CANCEL THE OSCARS, THERE WON'T BE A BETTER MOVIE THAN "GET OUT" THIS YEAR

CANCEL THE OSCARS, THERE WON'T BE A BETTER MOVIE THAN "GET OUT" THIS YEAR

“Get Out” is the most talked about movie this year. Arguably in years. Most people are praising the film for its gutsy satirical tone and astute political observation. While some have made controversial statements like Sameul L. Jackson questioning the casting of the film’s star Daniel Kaluuya because he is British and not African American.…

THE ORIGINAL FREEDOM FIGHTING MAMA BLASTS ONTO TV

THE ORIGINAL FREEDOM FIGHTING MAMA BLASTS ONTO TV

Aisha Hinds (“All The Way”) has been cast in the starring role of Harriet Tubman in the upcoming second season of WGN America’s hit drama series “Underground.” The actress talks to Cinema Buzz’s Shawn Edwards about playing such an iconic figure and bringing her to life along with the show’s director Anthony Hemingway.  Hinds called the…

"UNDERGROUND" GETS BOLDER IN SECOND SEASON

"UNDERGROUND" GETS BOLDER IN SECOND SEASON

The second season of WGN’s hit series “Underground” starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“Eve’s Bayou”) and Aldis Hodge (“Straight Outta Compton”) will follow the struggle for freedom within a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice. The acclaimed drama’s 10-episode sophomore run is set in the aftermath of…

IS DENZEL WASHINGTON THE G.O.A.T.?
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IS DENZEL WASHINGTON THE G.O.A.T.?

It’s not easy for me to admit that I’ve been standing in the same place for 18 years,” Denzel Washington’s character tells his wife, played by Viola Davis. “I’ve been standing with you,” she cries out, and the audience feels goosebumps as they watch her face and his overcome with wretched truth and regret. Watch…

THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)
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THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)

What is a black film? It’s a film about the black experience. It’s also a movie that is written, directed or produced by someone black. Or a film that stars blacks in the lead roles. The following is the list of the best black films ever made. Originally compiled in 2007 it has been updated…

#OSCARSSOWHITE MAY BE TAKING A VACATION THIS YEAR
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#OSCARSSOWHITE MAY BE TAKING A VACATION THIS YEAR

The African American Film Critics Association (full disclosure I co-founded the organization) proclaimed that 2016 was the best year ever for black film. That bold statement will be validated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out the Oscars. When they announce their nominees on January 24th no less…

A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV
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A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV

“Burn Hollywood burn I smell a riot Goin’ on first they’re guilty now they’re gone/Yeah I’ll check out a movie/But it’ll take a black one to move me” –Public Enemy That was no problem in 2016. The amount of quality feature films, documentaries and TV shows released in 2016 about the black experience easily make…