black movies

Dearest, ‘Detroit’ the Movie Ain’t For Us: Dodging Black Trauma

Here's what we don't need our kids to see: Detroit, a movie that fetishizes the brutalization of Black boys , sans context or care for the pain it causes.

– Aug 9, 2017

Malcolm D. Lee on Barbershop, Chicago and His Love For Playing With Our Emotions

Malcolm D. Lee loves him some Black folks. In his latest movie, Barbershop: the Next Cut, it shows.

– Apr 14, 2016

Book to Film: How ‘The Vow’ Became ‘With This Ring’

The book to film road for the novel, "The Vow," was paved with a decade's worth of obstacles before it became the Lifetime movie, "With This Ring."

– Jan 23, 2015

“With This Ring”: Yo! My Book Is A New Lifetime Movie!

The debut of "With This Ring," the new Lifetime movie based on "The Vow," the novel I co-authored with Angela Burt-Murray and Mitzi Miller, has me feeling some kind of way. Pass the tissues.

– Jan 19, 2015

Ava DuVernay’s Selma Movie Is a Must-See

Ava DuVernay's 'Selma.' which hits movie theaters today, is magical. And a must-see.

– Jan 9, 2015

‘ANNIE’ Official Trailer, Starring Jamie Foxx and Quevenzhane Wallis

If the trailer is any indication, the new and "colorful" 'Annie,' starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx is going to be adorbs.

– Mar 6, 2014

The Best Man Holiday Girl’s Night Out Chocolate Party Is In FULL Effect! Get Some!

My besties and I are celebrating the opening weekend of 'The Best Man Holiday' with a The Best Man Holiday Hot Chocolate Party Girls Night Out. Adult elixirs are involved. And lots of chocolate. And Morris Chestnut. Hallelu!

– Nov 15, 2013

After Earth with Will Smith and Jaden Smith: A Pick-Me-Up Before We Head To the Movies Tonight

Okay, so can I just tell you that if Will Smith and his adorbs son, Jaden Smith, ever decide to do a concert together, the...

– May 31, 2013
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