Welcome, Best Man Holiday. Black ensemble comedies have been away far too long.
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. We'll incorporate the number five in there somewhere. Send tips to email@example.com. As research for an upcoming music feature, we met up w ... More >>
This is bad hair: that ratty, tatty, tangle of hair that has been relaxed, greased and flattened to within an inch of its life sitting atop the heads of lots of African American women (and some men). Since it won't do anything even slightly Vanessa Williams-like (no bouncing curls or windswept ... More >>
Jude Law's Alfie puts a pretty face on what was an ugly story
Boiler Room steams with the stark greed of go-for-brokers
Undercover cop film is underdeveloped, too
A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records