Category Archives: Movies

Nat Turner biopic, ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ wins big at Sundance

Last week Nate Parker’s The Birth of Nation, a biopic on slave revolutionary Nat Turner, made headlines after it received a standing…

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Jada Pinkett Smith Boycotting The Oscars: ‘Begging For Acknowledgment Diminishes Dignity’

Jada Pinkett Smith has no plans to view or even attend this year’s Academy Awards.

Danai Gurira cast as Afeni Shakur in Tupac biopic

As if playing the iconic Michonne on The Walking Dead wasn’t enough, Danai Gurira has been cast as Afeni Shakur in the…

Ryan Coogler will direct ‘Black Panther’

Marvel made it officially official – Ryan Coogler will be directing Black Panther. Fresh off his critically acclaimed film, Creed, Coogler will…

Taraji, Gael, Oscar, Alejandro take home Golden Globes

The 73rd Annual Golden Globes were held on Sunday in Los Angeles and while Black and Latino nominees were still few and…

Trailer: ‘Desierto’ is an action-packed migrant thriller

After the success of Gravity, father-son team Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron have teamed up again for Desierto, a thriller that pits Mexican…

Ice Cube: We had to recreate music from ‘scratch’ for ‘Compton’

There’s Oscar buzz surrounding Ice Cube as a producer for Straight Outta Compton. He’s currently making the rounds to get Academy voters…

Spike Lee rips on ‘Chi-raq’ critics on Sway in the Morning

If you haven’t noticed, Spike Lee’s new film Chi-Raq has its fair share of critics, mostly accusing Spike for making light of the…

Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ going straight to Amazon

Spike Lee has been working on and talking about his upcoming film, Chi-Raq, for a little while now and it looks like…

Wesley Snipes met with Marvel for a possible Blade 4

Wesley Snipes was in San Diego for Comic-Con this past weekend promoting his new show The Player on NBC but there was…