The Curvy Critic with Carla Renata

The Curvy Critic with Carla Renata

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Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news!


Curvy Critic : Special Guests Elisabeth Moss | Dear… | Laurel Canyon | Eps. 116
Jun 1 • 39 min
It’s a jam-packed show of interviews featuring LAUREL CANYON director Alison Ellwood, LOVE Co-Founder/Lead Guitarist Johnny Echols, Chris Hillman from The Byrds and Michelle Phillips from The Mamas and The Papas. PLUS…Apple TV has a new biographical…
Special Guests DJ “Shangela” Pierce and Janelle Monae | The Curvy Critic Eps. 115
May 24 • 35 min
Halleloo Baby! DJ Pierce aka Shangela is LIVE on The Curvy Critic chatting about his new HBO show ‘We’re Here” and how he, Bob The Drag Queen and Eureka O’ Hara are transforming lives through drag in small town all across America. PLUS, a special…
BHL: SCOOB! And Special Guest Director Deon Taylor | The Curvy Critic Ep. 114
May 18 • 33 min
SCOOB! brings the Mystery Machine gang back for some Scooby-Doo shenanigans and The Curvy Critic has interviews with Jason Isaacs (Dick Dastardly), Will Forte (Shaggy) and Kiersey Clemons (Dee Dee), reviews of the HBO doc “On The Record”, The Painter and…
Jeffrey Wright | Sheryl Lee Ralph | Becoming | The Curvy Critic Eps. 113
May 10 • 35 min
It’s a jam packed Mother’s Day episode!!!!! The Curvy Critic reviews First Lady Michelle Obama’s Doc – BECOMING on Netflix and reviews NEON’s Spaceship Earth doc, The Color of Medicine and Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind. PLUS Interviews with Jeffrey…
Abominable, Judy, Joker and Yvette Nicole Brown – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 80
May 4 • 43 min
The Curvy Critic reviews Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood on Netflix. Also on Netflix Joe Robert Cole’s All Day and A Night, Hulu’s Mrs America, Circus of Books documentary, The Eddy mini-series on Netflix and NEON’s Spaceship Earth About the Show: Presented by…
Groundbreaking Director Christine Swanson Sits Down with The Curvy Critic | E111
Apr 27 • 33 min
2.7 million viewers made The Clark Sisters Lifetime’s highest rated movie and The Curvy Critic sits down with its groundbreaking director Christine Swanson to discuss that and the amazing career resurgence these Queens of Gospel are enjoying on The Curvy…
Film Casting Director Twinkie Byrd on The Curvy Critic | E 110
Apr 20 • 30 min
After the amazing worldwide debut of THE CLARK SISTERS on NETFLIX, The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata sits down to chat with the film‘s casting director TWINKIE Byrd about her process for casting, transitioning into directing, producing and being an…
Gina Torres Live on The Curvy Critic | Eps 109
Apr 12 • 29 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata chats with Gina Torres about Suits, Pearson, upcoming film “Selah and the Spades”. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film…
The Curvy Critic: Invisible Life | The Main Event | Elephants | Eps 108
Apr 6 • 69 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata chats with SAG Foundation President Courtney B. Vance about dreams and UNCORKED, reviews on ELEPHANT, DOLPHIN REEF, THE MAIN EVENT and news about an upcoming Special Guest for Easter Sunday April 12th About the Show:…
The Curvy Critic: Uncorked | Margo Martindale | TAPE - Eps. 107
Mar 30 • 43 min
Grab your favorite glass of merlot or chardonnay while I break down Uncorked @netflix, chat with @BlowtheManDown star Margo Martindale and chat with the Neighborhood’s Tichina Arnold about white people huddles @TheCurvyCritic @bhlonline TODAY!!! About the…
Coronavirus Shuts Down Hollywood – Eliza Hittman Interview – The Hunt | The Curvy Critic Ep. 105
Mar 16 • 31 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata chatted with award-winning director Eliza HIttman about her controversial new film Never Rarely Sometimes Always, How COVID-19 shut down Hollywood and The Hunt finally preys into theatres. About the Show: Presented by…
Self Made: Madame CJ Walker Story | They Gotta Have Us | She Did That
Mar 2 • 39 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata chats about Octavia Spencer’s Self-Made Madame C.J Walker, The documentary mini-series They Gotta Have Us and Renae Bluitt doc – She Did That on Netflix. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by…
Onward, Burden Buffaloed Reviews & Omar Sy Interview
Feb 24 • 18 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata chats with The Call of The Wild star Omar Sy PLUS review of Onward, Burden, Buffaloed and behind the scenes news on the 51st NAACP Image Awards, ABFF Honors Awards and more!!! Make sure to subscribe to BHL! -…
NBC Blacklist’s Harry Lennix and H4 | The Call of The Wild | Premature and More!
