Category Archives: Movies

Interview: Common Explores The Prison Industrial Complex In Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’

Common chatted with us about his new album, “Black America Again,” working with Ava DuVernay, and how John Legend inspired him to learn more about Black people being disproportionately affected by the prison pipeline.

WATCH: ‘The Wolf Who Cried Boy’ starring Barkhad Abdi

We haven’t seen much of Barkhad “I’m the captain now” Abdi since he was nominated for an Oscar in 2014 for his…

Ol Dirty Bastard biopic on hold according to Michael K. Williams

It’s been about four years since it was announced that a biopic on the life of Wu-Tang rapper Ol Dirty Bastard was…

A handful of Latinos won Oscars last night

At the 88th Academy Awards, lack of diversity was the issue hanging over the event thanks to no people of color being…

The best bits from the Oscars 2016

In case you didn’t see it last night, Chris Rock hosted the 88th Academy Awards and while some of the gags fell…

Bastille Day

Idris Elba Is All The Agent You Need In ‘Bastille Day’

Idris Elba is audacious and smooth as a special agent in the upcoming action flick, ‘Bastille Day.’

Interracial relationship drama, ‘Loving,’ bought by Focus

Back in 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and got married. Their home state of Virginia wasn’t very happy about…

Miramax buys Obamas’ first date film, ‘Southside With You’

Early in President Obama’s presidency, we learned a lot about how he and Michelle met and what their first date was like….

Taraji P. Henson will be a NASA mathematician in upcoming film

There’s a book called Hidden Figures coming out this year that tells the story of the Black women mathematicians who helped NASA…

WATCH: The first trailer for the ‘Roots’ remake

The History Channel has finally unleashed the first look at its upcoming remake of the Roots mini-series. Starring Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni…