Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bad Teacher Takes Subtle (Or Not So Subtle) Racism to A New Level

I was actually finding Bad Teacher somewhat entertaining - in that way that Hollywood movies make you overlook their ample shortcomings with crisp sound...

Laurieann Gibson: Born to Dance And the Winner Is…

It's a rarity to see virtually no drama on a reality tv show. Especially one that airs on BET. The first season of Laurieann...

2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards Winners

The 7th Annual Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place last week at the Gloryland Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Viva Riva stole...

Skin Bleaching In Jamaica, The Blight

The topic of Skin Bleaching In Jamaica has gotten increased attention lately in the media. I'm not sure why, since this fad and more...

Watch Syd Field’s Screenwriting Workshop in 8 Parts

Learn some screenwriting tips from American writer and screenwriting guru Syd Field. He's best known for his lectures on three-act-structure and has written many...

10 Black Female Film Directors You Should Know

With all this talk about popular black male directors like Tyler Perry and Spike Lee, the accomplishments of black female directors (BFDs) often fall...

Tamra Davis Tributes Jean Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Director/producer Tamra Davis' documentary Jean Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010) gives an intimate portrait of how Basquiat went from being an unknown in...

Breaking Bad: Bullet Points, No Stringer Bell

The Wire had been my best TV show for long. That story changed on the 17th of July, 2011. I finally lifted my hands...

Are IMDB Ratings Biased Against Black Movies?

I was reading the message boards on IMDB when I came across this user comment: I would advise Black reviewers to simply ignore all IMDB...

Voodoo Horror ‘Vipaka’ – A Misguided and Insensitive Forest Whitaker Dance – Be Careful

After bagging an Oscar in The Last King of Scotland - a movie steeped in controversy over the negative portrayals of Africa as the...