-Key and Thomas Jane join us to discuss their experiences making The Predator. The two stars, who share an amazing chemistry in the film, also discuss how their differences off-screen helped their on-screen personas. Plus, we’ll discuss celebrated Black Reel Award-winning television producer Kenya Barris’ stunning exit from ABC and his $100 million deal with Netflix in the Variety cover story, "Why I Quit Disney." In addition, we’ll have...

Duration:01:02:00

Keeping It Reel 327: Straight Crankin'

9/8/2018
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This week on a very special episode of the BIG show, we salute the signature sound that was created and nurtured in here in the Nation’s Capitol, Go-Go music as we discuss the upcoming premiere of the documentary, Straight Crankin.’ In addition, we'll take a look at several major film festivals, Venice, Telluride, and Toronto and how each is playing a role in shaping this year's awards season. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Peppermint on...

Duration:01:00:29

Keeping It Reel 326: Fall Movie Preview

9/1/2018
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This week on the BIG show, as the Summer Movie Season comes to a close, we turn our attention to the award season as we preview the Fall Movie Season. From anticipated dramas such as A Star Is Born, The First Man to The Hate U Give and other favorites, show correspondent Charles Kirkland will join us to break down the must-see films this fall. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Kin, The Little Stranger, and Operation Finale on Episode 326 of...

Duration:01:02:15

Keeping It Reel 325: Summer Box Office Report Card

8/25/2018
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This week on the BIG show, show correspondent Charles Kirkland guest hosts and is joined by colleague and fellow show correspondent, Ignorant Bliss' Julian Lytle to discuss the Summer Movie Box Office Report Card. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including The Happytime Murders all on Episode 325 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:00:59:49

Keeping It Reel 324: Aretha Franklin Tribute

8/18/2018
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This week on the BIG show, documentary filmmaker Steven Maing will stop by to discuss his latest film, Crime + Punishment. In addition, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has passed at the age of 76. We examine her life and tremendous legacy with critics Julian Lytle and Charles Kirkland. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Crazy Rich Asians on Episode 324 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:00:13

Keeping It Reel 323: Kevin Sampson

8/11/2018
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This week on the BIG show, independent Black film arrives in the Nation's Capitol and the founder and festival director of the DC Black Film Festival, Kevin Sampson will be our special guest to discuss the highlights and programming that will await audiences. Plus, the Academy Awards announced several major changes and show correspondent, Wilson Morales of Blackfilm.com will join us to talk about what they will mean moving forward. In addition, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of...

Duration:01:04:38

2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television Awards

8/10/2018
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Join us for a night of Black Excellence in Television as FAAAF showcases the 2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television. Led by Queen Sugar's record-breaking 14 nominations in the Drama categories and 10 in the comedy categories for Atlanta, find out which of your favorites will take home the BRATs top honors this year. We hope to see you there!!!

Duration:01:48:00

Keeping It Reel 322: John David Washington

8/4/2018
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This week on the BIG show, acting royalty, John David Washington stops by to talk about his lead role in the latest Spike Lee joint, BlackkKlansman. The son of two-time Oscar winner, Denzel Washington, J.D. is carving his own path with four films slated for release this year, including his lead role in the Grand Prix winner of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Plus, the founders of the Martha Vineyard’s African-American Film Festival, Stephanie and Floyd Rance will be our special guests to...

Duration:01:03:59

Keeping It Reel 321: Mission: Impossible - Fallout Premiere

7/28/2018
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This week on the BIG show, we bring you highlights from the Red Carpet from the U.S. premiere of the sixth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise, Fallout. The cast of the 20th-highest-grossing film series of all time, Oscar-winning mega-star Tom Cruise, Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett, Simon Pegg, Michelle Monaghan, Rebecca Ferguson, and writer/director Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects) will join us to share their stories of working together and the impact the...

Duration:01:03:17

Keeping It Reel 320: The 10th Anniversary of The Dark Knight

7/21/2018
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This week on the BIG show, it is the tenth anniversary of the film that changed movies and the Oscars forever, The Dark Knight. Show contributor Charles Kirkland will be our guest as he shares his insight on this monumental achievement. Plus, WBAI-FM film critic, Mike Sargent will share his thoughts on the Summer Movie season. In addition, we’ll have entertainment news, and reviews of the latest films, including, Blindspotting, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, and The Equalizer 2, all on Episode...

