10 Films on Our Must-See List in 2013

Ronda Racha Penrice
Chadwick Boseman in 42 (D. Stevens/Legendary Pictures Productions LLC); Jaden and Will Smith (Gareth Cattermole)

(The Root) — After Django Unchained ignited conversations about race, slave history and blacks in film to close out last year, 2013 may easily emerge as one of Hollywood's most memorable for black talent in front of and behind the camera. A few films are already generating their share of buzz. After all, green is the color they say matters most, and maybe one or all of these 10 buzzed-about or highly anticipated films can make Hollywood go ka-ching.

1. 'Broken City' (Jan. 18)

Ronda Racha Penrice is a freelance writer living in Atlanta. She is the author of African American History for Dummies.


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