Feb 17 • 42 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata is joined by Variety’s Angelique Jackson to chat about Harrison Ford in The Call of The Wild, Emma with Anna Taylor-Joy, Buffaloed , Portrait of a Lady on Fire and interview with NBC-TV’s Blacklist star Harry Lennix about…
The Curvy Critic Turns 100 with Birds of Prey | The Photograph | Downhill & OSCARS
Feb 10 • 41 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata is joined by Hip Hollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins to chat about Margo Robbie’s Birds of Prey, Issa Rae’s The Photograph, Julia Louis Dreyfuss and Will Ferrell’s Downhill PLUS real time results from The Academy Awards. About…
The Curvy Critic: Sundance Wrap-Up | Oscar & Spirit Awards Predictions
Feb 2 • 39 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata gives her predictions for the upcoming Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Oscars. Plus a look back to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Sunset Boulevard. Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla Renata,…
Sundance 2020 | The Gentlemen
Jan 27 • 30 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata is joined by special Guest Host/Actress Carlease Burke to discuss The Gentlemen and 2020 Sundance films Bad Hair, Zola, Hillary Documentary, Julie Taymor’s the Glorias and Siempre, Luis about the life and times of…
The Curvy Critic: Bad Boys For Life | Doolittle | SAG Awards Predictions
Jan 20 • 44 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata gives her predictions for tonight’s SAG Awards where Robert DeNiro is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award PLUS reviews on Will Smith and Martin Lawrence re-teaming in Bad Boys for Life, Robert Downey, Jr. in…
Film Independent Spirit Awards Brunch, Golden Globes and Awards Season Recap
Jan 13 • 31 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata recaps winners from the Golden Globes, hits you with predictions for Critics Choice Awards and the Oscar nominations PLUS reviews of Kristne Stewart’s Underwater, Richared Gere in Three Christs and Tiffany Haddish’s buddy…
Film Independent Spirit Awards Brunch, Golden Globes and Awards Season Recap – The Curvy Critic Ep. 95
Jan 6 • 41 min
The Curvy Critic kicks off 2020 with Awards Season coverage of Film Independent’s Spirit Awards Brunch exclusive interviews, Golden Globe predictions and Awards Season Recap! About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla Renata,…
Reviews for: Star Wars | CATS | Clemency | Just Mercy
Dec 22, 2019 • 47 min
Ho Ho Ho and Happy Holidays!!! Host Carla Renata aka The Curvy Critic !!! Got some great interviews for with Jaime. Foxx, Michael B. Jordan and Bryan Stevenson from Just Mercy, Spies in Disguise Directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane PLUS Masi Oka.…
Naomie Ackie Channels Star Wars | Alfre Woodard
Dec 16, 2019 • 32 min
The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata gets Naomie Ackie to channel a beloved Star Wars character and chats with the legendary Alfre Woodard and Aldis Hodge about their new film Clemency. PLUS reviews on 1917, Little Women and Jumanji. About the Show:…
Uncut Gems | A Hidden Life | Seberg | Tracy Letts and Micayla De Ette Interviews – The Curvy Critic Ep. 90
Dec 9, 2019 • 39 min
The Curvy Critic kicks off the post-Thanksgiving holiday with Uncut Gems, A Hidden Life, Seberg, Richard Jewell reviews and interview with Tracy Letts from Ford v Ferrari. PLUS Micayla De Ette from Hold On joins us in-studio. AND…The Critic’s Choice…
The Aeronauts | Marriage Story | Portrait of a Lady on Fire| The Curvy Critic Eps 89
Dec 2, 2019 • 40 min
The CurvyCritic aka Carla Renata is LIVE from St, Louis and reviewing Portrait of a Lady on fire, The Aeronauts and Marriage Story PLUS exclusive interviews be with Scarlett Johansson, Noah Baumbach, Sarah Jones, Ron Cephas Jones, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth…
Queen & Slim | Knives Out | Bikram| Mekhi Pfeiffer and Michael Beach | Atlantics – The Curvy Critic Ep. 88
Nov 25, 2019 • 46 min
The Curvy Critic kicks it with Apple TV and Truth Be Told stars Michael Beach and Mekhi Pfeiffer and reviews Queen and Slim, Knives Out, Bikram Do (Netflix) PLUS Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations and Award Season Predictions About the Show:…
Frozen 2 | Octavia Spencer | AFI Film Fest– The Curvy Critic Ep. 87
Nov 18, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic sing with Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez, exclusive interview with Truth Be Told EP/Star Octavia Spencer and co-star Aaron Paul. But wait there’s more…interviews with Just Mercy Screenwirter Bryan Stevenson and…
