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Review: W. Kamau Bell’s Private School Negro

Review: W. Kamau Bell’s Private School Negro

In his first Netflix special, comedian and host of CNN’s United Shades of America W. Kamau Bell uses his experiences as…
Review: “Sorry to Bother You” Is An Absurdly Fun Ride With A Crucial Message

Review: “Sorry to Bother You” Is An Absurdly Fun Ride With A Crucial Message

Sorry to Bother You is exactly what the world needs right now. Directed by Boots Riley and starring Lakeith Stanfield…
Review: “Love Is___,” Love Ain’t

Review: “Love Is___,” Love Ain’t

OWN’s Love Is ___ is the true story of Black Hollywood Powerhouse couple Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. The format…
‘Uncle Drew’ Review: The Transformative Power of Sports

‘Uncle Drew’ Review: The Transformative Power of Sports

The following review contains spoilers.  Lil Rel teams up with basketball star Kyrie Irving in Uncle Drew, the new movie…
‘Superfly’ Review: The Good, The Bad, And The Problematic

‘Superfly’ Review: The Good, The Bad, And The Problematic

This contemporary remake of a classic stars hot up-and-comer Trevor Jackson and one of my personal favorites, Jason Mitchell.  Set…
‘Celia’ Review: A Lesson in (Self) Love and Dating

‘Celia’ Review: A Lesson in (Self) Love and Dating

I am about 25 episodes into the 80 episode long telenovela Celia, loosely based on the life, love, and music,…
‘Being Serena’ Review: The Softer Side Of Serena Williams

‘Being Serena’ Review: The Softer Side Of Serena Williams

The HBO series Being Serena offers a look inside the private life of the most decorated, talented, and courageous athlete of…
The Bad, The Worst, and The Ugly: Ali Wong’s Exploration of Motherhood

The Bad, The Worst, and The Ugly: Ali Wong’s Exploration of Motherhood

In her latest special Hard Knock Wife, Ali Wong returns several months pregnant with her second child and ready to spew…
Review: Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ Only Begins To Explore Spirituality And The Afterlife

Review: Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ Only Begins To Explore Spirituality And The Afterlife

Come Sunday is a biopic that focuses on the revelatory and controversial experience of real-life pastor Carlton Pearson, played by…
Rapture [Netflix] Review: “Just Blaze: It’s Lit!”

Rapture [Netflix] Review: “Just Blaze: It’s Lit!”

Netflix has added to and propagated this increasing trend of watching artists at work.  Last year, they introduced their series…
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