With the New Year just days away, we look back at 2023 on the film side by selecting our favorite performances in Black Hollywood. The post 2023 Recap: Black-Led Films That Wowed Us This Year appeared first on Black America Web.

With big names on the soundtrack for 'The Color Purple' musical reboot, we revisited some of the best music moments in Black cinema history. The post 15 Black Movie Soundtracks As Good As The Film Itself appeared first on Black America Web.

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The 1967 Race Riots of Detroit, also known as the 12th Street Riots, were among the most violent civil disturbances in United States history. A new film by Oscar Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, Detroit will examine the riots and one particularly disturbing incident involving the mysterious murder of three Black men at the Algiers Motel. The […]

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Audiences were introduced to an all-Black, all-female quartet of actresses with the debut of the bank robbery thriller, Set It Off. The film, directed by Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray, made its debut 20 years ago on Nov. 6, 1996, and helping to propel the careers of its leading ladies. Starring Jada Pinkett Smith, […]

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There are very few Black horror movies that still have relevance in today’s pop culture, including the ’70’s cult classic Blacula and the 90’s film, Tales From The Hood. In 1974, the film Abby became a bit of a hit before it was taken out of theaters for being an essential copy of the 1973 […]

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The courtship of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be depicted on movie screens across the nation this weekend. The Richard Tanne-directed drama, Southside With You, highlights the famed first date of the future First Couple in Chicago. Actress Tika Sumpter plays the confident Michelle Robinson, who in 1989 was a first-year […]

#NowPlaying @Ledisi! Are you ready for a #MMM good time? Tune in to #LoveAndRnB right now to hear great R&B music featured on the soundtracks to EPIC movies. Ledisi had a great breakthrough single that’s featured in the movie Meet The Browns that was released in 2008. Stick around to find out which single it […]

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Julie Dash, the first Black woman to have a film receive a full theatrical release in the United States, helped set the stage for several…

As hard as it is to consider Michael Ealy as a stalker, that’s just what actress Sanaa Lathan has to deal with in The Perfect Guy,…

There are two movies with predominantly Black casts currently winning at the box office. One, of course is Straight Outta Compton, which was #1 in…

The girlfriends are back. Essence Atkins stars in Girlfriends Getaway 2 the sequel to the popular TV One movie about college roommates played by Garcelle Beauvais, Malinda Williams,…

  Inspired by the Bible’s Book Of Job, the new TV One movie To Hell And Back starring Vanessa Bell Calloway and Ernie Hudson takes…