Film Review - Flamin' Hot
Film Review - Brooklyn 45

Film Review - The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster


Mary Shelley has inspired a plethora of interpretations of her 1818 novel, “Frankenstein,” with “The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster” the latest attempt to do something with material that’s been reworked repeatedly. For this round of literary inspiration, writer/director Bomani J. Story (making his feature-length helming debut) turns to the problem of inner-city life to inspire a fresh take on death and scientific obsession. “The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster” has a terrific idea, using the plagues of gangs and drugs to explore the singular desperation of the main character and her drive to reanimate the dead, and Story manages to work up some decent atmosphere for the low-budget endeavor. There’s a distinct level of dread in the film, and strong performances to carry the effort when it needs it the most. What’s actually here is more of a short story, and the stretch marks to bring it to 90 minutes are visible, but there’s power in its most primal moments. Read the rest at


Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)