Janelle Monae | Waves | Ford v Ferrari | Charlie’s Angels– The Curvy Critic Ep. 86
Nov 11, 2019 • 42 min
The Curvy Critic has a jam- packed show with reviews of The Lady and The Tramp on Disney Plus featuring an interview with Janelle Monae, The Report, Charlie’s Angels, Ford v Ferrari and Scandalous doc about The National Enquirer. About the Show: Presented…
Apple TV Plus’ Mark Duplass, The Kingmaker and Motherless Brooklyn – The Curvy Critic Ep. 85
Nov 4, 2019 • 43 min
The Curvy Critic weighs in on the debut of streaming service Apple TV Plus, reviews of Motherless Brooklyn, The Kingmaker, Honey Boy PLUS interview with Harriet Tubman’s Great-Great Grandniece Tina Martin Wyatt and The Morning Show’s Mark Duplass. About…
Terminator: Dark Fate, Harriet, Burden and The Irishman – The Curvy Critic Ep. 84
Oct 28, 2019 • 46 min
The Curvy Critic and her Guest Co-Host Angelique Jacksons reviews Burden, The Irishman, Terminator: Dark Fate Harriet PLUS an exclusive interview with Harriet Director Kasi Lemmons. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla…
The Lighthouse, The Painted Bird and The Mandalorian – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 83
Oct 21, 2019 • 38 min
The Curvy Critic reviews The Lighthouse, The Painted Bird, The Laundromat and The Addams Family PLUS news about The Mandalorian on Disney Plus! About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL's #1…
Jojo Rabbit, Maleficent, Black and Blue – The Curvy Critic Ep. 82
Oct 14, 2019 • 37 min
Episode Description: The Curvy Critic reviews Jojo Rabbit, Disney’s Maleficent, Deon Taylor’s Black and Blue PLUS sneak peak into NBC-TV’s Big Crossover Tuesday Night Lineup of NBC Chicago Med, NBC Chicago PD and NBC Chicago Fire. About the Show:…
Abominable, Judy, Joker and Yvette Nicole Brown – The Curvy Critic Ep. 80
Sep 30, 2019 • 42 min
The Curvy Critic reviews Joker and the controversy surrounding it, Renee Zellweger’s career comeback in JUDY, adorable animated Dreamworks feature Abominable and Yvette Nicole Brown is here celebrating The Curvy Critic 80th show. Brown also will chat…
Downton Abbey, Ad Astra and JUDY - The Curvy Critic - Episode 79
Sep 23, 2019 • 27 min
The Curvy Critic reviews the beloved British drama Downton Abbey, Brad Pitts Daddy issues in Ad Astra, Renee Zellwegger’s astounding performance in JUDY ad sneak peek of Ryan Michelle Bathe’s First Wives Club BET Plus Interview. About the Show: Presented…
Ryan Michelle Bathe - The Curvy Critic Ep. 78
Sep 20, 2019 • 39 min
The Curvy Critic sits down with Ryan Michelle Bathe to celebrate the premiere of First Wives Club! About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals,…
JLo Oscar Buzz for Hustlers, Harriet’s Cynthia Erivo and The Goldfinch - The Curvy Critic Ep. 77
Sep 16, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic sits down with Harriet stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Director Kasi Lemmons, speaks on TIFF Oscar Buzz for Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix and Jennifer Lopez with reviews on Hustlers and The Goldfinch. About the Show:…
LIVE from TIFF - The Curvy Critic - Episode 76
Sep 9, 2019 • 25 min
The Curvy Critic is LIVE from TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) with reviews of Just Mercy, The Painted Bird, Honey Boy, Dolemite, I Am Woman and a sneak peek interview from the press conference of A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood discuss. For…
IT Chapter Two, Official Secrets, Linda Ronstadt and TIFF––The Curvy Critic Ep. 75
Sep 2, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic reviews IT Chapter Two, Official Secrets, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice, D23 recap and exclusive preview of the Toronto International Film Festival including Judy, Joker, Just Mercy, Clemency, Harriet, Dolemite Is My Name and A…
Disney’s D23, Miles Davis and Angel Has Fallen – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 74
Aug 25, 2019 • 27 min
The Curvy Critic gives you the skinny on Disney’s D23, Labor Day Picks and Angel Has Fallen. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news!…
Brittany Runs a Marathon’s Jillian Bell + Hair Love’s Peter Ramsey & Matthew Cherry – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 72
Aug 19, 2019 • 46 min
The Curvy Critic sits down with Jillian Bell about training for her film Brittany Runs a Marathon PLUS Hair Love’s Executive Producer Peter Ramsey and Director Matthew Cherry about gender norms, black hair and chocolaticity in animation, 80 th Anniversary…
Angry Birds 2, Sterling K Brown, Good Boys, Brian Banks – The Curvy Critic Ep. 72
Aug 12, 2019 • 42 min
