[From the Archives] “Belle” 2014 movie review

[Originally published May 2014; Updated in September 2020] Films about black women, even when based on the original works created and written by black women, are often helmed by male filmmakers once they reach the highest form of flattery: the visual adaptation. As Tyler Perry and Steven Spielberg translated For Colored Girls (2010) and The … More [From the Archives] “Belle” 2014 movie review

Some Thoughts On…the film “Belle” [Hint: It’s Glorious]

Films about black women, even when based on the original works written or created by black women, are often helmed by male filmmakers once they reach the highest form of flattery, the visual adaptation. As Tyler Perry and Steven Spielberg translated For Colored Girls and The Color Purple to the big screen, back in 1991, … More Some Thoughts On…the film “Belle” [Hint: It’s Glorious]