Reviews Film

Movie Review: “Whitney”

McDonald’s film was made with the full cooperation of Houston’s family, but it avoids falling into the trap of becoming some worship piece. With the exception of Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown, who refused to discuss her very public substance abuse issues, the family is remarkably open about Houston’s life, from her arrival on the scene… Read More

Movie Review – Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Glenda Swain – Editor-In-Chief – Noire Magazine

Denzel Washington is truly a chameleon when it comes to transforming himself into a character. He is a pillar and steady force in the entertainment industry that seems to deliver time and time again.   25 years ago, he delivered an astounding performance as Malcolm X, a portrayal that I still to this day feel… Read More

Urbanworld Film Festival – “Double Play”

I had the pleasure of seeing an exclusive screening of Double Play during the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City on Friday, September 22nd.   When I read the short descriptor for the movie in the festival manual (Life Is A Game. ¬†Different Rules Apply), I was immediately intrigued by what I was about… Read More

Girls Trip

The highly-anticipated release of Girls Trip did not disappoint.   Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and produced by Malcolm D. Lee and Will Packer, this film effectively blends humor and drama in a way that keeps the interest of movie-goers.   When four life-long friends who have always been there for each other start to… Read More