Movie Reviews

'The Underground Railroad' features a star-studded cast

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Nigerian actor Chukwudi Iwuji and South African actress Thuso Mbedu are some of the thespians who star in Barry Jenkins latest series, which is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead....

Must See Movies of 2021

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By Samnatha Ofole-Prince

Across the United States officials are lifting lockdown restrictions and with movie theaters finally able to reopen, we are taking a look at some of the must-see movies hitting the theaters and streaming sites...

“Without Remorse" offers a new and unique retelling of Tom Clancy’s novel

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ Photos courtesy of Paramount Pictures

There’s a scene in “Without Remorse" where Jodie Turner-Smith takes down Michael B. Jordan, forcing him to his knees with a mere flick of her arm and it’s one that’s...

Starz releases trailer for sisterhood series ‘Run the World’

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Starz has released the official trailer for its new comedy series “Run the World.”

Set in Harlem, “Run the World” follows a group of smart, funny, and vibrant thirty-something Black women – fiercely...

Simply the Best: HBO airs documentary of legendary singer Tina Turner

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

HBO is releasing an intimate portrait of legendary singer Tina Turner.

Directed by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin, “Tina” features private footage, audio tapes, personal photos, and new interviews,...

‘Ludi is a character that resembles the resilience of immigrant women,’ says director Edson Jean

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince / Photos courtesy of Bantufy Films

Dreaming of a land of milk and honey but finding a lean existence instead. It’s a familiar tale for many immigrants and one director Edson Jean explores in his new film “Ludi...

'2 Weeks in Lagos' makes its US Debut

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Directed by Kathryn Fasegha, it's a romantic drama filmed in Nigeria's most populous city and follows an investment banker and his quest for true love.

Starring Mawuli Gavor, Deyemi Okanlawon, Shafy...

Trailer debuts for Michael B. Jordan’s latest film

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo by Royalty Image

Based on Tom Clancy’s book “Without Remorse,”  it stars Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim”) and Lauren London and follows a Navy SEAL who uncovers an international...

TBFF to feature films from Cameroon, Ghana, Namibia and Nigeria

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The 9th annual Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF), Canada’s largest celebration of Black History Month, will feature films from around the globe, including Canada, USA, Australia, Cameroon, Namibia, Nigeria,...

Amazon Prime Video releases official trailer for ‘Lovers Rock’

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By Samantha Ofole-Prince / Photo Credit: Parisa Taghizedeh / Amazon Prime Video.

Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for “Lovers Rock,” the second film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology which consists of several...

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