Frantic Mom Engages Street-Wise Crew in Search for Son

Bernice Stokes (LisaGay Hamilton) is a parole officer in Los Angeles where her job routinely places her in close proximity with the dregs of...

Spike Lee Remakes Blaxploitation Era Horror Flick

The Kickstarter page where Spike Lee raised $1,418,910 from fans for his latest “Joint” expressly states that the money would not used to shoot...

“Dark Girls” Documentary: Black Impediments to Accepting Why Black is Also Beautiful

She’s ugly. She’s dumb. She’s mean. She’s a mud duck. She’s covered in a layer of dirt that must be washed off. She’s pretty--...

Heavenly Sistahs Expound on Brotherly Love

Keke Palmer is a multi-talented actress, singer, songwriter and talk show host who made her screen debut at the age of 10 in Barbershop...

Post-Colonial Nigeria Provides Backdrop for Sweeping Romance Saga

Twins Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) hail from a well-to-do Nigerian family well-enough connected to send them overseas to college where...

Nick Cannon Makes Directorial Debut with Help of Star-Studded Cast

Nick Cannon is a versatile entertainer; actor, comedian, rapper, radio DJ, TV host and as the husband of pop dive Mariah Carey. With School...

Colin Firth Shines as Suave Spy in Nostalgic Homage to 007

Harry Hart (Colin Firth) is such an unassuming, buttoned-downed bloke that no one in his right mind would suspect him to be a highly-skilled...

Ex-Con Opens Chess Club for At-Risk Kids in Inner-City Biopic

Eugene Brown (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) was so worried about returning to his neighborhood in inner-city Washington, DC after serving 17 years for bank robbery...

Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing

The healthcare industrial complex spends billions of dollars on packaging and branding to brainwash us into believing that there are no viable alternatives to...

My Big Fat Mexican Wedding

Is the idea of a Chicano marrying an African American really all that shocking? Maybe it is in L.A., where gang warfare has brothers...

Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League

The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also have to worry...

Philly Serves as Backdrop for Tale of Romance and Redemption

Chris (Spank Horton) is a man with serious anger management issues. After getting fired for losing his temper on the job yet again, he...