Jake Gyllenhaal and Daveed Diggs Star In The Netflix Thriller ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

The trailer for the satirical thriller Velvet Buzzsaw will blow you away! Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, John Malkovich, Daveed Diggs, Toni Collette, and Tom Sturridge already has piqued my interest! Velvet Buzzsaw is set in the contemporary art world scene of Los Angeles where big money artists and mega-collectors pay a...

The 10 Horror Films Lupita Watched for Her Role in ‘Us’ and Their Clues About the Film

The trailer for Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror feature Us dropped over Christmas to a huge response from horror fans and “regular” moviegoers alike. The premise of his newest work revolves around Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) and her husband Gabe (Winston Duke) who are heading to her family beach house for the summer. Adelaide has some...

Steve McQueen’s Next Film is a Documentary Set in World War II

Steve McQueen is carving a new path into the documentary genre with his latest project The Occupied City, reported by IndieWire today. The director's latest film Widows has received much critical acclaim and recently earned actress Viola Davis a BAFTA nomination for Best Leading Actress. McQueen hasn't received much love on the awards campaign...

Anthony Mackie’s Latest Sci-Fi Adventure ‘IO’ is about the End of Humanity

Netflix released the trailer today for their new sci-fi post-apocalyptic film IO.  Over the holidays while many of us elected to stay indoors to binge-watch movies, the streaming giant Netflix provided us with Bird Box. The movie immediately went viral and even launched the #BirdBoxChallenge meme which was both incredibly bizarre and dangerous. The film IO...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Will Make Its Premiere at SXSW

It appears the South By Southwest (SXSW) festival will premiere Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele's latest film Us.  The horror film is set in present-day along the iconic Northern California coastline. The movie stars Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther’s Winston...

The 2019 Golden Globes Winners List

The 76th annual Golden Globes airs tonight at 8 pm EST on NBC.  From the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel Ballroom in Los Angeles. Actress Sandra Oh and comedian Andy Samberg are the hosts of tonight's ceremony. Idris Elba's daughter Isan Elba is this year's Golden Globes ambassador and Idris will be a presenter himself. You can...

The Definitive List of Black Golden Globe Nominees to Root For

Award season kicks off with the 76th annual Golden Globes (NBC, 8 p.m. ET) on Sunday. At BGN, we want to celebrate the Black directors, actors, and films nominated for the accolades of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. In the mood of Issa Rae, here’s a list of all the Black-centered films and Black...

Tiffany Haddish as Daisy in ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’. She Ready.

This year along with Limited Partners and The Kitchen, Tiffany Haddish will bring us three films this year. The Universal Pictures animated adventure The Secret Life of Pets will make its debut this summer. Haddish plays the adorable Shih Tzu named Daisy. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives...

‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Reboot Confirmed in Production

Kevin Smith confirmed via Twitter that the long-awaited Jay and Silent Bob reboot is officially in pre-production. Smith, the writer and director who also plays Silent Bob, originally announced the project in 2017. The characters debuted in the 1994 cult classic comedy Clerks, with Jason Mewes playing Jay. Smith wrote, directed, co-produced, acted in, and even...

2019 Seems Hopeful For Leading Black Women In Film — But Will It Be Enough?

Hollywood still has a lot of work to do with respect to representation of women in film, and specifically women of color. 2018 was a gamechanger for the Marvel Studios film Black Panther that made over $700 million domestically at the box office. Black Panther alone is enough to prove audiences are hungry to...