Tagged “black movies”

The Dear White People Roundtable

Dear White People, discussed

“Harlem Nights” and Other Negro Viewing Requirements

When I encounter someone old enough to understand the case against colored contacts who doesn’t know about Miss Celie’s Folkspants, I make a mental note of the exits. This is not a motherfucker I need to be in an elevator with.

Why We’d Hate Coming To America If It Was Released Today

Although there are Black movies ("Black movies" = "movies featuring Black people and/or Black st...

I Hated The Best Man Holiday…And I Feel Really Bad About It

(The Champ’s latest at EBONY on whether he's more critical of Black movies than he is with other...

10 Reasons Why You Should See The Best Man Holiday From the VSB Who Has Actually Seen It

Last week, the wayward half of the VSB dream team wrote a post entitled, "Why I Really Don't Wan...

Where’s The Love Jones?

***After watching Love Jones again last weekend, I was urged to revisit and revise something I wro...

8 Little Known Black Movie “Facts”

The Champ's latest at EBONY lists some trivia, tidbits, and other facts about some of our favorite movies

Most Iconic Black Movie Characters (Post-Blaxploitation)

If there's one thing I love in life it's Black movies. I can't get enough. I like it, I love, I ...

The Five Most Underrated Black Movies Of The Last 20 Years

Although I still maintain that Black movies can and should do better, I definitely don't think a...

Five Ways Black Movies Can Do Better

"...while there have been quite a few entertaining Black movies produced in the last decade or so,...

No, I Haven’t Seen Red Tails Yet. Why Not? Good Question.

(Today's post is a response to each of the dozen or so people who've already asked me if I've se...

Why Tyler Perry Would Have Improved Jumping The Broom

That title in and of itself might have just made your head explode but hear me out. I assume ...

A Different World?

It's no secret that I attended an HBCU. I went to the one that everybody either loves or hates but e...

The Balancing Act: 4 Reasons Why Movies Dealing With Black Love (Seem To) Sh*t On Black Men

Ok. I lied. Yesterday, I devoted this space to 1000 or so angst-ridden words about why I was ...