Reviews

Review: Dr. John West’s “Human Zoos”

Human Zoos, a new documentary in the indie world by Dr. John West, is making waves within the festival circuit and causing America…

You Sure You Wanna Hang Wit Ol’ Eddie Kaaanng? Robert Townsend’s Documentary ‘Making The Five Heartbeats’

For one night only, fans of the film The Five Heartbeats headed to theatres to watch director Robert Townsend’s documentary about…

Review: Seinfeldia – How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

    In her latest book, Seinfeldia, Jennifer Keishen Armstrong explores the world of the hit sitcom and its pervasiveness…

Review: “The Equalizer” is Every Black Parent Ever

Denzel Washington stars in “The Equalizer 2”   Denzel Washington returns to his role as Robert McCall, former militiaman turned…

David Peisner’s “Homey Don’t Play That!” Honors The Importance Of “In Living Color”

  Being a late 80’s baby, I have encountered In Living Color a bit as a very young child, but…

Review: W. Kamau Bell’s Private School Negro

In his first Netflix special, comedian and host of CNN’s United Shades of America W. Kamau Bell uses his experiences as…

Review: “Sorry to Bother You” Is An Absurdly Fun Ride With A Crucial Message

Sorry to Bother You is exactly what the world needs right now. Directed by Boots Riley and starring Lakeith Stanfield…

Review: “Love Is___,” Love Ain’t

OWN’s Love Is ___ is the true story of Black Hollywood Powerhouse couple Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. The format…

‘Uncle Drew’ Review: The Transformative Power of Sports

The following review contains spoilers.  Lil Rel teams up with basketball star Kyrie Irving in Uncle Drew, the new movie…

‘Superfly’ Review: The Good, The Bad, And The Problematic

This contemporary remake of a classic stars hot up-and-comer Trevor Jackson and one of my personal favorites, Jason Mitchell.  Set…
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