Robert Townsend

One of the more slept on but very entertaining and positive depictions of Black families in the ’90s came from Robert Townsend‘s sitcom, The Parent’Hood.

In this day and age of reboots and remakes, nearly every film and TV show from the ’90s has been thrown in the ring as a possible candidate for an on-screen revival.

Robert Townsend has been working on his documentary, Making Of The Five Heartbeats, for years.

The NFL is making a concerted effort to help its players transition into the film industry, along with John Singleton, Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans. The NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp will take place April 2nd-5th in Los Angeles, and 20 past and present players will be involved in the project. Click here to […]

American Black Film Festival founder Jeff Friday has declared October to be Black Movie Month. At the last ABFF, Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans talked about the legacy of their 1987 classic, “Hollywood Shuffle.” Hollywood Shuffle inspired a generation of filmmakers both through its use of satire and message and also by its do […]

Okay so no Black movies really deserve Oscars this year, sorry Tyler, but many Black movies have been Blackballed and ignored by the Oscars for years. Here are ten classic Black films overlooked by the Oscars. RELATED: Top 9 must see Black films 10. The Harder They Come This Jamaican movie had one of the […]