Best Movie

Beasts Of The Southern Wild, BET Awards

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Launching the careers of lead actors Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry, this Benh Zietlin directed independent fantasy drama about a young girl faced with the failing health of her father and floods that threaten her community.  

Django Unchained, BET Awards

Django Unchained

This Oscar winning movie was easily the most controversial film of the year, Quentin Tarantino’s latest resonated with audiences and critics. Starring Jamie Foxx as a freed slave determined to rescue his wife from a ruthless plantation owner.

Something from Nothing: The Art Of Rap, BET Awarsd

Something from Nothing: The Art Of Rap

Ice-T directed this comprehensive documentary on the craft of writing rap verses. The film features interviews from hip hop pioneers to those that have kept the genre alive and growing.

Sparkle, BET Awards

Sparkle

Whitney Houston was the visionary behind bringing this 1976 classic back for a new generation and, sadly, it was her last film before she passed away. Though the pop music icon didn’t live to see her dream reach audiences, co-stars Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke and Mike Epps fulfilled her legacy.

Think Like A Man, BET Awards

Think Like A Man

The 2012 breakout hit not only launched the Hollywood careers of Kevin Hart, BET’s own Terrence Jenkins and many others, it revived the Black rom-com genre. A sequel is already in the works for the hilarious ensemble comedy.

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