Showing posts from June, 2013

Updated Film Directory

I've added over 10 new films to the site Film Directory! Check it out. If you don't see your favorite period film featuring Black actors let me know! I'll leave you with the wonderful Kimberly Elise as Denver in Beloved!

Website Update

I recently visited my own blog and I saw that some of the pictures I posted for your viewing pleasure can not be seen. I have gone through the site and everything should be great now. Enjoy! :)

A House Divided

Jennifer Beals as Amanda Dickson  Doesn't Jennifer look beautiful! I would very much love to review this film for you all but unfortunately I can not find it anywhere! I have looked everywhere for it. I am glad however that there are pictures that I can enjoy! I will speak on the casting of Jennifer Beals and LisaGay Hamilton as mother and daughter. I think the casting is brilliant as both actresses are wonderful.    One of the things I really appreciate is how Jennifer Beals is a bi-racial woman playing a bi-racial woman. Furthermore she is a bi-racial actress that could pass as white during that time. I really dislike films that have white women playing bi-racial women or black/biracial women playing bi-racial women that can't pass as white. That was one of my pet peeves with the film Queen. Halle Berry could not pass as a white woman in any context but Jennifer Beals can.  IMDb describes A House Divided as:  In the aftermath of the terrible Civil W