Revival! written by Harry Lennix (Man of Steel, The Matrix) and directed by Danny Green, is a fresh and contemporary take on portraying the gospel of Jesus Christ. What makes Revival! so unique is the diverse casting, modern depictions of biblical stories, and the use of hybrid idioms to...
  It’s been a few years since I’ve read Tawni O’Dell’s debut novel Back Roads, a story about a teenage boy who has to run a household after tragic circumstances. While watching the film adaptation of the New York Times bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club Selection, the story of abuse...
Written by: Megan Maher BGN had the opportunity to catch up with director Nijla Mu’min again after the successful premiere of her film Jinn at SXSW. Jinn is a coming of age film that centers around Summer (Zoe Renee), a senior in high school trying to find her place in the world....
It's that time of year again! Time to gear up and get ready for Sundance 2019 in Park City, Utah in less than 2 months.  The festival is scheduled January 24th - February 3rd, 2019 and we are excited to be covering and providing first-look reviews of some of...
This isn't Trey Songz' first rodeo at acting.  We've seen him featured in films such as Texas Chainsaw 3D and Baggage Claim. His latest movie — Blood Brother — is his first starring role. Blood Brother is a film about an ex-con who takes murderous revenge against childhood friends whom he...
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is set to release in theaters on December 14th. It follows Spider-Man as he mentors Miles Morales, a teen from Brooklyn, NY. He becomes of one the many Spider-Men in Marvel’s Spider-verse. According to Variety, because of the “incredible buzz” around the upcoming film, the animated...
Disney’s newest offering may just be the story young people need to capture that Potterverse magic that JK Rowling tapped into in the 90s. Artemis Fowl is the little film based on the wildly popular YA series by Eoin Colfer. Director Kenneth Branagh was tapped to helm this mega...
From the window perch of her warehouse apartment, Lisbeth Salander looks out over a snowy and gray Stockholm like Batman surveying Gotham for the next mission. Inclement weather never stops Lisbeth from righting the newest wrong. All she needs to start is her computer and an Internet connection. Her...
I have tried several nerd boxes on my search for the one that sends items I can love each month. Unfortunately, each new box subscription comes with about 5 items, of which only one or two are items I truly like. The rest I give away, toss on e-Bay,...
Green Book is a holiday film that uses a profile of a famous Black pianist and composer together with a historical guide for Black motorists to create a message of hope and cheer for today’s families. The story of an affluent, Black, gay man traveling the Jim Crow south...
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