HeadShop (2018)

HeadShop (2018)

Director: Kim Bass Writer(s): Kim Bass Starring: Nicole Ari Parker, Keith David, Evan Ross, Jackée Harry, Michael Jai White, Arden Myrin, Sean Maguire, Loretta Devine, Tony Plana, Kimberly Elise, Roger Cross, Reno Wilson, Marla Gibbs, Deon Cole, Donis Leonard Jr.,...
Naked (2017)

Naked (2017)

Director: Michael Tiddes Writer(s): Marlon Wayans, Rick Alvarez, Cory Koller Starring: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Dennis Haysbert, J.T. Jackson, Scott Foley, Eliza Coupe, Brian McKnight, Loretta Devine, Cory Hardrict, Rick Fitts, Dave Sheridan, Neil Brown Jr., Nikeva...
The Lost Souls Café (2017)

The Lost Souls Café (2017)

Your browser does not support iframes. Director: Donald B. Welch Writer(s): Donald B. Welch Starring: Loretta Devine, Christian Keyes, Kiki Haynes, Ernest Thomas, Major., Crystal Porter Bazemore, Todd Anthony, Rhonda Morman, Malika Blessing, Joshua Paule, Kenyon...
Chapter & Verse (2015)

Chapter & Verse (2015)

Director: Jamal Joseph Writer(s): Jamal Joseph, Daniel Beaty Starring: Daniel Beaty, Loretta Devine, Omari Hardwick, Selenis Leyva, Marc John Jefferies, Khadim Diop, Justin Martin, Muhammad Cunningham, Gabrielle Rembert, Gary Perez, Bryonn Bain, Steve Cannon, David D....
Will (Review)

Will (Review)

By Alece Oxendine | Shadow and Act Jessie Maple is considered to be the first African American woman to direct an independent feature-length film, after working/training at Channel 13 and Third World Cinema, apprenticing as an editor on films like “Shaft’s Big...
For the Love of Ruth (2015)

For the Love of Ruth (2015)

Director: Christine Swanson Writer(s): Rhonda Baraka Starring: Denise Boutte, Gary Dourdan, Gary Weeks, Loretta Devine, James Pickens Jr., Dawn Halfkenny, Nadej K. Bailey,  Shimei Bailey, Cree Davis, Lauren Garofalo, Simeon Henderson, Phil John, Cranston...
Welcome to Me (2015)

Welcome to Me (2015)

Director: Shira Piven Writer(s): Eliot Laurence (screenplay) Actors: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellin, Oprah Winfrey (as herself), Loretta Devine, Maame-Yaa Aforo Synopsis: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who...
In the Hive (2012)

In the Hive (2012)

Director: Robert Townsend Writer(s): Cheryl L. West Starring: Michael Clarke Duncan, Loretta Devine, Vivica A. Fox, Jonathan McDaniel, Yasmine Abriel, B.J. Clinkscales, Michael Coley, Percy Daggs III, Tracey Dukes, Yutopia Essex, Jontille Gerard, Gordon Greene, Jerome...
Jumping the Broom (2011)

Jumping the Broom (2011)

Director: Salim Akil Writer(s): Elizabeth Hunter (story & screenplay), Arlene Gibbs (screenplay) Actors: Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good, Tasha Smith, Julie Bowen, DeRay Davis, Valarie Pettiford, Mike Epps, Pooch Hall, Romeo...
Lottery Ticket (2010)

Lottery Ticket (2010)

 Director: Erik White Writer(s): Abdul Williams (story and screenplay), Erik White (story) Starring: Shad Moss, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Loretta Devine, Ice Cube, Keith David, Terry Crews, Mike Epps, Charlie Murphy, Bill Bellamy, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris...
First Sunday (2008)

First Sunday (2008)

Director: David E. Talbert Writer(s): David E. Talbert Starring: Ice Cube, Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan, Loretta Devine, Michael Beach, Keith David, Regina Hall, Malinda Williams, Chi McBride, Clifton Powell, Nicholas Turturro, Olivia Cole, Red Grant, C.J. Sanders,...
Dreamgirls (2006)

Dreamgirls (2006)

Director: Bill Condon Writer(s): Bill Condon, Tom Eyen Starring: Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal, Hinton Battle, Mariah Iman Wilson, Yvette Cason, Ken Page, Ralph Louis Harris,...
King’s Ransom (2005)

King’s Ransom (2005)

Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd Writer(s): Wayne Conley Starring: Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith, Nicole Ari Parker, Regina Hall, Loretta Devine, Donald Faison, Leila Arcieri, Charlie Murphy, Brooke D’Orsay, Jackie Burroughs, Lisa Marcos, Roger Cross, Millie...
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Director: Martha Coolidge Writer(s): Earl Mills (book), Shonda Rhimes and Scott Abbott (teleplay) Starring: Halle Berry, Brent Spiner, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Obba Babatundé, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Tamara Taylor, William Atherton,...
Funny Valentines (1999)

Funny Valentines (1999)

Director: Julie Dash Writer(s): J. California Cooper (short story “Funny Valentines”), Ron Stacker Thompson (teleplay), Ashley Tyler (teleplay), Amy Schor Ferris (teleplay) Starring: Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine, CCH Pounder, Tom Wright, Peter Jay...
Clover (1997)

Clover (1997)

Director: Jud Taylor Writer(s): Dori Sanders, Bill Cain Starring: Elizabeth McGovern, Ernie Hudson, Zelda Harris, Loretta Devine, Ron Canada, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Dennis Neal, John Archie, Terry Allen Jones Synopsis: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is...
The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

Director: Penny Marshall Writer(s): Robert Nathan (novel), Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici, Nat Mauldin, Allan Scott  (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Jenifer Lewis, Loretta Devine, Justin Pierre Edmund,...
Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Director: Forest Whitaker Writer(s): Terry McMillan (novel & screenplay), Ronald Bass (screenplay) Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines, Dennis Haysbert, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Beach, Leon, Wendell Pierce,...
Livin’ Large! (1991)

Livin’ Large! (1991)

Director: Michael Schultz Writer(s): William Mosley-Payne Starring: Terrence ‘T.C.’ Carson, Lisa Arrindell, Blanche Baker, Nathaniel Hall, Julia Campbell, Bernie McInerney, Loretta Devine, Dan Albright, Ronald Knight, Randal Patrick, David de Vries, Dan Chandler, Joe...
Will (1981)

Will (1981)

Director: Jessie Maple Writer(s): Jessie Maple (original story), Anthony Wisdom Starring: Obaka Adedunyo, Loretta Devine, Robert Dean, Audrey Maple, Ellwoodson Williams Synopsis: Considered the first feature film directed by an African American woman, trailblazer...