The First Purge

a/k/a Purge:  The Island Release Date:10/2/18; DVD Genre:  Horror, Action. Rating:  R Director:   Gerard McMurray Studio(s):   Blumhouse Productions, Perfect World Pictures, Platinum Dunes, Universal Pictures. Running Time:  98 mins. Cast:  Y’lan Noel (Dimitri), Lex Scott Davis (Nya), Joivan Wade (Isaiah), Mugga (Dolores), Lauren Velez (Luisa), Marisa Tomei (The Architect-Dr. Update), Christian Robinson (Capital A), Kristen…

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The Black Horror Genre

Movies are a powerful tool for manipulating facts, information and images that often affect people’s perceptions, beliefs and mental attitudes toward the subject presented. Throughout the history of motion pictures, horror films, like many other movie genres have revealed, through representations, perceptions of Blacks and Black cultural themes, as well as have contributed to and…

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