A plate of food steaming at a fully set dinner table. Innocuous enough. But under the conditions of 1970s Argentina, this scene often indicated that an entire family had been disappeared by the government before they even had a bite of their meal. In Luis Ortega’s El Angel, on...
If watching kink, sex play, and middle-aged naked bodies make you queasy, then it's best that you keep Touch Me Not on the back burner of films to check out this year. As the TIFF summary suggests, "an approach that blurs the line between fiction and documentary", Touch Me...
Kevin Carroll made his acting debut in 1994 and since then has made a name for himself as an entertainer and producer. He's best known for his work in Being John Malkovich and Paid in Full. However, he has left his mark on dozens of other films and television shows. Carroll...
By Ashley Turner For this edition of Throwback Thursday, I’d like to get a little loose with the concept of what we’ve all have come to understand as the Throwback. That’s because we are beginning to witness the emergence of an intriguing new pattern in television I like to call...
As if his week couldn't get any better. LeBron James introduced his new Nike line--a collaboration with the Harlem Fashion Row and its CEO and Founder Brandice Daniel. Fashion designers Kimberly Goldson, Felisha Noel, and Undra Celeste Duncan worked on the shoe that debuted at Harlem Fashion Row this week....
By Megan Maher Smallfoot is a fun twist on the legendary tale of the mythic creature, the Yeti. In the film, Migo, (a scientist within the Yeti community) stirs up his community when he discovers the mythological creature known as Smallfoot or as we know them, a human. The film...
I am going to TIFF! Yup, the Toronto International Film Festival! My press credentials came in last week. Digital. I get the real ones when I get to Canada on Thursday. (Stay tuned to my Twitter for those obnoxious BGN TIFF 2018 pics!) That along with all the trailers, the movie...
Our opening scene begins with Issa looking in the mirror rapping and wearing a shirt with an image of the legendary Nina Simone. During her rap, she's interrupted by Daniel who delivers the last bit of her belongings to her new apartment. As Daniel exits, he runs into Molly...
By Donnie Lopez Colin Woodell walks onto the set of the new Purge television studio for an interview with a bright smile and a jawline so sharp you could cut your hand on if you ever got close enough. For many viewers, this might be the first time experiencing a...
*Spoiler alerts for seasons one through four of The Affair. Content warning for discussions of trauma, suicide, domestic violence, and murder.* Alison Bailey (Ruth Wilson) and Cole Lockhart lost their toddler in an accidental drowning in their home of Montauk. Cole closes off emotionally, forcing Alison to deal with both of...
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