Movie Review: ‘LUCY ‘

Starring Scarlett Johannson and Morgan Freeman Rated R Four out of Five stars Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff Japwoodruff@gmail.com   In a triumphant display of wit, insanity and quest for knowledge writer/director Luc Besson’s, “Lucy” was nothing short of an inspirational and clever film. Starring Scarlett Johannson as Lucy and Morgan Freeman as Professor Norman both actors Read More …

20 Years Of Chicago’s Black Film Festival

From August 1 through 28, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents the 20th anniversary edition of the Black Harvest Film Festival, celebrating the stories, images, heritage, and history of the Black experience in the U.S. and around the world. Black Harvest is Chicago’s largest- and longest- running Black film festival. This year, Black Harvest features Read More …

Ovani Di: Grabbing Life, Living It Fully

  On Monday mornings, some people will tell you what they did on their weekends: went skiing, mountain climbing, painted a deck, did charity work, attended the theater, and hosted a backyard barbecue for the neighborhood. You think to yourself: shoot, all I did was have a couple of days off. Ovani Di belongs to Read More …

Catching Up with Tatyana Ali

                                By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | japwoodruff@gmail.com N’DIGO recently caught up with Fresh Prince of Bel-Air child star and current actress and R&B Singer, Tatyana Ali. Recently wrapping up Queen Latifah’s new film, November Rule and coming out with a Read More …

Roger’s Review – Life Itself

Sunday evening I watched Life Itself alone at home in the comfort of my family room. I wanted to go to the show but didn’t feel like driving, so I found a movie I wanted to see on Comcast. Life Itself chronicles the life of the late, world famous movie critic, our own Roger Ebert. Read More …

Goldie’s: Some Place To Be Somebody

Sometimes life happens, and whether you’ve been dealt a bad hand by external factors or been complicit in bringing about your own undoing, or a combination of both, you can find yourself homeless and ass out. Goldie’s Place is a support center for such people who are homeless and behind the eight ball. Located at Read More …

Earth To Echo: E.T. Meets The Wonder Years

Earth To Echo   Starring: Teo Halm Brian “Astro” Bradley Reese C. Hartwig Ella Wahlestedt (***) It’s a big year for Brian “Astro” Bradley, until now most famously known for copping major attitude with Simon Cowell and then having a crying jag on Simon’s X Factor TV show as a 14-year-old back in 2011 – Read More …

Blackwell’s Business Evolution

  **Robert  Blackwell, Sr.**   has done what every good entrepreneur should do at the point of retirement or at the point of selling the business. He has written a book.  He has recorded his business history, development and intelligence in a book that others can follow.  He calls it *_*My Evolution as an Entrepreneur:  The Read More …

PROFESSIONAL GOALS STUCK IN MENTAL TRAFFIC? SWITCH OVER TO THE CARPOOL LANE!

  By Kanarian Kindred While on our journey to love and to be loved, we must still dedicate adequate time and attention to our career advancement. After all, our achievements in all realms of our lives help to improve our self-esteem and confidence. But, it is becoming more and more apparent that reaching our goals is contingent on Read More …