Christmas is right around the corner, which means it’s time to begin pondering gift ideas.
Buying a loved one his or her all-time favorite movie or TV show series on DVD or Blu-ray Disc is a popular choice nowadays, because they’re relatively inexpensive and can last a lifetime. But what if the big retailers in your area like Best Buy, Target and Wal-mart don’t have those beloved flicks or shows available in their stores? Then where do you go?
Online of course.
As the holidays approach this year, here are four Web sites you can visit to track down those hard-to-find black movies.
Looking for that wholesome black flick that the entire family can sit down and enjoy? With the motto “Bringing You Faith Through Entertainment,” BlackChristianMovies.com is the quick solution. While the Web site boasts popular titles the majority of visitors may have seen already like The Fighting Temptations, Daddy’s Little Girls and Diary of a Mad Black Women, it also showcases lesser-known great movies such as He Who Finds a Wife and Color of the Cross.
Touting itself as the No. 1 stop for black film, Amacoast.com has an amazing array of movie and television show selections to choose from. According to the Web site, its catalogue has over 2,500 DVDs for visitors to browse through. The site’s set up user-friendly by listing over 30 categories on the left side of its home page. So whatever the viewing pleasure, from new releases to history to hip-hop films, visitors can click on the link to access tons of movies available in that particular category.
New flicks are cool, but there’s nothing better than the classics. BlackClassicMovies.com specializes in all the oldie but goodie films which were released prior to 1999. So from Cooley High to Do The Right Thing to Love Jones, the Web site offers older visitors a chance to tap into their youth and younger audiences the opportunity to get a quick peek at “back in the day.” As an added attraction, the site also lists its Top 100 African-Americans Classic Movies that visitors can also purchase.
This well-rounded site presents a complete Web experience for its visitors. At blackfilm.com, you can read about, watch as well as buy your favorite flicks. The site’s primary mission is “to promote and support diversity in filmmaking.” So it doesn’t only embrace black films, but rather quality movies from other genres as well. Once visitors do locate that special movie they’ve been frantically searching for, the Web site then supplies a brief description and synopsis of it to boot.
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