New Shaft Movie May Be Bringing Back Samuel L. Jackson

New Line and director Tim Story have chosen Jessie T. Usher to play the progeny of detective John Shaft in Son of Shaft, which is gearing up to begin production later this fall. Samuel L. Jackson is negotiating a deal to return to reprise the role he played in the John Singleton-directed reboot of the Gordon Parks-directed 1971 action classic. Also returning, per sources, will … Continue reading New Shaft Movie May Be Bringing Back Samuel L. Jackson

20+ Films You Need to Watch About (Black) Race in America

The article from which this information is from was written last year. However, measuring the temperature of society’s climate today – domestic terrorist act this past weekend in Charlottesville, protests, etc. – it could have easily been written today. Although this list is not exhaustive (should also have the likes of  Alex Haley’s Roots – 1977,  Glory – 1989, The Tuskegee Airmen – 1995 and The … Continue reading 20+ Films You Need to Watch About (Black) Race in America

Blacklanderz Olivia’s Scottish Journey!

My Scottish Journey ~ by Olivia Winslow   “Why are you going there?” My mother asked. Various friends and colleagues wondered the same thing, their brows slightly furrowed in question. “There” is Scotland, a country I visited this summer, in what was only my second trip across “The Pond,” as they say. It was not my first international sojourn, however. I’ve vacationed in the Caribbean … Continue reading Blacklanderz Olivia’s Scottish Journey!

Outlander S3: Jamie, Lord John Grey, Male Friendship, and Complications

We are also looking forward to seeing this relationship unfold on TV. Is the relationship between Jamie Fraser and Lord John Grey firmly established through two seasons of Outlander? Hardly, but this is one that we’re especially interested in watching play out over the course of the upcoming third season. In between the Print Shop, the search for Jamie, and everything Jamie/Claire in general, it’s fairly understandable … Continue reading Outlander S3: Jamie, Lord John Grey, Male Friendship, and Complications

Outlander: Brianna and [Spoiler]’s Eventual Meeting Won’t Be Wonderful

 *Spoiler*   The following post contains Book 4 spoilers for Outlander so read at your own risk!  Outlander fans will have to wait a full season and some change before they’ll get to see Jamie (Sam Heughan) and his adult daughter Brianna (Sophie Skelton) together. The two were separated at the end of S2 when a pregnant Claire (Caitriona Balfe) returned to her own time to avoid the bloodshed … Continue reading Outlander: Brianna and [Spoiler]’s Eventual Meeting Won’t Be Wonderful