movie review

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

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

‘Captain Phillips’: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi Portray What Happens When the Haves Meet the Have-Nots

I’m not going to lie: in my mind, I’d been pacing back and forth in front of the new flick, Captain Philips, trying to decide...

– Oct 11, 2013