Coming To America

Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. got his first acting role in the 1988 comedy, “Coming To America.” In this interview with Arsenio Hall, the now Oscar…

Why was there never a Coming to America sequel? Well, the complicated answer involves lawsuits and angry African royalty. Eddie Murphy, who played Prince Akeem…

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Coming to America, one the most phenomenal films to come out of Hollywood. The creative genius of Eddie…

Looks like someone had way too much time on their hands.  An actual review page for the fictional McDowell’s restauarant, featured in Coming To America,  was created  on Yelp.com–a restaurant review website .  To date,  the review page has 25 comments from actual readers, who decided to join in the fun. Here’s a real gem: […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]