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'Jinn' Is a Remarkably Honest Portrait of Black Muslim Girlhood

Director Nijla Mu'min opens up about the complexities she encountered coming of age as a Black Muslim girl in America, and how she translated them into her award-winning debut.
Najma Sharif
11.12.18
Culture

Letitia Wright and John Boyega Set to Star in the Romance of Your Dreams

The actors taking the sci-fi genre by storm with "Black Panther" and "Star Wars" are lovers in the film adaptation of "Hold Back the Stars."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.9.18
Culture

‘Latin History for Morons’ Falls Short on the Latinx Experience

Despite John Leguizamo’s attempt to frame the Latinx experience in Netflix's "Latin History for Morons" as monolithic, it isn’t.
Bianca Betancourt
11.8.18
Culture

Fat White Women Owe Credit to Black Actresses, Say Rebel Wilson's Critics

Rebel Wilson claimed to be the "the first ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy," which many believe ignored the Black women who came before her.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.5.18
Interviews

Dakota Johnson Was Inspired by 90s Witch Movies in 'Suspiria'

The former "Fifty Shades" star tells Broadly how films like "The Craft" informed her role as a dancer who gets sucked into a coven of witches.
Kat McLaughlin
11.5.18
Culture

'Suspiria' Isn't Just a Horror Film—It's a Story of Witchcraft

The remake of this 1977 hit is less about gore and more about the psychological horrors of the occult.
Peg Aloi
11.2.18
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix this November that Pass the Bechdel Test

Here's what to binge on Netflix this month before cheesy holiday movies take over the world.
Leila Ettachfini
11.1.18
Culture

Zoe Kravitz Opens Up About Being Sexually Harassed On Set

In an interview with Rolling Stone, the actress shared her "very uncomfortable" experience with an unnamed director.
Terry Nguyen
10.30.18
Culture

Please Spare Us From a 'Clueless' Reboot

The iconic 90s film, "Clueless" is set to be remade but we've got a solid case as to why this is a horrible idea.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.26.18
Culture

‘Pleasantville’ Was Only Pleasant Because of Its Erasure of POC

On the 20th anniversary of "Pleasantville," we look back at what this dramedy implies about society then and now.
Baze Mpinja
10.23.18
Culture

This Lesbian Film Won In Kenyan Courts and Left the Country Divided

"Our effort at every point, even when we’re agitating for constitutional rights, is to make Nairobi, and Kenya overall, largely a place that we are proud of —a place that is fitting the constitution that we’re proud of."
Taylor Hosking
10.10.18
You Make Me Wanna

Shredder from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is A Knife-Wielding Sex God

As a child, I had a fantasy of the TMNT villain that involved being kidnapped by Shredder and tortured by his exquisite blades—sometimes, I even used my blanket to tie myself up.
Kitty Stryker
10.5.18
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