films

African-American Film Critics Association Announces Nominations and Selma Garners Top Recognition

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The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) bestowed their nominations on Monday, when it announced the contenders for the 2014 edition. The highlight was one of the most anticipated movies of the season – Selma. The film depicts the journey of civil right leader Martin Luther...

MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

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MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking their talents in an unexpected direction with a new documentary that is supposed to enlighten...

First Look: Chris Rock’s New Movie Top Five

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Chris Rock best known and loved for his hilarious stand up comedy routines (and maybe his animated character voice overs), has tried his hand at writing and directing movies before. He has previously written and directed two feature films (Head of State and I Think I Love My Wife), and...

Lifetime Announces ‘Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B’ Biopic Premiere Date + Photos

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Following the controversy surrounding the “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” biopic, that eventually led Disney star Zendaya Coleman to back out — Lifetime has finally settled on a premiere date. On Thursday, Lifetime announced the biopic is slated to debut Nov. 15. The network also released photos of...

10 Rational Fears Black People Should Have Regarding “Dear White People”

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Hailed as the must-see satire of the year, Dear White People, writer-director Justin Simien’s feature length directorial debut has experienced a cacophonous reception since it took home the Sundance Film Festival’s prestigious U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent. Even more buzz worthy are...

No Good Deed is Box Office Hit: Did You See It?

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No Good Deed was a box office success this weekend! Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson proved that not every black movie has to be a love story or about slavery.  The movie took the no. 1 spot at box offices this weekend and earned $24.5 million in...