BGN Film Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

I can finally say that I have now forgiven Jon M. Chu for the monstrosity of Jem And The Holograms.   From one of the worst films ever produced on celluloid to creating one of the greatest rom-coms I've seen in a long time — Mr. Chu has redeemed himself. The romantic comedy Crazy Rich...

BGN Film Review: ‘The Meg’

Just in time for summer while many of us are taking vacations on the beach, or planning cruise ship getaways to exotic places; Warner Bros gives us a killer shark action-thriller to remind us how scary it can be out there on those ocean waters. Lovely. Based on the best-selling novel MEG by Steve Alten, The...

BGN Interview: Cast Of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

In a few days, one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, Warner Bros' Crazy Rich Asians, premieres in theaters nationwide. This film could quite possibly be a game-changer based on how successful and well-received its release will be for audiences. While many fans both Asians and non-Asians alike are excited about the impending...

BGN Film Review: ‘The Darkest Minds’

  The Darkest Minds is yet another dystopian/sci-fi YA novel adapted for the big screen. I would describe the movie as cute, with lovable and charismatic characters. Although the film was enjoyable and was filled with a decent amount of action, I can't help but feel as if something was missing. The film needed a...

BGN Interview: Page Kennedy of ‘The Meg’

  Warner Bros presents us with a new sci-fi thriller called The Meg, about a massive creature who attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) must save the crew and the ocean itself from an unimaginable threat—a 75-foot-long...

BGN is Throwing a ‘Breaking In’ Live Twitter Party and You’re Invited!

What would you do if your kids were trapped in a house with crazed group criminals? In Breaking In, Shaun Russell must make that decision. She is locked outside, at her father’s house in the middle of nowhere, no car, no phone, and no shoes on her feet. But, Shaun’s baby’s (we still call...

BGN Film Review: ‘Skate Kitchen’

  From Magnolia Pictures, Bow + Arrow Entertainment, and RT Features is the new film Skate Kitchen from filmmaker Crystal Moselle (The Wolfpack). The narrative feature is about an introverted 18-year-old who loves to skateboard named Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) who lives in Long Island with her mother Renata (Elizabeth Rodriguez). The Story Camille has a bit of a...

BGN Film Review: ‘How It Ends’

By Megan Maher (@Goldengrl22) How It Ends  opens up in Seattle with Will (Theo James) and Sam (Kat Graham ) getting an ultrasound to find out the sex of their child (it’s a boy!) Following the exciting news, Will travels solo to Chicago to ask Sam’s conservative parents, Tom (Forest Whitaker) and Paula (Nicole Ari...

BGN Interview: Sovereign Narratives–A Conversation with ‘NUUCA’ Director Michelle Latimer

Nina N. Yeboah @gotmyniinaa The short film, Nuuca opens with an undisturbed landscape: grass from here to the horizon, sunlit with dew. When a human voice arrives, it remains off-screen. The young woman--speaking in Hidatsa--tells us something that goes without subtitles for non-speakers. Then we hear a voice speaking in English. She tells us about...

Let’s Talk About Detroit’s Iconic Earrings in ‘Sorry to Bother You’

By Tejah Wilson Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You is a surreal black fantasy film made for everyone. Costume designer Deirdra Elizabeth Govan’s talent, and Boots Riley’s vision came together to create memorable costumes for the characters in the film. One character whose style stands out from the rest is artist and activist, Detroit. She...
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