Black Movies

The 1967 Race Riots of Detroit, also known as the 12th Street Riots, were among the most violent civil disturbances in United States history. A new film by Oscar Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, Detroit will examine the riots and one particularly disturbing incident involving the mysterious murder of three Black men at the Algiers Motel. The […]

From box braids to waves for days, Mayvenn Hair updates classic hairstyles from iconic black movies. Don't miss this cute video.

Audiences were introduced to an all-Black, all-female quartet of actresses with the debut of the bank robbery thriller, Set It Off. The film, directed by Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray, made its debut 20 years ago on Nov. 6, 1996, and helping to propel the careers of its leading ladies. Starring Jada Pinkett Smith, […]

There are very few Black horror movies that still have relevance in today’s pop culture, including the ’70’s cult classic Blacula and the 90’s film, Tales From The Hood. In 1974, the film Abby became a bit of a hit before it was taken out of theaters for being an essential copy of the 1973 […]

The courtship of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be depicted on movie screens across the nation this weekend. The Richard Tanne-directed drama, Southside With You, highlights the famed first date of the future First Couple in Chicago. Actress Tika Sumpter plays the confident Michelle Robinson, who in 1989 was a first-year […]

Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.

Julie Dash, the first Black woman to have a film receive a full theatrical release in the United States, helped set the stage for several…

Gabrielle Union is looking to make some new holiday memories. The actress will be starring in the Will Packer (Ride Along) drama, A Myers Christmas. The…

The girlfriends are back. Essence Atkins stars in Girlfriends Getaway 2 the sequel to the popular TV One movie about college roommates played by Garcelle Beauvais, Malinda Williams,…

  Fresh off receiving the President’s Award at the NAACP Image Awards, famed Director Spike Lee talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his new…

Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as…

Tim Gordon of FilmGordon.com has been reviewing movies for 22 years so he’s seen a LOT of movies so you don’t have to. We caught…