Black Film Classics | Cotton Comes to Harlem

26 05 2010

Forty years ago today, Chester Himes’ novel about two rough and abrasive New York detectives who were clearly before their time hit theaters and helped launch a Black revolution in film. If you haven’t seen it, you should check out “Cotton Comes to Harlem.” Read the rest of this entry »

StarAccess Contest | Do The Right Thing

22 06 2009

Enter our contest to win a copy of the 20th Anniversary of writer/director, Spike Lee’s landmark provocative drama “Do the Right Thing.” Coming to stores exactly 20 years to the day of it’s theatrical release on June 30, the film’s honesty, courage and original perspective on American race relations earned two Academy Award nominations, including Best Original Screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Black Men/Silver Screen | The Savior

13 06 2007

From the inception of film, there have been five dominant archetypes that have been prevalent and consistent for African-Americans. We now examine men the wise, sage dispensers of wisdom – The Saviors. Read the rest of this entry »