Category: Film Scene

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 »

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 »

A White Guy from the South Directs a Film about Race--And it's...

A White Guy from the South Directs a Film about Race--And it's...
…A MUST SEE. Woodlawn tells the true story of race, rivalry and religion within the confines of Birmingham Alabama’s Woodlawn High School, the last school in Birmingham to integrate. The story follows wonder kid athlete “Touchdown” Tony Nathan (portrayed by talented newcomer Caleb Castille), as his gridiron skills breathe new life into the wildly unsuccessful... Read more »
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Join us! Free Movie Screening of PAN

Join us! Free Movie Screening of PAN
What are you doing tomorrow at 11 am? Join Six Brown Chicks and Warner Bros. for a free screening of ‪‎PAN‬ bring the kids! Get your passes: http://www.wbtickets.com/SBCPAN Please arrive early. Have your blog delivered to you! Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam... Read more »

Film Review: Christopher Nolen's 72 Hours

Me and my girls! It was Ladies Night!
By Nakita Whittaker, Guest Contributor In Christopher Nolen’s 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Von (Timon Kyle Durrett) becomes a family man with a baby on the way. Life is good for Von until he collapses from a heart attack and comes face-to-face with God (Harry J. Lennix). God gives Von 72 hours to atone to... Read more »

Thea Camara: From Corporate America to the Big Screen

Thea Camara: From Corporate America to the Big Screen
By Zondra Hughes Thea Camara is acting up, and she’s enjoying every minute of it. The actress discovered her passion for acting at an early age. However, Thea began to pursue her long time dream with vigor in 2008. Since that time, Thea has had the opportunity to perform in stage plays, commercials and on... Read more »
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Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?

Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?
Jeff Friday, Founder of the American Black Film Festival discusses the dearth of Black love stories in Hollywood at the Cadillac Conversations event held at the Classic Car Club  NYC. Follow the conversation on Twitter #ABFF2014 @Cadillac. Photo: Sabin Blake, Cadillac, Jeff Friday, ABFF; Jocelyn K. Allen, General Motors. Have your SBC blog delivered to... Read more »