Tag: tiff 2019

TIFF 2019: Hustlers Showcases Sisterhood at the Expense of Wall Street and I Love to See It

HustlersScreenshot: STXfilms (YouTube) America can be a dog-eat-dog world, but what if the hungriest dogs are bad bitches? Hustlers stars Constance Wu (as Destiny), Jennifer Lopez (as Ramona), Julia Stiles (as magazine reporter, Elizabeth), Lili Reinhart (as Annabelle) and KeKe Palmer (as Mercedes). Cardi B and Lizzo make quick, yet memorable appearances, as well. Advertisement […]

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The Root’s Guide to the 10 Blackest Experiences of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Dolemite Is My NamePhoto: Courtesy of TIFF Are you runnin’ through The Six with your cinematic woes? Well, you’re in luck, because it’s time for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)! Much like myself—who will be reviewing films from the fest this year for The Root—a bunch of Americans will be descending upon America’s […]

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Watch: Jamie Foxx Says, ‘You’re Guilty From the Moment You’re Born’ to Michael B. Jordan in Just Mercy Trailer

JUST MERCY Official Trailer / Warner Bros. Pictures (YouTube) In a system that is supposed to presume us all innocent until proven guilty, why is it that for black people, sometimes the goal is “just mercy?” Just Mercy will tell the story of one of many black people wrongfully convicted. From the press release’s synopsis: […]

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Kerry Washington, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx to Keynote 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Kerry Washington (left) on July 31, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Ca.; Michael B. Jordan on August 06, 2019 in Los Angeles, Ca.; Jaime Foxx on May 13, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Rachel Luna (Getty Images), Dominik Bindl (Getty Images) The “we” in “We The North” may consist of three […]

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