Duration:01:03:33

Keeping It Reel 319: Markette Sheppard

7/14/2018
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This week on the BIG show, educator, actress and playwright, Bathsheba Smithen joins us to discuss her upcoming one-woman play, From Divorce to Restoration. Plus, Emmy-Award winning host from the WUSA-9 TV's, Great Day Washington, Markette Sheppard will also stop by to talk films and summer fun. In addition, we’ll have entertainment news, and a review of the latest film, Skyscraper, all on the latest episode of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:03:36

Keeping It Reel 318: Boots Riley

7/7/2018
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This week on the BIG show, frontman for the underground hip-hop group, The Coup and one of the most charismatic new filmmakers entering the game, Boots Riley stops by to talk about his much buzzed about absurdist comedy, film, Sorry To Bother You. In addition, we’ll have entertainment news, and reviews of the latest films, including, Gotti, Leave No Trace, The First Purge, Ant-Man & The Wasp, and the aforementioned Sorry to Bother You, all on Episode 318 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:05:36

Keeping It Reel 317: Ben Foster

6/30/2018
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This week on the BIG show, we sit down with my actor Ben Foster, who will talk about his latest film, Leave No Trace. Foster has displayed his considerable range in a host of films ranging from The Punisher, X-Men: The Last Stand, Alpha Dog, The Messenger, Pandorum, The Mechanic, Contraband, Kill Your Darlings, Lone Survivor, The Program, to Hell or High Water, Plus, we’ll have a conversation about the best of the best, the cinematic “GOATs” with film critic, Charles Kirkland. In addition,...

Duration:01:03:07

Keeping It Reel 316: Julian Lytle

6/23/2018
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This week on the BIG show, summer is officially here and we’ll have plenty of heat in the studio as one of my favorite guests, culture critic and illustrator Julian Lytle stops by to talk upcoming hip-hop releases, old skool favorites, and much more. The host of the Ignorant Bliss podcast, Lytle is a true hip-hop head as well as the creator of the comic series, Ants. Plus, we’ll have entertainment news with Wilson Morales of Blackfilm.com, and reviews of the latest films, including season...

Duration:01:02:31

Keeping It Reel 315: Michelle Weaver & Will Catlett (Love Is)

6/16/2018
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This week on the BIG show, we talk with cast members from the upcoming new show from creator Mara Brock Akil, Love Is, co-stars Michelle Weaver and Will Catlett. Modeled after the relationship of show creator, Mara Brok Akil and her husband, Salim Akil, Love Is is the next great drama from the OWN network. In addition, guest host Charles Kirkland will sit down with Lakefront Film Fest Director, Tim Gordon. Plus, we’ll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including...

Duration:01:04:37

2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television Nomination Announcement

6/15/2018
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Join us as film executive and founder of FAAAF, Tim Gordon announces the nominations for the 2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television (BRATs). Which returning shows will receive nominations in the Drama, Comedy, and TV Movie or Limited Series categories? Which freshman shows will break through and receive acknowledgement this year. Find out if your favorite show made the cut as we unveil the nominees for the 2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television.

Duration:00:32:07

Keeping It Reel 314: Sterling K. Brown & Brian Tyree Henry

6/9/2018
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This week on the BIG show, we talk with best friends as well as co-stars of the futuristic crime-thriller, Hotel Artemis, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner, Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) and Emmy Award and Tony-nominated actor, Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta). Plus, we'll unveil the films selected for the upcoming Lakefront Film Fest. In addition, Wilson Morales of Blackfilm.com will join us for entertainment news and we'll have reviews of the latest films, including Oceans Eight, Hereditary,...

Duration:01:05:06

Keeping It Reel 313: Richard Wesley

6/2/2018
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This week on the BIG show, Black Reel Award-winning playwright, and screenwriter, Richard Wesley will join us to talk about his revolutionary and historic career. Wesley wrote the first two of the Sidney Poitier/Bill Cosby buddy comedies, Uptown Saturday Night and Let's Do It Again. Wesley discusses how the code he learned in the streets of Newark helped him create his cult classics, working with Poitier, and how the hip-hop community has embraced the films. In addition, we’ll have...

Duration:01:00:20

Conversations 56 : Dolly Turner

5/28/2018
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On the latest episode of Conversations (from Sundance), we sit down producer Dolly Turner whose short film, Alone, made shortlist of 10 short documentaries. Alone, shot in lustrous black and white, focuses on Aloné Watts, a young woman who agrees to marry her boyfriend, despite the fact that he is behind bars. Turner will share her experience in assisting Garrett Bradley to fulfill his mission, all on episode 56 of Conversations.

Duration:00:24:32