About Brooke Obie

Brooke Obie is an award-winning critic, screenwriter and author of the historical novel "Book of Addis: Cradled Embers."

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November 10, 2023
Even with a great cast, a great premise and some funny moments, the film, unfortunately, is an anti-climactic version of […]
Rap Sh!t review, theGrio.com
November 9, 2023
The show’s writing remains sharp, funny and fresh as Mia and Shawna deal with the drama of being on tour with a mediocre white female artist.
LaKeith Stanfield, The Changeling, theGrio.com
October 13, 2023
In the 30-minute (!!!) season finale of the series starring LaKeith Stanfield, we’re left with more questions than answers.
October 6, 2023
Adina Porter gives a riveting performance in the penultimate episode of the season as Lillian, who finally comes clean about what happened to Apollo’s father.
The Changeling recap, LaKeith Stanfield, Clark Backo, theGrio.com
September 29, 2023
The pieces start to fall into place as we go back in time to witness what happened after the killing of “baby Brian.”
The Changeling episode 5 recap, Clark Backo, theGrio.com
September 22, 2023
We finally get Emma’s side of the story about the death of her son, and like most things in the series, things aren’t always as they appear.
September 21, 2023
Hot Girl Meg is an absolute scene stealer in this raucous, raunchy movie musical starring Nathan Lane and Meghan Mullally.
September 19, 2023
The new documentary based on the book by Ibram X. Kendi utilizes only Black women scholars and activists to tell the story of Black America.
September 18, 2023
The new documentary highlights the star’s 2022 debut tour and why he decided to come out as well as how his authenticity has inspired fans.
The Changeling, LaKeith Stanfield, theGrio.com
September 15, 2023
In the latest episode of Apple TV+’s horror-fairy tale, Apollo meets a creepy man who claims to know where to find his estranged wife.
September 10, 2023
LaKeith Stanfield’s new Apple TV+ series continues its horrifying journey with chains, infanticide and grief.
September 9, 2023
In the second episode of Lakeith Stanfield’s “The Changeling” on Apple TV+, a dark omen looms over baby Brian.
The Changeling, LaKeith Stanfield, theGrio.com
September 8, 2023
LaKeith Stanfield’s new Apple TV+ series “The Changeling” takes viewers on a dark journey into terror and trauma.
July 20, 2023
Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris and John Boyega star as unlikely heroes who discover shady experiments being performed on the Black community.
July 13, 2023
Michelle Buteau’s new Netflix series is a refreshing twist on a tried and true formula because it centers Blackness, fatness and queerness. 
I'm a Virgo episode 7 recap. theGrio.com
June 29, 2023
We’ve come to the end of Boots Riley’s surrealist TV series about a 13-foot-tall Black teen named Cootie. And boy, was it a wild ride.
I'm a Virgo recap episode 6, theGrio.com
June 28, 2023
We get a day in the life of the Hero, who is trapped in a cage he created. Meanwhile, Cootie and the gang prepare to fight the power.
June 27, 2023
Cootie deals with the negative media stories about him, while the residents of the Lower Bottoms fight to be seen.
June 26, 2023
Cootie and Flora find creative ways to be intimate. Later, Cootie and friends Felix and Jones deal with the aftermath of a tragic loss.
June 25, 2023
Cootie and Flora continue to get to know each other by going on another date, where we get the heartbreaking story about Flora’s superpower.