Black Movies

If you’ve been on social media over the last week, you’ve seen the now-iconic photo of Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Wesley Snipes.  Many thought it was just one of those things that happen in Hollywood. “Nothing to see here…” Smith captioned the pic, which was taken on the grounds of Tyler Perry’s studio in […]

Audiences were introduced to an all-Black, all-female quartet of actresses with the debut of the bank robbery thriller, Set It Off. The film, directed by Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray, made its debut 20 years ago on Nov. 6, 1996, and helping to propel the careers of its leading ladies. Starring Jada Pinkett Smith, […]

There are very few Black horror movies that still have relevance in today’s pop culture, including the ’70’s cult classic Blacula and the 90’s film, Tales From The Hood. In 1974, the film Abby became a bit of a hit before it was taken out of theaters for being an essential copy of the 1973 […]

The courtship of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be depicted on movie screens across the nation this weekend. The Richard Tanne-directed drama, Southside With You, highlights the famed first date of the future First Couple in Chicago. Actress Tika Sumpter plays the confident Michelle Robinson, who in 1989 was a first-year […]

Julie Dash, the first Black woman to have a film receive a full theatrical release in the United States, helped set the stage for several…

As hard as it is to consider Michael Ealy as a stalker, that’s just what actress Sanaa Lathan has to deal with in The Perfect Guy,…

The girlfriends are back. Essence Atkins stars in Girlfriends Getaway 2 the sequel to the popular TV One movie about college roommates played by Garcelle Beauvais, Malinda Williams,…

  Inspired by the Bible’s Book Of Job, the new TV One movie To Hell And Back starring Vanessa Bell Calloway and Ernie Hudson takes…

  Radio personality Russ Parr has a lucrative side hustle – making movies. His latest Hear No Evil is heading to TV One on Saturday,…

  Fresh off receiving the President’s Award at the NAACP Image Awards, famed Director Spike Lee has two new projects going on.  Da Sweet Blood of Jesus ,…

Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as…

  Comedian/actor JB Smoove knows how to surround himself with good people. He’s been on Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Millers and other TV and film projects and…