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Keeping it Reel with FilmGordon

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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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@FilmGordon

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English


Episodes

Keeping It Reel 301: The DC Caribbean Film Festival

6/9/2017
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we preview the upcoming DC Caribbean Film Festival. Our special guest will festival programmer and talk show host, Mwiza Munthali, who will break down the what will be featured during the four-day fest. Plus, one week after a historic opening,, we'll sit down with talk show host and comic book guru, Julian Lytle, to talk about the long-term significance of what the success of Wonder Woman means for diversity in the comic superhero universe. We'll have...

Duration: 01:00:52


Keeping It Reel 300: Gabriela Cowperthewaite

6/8/2017
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we sit down with filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthewaite, who talks about her upcoming film, Meagan Leavey. Cowperthewaite discusses working on another film with an animal and which filmmakers inspire her. Plus, we'll review several new films, including The Mummy, My Cousin Rachel, Band Aid, and Meagan Leavey. We'll have all of that and more on Episode 300 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration: 01:11:42


Conversations 58: Amma Assante

2/17/2017
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On the latest episode of Conversations, we sit down with British filmmaker, Amma Assante. a screenwriter, film director, and former actress, whose debuted with the 2004 film, A Way of Life. She followed that film up with the period-drama, Belle in 2013. Assante’s latest film, A United Kingdom tells the story of the true-life romance between Sir Seretse Khama and his wife Ruth Williams Khama. David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike portray Seretse and Ruth, respectively. We'll talk about her latest...

Duration: 00:29:59


Conversations 53: Joi McMillian

12/29/2016
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Today on the latest edition of Conversation, we sit down with the co-editor of Moonlight, Joi McMillian. Nominated for 13 Black Reel Awards, there is strong buzz that McMillan could hear her name called as the first Black woman to be nominated for an Academy Award next month. Over the past ten years, McMillian has worked on a multitude of projects in anonymity before getting her big chance with the soon-to-be Oscar nominated film. She shares her journey, working with director Barry...

Duration: 00:27:12


Keeping It Reel 294: Luke Cage

9/28/2016
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The latest show in Netflix's Marvel cinematic universe, Luke Cage, is set to debut this Friday. Show correspondent, Wilson Morales will join me to discuss what is described as "one of the most culturally-important superheroes series" from Marvel. We're talking about the 'Power Man,' Harlem's Hero, Luke Cage all day on Episode 294 of the BIG show, Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration: 00:30:34


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 285: 20th Anniversary of Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

4/2/2016
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Today on a special edition of the BIG show, we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of a classic album, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite. We’ll listen to Maxwell, in his own words, plus listen to songs from landmark album that was a game-changer for R&B music. Have a seat and relax as we take you back to 1996 and the birth of a classic on Episode 285 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon

Duration: 01:21:10


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


Keeping It Reel 283: Morris Chestnut

3/24/2016
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we welcome Morris Chestnut from the hot medical drama, Rosewood. Winning rave reviews for his role as pathologist, Dr. Beaumont "Rosie" Rosewood, Jr., Chestnut talks about his break from feature films and gives his thoughts on The Best Man Wedding. Plus, one of the most anticipated films of the year, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opens in theaters this weekend. We'll talk about this historic pairing of the oldest and most recognizable figures in...

Duration: 01:04:16


The 16th Annual Black Reel Awards

2/19/2016
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Join us as we honor and celebrate Black Film excellence with the 16th Annual Black Reel Awards. Since 2000, the Black Reel Awards have annually honored African-American Film Achievement in three disciplines: feature, television, and independent film. Paced by both Straight Outta Compton and Creed with nine nominations apiece and Bessie's six nominations on the television side, this year's contests for top Black Reel Awards honors should be highly contested. We'll unveil this year's winners...

Duration: 01:48:24


16th Annual Black Reel Awards Nominations

12/16/2015
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The Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) will present the 16th Annual Black Reel Award nominations celebrated African-American film achievement. Which films will compete for our industry's top prizes? Join us as we announce the nominees LIVE beginning at 10am.

Duration: 00:11:05


14th Annual WAFCA Awards Announcement

12/7/2015
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The nominations have been announced, the votes have been counted and it is time to find out which films and performers take home top prizes from the critics of the Nation's Capitol. Join us as we announce the winners of the 14th Annual WAFCA Awards, hosted by WAFCA President Tim Gordon and member critic, Travis Hopson. We'll unveil all the winners beginning at 8am.

Duration: 00:30:47


Keeping It Reel 280: 15 Funniest Black Comedy Screenplays

11/12/2015
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This week on the BIG show, on the heels of the WGA East releases their list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays, we respond with our list of the 15 Funniest African-American Screenplays. Find out which popular writer/actor dominated the list, plus we'll review several movies this week featuring actors and filmmakers with awards aspirations. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and a whole lot more on Episode 280 of Keeping it Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration: 01:14:57


Keeping It Reel 279: Chiraq / Bond 24

11/5/2015
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This week on the BIG show, writer/director Spike Lee's upcoming film, Chiraq gets the star treatment one month before it's release. We'll introduce the trailer and our thoughts on Lee's latest "joint." Plus, in anticipation of the 24th film from British super-spy, James Bond, we'll take a look back at our favorite Bond actors and Top Five Bond Films. In addition, we'll also have reviews on a slew of new and currently in theater releases including Spectre, Burnt, I Smile Back and Our Brand Is...

Duration: 01:01:17


Keeping It Reel Replay: The Unlucky 13 Best Black Horror Films

10/29/2015
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This week on a special Halloween episode of the BIG show, we replay a popular spooky installment of a past episode of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon. Once again, we'll spotlight the Unlucky 13 Best Black Horror Films designed to scare you out of your wits. Join us for plenty of "tricks and treats," on this entertaining Keeping It Reel replay!

Duration: 01:01:51


Reel Shorts | MFF 2015 - Miss You Already, Ithaca and Carol

10/24/2015
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On a special edition of Reel Shorts, we review several movies from Day 2 of the Middleburg Film Festival, including Catherine Hardwicke's latest, Miss You Already, the World Premiere of Meg Ryan's directorial debut, Ithaca and Todd Haynes' highly-anticipated potential awards contender, Carol.

Duration: 00:27:02


Conversations 51: Sheila Johnson

10/23/2015
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On this special edition of Conversations, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Johnson sits down to give us the State of the Middleburg Film Festival, which kicks off today. The founder of the festival, Johnson talks about the what has been accomplished the road ahead.

Duration: 00:25:58


Keeping It Reel 278: James Vanderbilt

10/22/2015
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This week on the BIG show, writer/director James Vanderbilt will be our special guest to talk about his political docudrama, Truth. We'll also salute Eddie Murphy, who received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of this week's new releases, including Truth, The Last Witch Hunter, Rock the Kasbah and Room all on Episode 278 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration: 01:18:59


Keeping It Reel 277: Charles Murray

10/15/2015
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, writer/director Charles Murray (Things Never Said, Sons of Anarchy, Roots, Luke Cage) will be our special guest to discuss his upcoming projects and the challenges that independent Black filmmakers are encountering in Hollywood. Plus, Travis Hopson will stop by to preview some of the films that will be featured at the 3rd Annual Middleburg Film Festival. We'll also have entertainment news and reviews of several new releases, including Beasts of No...

Duration: 01:44:13

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