Movies

  • Best Spike Lee Movies of All-Time

    Best Spike Lee Movies of All-Time

    When you think of the quintessential, old school, purpose-driven, Black movie, there is no name more synonymous with that than Spike Lee. The best Spike Lee movies were the ones that spoke to Black people, focused on the prevailing Black issues of the time, delivered a message, had a style and framing that was uniquely […]

  • 16 Idris Elba Movies and TV Shows: From the Wire to Luther to Luther Again 

    16 Idris Elba Movies and TV Shows: From the Wire to Luther to Luther Again 

    If you take a look at the Idris Elba movie and TV credits, you’ll see that the London-born Black actor has had a career that stretches over two decades. And in that time, he’s made a huge splash in Hollywood all the while becoming one of the industry’s favorite pieces of eye candy. From his timeless […]

  • All 13 Major Roles from Issa Rae TV Shows and Movies 

    All 13 Major Roles from Issa Rae TV Shows and Movies 

    If you aren’t a fan of the oh-so-multi-talented Black actress and producer Issa Rae (who really has too many titles to name at this point), you just haven’t seen her in a role that speaks to you yet.  As the beloved representative for awkward Black girls everywhere, co-creator of the hit HBO TV show Insecure, […]

  • The 38 Iconic 90s Black Movies You Must Watch

    The 38 Iconic 90s Black Movies You Must Watch

    If you’re getting tired of streaming modern movies that either follow the tragic flaws of superheroes or pay homage to that latest silly trend on social media, then why not go back to a time when Black movies really meant something?  So let’s watch some 90s Black movies!  From romantic comedies set in the city […]

  • The Highest Earning Black Movies of All-Time

    The Highest Earning Black Movies of All-Time

    Let’s celebrate the success of black cinema together! Recently, black movies have been on the rise in the film industry and one way to measure their success is through box office earnings.  Today, let’s discover the top highest-earning black movies of all time and highlight the importance of black filmmakers. We’ll explore their contributions to […]

  • Where Were the Black Movies During the Pandemic?

    Where Were the Black Movies During the Pandemic?

    Not so sorry to say it, but Hollywood failed us in 2020. Black people, yet again, seemed to be a very distant focus of any major studio or platform when it came to producing movies that were focused on our experiences and stories. Of course, if you talk to a Hollywood executive, they will point […]

  • Black Actresses Nominated for “Best Supporting Actress”

    Black Actresses Nominated for “Best Supporting Actress”

    Let’s talk about the Black Actresses of the past decade that put forth Oscar-worthy performances for Best Supporting Actress. Whenever society does manage to find itself caring about the unheralded Black actress, often the talk is around the “leading lady”. However, there cannot be a leading lady without someone following behind her and supporting her. […]

  • The Best Black Actors of All-Time…From A Millennial’s Perspective 

    The Best Black Actors of All-Time…From A Millennial’s Perspective 

    When thinking about making a list of the best Black actors of all-time, and then looking at our history in this field, I was astounded by just how far back we go and how excellent at the craft we have been given the many harms and hurdles that have been put in the path of […]

  • The Top 10 Best Black Drama Movies of All Time

    The Top 10 Best Black Drama Movies of All Time

    Okay. So this is going to be highly debated, but the conversation has to be had: what are the top 10 black movie dramas of all-time?  Let’s start off by clarifying that we are strictly going for drama-drama movies. So romance films like Love Jones and Luv & Basketball obviously aren’t in consideration for some […]

  • Now of Age, Gen Z Has its Own Classic Black TV Shows & Movies

    Now of Age, Gen Z Has its Own Classic Black TV Shows & Movies

    Real talk. Pinning down classic Black TV shows and movies that are unique and specific to Gen Z is difficult. It’s complex for a variety of reasons. For starters, how are we defining a Black classic? And how are we defining a Black classic that is specific to Gen Z? There’s a whole canon of […]