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    Taking Another Look at 'For Colored Girls'

    Not too long ago, director Tyler Perry became a target for criticism after deciding to adapt Ntzoke Shange’s seminal genre-bending 1975 choreopoem "For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf" to screen

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    'Eve's Bayou': Sixteen Years Later

    "Eve's Bayou" (1997) has become a contemporary classic in Black cinema. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and set in the early 1960s in Louisiana, the film is primarily a family drama. It also has the distinction of being about a specific place that wasn't absorbed into the Civil Rights and...

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    Why Hollywood Needs More (Black) Leading Ladies

    Nothing makes you shift in your seat at the cinema more than a brilliantly-acted scene by a leading lady. However, African American actresses with star power are too often relegated to supporting roles. For your viewing pleasure, we’d like to honor the many hard-working, Black leading ladies i...

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    Carmen Jones: The Original Funny Valentine

    Valentine’s Day means movies in heavy rotation with juicy romantic plots, but none come close to “Carmen Jones.”

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    Why Denzel's Already Won (And He Doesn't Need An Oscar To Prove It)

    If Denzel Washington wins the best actor Oscar this month, it won't break any obvious records; the actor won his first Academy Award in 1990. However, his role as Whip Whitaker in "Flight" (now available on XFINITY On Demand™) stands out for a reason made plain by the film'...

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