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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) Spike Lee takes his audience on a journey across the decades, putting a spotlight on the Black veteran experience in a way few filmmakers ever have. In doing so, he successfully links a film nominally about the Vietnam War to today's cultural battles.‐ NBC News THINK
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2020
88% The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2020) Stunningly shot, the film flows like an intimate biography.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted May 20, 2020
100% The Third Strike (2020) The Third Strike is powerful and outstanding and will hopefully draw attention (and funding) to The Decarceration Project.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted May 19, 2020
100% Turnover (2019) Turnover is the perfect amount of sugar and sweet.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
No Score Yet Nineteen Summers (2019) Nineteen Summer isn't perfect, but the intent behind the film and Emonjay Brown's outstanding breakout performance easily carries this examination of South Los Angeles in the 21st century.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
No Score Yet Cicada Song (2020) A film that centers the human cost of bigotry, greed, and racism, Cicada Song refuses to let rural America off the hook for its part in the issues ravaging our country.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest (2020) This film is about being seen, the power of words and understanding that if we allow children to examine the world through their own eyes, we might be alright in the end.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
73% The Photograph (2020) Stella Meghie's The Photograph adds to the canon of Black Love on screen and shows that Black sensuality, romance and love stories can be beautifully illustrated without the backdrops of financial hardships or jilting trauma. ‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
70% The Last Shift (2020) The film never gets to the root of their issues or the reasons for their disconnection.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
100% Farewell Amor (2020) It's a captivating and well-acted character study about connection, loss and the emotional labor needed for second chances. ‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
91% Time (2020) While most films on mass incarceration and prison reform place their audiences in jails and courtrooms, Time does something different. ‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
100% Sylvie's Love (2020) Sylvie's Love is a film that has romance, beauty and the delights and wonder of Black life. ‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
95% The 40-Year-Old Version (2020) Vulnerable but vibrant in all of it's black, white and grey-hued glory, The 40-Year-Old Version is an ode to BLACK Harlem, fearlessness and the art of putting yourself on.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
89% Zola (2020) Zola sparkles because of the brilliant performances and the sheer insanity of it all.‐ Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
No Score Yet Softie (2020) Softie is a grim assessment of both the cost of revolution and modern-day manhood.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
99% Miss Juneteenth (2020) Despite its earlier stumbles, sticking with Miss Juneteenth is beyond rewarding. In addition to Beharie's absolute magnetism, what is unveiled is a stunning mother/daughter tapestry about the sacrifices of motherhood.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
82% Cuties (Mignonnes) (2020) More than a commentary on the predatory behaviors of men, and the adultification of young girls, Cuties is a reminder that young minds are fragile and eager.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
54% Bad Hair (2020) ... despite the great acting and nuances of Black womanhood, especially as it pertains to our relationship with our hair... Bad Hair doesn't quite know what it wants to say, leaving its audience stumbling around for answers.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
94% Little Women (2019) Gorgeously shot by cinematographer Yorick Le Saux - Little Women is stunning and robust.‐ Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
93% Anya (2019) A film for our time.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
46% Last Christmas (2019) Though Clarke and Golding are charming with chemistry to boot, there's isn't much they can do with the film's shallow script.‐ Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Though it's beautifully shot-like something right of a storybook- there's nothing truly enticing or mystifying about Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. ‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
82% Judy (2019) Zellweger walks the tight rope between joy and anguish so gracefully in her performance that it will leave you enchanted.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
42% Endings, Beginnings (2020) Endings, Beginnings is simply extremely hard to relate to.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
95% Rocks (2019) Beautiful shot and richly told-Rocks is an incredibly moving and powerful film about Black girl magic, sisterhood and realizing when it's OK to say you aren't OK.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
79% How to Build a Girl (2020) With a fantastic soundtrack and quippy one-liners, How to Build A Girl is thoroughly entertaining even when it gets gritty and mean.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
