movies

‘Barbershop’ Is Back & This Time They’re Trying to Save Their Community

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It’s been ten years since we dropped in on Calvin’s Barbershop on the South Side of Chicago, but a lot has changed in the past decade. While the usual cast of outsized characters are still around, there are a few new additions to the fam. The last time we visited...

Watch Sanaa Lathan & Michael Ealy Square Off in Tense First Clip of ‘The Perfect Guy’

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I don’t know about you, but I cannot wait to see Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy’s new thriller, The Perfect Guy. Arriving in theaters this September, The Perfect Guy follows Leah Vaughn (Lathan), a political lobbyist who heads back into the dating game after breaking up with her longtime love (MorrisChestnut) who...

Sister Code, Dope and 5 Movies To See This Summer

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Summer’s the perfect time to hang out your girlfriends or cozy up to your date at the movie theater. The season has its traditional blockbusters like Jurassic World and Magic Mike XXL but if you’re looking for movies that embrace hip hop culture or deliver...

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...

Beyond the Lights: A Director’s Love Letter to Young Black Women

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Film Director Gina Prince-Blythewood has been around long enough to understand the rigorous nature of Hollywood. Despite being responsible for 2000’s cult hit Love and Basketball starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan, Prince-Blythewood still has to fight for the right to tell the kind of...