Month: February 2023
‘You People’ Brings the People Together
Religion, race and generations collide in this romantic comedy starring Jonah Hill
ALTER Horror Short Film – “La Noria”
“La Noria” deftly subverts audience expectations as it explores childhood grief, anxieties, and pain. The award-winning short shows us that often our monsters are often sprung from our darkest places.
Creativity Shan’t Be Policed in Issa Rae’s ‘Rap Sh!t’
Rap Sh!t has been confirmed for a second season by HBO! Go watch it and support this creative exploration of Hip-Hop culture from Issa Rae.
Rag Tag – Nigerian Love Story for the Black Canon
‘Rag Tag’ encompasses the diversity within the African Diaspora by showing London Nigerian men learning to regulate their emotions while navigating love and societal pressures.
The Inevitable Events in The Sea Beast
A tale of legendary hunters and monsters that reminds us once more not to judge a book by its cover. Enjoy this heartwarming sea shanty with a well-done plot twist.
‘The Platform’ – a Horror/Thriller that Paralleled the Pandemic
“The Platform” is horror and science fiction film doubling as a visual commentary on capitalism and economic inequality. The movie is not for the faint of heart nor the viewer hoping for political neutrality in their film’s depth.
Marvel’s ‘Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’ – Series Premiere Review
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur shine as they battle their way through supervillains, social issues, and school bullies on the Lower East Side. Moon girl magic in the moonlight! A must-see for all Marvel and fantasy/science fiction fans.
‘Brahmastra’: Bollywood’s Superhero Universe
Bollywood’s new superhero universe is a romantic, fantasy, and action-packed journey of a young warrior who rises to save the world with superpowers.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
During the rise of fascism in Mussolini’s Italy, a wooden boy brought magically to life struggles to live up to his father’s expectations.
Love Stories from the African Diaspora
Here are some of our picks for inclusive Black love stories in film and media. We hope you enjoy these tender love stories and beautiful depictions.