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 »





Reel Fashion | Image Awards

2 03 2010

Our own Blog Fashionista “Sexy Sabrina” sent us this red carpet recap from this past Friday night’s 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards. While there were some stumbles, for the most part we thought all of the ladies looked FABULOUS!!!!!! Read the rest of this entry »





Conversation with . . . Jill Scott

31 03 2009

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Fresh off receiving rave reviews for her lead role in the new HBO series, “The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency,” actress Jill Scott is poised to breakout. The Grammy-award winning singer sat down with Wilson Morales to talk about her show and the changes in her life. Read the rest of this entry »





First Look | The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

27 03 2009

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HBO’s new series, “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” premieres this Sunday, but we are giving you an early peek. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | The Princess and the Frog

18 03 2009

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With the racial politics of America seemingly undergoing a complete upheaval, it would make sense that Disney’s attempt to feature their first Black movie princess would be met with resounding approval – that is until the public took a look at her love interest! Read the rest of this entry »








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