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African American Film

'Selma' Star Sees A Bright Future For Black Films In Hollywood

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

Though David Oyelowo's star turn as Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma" is winning him rave reviews and awards consideration, he's one of the few black ...

The Equalizer

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The last time they worked together, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua conjured up Training Day. Now, the successful duo goes back to the well once more for another powerful and violent movie. Do they yield the same results?

Larenz Tate Explains Why Black Films Struggle At The Box Office

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.11.2014 | Black Voices

We’ve all seen movies that feature black stereotypes: the token black friend, the black criminal or the omnipresent angry black woman. Although Holl...

Remembering Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple

Sheril Antonio | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment
Sheril Antonio

While I am not usually nostalgic about the past, nor am I prone to "the-good-old-days" talk there is something important about The Color Purple and the decades that would follow its release.

Somebody, Anybody but Tyler Perry Sing a Black Girl's Song

Bassey Ikpi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bassey Ikpi

Tyler Perry never gives his audience a chance to "get" the message. He wants to deliver it, wrapped in a cannon ball and shot across the room, but the poems in For Colored Girls need to breathe on their own.