Love & Basketball

Want to create the ultimate playlist for Valentine’s night? Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of Beyond The Lights and Love & Basketball, shares her top five love songs to truly set the stage. She scored one of the best love scenes of all-time with Maxwell’s “This Woman’s Work,” so we’re going with her record. Check out Prince-Bythewood’s […]

  It’s been thirteen years since writer and director Gina Prince-Bythewood brought movie fans the love story of childhood friends Quincy and Monica in the romantic drama “Love & Basketball.”   Bythewood’s directorial debut starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps grossed over $27 Million at the box office and still hovers in the top five […]

Is Love & Basketball better romance than Boomerang? That’s what early voters are saying in the third round of’s Black Romance Movie Bracket Challenge. After knocking off The Wood and Brown Sugar, the 2000 romance directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood has a commanding lead over Boomerang. Do you agree? CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!

We’ve finally reached the last round of’s Black Romance Movie Tournament! Love Jones and Love & Basketball have beat out the other 14 movies in the fan voting to reach the finals. Who will prevail? On one hand you have the seminal 1997 romantic drama Loves Jones directed by then newcomer Theodore Witcher. The […]

Sports movies can be a challenge to make. The main hurdle for filmmakers is trying to deliver a movie solid enough to satisfy die hard fans while simultaneously supplying enough overall entertainment value throughout it to rein in non-sports lovers. Though classic flicks like Rocky and Hoosiers do jump that hurdle, the majority of sports […]