ABFF ’12 | The Last Fall

25 06 2012

The American Black Film Festival concluded this weekend but the party is just beginning for director Matthew Cherry. Not only did is film, The Last Fall , take home The Grand Jury Award for Best Screenplay it was also picked up for distribution by the Bob Johnson-owned Image Entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »


Reel Replay | The Cape

17 01 2011

Alright, I’ll admit it I’m a nerd at heart. I’m always a sucker for a good superhero movie or television show. With Heroes relegated to the great TV Land beyond, NBC latest entry is the series, The Cape. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | The Lottery Ticket

20 08 2010

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

Fifteen years ago, F. Gary Gray’s comedy, “Friday” cleverly explored the story of two friends who spend the day smoking weed, chasing the neighborhood ladies and learning life lessons. While “The Lottery Ticket” treads the same terrain, this updated version lacks the imagination and humor, and wallows in negative stereotypes of African Americans disguised as comedy. Read the rest of this entry »

Trailer Park | Pastor Brown

29 03 2010

With over 10,000 fans on Facebook, the buzz and groundswell is growing for spiritually based inspirational film, “Pastor Brown” especially considering that the film has yet to be released into wide distribution. Read the rest of this entry »