A Giant Of Black Cinema, Melvin Van Peebles Dies At 89
Updated September 22, 2021 at 7:33 PM ET Influential director Melvin Van Peebles died on Tuesday night at home in Manhattan. The 89-year-old director was best known for his independent films Watermelon Man (1970) and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971). He was also the father of Mario Van Peebles, with whom he wrote and directed […]
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Survivor Season-Premiere Recap: Come On In!
The best thing I heard all day was the sweet voice of Jeff Probst saying, “Come on in!” (He’s dropped the word, “guys.” More on that later.) Suddenly, I know the feeling of serotonin coursing through my body because Survivor is back. The show in which a bunch of people voluntarily subject themselves to paranoia […]
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