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Despite, or maybe because of, the controversy surrounding his latest film, Spike Lee’s musical drama, Chi-Raq, did exceptionally well at the weekend box office. Playing in just over 300 theaters nationwide, Lee’s modern-day take on Aristophanes’ classic play Lysistrata took in an impressive $1.2 million dollars to narrowly miss making the top 10. Even more impressive, and…

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Spectre, the 24th installment in the James Bond 007 franchise, is hitting U.S. theaters Nov. 6, but first, the Black women who have played an instrumental role in the world-famous films will be acknowledged. The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is teaming up with Essence magazine, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Terry Hines and…

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2015 offers a huge variety of movies, all duking it out to be the biggest blockbuster of 2015. From Star Wars to Avengers to new films from Steven Spielberg and Disney Pixar, the upcoming year will offer a variety of new films. For a list of the highly anticipated titles in 2015, hit the flip.

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