The Crown Excels in Excess—and also a Great Story

    Aside from the reported $100 million dollar budget and scenes of extravagance, The Crown succeeds in great storytelling to match its stunning visual appeal. Here, we get to see (and know) and unknowable queen. That queen is Queen Elizabeth II, a queen who (like her father) was not raised with the knowledge that she...

‘Barry’ Is An Introspection On President Obama’s Collegiate Years

  The most profound experiences of our lives happen during those tumultuous years before we have achieved our own level of success.  The moment before we meet the love of our life, start a family, or become an entrepreneur.  In the film Barry, directed by Vikram Ghandhi, we dive into the origin story of our first...

BGN Interviews The Cast Of Loving

  Jacqueline Coley interview the cast and crew of Loving which premieres today! Jacqueline speaks with filmmaker Jeff Nichols, actor Joel Edgerton, and actress Ruth Negga.

Seeking a Bright and Hopeful Future in the film adaptation “Fences”

How do we define Black manhood? How do we interrogate the complexities of Black masculinity? What constitutes an inherited and/or lasting legacy? These are all questions that are discussed in the upcoming feature film Fences. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, PA this film adaptation is based on the 1983 play by African-American playwright August Wilson....

BGN Geek Girl Con 2016: Geeks and Kink Interview

  On the weekend of October 8th and 9th, Geek Girl Con was held in Seattle, WA. Isabella Price interviewed Celia Aurora de Blas and Teresa Jusino, crew members of the series Incredible Girl. She asks why geeks are such a kinky bunch? They talk about their project and the community of acceptance that makes being...

Political Correctness… Or Is It

Living within the current political climate can be...exhausting to say the least. Consuming the various amounts of information we receive on a daily basis can be draining, and I find it hard to rummage through the loads of crap while dissecting the truth from the garbage heap that is the 2016 presidential election. One term that keeps running through my...

Palm Trees in the Snow is the Perfect Passionate Escape

  Allow me to tell you a story. My best friend—whose taste in movies/TV shows I trust implicitly—texts me and tells me that there’s a movie on Netflix I found out that came out last year. Here’s the catch: it’s 3 hours long (no exaggeration) and it’s subtitled. Now, I don’t have a problem watching subtitled films,...

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU | HelloBeautiful Hosts Private Screening

Embed from Getty Images HelloBeautiful.com hosted a private screening event at NeueHouse in New York on Aug. 23, 2016, featuring the upcoming Miramax Films/Roadside Attractions film, Southside With You, starring Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers and directed by Richard Tanne. The evening concluded with a Q&A . The Q&A was also available to stream via HelloBeautiful's FaceBook Live feed where it is still available to currently view. Special...

Southside With You: The First True Love Story

Southside With You, which comes out today, has managed to do what many romance films strive for, but fail to achieve: unearthing the core of what binds two souls. How many films have you seen where lust is the center of the relationship? Where solving a problem is what connects the lovers. These films...

Tax Free Love

  “You always bring up being an only child like it’s some sort of pass. I mean you ALWAYS bring it up,” he texted in frustration. I looked at my phone, unbothered. Although my heart pounded, and I could feel anxiety creeping in, I closed my eyes to steady my breathing. For the first time in...
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