Day 1 of the Acting Black Blogathon is in the books, and I must say it was a rousing success. I read a number of great posts that gave me lots of insight into some of the great work done by black actors throughout cinematic history. Here are yesterday's entries:
- Dell on Movies - Denzel Washington in Malcolm X
- Rambling Film - 10 Great Performances by Black Actors
- CineMaven's Essays From the Couch - Duane Jones: Just a Man
- BNoirDetour - Sydney Poitier and the Cast of No Way Out
- Film Guy Reviews - Revisiting Set it Off
- Big Screen, Small Words - Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Belle
- A Film a Day - Lupita Nyong'o
- Tips From Chip - Hollywood Shuffle
- KG's Movie Rants - Laurence Fishburne in Hoodlum
- Grog's Movie Blogs - Don Cheadle in Boogie Nights
- Fernby Films - Morgan Freeman
Thanks to everyone who contributed!
Hopefully, as you're clicking through these, more great posts are going up today. I'll be back tomorrow to let you know what those were.