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Interviews,Film

Luke James Speaks On The Heartbreak That Informed His 'Little' Character

According to movie and TV star Luke James, he's got "two left feet" in real life. But his sexy performance in the new Issa Rae and Marsai Martin movie 'Little' would suggest otherwise. James stopped by Shadow And Act to talk about that scene and how much he relates to his character Trevor and his love for Regina Hall's "difficult" character Jordan. "I had a relationship once, and a...

Film,Reviews

The Recipe To Decolonized Love Is In Beyonce's 'Lemonade' [REVIEW]

On the anniversary of 'Lemonade' this review has been reposted from The Rumpus: At first glance, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is a stunning visual album that details a betrayed woman’s path to healing and forgiveness after her husband’s serial cheating. But if you peel back the skin—as Beyoncé eerily offers to do to her husband’s mistress, “Becky with the good hair,” as a gesture of her...

Reviews,Film

'Homecoming': Beyoncé Crafts A Cinematic Love Letter To Black People And HBCUs For Netflix [REVIEW]

Beyoncé loves us, y’all. That’s the main message of her two-hour concert documentary Homecoming that dropped at midnight / 3 A.M. ET on Netflix this morning. Documenting her historic 2018 performance as the first Black woman to headline Coachella, Homecoming is more than just a presentation of the most popular cuts from her discography intercut with home footage. It’s an epic ride...

Television,Film

Reel It Back: Kadeem Hardison On Why This Iconic 'A Different World' Scene 'Unsettled' Him

Everybody loves Dwayne and Whitley. Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy played the most iconic young Black couples of the '90s on the hit show A Different World. But while everyone may have wanted the young lovers to stay together, not everyone loved how that happened at the end of the show's run. Kadeem Hardison stopped by Shadow And Act to share how the pivotal wedding scene between...

Film,Reviews,Interviews

‘The Best Of Enemies,’ Worst Of White Savior Movies [Review]

If you’ve ever read one of the many, MANY New York Times profiles of Trump supporters and the “economic anxiety” that caused them to vote--and continue to support--a raging racist president of the United States and thought: I’d love to see this story on the big screen! You’re in luck. The Best of Enemies is in theaters now. Taraji P. Henson is said to star as iconic North Carolina...