Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: Black films

Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ Trailer Sparks New Controversy,...

Since the announcement of Spike Lee's latest film, Chiraq, it's been engulfed in controversy over the title and accused of reinforcing the negative stereotypes...

Rapper RZA Set to Direct New Film...

Legendary rapper/producer RZA, is set to direct Breakout, a new thriller being released by Amasia Entertainment. "RZA will direct from a script by Richard D’Ovidio, based...

Netflix Offers This Poor Excuse for Lumping...

  What do films and television shows and films like The Coalition, A Different World, Beyond The Lights, Mysterious Ways, The Game, My Favorite Five,...

When Will Black Coming-of-Age Films Leave The...

In June, the film Dope was released in theaters and became the latest Black coming-of-age film to speak to Black youth. Even though having...

10 of the Best Black Coming-of-Age Films...

Recently released coming-of-age film Dope, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, follows a long line of successful Black movies that evoke the nostalgia about the young years we never...

5 Reasons a Few Black Shows and...

Black Executives in Hollywood Are Still Nearly Nonexistent According to the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American...

Following Recent Domestic Success, Black Films and...

Regardless of some major award season snubs, box office sales and TV ratings suggest that Black films and TV shows are becoming a hot...

5 Reasons to See ‘Dear White People’

It’s the first film in years that really confronts Black identities This film, produced by Black people, examines racism on different scales – whether it’s...

Taye Diggs Discusses ‘Frustrating’ Standards For Success...

Actor Taye Diggs says the future of the “The Best Man Holiday” sequel is hanging in the balance as Hollywood studios wait to see how other...

Mekhi Phifer Says There Still Isn’t Enough...

It has been a huge year for Black films as movies with a predominantly Black cast and staff have dominated the box office and...

Kevin Hart’s ‘Ride Along’ Dominates Box Office,...

The new buddy cop comedy “Ride Along” dominated the box office over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, earning over $41 million and snatching...

8 Black Documentary Films Everyone Should Watch

"Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" is a seven-part documentary series that shines light on the global citizens movements that took...

‘The Best Man Holiday’ Director Malcolm Lee...

The Best Man Holiday director, Malcolm D. Lee, gave his take on the new variety of Black films that are making it to theaters, why...