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FILM REVIEW: “Underwater”
January 16, 2020
If tension, fear and good performances were all it took to make a satisfying thriller, “Underwater” would be complete. ... read more »
Mati Diop’s brilliant feature film debut “Atlantics” — on Netflix — one of the best films of 2019.
January 9, 2020
It’s hard not to use a lot of glowing adjectives to describe the beauty and the impact of the story and how the director chooses to tell it. ... read more »
‘Just Mercy’ Starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx Explores the Deep-Seated Inequalities in America’s Criminal Justice System
January 9, 2020
Held at the Cinemark Theater in Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw, the star-studded and action-packed event also included appearances from co-stars and celebrities. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: ‘Les Misérables’
January 2, 2020
Ladj Ly‘s stark realism, also exemplified by his documentary-style filmmaking, is fairly evocative for 102 minutes and gives the film a soul. ... read more »
Best Films of 2019
December 26, 2019
Look back on the most noteworthy films of 2019 and they all display a diverse array of superb talent—in front of and behind the camera. ... read more »
STERLING K. BROWN starring in “Waves” and making them (PART ONE)
December 19, 2019
Brown currently stars in the powerful A24 family drama "Wave" for which he has received critical praise. ... read more »
The Celebration of Black Cinema Sparks Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in Hollywood
December 12, 2019
Held at the Landmark Annex Theatre in Hollywood, a slew of producers, writers, actors and Black film critics gathered for the remarkable night of celebration. ... read more »
Film Review: ‘Queen & Slim’
November 28, 2019
Police aggression in the Black community ignites a journey that’s laced with intrigue, thrills, narrow escapes, family drama and a romance that goes from highly unlikely to sensual bliss. ... read more »
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Shines In Horror Movie ‘In Fabric’
November 28, 2019
The movie takes a dark turn when she buys a dress that curses her life. ... read more »
“Motherless Brooklyn” —a disappointing film — financed by African American billionaire Robert F. Smith and directed and written by Edward Norton now playing.
November 21, 2019
What’s happening? We don’t know. It’s a mystery so it’s fair we stay in the dark but in truth, we as an audience deserve better from the mystery. ... read more »
LaKeith Stanfield — currently starring in ‘Knives Out’ — in theaters November 27
November 21, 2019
It’s hard to put a finger on exactly what makes actor, LaKeith Stanfield so alluring. ... read more »
‘Burning Cane’ by Phillip Youmans— One of the Great, New Voices — and He’s Only 19 years-old.
November 14, 2019
The film screened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where he won the festival’s Best Narrative Feature Award, marking him as the first African-American director to ever win the prize ... read more »
‘Dolemite Is My Name’- A Hit Now Playing on Netflix—One of the Best Movies Streaming!
November 7, 2019
Now playing on Netflix “Dolemite Is My Name” is an outrageous true story about one of the best “blaxploitation” films made in the 1970s. ... read more »
‘The Irishman’ Brings De Niro, Pacino and Pesci Together for Iconic Mob Film
November 7, 2019
It's a masterpiece, no question, and it's a disturbing vision of the criminal underworld ... read more »
PAFF & The Africa Narrative at USC Launch Short Film Competition
October 31, 2019
Film competition aimed at African filmmakers on Youtube ... read more »
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