“It is more difficult to live your life, than writing a story.” The above quote comes from, Zweli, one of five orphaned children from the Kingdom of Swaziland, a small country in Southern Africa, featured in the award-winning, highly emotional film, Liyana. The film is done a style that partners...
Let me start by saying I've seen every episode of this season of Dark Matter up to but not including the finale. Viewers are in for a run of entertaining outings. I've enjoyed most of this season, but tonight's episode was particularly special. The first accolade I can bestow is...
"You have robot friends?" Three says incredulously because he has no home training. Thus we begin our story. We're in the mess with the whole crew assembled, and Android is asking for help on behalf of Victor and his comrades. The whole scene is cute. Everyone is pleasantly surprised...
I beseech anyone reading this review to avoid the trailer for Get Out at all costs. It’s not just because of spoilers – although it is overridden with them – but mainly because it doesn’t trust its story in the same way that the finished product on the screen...
Documentary filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain explores the life of the famed and world renown playwright and Black activist Lorraine Hansberry in the new documentary Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart.  Hansberry is best known for her work in her landmark play A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry is the first Black...
Going into Riverdale's second season, I found myself oddly optimistic. It’s been a good hiatus for a show that did just okay ratings-wise in its first season but has cemented itself as a pop culture mainstay since. Season one hit Netflix. Teen Vogue dropped interviews with all the starring...
From the first Ironman film to Black Panther, the MCU has been keeping us entertained while commenting on the many horrors of war. It’s just like Edwin Starr sang, “War! Huhhn! Good God y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothin’! Say it again!” Avengers: Infinity War takes up that...
Who's ready to talk about what happened on this week's Mr. Robot?  Who's prepared to discuss how and why this show snatches what's left of our edges every damn week? Let's get into it! The recap this week will be a bit shorter than others and we will mainly focus...
Welcome Black Lightning, a show that addresses race, family, police brutality, gun violence, drugs and sexuality in our community, written for us, by us, and in our own voices! Unique to The CW's current Superhero lineup, Black Lightning manages to do something that hasn’t been done on this network's genre...
BGN at TIFF 2017 reviews the UNINTERRUPTED film The Carter Effect. The Carter Effect is a documentary directed by Sean Menard and is an official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film features appearances from Steve Nash, Director X, David Stern, and global megastar Drake, with Drake and...