‘I Had Begun to Enjoy The Seduction of Inadequacy.’


Lupita Nyong’o's speech at ESSENCE’s Black Women In Hollywood Lunch this weekend was incredibly moving. [...]

The Only Thing Missing From ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Was Madea.


You’d be excused for mistaking this film for ‘Tyler Perry’s The Best Man Holiday.’ [...]

‘The Butler’ and the Pitfalls of Positivity.


Movies like ‘The Butler’ feel a lot like watching someone sing gospel at The Apollo — regardless of the execution, the only reaction the audience is really allowed to have is polite, respectful applause. [...]

Random Midday Hotness: ‘The Door.’

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Ava Duvernay won the Best Director award at Sundance last year for Middle of Nowhere, her quiet, affecting drama about a woman (Emayatzy Corinealdi) trying to hold her marriage together while her husband is in prison. (DuVernay was the first black woman to win the award.) There’s a whole lot to like about the [...]

PostBourgie: The Podcast | #22: Django Unpacked.


On this week’s ep, Joel, Jamelle and G.D. are joined by Slate’s Aisha Harris and Prof. Sarah Jackson of Northeastern University to discuss Quentin Tarantino’s messy, subversive, confounding slavery revenge flick, “Django Unchained.” [...]

If Tyler Perry Were the Subect of a Biopic, It Would Probably Look Like This.

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Finally, the true story of the world’s most celebrated auteur. [...]

In Upcoming Film, Heart Attack Turns Man Into Unhinged Obama-bot.

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Super-Predators, ‘Wilding,’ and the Central Park Five.

By Guest Contributor MK, cross-posted from Prison Culture with permission. On April 19, 1989, a young woman who was jogging through Central Park in New York City was found badly beaten. She had also been raped.

I have written briefly about the case before in comparing it to Scottsboro. However, I want to return to [...]