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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 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:01:04:01

2nd Annual Black Reel Awards for Television Nomination Announcement

6/14/2018
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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:00:30:02

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,...

Duration:01:04:31

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:00:59:44

Keeping It Reel 312: Donald Glover

5/26/2018
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This week on the BIG show, multi-talented actor, comedian, writer, director, record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ, Donald Glover will be our special guest as he prepares for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Glover co-stars as the young Lando Calrissian in the latest standalone Star Wars origin story. This, in addition to creating the award-winning comedy, Atlanta. Plus, as we sail into the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend, we’ll share our Top Fifteen Military Films. We'll...

Duration:01:05:30

Keeping It Reel 311: Zazie Beetz

5/19/2018
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This week on the BIG show, the next huge superhero film invades theaters this weekend when Deadpool 2 opens and the breakout star of the film, Zazie Beetz (Atlanta) joins us to talk about her "lucky" turn. Show correspondent Wilson Morales (Blackfilm.com) sits down with the burgeoning Beetz to talk about her joining the comic superhero universe. Plus film critic and radio executive Sherin Nicole stops by to discuss how much longer the comic superhero phenomenon will continue to rule the...

Duration:01:01:45

Keeping It Reel 310: Top Mother's Day Movies

5/12/2018
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This week on the BIG show, it’s Mother’s Day Weekend and we’ll celebrate moms by running down our list of the Top Movies for Mother’s Day as The Movie Mom, Nell Minow will stop by to share her favorites. From The Imitation of Life, Terms of Endearment, Claudine, and a host of others, Minow will discuss the motherhood experience in cinema and give you a list of which of her favorites you should watch this weekend. In addition, we’ll have entertainment news from Blackfilm.com's Wilson...

Duration:01:01:26

Keeping It Reel 309: To "Infinity" and BEYOND

5/5/2018
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This week on the BIG show, the Marvel film takeover is in full effect and this week marks the beginning of the Summer Movie Season. Film critic, Charles Kirkland (DC Film Life) stops by to talk about how high, Avengers: Infinity War will soar, Kanye West is talking reckless, and the chipping away of Bill Cosby’s legacy. Plus, we will have entertainment news with Wilson Morales (Blackfilm.com) and reviews of the latest films, including Tully, all on Episode 309 of Keeping It Reel with...

Duration:00:59:06

Keeping It Reel 308: Samira Wiley

4/28/2018
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This week on the BIG show, for ten years Marvel has been building toward a huge showdown featuring all of its heroes and their latest, Avengers: Infinity War marks the culmination of years of hard work. The 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), finds the Earth's Mightiest Heroes meeting their most formidable foe, the Mad Titan, Thanos. In addition, we sit down with one of the stars of the Emmy-winning drama, The Handmaid’s Tale, Samira Wiley as she previews the second season of...

Duration:01:01:15

Keeping It Reel 307: Summer Movie Preview

4/21/2018
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This week on the BIG show, it's summer, summertime is here and it's time for our annual Summer Movie Preview show. BFCA and WAFCA film critics and colleagues Travis Hopson (Punch Drunk Critics) and Jason Fraley (WTOP-FM) stop by to let you know which films you should definitely see, may be worth your time, or simply may surprise and become this season's sleeper hits. In addition, Wilson Morales (Blackfilm.com) will give us entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including The...

Duration:01:03:46

Keeping It Reel 306: Tony Gilroy

4/14/2018
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This week on the BIG show, Oscar-nominated writer Tony Gilroy will be our special guest. The writer responsible for the first four films in the Jason Bourne series, also wrote Michael Clayton and Star Wars: Rouge One discusses his latest film, Beirut, and his storied career. In addition, we will have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including the animal adventure, Rampage, all on Episode 306 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:03:58

Keeping It Reel 305: MLK 50

4/7/2018
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we examine how the world paused to remember the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th Anniversary of his assassination. We'll also look at the Five Best Portrayals of Dr. King on stage or screen. Plus, we'll sit down with writer/director Deon Taylor to discuss his upcoming thriller, Traffik. We'll also have entertainment news from Wilson Morales (Blackfilm.com) and reviews of the latest films, including A Quiet Place,...

Duration:00:59:43

Keeping It Reel 304: The Rebirth of Tyler Perry

3/31/2018
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This week on the BIG show, it's Easter Weekend and we'll talk about the premiere of the upcoming documentary of the civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in King in the Wilderness. Also, Tyler Perry's latest film, Acrimony, hits theaters and we'll look at the rebirth of the polarizing director,. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the this week's new releases, including mega-director Steven Spielberg's latest, Ready Player One. We'll have all of that and more on...

Duration:00:59:39

Keeping Reel 303: The Power of the Panther

3/24/2018
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This week on the BIG show, the historic run of Black Panther winds down this weekend and we spend much of the show paying homage to Marvel's mega-hit. We welcome Forbes.com contributing writer Scott Mendelson to discuss why "Black Panther should Terrify Hollywood," and the 6th Annual Annapolis Film Festival kicks off this week and Director of Programming, Derek Horne stops by to give us a preview. We'll also have entertainment news and reviews, including Pacific Rim, and much more all on...

Duration:00:59:07

Keeping It Reel 302: Maryanne Culpepper

3/17/2018
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This week on the BIG show, we talk film festivals with Maryanne Culpepper of the DC Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capitol and a recap of the New African Film Festival, with film critic Charles Kirkland of the DC Film Life. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Tomb Raider, on Episode 302 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:01:25

The 1st Annual Black Reel Awards for Television (BRATs) Announcement

8/3/2017
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Since the inception of the Black Reel Awards in 2000, television categories have always been combined with film in a single awards presentation. That process ends this year as the Foundation for Augmentation of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) has created a spin-off awards presentation for outstanding television achievement for African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. There are a strong group of nominees vying for top prizes in Dramatic, Comedy, and TV Movies/Limited series...

Duration:02:25:15

1st Annual Black Reel Awards for Television Nominations

6/15/2017
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We kick off the start of a new era as we announce the nominations for the inaugural Black Reel Awards for Television. After nearly twenty years of celebrating the best films and performances in film, the Foundation for the Augmentation of African Americans in Film will annually spotlight the best television performances and series on both network and cable. Tune in to find out which shows or movies will be a part of our landmark first class of honorees.

Duration:00:26:24

Keeping It Reel 289: Purple Reign - Prince Remembered

4/29/2016
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One week after the untimely passing of Prince Rodgers Nelson, we took a look back at his extraordinary career and impact on his musical peers. Plus, we'll look back at the best and worst films of the Spring movie season as we prepare to launch the Summer movie season next week. In addition, we'll have entertainment news and review of the latest films, including Keanu all on Episode 289 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:38:04

Keeping It Reel 288: Liza Johnson

4/21/2016
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we sit down with director Liza Johnson to discuss her latest film, Elvis & Nixon. In a candid conversation, Johnson shares her love for Michael Shannon's work as well as her disdain for being known simply as a "woman director." Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Nina, Sing Street, and The Huntsman: Winter's War all on Episode 288 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:14:04

Keeping It Reel 284: 25th Anniversary of The Five Heartbeats

3/31/2016
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This week on the BIG show, we salute the 25th Anniversary of the cult-classic musical drama, The Five Heartbeats. Released in March 1991, writer/director Robert Townsend's musical love letter tells the story of a quintet of hopeful young African American men in the 1960s who form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. We'll talk about the film's impact and spotlight the music from this classic. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including...

Duration:01:02:43