Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

 Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Writer(s): Jack Kirby, Christopher Markus Starring: Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Tessa Thompson, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Elizabeth Olsen, Scarlett Johansson, Benicio Del Toro, Linda Cardellini,...
Creed II (2018)

Creed II (2018)

Director: Steven Caple Jr. Writer(s): Cheo Hodari Coker (screenplay), Ryan Coogler (characters) Sylvester Stallone (characters and screenplay) Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Tessa Thompson, Florian Munteanu...
Little Woods (2018)

Little Woods (2018)

Director: Nia DaCosta Writer(s): Nia DaCosta Starring: Tessa Thompson, Lily James, James Badge Dale, Luke Kirby, Lance Reddick, Alexis West, Lawrence Varnado, Alexis West Synopsis: The story of two sisters, Ollie and Deb, who are driven to work outside...
Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation (2018)

 Director: Alex Garland Writer(s): Alex Garland, Jeff VanderMeer Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Sonoya Mizuno, Benedict Wong, Tuva Novotny, Cosmo Jarvis, Honey Holmes, David Gyasi, Edward...
Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act Sundance Institute announced the feature films that will be screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City, Salt Lake City at at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. For the 2018 Festival, 110 feature-length...
The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees Announced

The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees Announced

 Tambay Obenson | Shadow and Act The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees were announced earlier today, and, as we expected, Jordan Peele’s Get Out is well represented, with nominations in 5 different categories, including Best Feature, Best...
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Director: Taika Waititi Writer(s): Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi, Rachel...
Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Director: Alan Yang Writer(s): N/A Starring: Lil’ Rel Howery, Lakeith Stanfield, Jerrod Carmichael, Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Tessa Thompson, Hannibal Buress Synopsis: For Jay-Z’s latest, Master of None co-creator Alan Yang recreated...
Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Director: Boots Riley Writer(s): Boots Riley Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Armie Hammer, Tessa Thompson, Omari Hardwick, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, Jermaine Fowler, Danny Glover, David Cross, Patton Oswalt Synopsis: A black telemarketer with...
War on Everyone (2016)

War on Everyone (2016)

Director: John Michael McDonagh Writer(s): John Michael McDonagh Starring: Theo James, Tessa Thompson, Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Malcolm Barrett, Jacob Browne, Esodie Geiger Unknown: Corinne Fox (party girl) Synopsis: Two...
Filmmaking Diaries: On Colorism and Casting Black Girls

Filmmaking Diaries: On Colorism and Casting Black Girls

Shadow & Act | Nijla Mumin I never considered myself light skin, though many would say my complexion falls within that spectrum. I never fit the “light skin, long hair” image because, while my hair was pretty long, it was also thick, and well, nappy....
Tessa Thompson Will Bring Valkyrie to Life on the Big Screen

Tessa Thompson Will Bring Valkyrie to Life on the Big Screen

Tambay Obenson | Shadow and Act Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” has beefed up its cast with an impressive group of actors including Cate Blanchett (playing the mysterious and powerful new villain Hela), Jeff Goldblum (as the eccentric Grandmaster),...
Creed (2015)

Creed (2015)

Director: Ryan Coogler Writer(s): Sylvester Stallone, Aaron Covington Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Graham McTavish, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Mark Rhino Smith, Will Blagrove, Brian Anthony Wilson, Gerald Yelverton, Derrick T....
First Official Image from Creed

First Official Image from Creed

Sandy Schaefer | Screenrant.com The upcoming Creed is a spinoff/sequel to the Rocky movie franchise, with Sylvester Stallone reprising his role as Rocky Balboa. Sly has shared the first official screenshot from Creed (via his social media channels), showing the...
Dear White People (2014)

Dear White People (2014)

Director: Justin Simien Writer: Justin Simien (screenplay) Actors: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P. Bell, Kyle Gallner, Dennis Haysbert, Marque Richardson, Malcolm Barrett, Keith Myers, Naomi Ko, Kate Gaulke Synopsis: A satire that...

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