New Trailer for ‘Uglydolls’ starring Pitbull, Kelly Clarkson & Janelle Monae

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weird is celebrated, strange is special and beauty is embraced as more than simply meets the eye. Here, the free-spirited Moxy (Clarkson) and her UglyDoll friends live every day in a whirlwind of bliss, letting their freak flags fly in a celebration of life and its endless...

New Trailer for LAIKA Film ‘Missing Link’

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. The trouble is none of his small-minded high-society peers seems to recognize this. Sir Lionel's last chance for acceptance by the adventuring elite rests on traveling to America's Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of...

Chinonye Chukwu Is The First Black Woman To Receive Sundance’s Biggest Prize

Last night during the close of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, top prizes were announced for films representing achievements in storytelling.  Of those top prizes the film Clemency, directed by Chinonye Chukwu received the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic. It was presented by director Damien Chazelle (First Man, La La Land) to Chinonye Chukwu, for movie Clemency. A story...

Stars and Studios Pledge to Work With Female Directors After 4% Challenge Unveiled at Sundance

Some top names in the film industry are coming together to pledge to increase the visibility of female filmmakers. The Inclusion Initiative at USC Annenberg announced some startling findings in their recent report at a Sundance Film Festival panel by Dr. Stacy L. Smith. The report analyzed 1,200 of Hollywood’s biggest movies from 2007 to...

‘Clemency’ Director Chinonye Chukwu To Direct Female Black Panther Drama ‘A Taste Of Power’

Chinonye Chukwu is set to write and direct an adaptation of former Black Panther leader Elaine Brown’s memoir, A Taste of Power. Chukwu took to Twitter to share her excitement: "I am beyond thrilled and deeply honored to be bringing Elaine Brown’s story to the screen. Power to the people." Sunday night at the Sundance...

Where Are The Black Films At Sundance 2019? We Got You Covered

Last year we put out our list of Black films playing at Sundance, and we're back again covering Sundance this year! We're excited to bring and report to you all of the latest films coming out of the festival! In case you're interested in films featuring Black talent and filmmakers, don't worry — we...

Watch the Trailers for the 2019 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

This year’s Oscars are already starting off a bit differently. The Academy nominated eight films instead of nine. For the first time ever, a Netflix original film and a comic-book movie, starring a predominantly Black cast no less, are nominated for the coveted Best Picture award. Talk about history being made. Now’s your chance...

The Films’ Stars React to ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Historic Oscar Nominations

Director Barry Jenkins went through great lengths to make sure James Baldwin's voice was front and center in If Beale Street Could Talk. “The writing is very lush. Mr. Baldwin was a very provocative writer and I wanted his voice to be a large part of the movie, so I used the lavish nature...

‘What Death Leaves Behind’ Is Dark Thriller Making Its Premiere In Park City

If you have a taste for thrillers, the critically acclaimed film What Death Leaves Behind may be worth your time. This film starring, Christopher Mann (House of Cards/The Wire), Kelly Dowdle (Scandal/American Crime Story) and Vincent Young (NCIS/Escape Plan 2), is about a kidney transplant recipient, Jake Warren who experience a plague of nightmares he...

A Comprehensive List of Films Directed By Women At Sundance 2019

As Sundance is quickly approaching, many cinephiles are excited to see the impending films scheduled to premiere at this year's festival.  Sundance launches the start of the film festival circuit each year and many films have gone on to win coveted awards. This year Sundance has a list of films directed by women. This year...