Black Star News
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Dirty Laundry (2006)
"Even though homophobia may be more of a hurdle in the 'hood than Hollywood, this ensemble's supportive response to Sheldon's revealing his sexual preference proves to be a surprisingly sweet way to close out this well-meaning message movie."
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
"Upping the ante in terms of intrigue while toning it down in terms of action, this downright comfortable diversion is a relatively-cerebral affair which offers an absorbing alternative to the summer blockbusters of the over-stimulating, special effects-dr"
Knocked Up (2007)
The Trials of Darryl Hunt (2007)
"A disturbing bio-pic chronicling a mammoth miscarriage of justice which can only be explained as resulting from deep-seated racism. Despite its feelgood resolution, the film offers little in the way of reassurances that this will never happen again."
Crazy Love (2007)
The Salon (2007)
"Bottoms-out with this bit of dialogue: 'If you're going to be a ho, be an ambitious ho. Work uptown.' What unfortunate timing, given the whole Don Imus controversy. Life's simply too short for slur-ploitation with such lamentably low standards."
"A charming slapstick comedy which explores a variety of themes including love, loyalty, friendship and one's relationship with oneself before delivering at a heartwarming message that maybe there's no place like home after all."
Hot Fuzz (2007)
"Set in locales ostensibly picked without concern for cinematic pretense, this crowd-pleaser conveys a sense of everyday life in South Africa while simultaneously serving up an endearing variation of a magical opera for the ages. Bravo!"
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
We Are Marshall (2006)
Biggie and Tupac (2002)