Category: Film

Join us for FREE VIP Screening of FENCES

Join us for FREE VIP Screening of FENCES
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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CHICAGO- Get Your FREE Meryl Streep Movie Screening Passes

CHICAGO- Get Your FREE Meryl Streep Movie Screening Passes
WHAT: Ricki and the Band Movie Screening WHEN: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 GET YOUR PASSES NOW!!! First come, First serve. We hope to see you there.   MOVIE SYNOPSIS: RICKI AND THE FLASH Release Date: August 7, 2015 Directed by: Jonathan Demme Written by: Diablo Cody Produced by: Marc Platt, Diablo Cody, Mason Novick, Gary... Read more »

Photos--American Black Film Festival 2015: Hot in Hollywood

Cory Hardict, Natasha Eubanks, Naturi Naughton, YAYA DaCosta and Lance Gross  ABFF HOT IN HOLLYWOOD
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF), a four-day event dedicated to showcasing quality films and television content by and about people of African descent, took place this week in New York. One of yesterday’s highlights of the #ABFF2015 was the Hot in Hollywood panel. Held at the Hilton Midtown, NYC, Hot in Hollywood presented a... Read more »

Spike Lee’s Response to ChiRaq Critics is Almost Perfect

Spike Lee’s Response to ChiRaq Critics is Almost Perfect
by Zondra Hughes Spike Lee knows that some Chicagoans are up in arms about the rumored title of his rumored next film, ChiRaq. Lee headlined An Evening of Film, Wine & Music with Spike Lee that took place at Chicago’s City Winery on Saturday night. The visionary director says that the criticism about his films... Read more »
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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 »