Take 5: Laura Lee

For those cultural snobs who persist in dismissing Blaxploitation films as totally worthless trash, prepare to be challenged again. These films employed so many talented and engaging personalities, even in the minutest roles. One of the greatest discoveries for me is Laura Lee, who appeared (uncredited, egregiously) in the overlooked Detroit 9000 (1973) as the Continue Reading »

15 Movies that Make You Glad You’re Single

By Heather Nichols, Adam Tawfik, and Candace Wiggins Valentine’s Day is a perfectly American tradition that celebrates love, sex, and above all commerce. Also, it is a convenient occasion for lonely single people to complain about how miserable they are. In all fairness, all of the capitalistic merchandise, including movies shamelessly glorifies romance between a Continue Reading »

Review: Top Five (2014)

Everybody Loves Chris America’s narrative is that we are the world’s leading nation as a classless, racially diverse melting pot. The brutal reality of our system is that black people have been the burned bits at the bottom of the pot. While the oppressed have known this all along, many of us white folks were Continue Reading »