Rotimi Agbabiaka delivers another winning solo show satirizing race, sexuality, and hunger for fame.
A Christmas screen-hop features Black Power, White romance, and Sci-Fi. Guess which one I loved?
Shotgun delivers one of the year’s best shows with James Ijames’ meditation on Black lives ended too soon.
When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.
Mfoniso Udiofia’s multi-play saga takes an oddly supernatural turn in this new chapter by The Magic.
Dazié Grego-Sykes’ incendiary Fringe solo show gets a full staging (such as it is) at EXIT Stage Left.
Belated Black History Month Double-Feature: ‘The Last Sermon of Sister Imani’ by TheatreF1rst and ‘Her Portmanteau’ at ACT
In which I catch up with two brand new Bay Area shows based exclusively around Black women.
2018’s holiday haul included a sweet Spidey spin-off, a great non-Rocky sequel, and a Bay-free bot-flick.
Barry Jenkins uses James Baldwin’s classic novel to create one of the best films of 2018.
Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel becomes a hypocritical melodrama that exploits BlackLivesMatter.