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‘Sonic’ soars!

Sometimes you just have to get away. That is the case with Sonic the Hedgehog (an animated version voiced by Ben Schwartz), who comes to Earth to escape sinister forces seeking to harness his faster than the speed of light ...

Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield find love without drama in ‘The Photograph’

It’s a love story. A groovy, romantic love story where the two main characters have tremendous chemistry and Black love is fully on display.

Filmmaker says 'Hair Love' Oscar win has deep meaning

The six-minute feature Hair Love takes home gold at the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday winning for Best Animated Short Film

‘Rhythm Section’ misses the beat

Blake Lively stars as a young woman struggling to overcome the excruciating pain of tragically losing her family in a plane crash.

Black filmmakers make history at Sundance 2020

Following the release of statistics producing low numbers of Black and POC presence at Sundance and film festivals all over the world, the 2020 Sundance Film Festival has made strides in creating space for inclusion and diversity within the festival ...

Writer/actor/director Chris Swain: a man from the ’hood

Film and television producer Michael Bregman (“Carlito’s Way,” “Carlito’s Way Rise to Power” and “The Bone Collector”)—the son of the prolific film producer Martin Bregman (“Scarface,” “Dog Day Afternoon,” “Serpico”) and actor Luis Guzmán have turned their creative attention and ...

African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ donates tickets to ‘Just Mercy’

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey donated more than 100 tickets to Berkeley College students for a viewing of “Just Mercy.”

18 years old and a star on Netflix’s ‘Family Reunion’ Talia Jackson

She is only 18 years old and a hard-working actress and the star of Netflix’s “Family Reunion.”

‘Bad Boys for Life’—high powered fun starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence

“Bad Boys for Life”—“Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do when they come for you…?” I can’t shake the sound of Bob Marley’s song about the movie franchise but maybe that’s why the creative team decided to ...

MACRO Lodge featured at 2020 Sundance Film Fest Jan. 24-27

If you are a filmmaker of color than you know the power of Charles King and his media company MACRO.

‘Parasite’—Korean director Bong Joon-ho makes a masterpiece

Korean director Bong Joon-ho (“Snowpiercer,” “Memories of Murder”) has made a new classic with “Parasite.” It’s hard to summarize what the film is about but in a pinch, I will stand on a tree branch and say that it is ...

Nate Parker Foundation film series traces arrival of 1st African to removal of confederate monuments

Brian Favors was a teacher in Brooklyn when one of his former students from his days at Penn State University came to him with an idea to assist him with a commencement speech and scholarship program that he had created ...

‘Just Mercy’ screened at D.C.’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

WarnerMedia, The Brookings Institution, and Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University hosted a conversation and film screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Just Mercy” at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, ...

‘Power’ isn’t real, or is it?

Of the things that James St. Patrick is, was or was alleged in the eyes of the public, the one thing that he’d willingly admit to and wear with pride is that of the role of father.

OSCAR 2020 predictions

No doubt, by now, you’ve weighed in on the Golden Globe wins and losses, with a lot of criticism on the consistent lack of diversity and inclusion that is Hollywood.

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