WATCH: “Flames” – A Short Film By The Creators of “The D.L. Chronicles”
Two childhood friends find themselves alone in the woods before a high a school graduation party. Soon, unresolved issues and old resentments ignite a forbidden blaze between them.
Mehcad Brooks’ Near-death Experience Transformed His Life & Outlook On Jealousy
Mehcad Brooks describes the whole story, what his last moments were like before dying and how his outlook on life changed after recovering from the illness.
Revisiting Animal Drill
I was reviewing the Cypher Avenue Youtube channel thinking about the podcasts of yore that have since been removed (for valid reasons) when I noticed that the short film Animal Drill has over 1.2 million views and close to 300 comments. 6 years ago, Cypher…
Watch Gay Short Film – GOLD STAR
It’s pretty good directing when a story can be told with little words but more so with body language. Goldstar not only accomplishes this but also presents us with two Black non-heterosexual masculine leaning men. One even has a regular body (yeah his booty is…
Watch Gay Short Film – SPORTS!
The short film SPORTS tells what happens when your thirsty fem leaning roommate wants to go play basketball with you, just so he can see the guy you’re going to play with take his shirt off. The short is directed by Kyle Keiger and stars…
Terminator Dark Fate Trailer Gave Me Tucker Carlson Face
November will mark the release of the sixth installment in the Terminator franchise. I don’t hide the fact that I’m hypersensitive to sci-fi films set in the future – while post-apocalyptic – still seem to be a utopia of whiteness. I understand in Hollywood Black…
Lafayette’s Greatest Hits
Many years ago Cypher Avenue highlighted 13 of the Best Black non-heterosexual characters in film and television. Many reader’s favorite characters were not listed which caused some criticism. We explained that since the site is primarily here to celebrate masculine leaning non-heterosexual men of color,…
The Avengers End Game Discussion Thread
The Avengers End Game Discussion Thread. You’ve seen the film now share your thoughts…spoilers and all! Was it everything and more? Should Warner Brothers just give up after this and stop making super hero films for the next 10 years? Is Avengers the best trilogy…
WATCH: Clips from Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Play, “Choir Boy”
Here are exclusive clips from Academy Award Winning “Moonlight” screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Broadway play, “Choir Boy.”
Netflix’s Love Death & Robots
I don’t think animation gets the respect it deserves. Case in point; many social media feeds and websites that cater to people of color highlighted all the Black people that were nominated and won Oscars in their respected categories but didn’t even mention Spider-Man Into…
Quick Spoiler Free Thoughts On Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’
Us is a comedic-suspenseful-horror film adding to a body of work that could be the beginning of Jordan Peele’s reign as ‘Master of Horror’. Following up the racially charged hit Get Out, Us feels a bit more expansive and if you’ve seen the trailers you already know…
Damned If You Blue, Damned If You Don’t
When Disney first dropped their live action adaptation of Aladdin featuring Will Smith as ‘Genie’, folk were upset because he was not blue. Being that the animated version included a blue genie voiced by Robin Williams…folk don’t like change or studios fucking up their nostalgia….
MA – Starring Octavia Spencer
Don’t you hate it when you feel a trailer gives away the whole dame movie? I feel like the trailer for ‘MA’ does just that. From what I can tell the film is a thriller set in a small town. It features MA who appears…
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