Posts Tagged ‘Reel Talk’

I’m Not Down With “White” Being Black

Laurence Fishburne and Perry White

This one might ruffle a few feathers, but hey – “Straight. No Chaser.” – right? I’m in total and complete opposition with Laurence Fishburne being cast as Perry White in the upcoming Superman film Man of Steel. Not because I don’t like Fishburne (I rather love the guy). Not because I feel patronized by having [...]

Showing Love

I meant to do this a LONG time ago, but… better late than never, I suppose BIG UPS to @JasonPittsGame for being The Reel Deel’s first follower on Twitter! I hadn’t even promoted the site when I received the notification in my email, so imagine my greater surprise when I saw who it was. Talk [...]

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 [...]