87% Hustlers (2019) Captivating, hilarious and intriguing, Hustlers is an enticing display of sisterhood, feminism, and tenacity.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
14% Sextuplets (2019) Bresha Webb's comedic brilliance in Netflix's Sextuplets is a marvel-but she isn't new to this.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
60% Ophelia (2019) Though the underly thread of Shakespeare is still wholly present, McCarthy's story, down to the modern music and vibrant colors in the costuming and the setting- is a 21st-century feminist tale about tenacity, will power and gusto.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
53% The Lion King (2019) No matter when you first discovered Simba's story, the live-action Lion King will leave you speechless. ‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
98% Inside Out (2015) Almost as if someone realized that kids were people too...Inside Out truly pushed the envelope when it comes to kiddy flicks.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2019
22% Men in Black International (2019) The film, which is helmed by Straight Outta Compton's F. Gary Gray, is still slick, well acted and pretty freakin' witty.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
88% American Woman (2019) In the end, what is so moving about American Woman is that director Jake Scott captured nearly 20 years of life with all of its poetic nuances and triumphs and failures.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
80% Late Night (2019) With Kaling and Thompson's bitting banter as Molly and Katherine respectively, Late Night soars for the majority of its 102-minute run time.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2019
76% Halston (2019) Though the film reveals more about Halston than those even in his inner circle may have known, he still feels untouchable by the time the fabulously engrossing film concludes. Maybe that's what Halston always wanted...‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Aladdin wasn't perfect, but nothing will ever live up to the classic '92 version. Still, if you have a kiddo, or if you're still a big kid at heart, we certainly recommend it.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
55% Ma (2019) Unfortunately, with the campy script and the plot line ripped straight from Hulu's The Act-by the third act of Ma, the movie literally implodes in on itself leaving the audience wondering, wtf they just watched.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
73% The Perfection (2019) Unfortunately, despite the acting and the twisting and bending of genres from horror to revenge fantasy-The Perfection begins to crumble during the third part... using sexual violence as a crutch ruined it.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
89% Always Be My Maybe (2019) Always Be My Maybe's take on romance and relationships is both brutally honest and breathtakingly refreshing.‐ Stylecaster
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
99% Apollo 11 (2019) The Apollo is sprinkled with gems. Williams places his film within the context of Black history in this country while providing anecdotes about the theater itself.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
95% What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019) What's My Name showcases Ali's gorgeous arrogance.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2019
No Score Yet Boss: The Black Experience In Business (2019) Chronicling three centuries Boss: The Black Experience in Business acts as a zippy history lesson.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2019
B 62% Native Son (2019) Native Son is heartbreaking and painfully relevant, proving that in the nearly 80 years since Wright published his novel, little has changed.‐ AV Club
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
99% Amazing Grace (2019) Amazing Grace might not be the movie that Aretha Franklin expected, but it's the film that music lovers, believers, and everyone else desperately needs to see.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
88% Hummus! The Movie (2019) Overall, Hummus! The Movie was informative and well-framed.‐ A Word with Aramide
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
80% Little Monsters (2019) Little Monsters is a brilliant contrast between the grotesque and the magical, which in many ways is precisely what a room full of kindergarteners is.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
89% Selah and the Spades (2020) More than the sheer delight of watching a powerful Black girl, Selah and the Spades is an earnest celebration of youth and power -something long-reserved for white teens while excluding young people of color.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
100% Pahokee (2020) Though the responsibilities of the real world are looming, Pahokee is distinctive because it allows these teens to be children, to cling to their last carefree days without crucifying them for it.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
94% Premature (2020) Authentically raw - almost to the point where it was painful to watch certain scenes in the film, Green does not ease his audience into Ayanna's world.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
97% Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019) Most intriguing here is that unlike most subjects of documentaries who are long gone before their life's work is categorized and placed on display, there is no speculation about Morrison's journey. She tells it as it was and how it remains to be.‐ Shadow and Act
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019