Movie Reviews

Trailer debuts for Ava DuVernay's racially charged drama "When They See Us"

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Netflix

Based on a true story, "When They See Us"  chronicles the notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape. Labeled the Central Park Five, the teenagers from Harlem...

Julius Amedume’s 'Rattlesnakes' is sinister but satisfying

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

A great plot twist doesn't just shock, it can make a movie unforgettable, which is exactly what Julius Amedume’s neo-noir psychological thriller “Rattlesnakes" is.

Based on Graham Farrow's 1997 stage...

Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” receives 3 SAG Nominations By Samantha Ofole-Prince

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Nominations for the 25th annual SAG Awards were announced on Wednesday with “BlacKkKlansman” taking home a trio of nods.

The Spike Lee directed drama based on the true story of an African-American detective who infiltrated and exposed...

'The Hate U Give’ and ‘Widows’ snubbed for Golden Globes

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which honors achievement in film and television, were announced this morning and although films "Black Panther," "If Beale Street Could Talk," and Spike Lee'...

Africa Movie Academy Awards is seeking submissions

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo by Shola Orol

It’s an annual award show that rewards excellence in creativity on the continent of Africa and films such as the David Oyelowo starrer “Queen of Katwe” and Kunle Afolayan’s murder mystery “...

New trailer for ‘Creed’ sequel released

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The sequel starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Wood Harris, Andre Ward, Florian “The Big Nasty” Munteanu, Dolph Lundgren, Russell Hornsby hits theaters November 21st...

Spike Lee's ‘BlacKkKlansman’ tackles a timeless subject matter

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The idea of a black man joining the notoriously racist Ku Klux Klan certainly sounds farcical and mildly comical, but that’s exactly what happens in the movie “BlacKkKlansman.”

Directed by Spike Lee...

Ving Rhames: ‘In Fallout, you get to see more of Luther’s personality

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Ving Rhames has played the character of Luther Stickell since the first “Mission: Impossible” in 1996 and for the award-winning actor, it's been a great experience being part of a successful franchise.  A...

Terry Crews Stars In Comedy 'Where’s the Money”

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Create a bank break-in, sprinkle in a stash of stolen cash and throw in a black guy in an all-white fraternity and you’ve got the perfect list of ingredients for a laugh-out-loud comedy.

The story is...

Video: Lupita Nyong’o and Chadwick Boseman Star In 'Black Panther”

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The full trailer for Marvel Studios’ action fantasy movie “Black Panther" is out.

The cast features Chadwick Boseman ("Marshall) as T’Challa and Oscar winners Forest Whitaker and Lupita Nyong’o,...

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