Reign Review – Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness

April 3, 2020

Netflix dropped it’s new docuseries Tiger King and it has everyone talking especially on social media. The docuseries is about big cat lover and G.W. Zoo owner Joe Exotic. Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness is exactly what this limited series is – crazy. Joe Exotic draws you right in from the moment the show starts. […]

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Blair Underwood talks about being “the token black guy”

April 1, 2020

Blair Underwood’s multi-faceted career spans more than 50 years and includes work in television, movies, and Broadway as an actor, director, and producer. But he’s purposefully accepted roles by learning to say “no” to those he believed portrayed his character as a “token.” In a recent interview on Netflix’s podcast “Strong Black Lead,” Underwood recalled […]

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New Netflix Series Depicts Madam C. J Walker’s Daughter as Queer Socialite

March 26, 2020

Netflix has debuted a new limited series called Self Made. The series is inspired by the true story of the first female, African American self-made millionaire in American history, Madam C.J Walker. Madam C.J Walker is played by Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer. The film also focuses on the life of her daughter Lelia, who […]

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Issa Rae Movie “The Lovebirds” Heading to Netflix

March 26, 2020

The new Issa Rae movie “The Lovebirds” is heading to Netflix. The film which also stars Kumail Nanjiani, was originally set to be released on April 3rd. It was pulled. Along with every movie from every movie theater due to the growing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. According to IMDb, The Love Birds is described […]

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Premiering March 6, “Antebellum” movie trailer is a black person’s nightmare

March 9, 2020

The highly anticipated new film “Antebellum” may depict many black people’s nightmares on the big screen, but actress Janelle Monae said that the movie will also give moviegoers a “deeper appreciation for black women.” In her first starring role, Monae plays author Veronica Henley who finds herself transported back in time and trapped during the […]

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Nipsey Hussle documentary in the works

February 18, 2020

Marathon Films, a Nipsey Hussle production company, announced on February 10th of 2020 that they will present a feature film documentary and are currently in negotiations with Netflix to do so. This official statement leaves much to the imagination due to the vague promises, as well as little to no information on the contents of […]

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Janelle Monae didn’t let a wardrobe malfunction hold her back at the 2020 Oscars

February 12, 2020

After a shaky start to her 2020 Oscars opening number, Janelle Monae quickly turned a wardrobe malfunction around to achieve one of the most memorable moments of black excellence at an Oscars award ceremony. The 2020 Oscars began with Janella Monae dressed as Mister Rodgers, paying tribute to the late Fred Rodgers. Before the singer […]

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Jamie Foxx to recieve the Excellence in the Arts Award

February 12, 2020

It was recently announced that Jamie Foxx will be presented with the Excellence in the Arts Award at the 2020 American Black Film Festival, which will be held on February 23 in Los Angeles. The Excellence in Arts Award recognizes artists who have done critically acclaimed work. Recipients who have received the award in the […]

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Horror Movie Candyman is Back, with the Mind of Jordan Peele

March 2, 2020

The 1992 classic horror click Candyman is back, with Jordan Peele writing and producing the 2020 version. Make no mistake, the new Candyman stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II of HBO’s “The Watchman”

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Will Smith Set To Play The Role Of Venus & Serena Williams Dad In Upcoming Film

February 26, 2020

Will Smith is set to star in the role of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams’ father, Richard Williams. The biopic will be called King Richard. Photos surface online of Will Smith with a full grey Beard being on the set of the movie last weekend out in Los Angeles. The film is set to […]

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