Category: Film

One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King

One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King
By Zondra Hughes This isn’t your childhood Lion King movie. And then again, it is. You know the story and the addictive musical score and thus Disney’s The Lion King (2019) is chockful of spoilers: Mufasa must die. Scar is more snake than lion. The young king Simba will lose his way, lose touch with... Read more »

Interview: Meagan Good & Deon Taylor of 'The Intruder'

Interview: Meagan Good & Deon Taylor of 'The Intruder'
By Cabryl Breotti The room was absolutely bright. A small cadre of press convened to interview The Intruder’s star Megan Good and writer/director Deon Taylor in an undisclosed location in Chicago. With a slight overcast of a peeking sun, Good’s flawless smile sparkled as she greeted us with a warm hello and a genuine handshake.... Read more »

Film Review: The Intruder

Film Review: The Intruder
By Cabryl Breotti Imagine this:       Your dream home nestled beautifully on a quaint piece of land in Napa Valley. Picturesque scenery, lovely wilderness with fresh air…and an absolutely certified lunatic in the background.       The gorgeous Michael Ealy, beautiful Meagan Good and Hollywood legendary actor Dennis Quaid.      ... Read more »
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Blindspotting: The Must-See Film About Race, Class & Gentrification

Blindspotting: The Must-See Film About Race, Class & Gentrification
Our Cabryl Breotti and Laura Miller sat down with lifelong friends and collaborators of a timely, wildly entertaining film, Blindspotting (opens in theaters on July 20th). In the film, ‘Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best... Read more »

Cabryl Chats: LOGAN Film Review

Cabryl Chats: LOGAN Film Review
By Cabryl Breotti LOGAN is the final saga for Wolverine and his storied XMen history. Set in the year 2029, most of the mutant population is virtually nonexistent. Here you will find an exiled isolated and despondent Logan (Hugh Jackman) in a seedy motel close to the Mexican Border. During this period, Logan is caring... Read more »

Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures

Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures
Now this is a great kick off to Black History Month! Over the weekend, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant kicked off Black History Month 2017 with a free screening of the movie “Hidden Figures” for more than 200 girls in the Greater Jackson area. The event was in partnership with the Central Mississippi Chapter... Read more »
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Join us for FREE VIP Screening of FENCES

Join us for FREE VIP Screening of FENCES
The Fences screening takes place on 12/19. Click here to get your tickets. Please arrive early. Like us on Facebook for more movie screenings and free events.

If You're African American, Birth of a Nation is Required Viewing--Here's Why

If You're African American, Birth of a Nation is Required Viewing--Here's Why
By Devin Miller For those of you that believe supporting Nate Parker and Jean Celestin’s film due to the sexual assault charges from 1999, would be outside of your character and against your personal beliefs; I respect your decision. There will never be a time where I would tell someone not to make a stand... Read more »

Video: Barbershop 3 Stars Chat About the Importance of Comedy

By Devin Miller The Icon theater on Roosevelt, in Chicago, shone bright with star power for the Barbershop 3: The Next Cut premiere. (The film opens April 15 nationwide!) The third installment of the film series included most of the original cast/characters including Ice Cube, and Cedric the Entertainer; as well as some new faces... Read more »
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Top 5 Reasons You Must See CREED

Top 5 Reasons You Must See CREED
By A Comeaux I, like most of you, have seen the promos for CREED with an incredibly buffed, perfectly toned Michael B. Jordan and suffered immediate salivations. The steam ended there. I think he’s a good enough actor. I’ve supported all of his films in part because I’m raising a young black male child and... Read more »