Ava DuVernay adapts Isabel Wilkerson's 2020 non-fiction book 'Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents' with somewhat mixed results, interweaving Wilkerson's personal story into one of systemic subjugation.
By Silva Chege
Criticism of Daniel Kaluuya’s role in Judas and the Black Messiah only serves to divide the diaspora.
The miniseries exploring the activist and football star’s formative experiences will run on Netflix.
The rapper, who was assassinated one year ago, is the subject of the director’s upcoming Netflix film.
She called out the Academy for ruling out Nigeria's submission.
The director’s dramatisation of the Central Park jogger case is a vital true crime chronicle.
By Rory Marsh
Our preview of the streaming site’s upcoming slate includes a Paul Rudd doppelgänger comedy and a dark update of Groundhog Day.
New shows from Ava DuVernay and Damien Chazelle are set to grace the small screen this year.
By Leila Latif
Fifty years after his death, does the Civil Rights Leader’s on screen image belie his true nature?
For all its ambition and artistic vision, Ava DuVernay’s glossy YA fairy tale fails to deliver.
Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.
As streaming platforms vie with major film studios for viewers’ attention, great work is at risk of being lost in the content ether.
Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.
By Josh Howey
The director of Selma and 13th returns with a stunning-looking kiddie adventure.
By Amy Bowker
Ava DuVernay will direct the social media-inspired project for Netflix.
Personal odes to some of the finest women directors from around the world.
By Sam Adams
Steven Spielberg’s spy drama is an important reminder that being American is not a matter of where you were born but what you believe.