DVD Den | Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther

19 01 2011

New on DVD release this week is the premiere of former BET head, Reginald Hudlin and John Romita, Jr’s fresh new take on the first Black Super hero in Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther.” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Night Catches Us

10 12 2010


Director Tanya Hamilton shines a much-needed light on the Black Panther Party with her inner-city period piece, Night Catches Us. The film reunites stars Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie as ex-comrades who share a secret bond as they grapple with their lives — past and future. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | For Colored Girls

5 11 2010

This review first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Since his debut in 2005, writer/producer/director Tyler Perry has nurtured and maintained a loyal following with a series of popular films based on his stage plays that mix emotional characters, spirituality and comedy into a winning formula. His latest film, “For Colored Girls,” is an overly-talky drama featuring some strong individual performances that uplifts the ladies while treating the men as cinematic roadkill. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | For Colored Girls

10 09 2010

Earlier this week, Lionsgate announced that they will shorten the title of Tyler Perry’s upcoming film to “For Colored Girls.” Now comes the release of eight teaser posters spotlighting various cast members. It appears that they are pulling out ALL of the stops for some potential awards season attention. Tell us what you think! Read the rest of this entry »





The Fall Movie Preview

10 09 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

As the dog days of summer come to an end, the big-budget blockbusters begin to make way for more serious, award-caliber fare. But for the first time in a decade, there are no fall releases garnering awards buzz that showcase Black actors. Read the rest of this entry »





Carey “Colored” No More!

27 05 2010

According to a report from People Magazine, Black Reel Award nominee Mariah Carey has pulled out of of the upcoming Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” Read the rest of this entry »





Janet and Mariah are “Colored Girls!”

24 03 2010

Writer/director/producer Tyler Perry has cast superstars Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey in his upcoming dream project, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” Read the rest of this entry »





Eye Candy | Kerry Washington

24 08 2009

Kerry Washington

Political activist, model, star of stage, big screen and music video, actress Kerry Washington makes sure to dip her sexy toe in as many places as possible. Read the rest of this entry »








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