Disney snatched all our edges with their release of the very first teaser trailer for The Little Mermaid live-action remake with Halle Bailey.Read more
“Cheaper By The Dozen” Star Journee Brown Gives Sneak Peek Into Diverse Remake
In Disney’s latest remake, Cheaper By The Dozen, which drops on Disney+ this Friday (March 18), Journee Brown is giving carefree Black girl vibes.Read more
9 Throwback Movies Where Resistance is a Big Mood
By Ava Marshall Black cinema stays blessing us with many classics — we’re talking thousands of cultural references, sis. Many of these gems also center around fighting the powers that be both socially and politically. Grab your popcorn and clear your planner ’cause our roundup of resistance-themed films is gonna leave you inspired to change […]Read more
The Trailer for Storm Reid’s New Movie Just Dropped, and We Can’t Wait to See It!
By Andréa Butler Storm Reid’s in a thriller, y’all — and the trailer just dropped! The movie’s called Don’t Let Go and tells the story of Uncle Jack (played by David Oyelowo) and his niece Ashley (played by Storm), the latter of which is soon murdered along with her parents. As we see in the […]Read more
Our Ariel is Black: Halle Bailey Cast as The Little Mermaid in Disney’s Live Action Remake
By Andréa Butler Halle Bailey is going under the sea, y’all! Yesterday (July 3, 2019), news broke that ya’ girl copped the lead role in Disney’s live action remake of The Little Mermaid, and knowing that Ariel will post up in locs and brown skin is giving us LIFE. “After an extensive search, it was […]Read more
“The Sun is Also a Star” Trailer: A Star-Crossed Lovers Narrative for the Culture
By Andréa Butler Twenty-four hours. Twenty-four hours left to live in the land you call home. Twenty-four hours to fall in love. And so begins the story of two seemingly star-crossed lovers, Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel Bae (Charles Melton) in the just-released trailer for The Sun is Also a Star. “Compared to the […]Read more
The Trailer for Marsai Martin’s “Little” Just Dropped and It Is Everything!
By Andréa Butler In 1988, there was a movie called Big, in which a little boy wished to be well, big, and woke up an adult the next day. But in the 1-9, Marsai Martin (from Black-ish) is hittin’ us with an updated twist — Little. Word about this movie, which sees a grown Black […]Read more
The First Trailer for “The Hate U Give” is Finally Here!
“When you ready to talk, you talk. Don’t ever let nobody make you be quiet.” By Andréa Butler Two years ago, news first broke about how a YA novel inspired by #BlackLivesMatter — a novel that wouldn’t even be published until the following year — was already in talks to be made into a movie. […]Read more
Black Panther Goes Hard for the Culture and Shows No Sign of Slowing Down
By Ayanna Thompson Black Panther is legit legendary. From blowin’ up the box office to sprinkling Black creative magic on and off the set, this movie is and forever will be, a landmark moment in cinematic history. It’s expanded the context in which Black films are perceived, shattering the glass ceiling (and walls) of what […]Read more
“Detroit” Movie Starring Jacob Latimore, John Boyega, Algee Smith + More Hits Theaters in August
“Being Black is almost like having a gun pointed at your face.” And with that, the newest teaser trailer for Detroit — sure to be one of this summer’s most unforgettable films — sets the tone for this true story. Set in The D during the 1967 riots, this movie focuses on what really went […]Read more