Posts Tagged ‘African American’

Hatred Over ‘Hunger’

Amandla Stenberg as Rue in 'The Hunger Games'

I haven’t seen The Hunger Games. I haven’t read The Hunger Games. In fact, I had never heard of The Hunger Games until news about the casting started hitting the web. The concept seemed interesting enough, but wasn’t something I felt I had to see – completely unlike The Avengers, which I’m practically foaming at [...]

The Reel Deel Review: THE GREAT DEBATERS

My friends and I went to see The Great DebatersĀ on Christmas night. It’s getting to be something of a tradition; we hooked up last year to check out Dreamgirls Christmas night. Nevertheless, we were all looking forward to it, especially my friend Anthony, who, as a PROUD alum of Prairie View A&M University, was on [...]

A Less Than GREAT Opening Weekend

I’m looking over the weekend box office numbers, and I gotta say I’m pissed. To my Black folks: we keep saying we want to see more positive images of ourselves on the big screen, we need to do better. Then why is it that an incredible movie like The Great Debaters came come out, on [...]