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Get On Up

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With biopics on Marvin Gaye and Nina Simone in the works it is only right that there should be one about James Brown. Chadwick Boseman stars as the Godfather of Soul in Get on Up. Which gives us a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown. The movie takes us from […]

Think Like a Man Too

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So what do you do when you release a film that turns out to be a huge hit? Well you make a sequel of course. Duh! That is exactly what has happened with Think Like a Man but instead of waiting 14 years like the makers of Best Man: The Holiday did they are hot […]

About Last Night

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Do you remember About Last Night, the 80s film that starred Rob Lowe and Demi Moore? It was released during the Brat Pack era and directed by Edward Zwick who was the brains behind cult shows, Thirtysomething and My So-Called Life. The tale of About Last Night was a very simple one – about a […]

The Screen Nation Digital-IS Media Awards

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Last month I was invited to attend the Screen Nation Digital-IS Media Awards at Google HQ. The awards were presented in conjunction with Vox Africa and sponsored by Google hence the location and showcased the best online content produced by Black British and international digital media creatives. The objective of the awards was to celebrate […]

Black Coffee

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Who would have thought that the sequel to The Best Man would be such a hit? Best Man: Holiday has been acclaimed by viewers all over the UK and US and following the success is Black Coffee, another rom com released in the US early next year. It is the tale of Robert played by […]

Black Nativity

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I blame Glee for all of this. The huge success of that show means that there are now numerous musicals on the big and small screen. Black Nativity is the latest in a long line of productions to embrace the new obsession with musicals. The casting is impeccable with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, […]

Baggage Claim

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After seeing Paula Patton in Just Wright and Jumping Over the Broom I knew that she deserved a lead role in a movie. She gets this in Baggage Claim which is about a lady who is on a mission to find true love. Montana Moore played by Paula Patton is an air stewardess who is […]