Movies

Short Film: In Good Spirits

In Good Spirits from Harlem Ragin Wright on Vimeo.   Check out this short film starred in by Harlem Ragin Wright and directed by Jasmine Adelekun of Adey J Productions, the six minute move is able to capture the true and real emotion of a moment that many people struggle to deal with it. Check […]

Are You Boycotting The Oscars?

The nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were released last week and in almost all the major categories there was nothing but white people nominated for those awards. This is nothing new, last year I remember first seeing the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite. This year however, a few prominent black celebrities are voicing their displeasure’s and […]

It Is What It Is – Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton, the biopic of the infamous South Central 1980s rap group N.W.A. debuted this past weekend and to great success as the movie has already doubled it’s budget of $28 million in profit during opening weekend alone, while becoming the highest grossing R rated movie August release of all time. It’s not just […]

Rihanna Takes It Home

  After a year or so of wondering when exactly we would see Rihanna’s talents surface on the big screen again, our questions have been answered. Dreamworks Animation casts Rihanna as the voice of ‘Tip,’ their first Black female lead character EVER, in their upcoming movie Home which is scheduled for an early 2015 release. […]

VH1 Presents CrazySexyCool

  It has been long overdue, but in October VH1 will be releasing the biopic, CrazySexyCool, a depiction of the group TLC’s rise from small beginnings to the best selling girl group of all time. With 65 million records sold international, a plethora of chart topping hits, and one of the most identifiable groups of […]

FRUITVALE STATION

  Winner of the¬†Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, director Ryan Coogler’s directs his first feature-length film, FRUITVALE STATION. After the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin questions have been asked whether or not we have gotten past the racist history that has been associated […]

World War Z: Movie Review

World War Z Movie Review World War Z was written by comedian Mel Brooks’ son Max Brooks and is actually a sequel to the popular book The Zombie Survival Guide. This movie was meant to be released in December of 2012, but was continually pushed back due to controversial script re-writes concerning the end of […]