We have seen some great movies come out so far in 2020 but some are super underrated. One is called “Swallow,” and no it’s not a dirty movie. It’s about a woman eats strange things like marbles but now has to stop because she’s pregnant. Another is The Assistant, which is pretty much like the […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Lipton, an actor-turned-academic who became an unlikely celebrity and got hundreds of master actors and Hollywood luminaries to open up about their craft as the longtime host of “Inside the Actors Studio,” died Monday. Lipton died of bladder cancer at his New York home, his wife, Kedakai Lipton, told the […]

Growing up as a Black girl, I had a love/hate relationship with my natural hair. When I was younger, my mom would go out of her way to make sure I had at least two perms per year — one at the start of the school year and one at the end. I equated beauty […]

Oscar-winner Spike Lee is producing a new spin on the Romeo and Juliet tale by directing a feature adaptation of Ron Wimberly’s graphic novel “Prince of Cats,” which is an 80s hip-hop retelling of the Shakespearean classic. Via Complex: Prince of Cats is described as a hip-hop take on William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet set in 1980’s Brooklyn. The story […]

Speaking at the Sundance Film Festival this week, Jada Pinkett Smith spoke about why she almost quit acting and the new career path she nearly embarked on. As reported by RollingOut, the 47-year-old actress admitted she lost her “desire” for acting after a while in the biz, and considered stepping away from the spotlight in order to go […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study that analyzed four years’ worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those in which men get top billing. The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and December 2017. Researchers found that in films with small, medium and large budgets, all […]

We caught up with Zendaya, who dished on Hollywood's representation issue and her role in "Smallfoot" as a brave young yeti.

Netflix has recently acquired world rights to Lionheart, which will be the first Netflix original to come from Nigeria! The movie premiered Saturday in Toronto at the Toronto International Film Festival and marks the directorial debut of Genevieve Nnaji, according to Deadline. It stars Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie and Onyeka Onwenu. The comedy is about a […]

The Five Heartbeats is considered a classic movie. But have you ever really thought about the work that went into it? Robert Townsend gives a behind the scenes account of what went into making the classic film in his new documentary, The Making Of The Five Heartbeats. Townsend says that as an artist, “you do […]

Rebecca Hall has been tapped to direct Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson in Passing a race-themed drama Hall also adapted from Nella Larsen’s Harlem Renaissance novella. Passing follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual obsession that threatens both of their carefully constructed realities. Larsen’s story was first published in 1929 by Knopf and her […]

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are among some of the greatest institutions for anyone to receive an amazing education at. The pride that follows after attending one of these schools is great, however the support is little. Stanley Nelson has created a film called Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges and Universities to […]

Snoop Dogg is joining the cast of the the parody movie “Unbelievable!” opposite Nichelle Nichols. Steven L. Fawcette directs the story of four off-beat astronauts who travel to the Moon on a rescue mission and wind up trying to save the Earth from plant aliens. The cast includes a puppet created by the Chiodo Brothers, […]