There Never Was an Academy Awards Battle Between 'La La Land' and 'Moonlight' | 27 Feb 2017 // 10:00 PM
It's important to recognize storytelling that gives voice to the voiceless. The Oscars, however, are not that important.
The Films of 2016 Didn't See Trump Coming, Either | 21 Dec 2016 // 10:00 PM
As a gauge of the American zeitgeist, 2016’s films provided no warning of the reactionary backlash the nation just woke up to.
What Defines the Line Between Inclusivity and Queerbaiting? | 19 Apr 2017 // 4:00 AM
It was the year of the African American, not the LGBTQ, at the Academy Awards -- we can't have both. Perhaps the new hashtag should be #Oscarsoblackandwhite.
The Painful Beauty in 'Moonlight' | 30 Nov 2016 // 4:30 AM
In his sophomore effort, writer-director Barry Jenkins' exacting calibration results in an experience that is deeply moving.
TIFF 2016: 'Deepwater Horizon', 'Moonlight', 'Carrie Pilby' and 'The Magnificent Seven' | 15 Sep 2016 // 9:00 AM
Kids in America: Day 7 at TIFF stays firmly in the land of the brave for two very different coming-of-age stories, an oil disaster and plenty of shooting.
Hits Disprove a Hollywood Myth That Black Films Don't Do Well Overseas | 29 Mar 2017 // 6:35 AM
“Black films don’t sell if the studios and marketing people aren’t putting forth the right type of muscle to platform and position those films overseas,” says Gil Robertson, president of the African American Film Critics Assn.