• Harry Shearer of SPINAL TAP and "The Simpsons" fame tells us what to expect when he receives the Ernie Kovacs Award Friday, Oct. 17 th  at Dallas … [Continue Reading]

    Harry Shearer Famed author and voice actor of “The Simpsons” tells us what to expect when he receives the Ernie Kovacs Award Oct.17  at Dallas VideoFest 27
  • Written by: Melody Charles Going from assembly-line work to engineering to entertainment wasn't the most conventional path to follow, but Loni Love … [Continue Reading]

    Interview: Loni Love on her new daytime talk show “The Real” co-hosted by Tia Mowry and Tamar Braxton
  • Actors of the up-coming and much anticipated comedy LET'S BE COPS stopped through Dallas, TX last month and got all warm and cozy like with us press … [Continue Reading]

    Filmmaker Interview: “Let’s Be Cops” w/ Rob Riggle, Damon Wayans Jr., and Jake Johnson
  • Written by: Melody Charles Stunning and nearly 6' tall, Ilyasah Shabazz' physical presence is charismatic and commanding. Her historical … [Continue Reading]

    Author Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz on her children’s book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X
  • By: Mut Asheru Ever wonder what goes on the minds and lives of male entertainers? Here's your chance to take a candid look. "La Bare, The True … [Continue Reading]

    Actor / Director Joe Manganiello and Producer Nick Manganiello attend  the USA Film Festival’s  Dallas premiere of the new film LA BARE
  • Review by: Mut Asheru Let me start by saying “I didn’t see that coming!” Writer / Director Lee Sang-woo’s (이상우) DEAR DICTATOR (친애하는지도자동지께) is the … [Continue Reading]

    Film Review: “Dear Dictator” by writer / director Lee Sang-woo – queue the Cypress Hill “here’s something you just cain’t understand”
  • Written by: Melody Charles With just the power of her words, she's an author that can send her readers through different events and eras like a … [Continue Reading]

    Author Interview: Beverly Jenkins on her years of writing historical mulitcultural romance novels feat heroes and heriones of African-American descent
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Dallas VideoFest 27 to show featured works directed and produced by Knowshi.com’s very own Gordon K. Smith!

VideoFest Dallas 27 is underway and which gives us a few reasons to be happy. Knowshi’s very own film genius Gordon K. Smith has a couple projects included in this year’s festival lineup! Gordon dons his “Film Director” cape with his satirical “film appreciation” short JUST A CIGAR?  plays on the festival’s closing day October […]

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Dallas VideoFest Enters it’s 27th Year! Check out our Interview with Festival Artistic Director Bart Weiss

Written by: Gordon K. Smith Now in its third decade, this year’s Dallas VideoFest, starting October 8th, 2014, looks to be the best yet. At a recent roundtable interview, the fest artistic director and all-around guru of Dallas video Bart Weiss discussed this year’s innovations: “This being our 27th year we decided to do things […]

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Harry Shearer to Receive Ernie Kovacs Award at Dallas VideoFest 27

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 – Comedian Harry Shearer will receive the Ernie Kovacs Award at The Video Association of Dallas’ Dallas VideoFest (DVF) on October 17, 2014. For the past two decades, Shearer has enjoyed enormous success and planted the fruits of his talents in the heads of millions worldwide thanks to his voice work […]

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Film Review: “Buraddo” – A look back at why we shouldn’t look back

A Look Back: “Buraddo” (2009) English Title: Blood Review by: Ifakoya English   BEHOLD! One of the most boring vampire movies ever made! I should have known this movie was going to be boring since it had a blander title than “Monster Girls Squad” but being that I got a kick out of movies with […]

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The USA Film Festival celebrates author James Ellroy and the release of his new book “Perfidia: A novel” along with screening of L.A. Confidential

DALLAS — The USA Film Festival, one of the nation’s foremost cultural organizations dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film and video arts, will honor author James Ellroy in conjunction with the publication of his new book PERFIDIA: A NOVEL on October 8, 2014, at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. The evening program […]

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CD Review: “The Box” by Indie R&B King Eric Roberson

CD Review by: LE LE SYMONE Eric Roberson is not the called by some “The King Of Independent R&B” for nothing. A New Jersey native who earned his music credentials at Howard University and built his career the old-fashioned way via songwriting and studio work with a variety of performers (Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and […]

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Film Review: “The One I Love” – With Elizabeth Moss and Mark Duplass is full of originality and wit

Film Review by: Gordon K Smith After a slew of gargantuan summer action epics (some I liked, others I didn’t), here’s a little movie made with just a few actors and locations in a couple of weeks, that has more originality and wit than any of those epics, and it says more about what makes […]

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Check out the trailer for “Back on Badstreet” a doc by Jimmy Neutron creator, Keith Alcorn

BACK ON BADSTREET is written and directed by Keith Alcorn (JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS) and Steve Barnes (A FAIR TO REMEMBER). The two have known each other for more than 30 years and figured it was about time to do something together, before one of them died. BACK ON BADSTREET celebrates the 30th anniversary of […]

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Author Interview: Niobia Bryant on her compelling characters, searing street scenarios and erotic interludes

Written by: Melody Charles No matter what nom de plume readers may find on the cover—Niobia Bryant, Simone Bryant or Meesha Mink—fans already know that the contents are going to be a scintillating read. Ever since her 2000 debut Admission of Love, the New Jersey native has created some of the most compelling characters, searing […]