Top 25 Football Films

3 02 2011

Less than a week before the biggest game of the year, The Super Bowl, we compiled a list of our Top 25 Football films. No matter which team you root for, you’ll love these movies with plot lines that include all things football. While they might not all be super films, they will definitely put you in a football frame of mind! Read the rest of this entry »





Five Films Fit for A “King!”

17 01 2011

This week, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have celebrated his 82nd birthday. Since his assassination in 1968, many filmmakers have tried to capture the spirit of the “drum major of peace” on the big screen. We have compiled a list of five movies that are representative of his legacy and struggle. Read the rest of this entry »





Five Fav Black Horror Movies

29 10 2010

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

Traditionally, the horror film genre is one where Black actors are only cast in secondary or minor roles, but this selection of five scary movies are exceptions to that rule. And the films are sure to provide plenty of chills and thrills this Halloween weekend. All are available on DVD. Read the rest of this entry »





Five Favs Comic Book Movies

1 10 2010

The recent success of “Kick-Ass” and the release of “Iron Man 2” on DVD, films based on comic books have become Hollywood’s gold standard for success. With a slew of high-profile films coming to theaters in the near future, we take a look at Five Fav Comic Book movies featuring African-Americans heroes and heroines fighting bad guys and saving the world – on the big screen! Read the rest of this entry »





Five Favs Black Movie Villians

25 09 2010

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

This week at the movies, iconic financial super villain Gordon Gekko returns in the sequel to the 1987 film, “Wall Street in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.” But Gekko can’t hold a candle to our Five Favorite Black Movie Villains who in their own special way make everyone’s life a living hell! 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 »





FilmGordon Radio | Episode 41

2 09 2010

This week on a two-hour special edition of “Keeping It Reel” with FilmGordon, with the help of 14 national film critics we break down all of the upcoming fall releases in our mammoth Fall Preview show. Read the rest of this entry »





10 Fearless Movie Fathers

19 06 2010

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

Throughout the long history of films, no member of the family has been more misunderstood than “dear old dad.” While Hollywood has routinely portrayed African-Americans fathers either as comic relief, absent or negatively, these men have largely been an afterthought in mainstream films until recently.

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