Wow!!! It’s a week of super inspiring films Brian Banks, Hair Love, Blinded By the Light, Angry Birds 2 and more PLUS Winners of AAFCA’s Inagural TV Awards and Interview with Sterling K. Brown @thecurvycritic @bhloline Presented by Black Hollywood Live,…
Hobbs and Shaw, Dora and The Lost City of Gold and One Child Nation – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 71
Aug 5, 2019 • 46 min
The Curvy Critic reviews the latest Fast and Furious – Hobbs and Shaw, Julianne Moore in After The Wedding, Dora and The Lost City of Gold, The Peanut Butter Falcon and The Art of Racing in The Rain PLUS Cannes Palm D’Or documentary For Sama Presented by…
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, LUCE and 35 Years of Purple Rain with Prince – The Curvy Critic Ep. 70
Jul 29, 2019 • 46 min
The Curvy Critic celebrates 35 th Anniversary of Purple Rain, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood and Interview with LUCE Director Julius Onah and Star Kelvin Harrison, Jr with Guest Co-Host Angelique Jackson from Variety. Presented by Black…
Comic Con, Quentin Tarantino Retro and Guest Host Variety’s Angelique Jackson – The Curvy Critic Ep. 69
Jul 22, 2019 • 47 min
The Curvy Critic is joined by Guest Host Angelique Jackson from Variety to discuss Comic Con 2019 Highlights, Quentin Tarantino film in preparation for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Release and Mike Wallace Is Here Documentary Review Presented by Black…
The Lion King and Florence Kasumba – The Curvy Critic Ep. 68
Jul 15, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic reviews The Lion King featuring an exclusive interview with Florence Kasumba (Shenzi) PLUS Director Yu Gu chats about her documentary A Woman’s Work: The NFL Cheerleading Problem Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla…
The Farewell and Halle Bailey as Ariel – The Curvy Critic Ep. 67
Jul 8, 2019 • 35 min
The Curvy Critic reviews The Farewell featuring an exclusive interview with Director Lulu Wang, interview with Blue Notes Records Doc Director Sophie Huber PLUS controversy over Disney casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the Live Action of The Little…
Spiderman: Far From Home, Yesterday and Guest Host Collider’s Perri Nemiroff – The Curvy Critic Ep. 66
Jul 1, 2019 • 46 min
Collider’s Perri Nemiroff joins The Curvy Critic for a Spiderman Restrospective, Spiderman: Far From Home and Yesterday Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals,…
Toy Story 4, Toni Morrison and AFI Docs Wrap – The Curvy Critic Ep. 65
Jun 24, 2019 • 41 min
The Curvy Critic reviews Toy Story 4, Maiden, and the AFI Doc Wrap! Join us today to talk all about it! Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops,…
MIB: International, Being Frank and Emanuel – The Curvy Critic Ep. 64
Jun 17, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic reviews Men In Black: International, Indie Films Being Frank and Emanuel – PLUS sneak peek of AFI DOCs Film Festival featuring interview with Filmmakers Smriti Mundra, Sami Khan and St. Louis Superman- Representative Bruce Franks, Jr.…
Shaft’s Tim Story, Tichina Arnold and Legendary Ron Howard on Pavarotti – The Curvy Critic Ep. 63
Jun 10, 2019 • 45 min
The Curvy Critic interviews the legendary Ron Howard about his documentary on Pavarotti, Tim Story about the evolution of Shaft and Tichina Arnold about her role in The Last Black Man in San Francisco Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla…
Did Taron Egerton Soar as Rocketman, MA, Late Night and Variety’s Angelique Jackson – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 62
Jun 3, 2019 • 40 min
The Curvy Critic is joined by Guest Co-Host – Variety’s Angelique Jackson where they chat about the anticipated rock musical flick Rocketman, Taron Egerton’s singing, Octavia Spencer giving Black Misery in MA, as well as, Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson in…
Did Aladdin Leave Us Speechless, When They See Us and Variety’s Angelique Jackson – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 61
May 27, 2019 • 48 min
The Curvy Critic is joined by Guest Co-Host – Variety’s Angelique Jackson where they chat about the $107 Million Dollar success of Aladdin, Ava Duvernay’s When They Us, the unexpected demise of The Chi’s Jason Mitchell and Jakob Dylan’s Echo in The Canyon…
Olivia Wilde’s Tattoo, The Souvenir and Trial By Fire – – The Curvy Critic Ep. 60
May 20, 2019 • 42 min
It’s episode 60 of The Curvy Critic who is celebrating by chatting with Booksmart Director Olivia Wilde about high school, Dan Fogelman and being a first-time director. PLUS!!! Reviews of The Souvenir, The Sun is Also a Star and Trial by Fire. Presented…
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, Tolkien and Guest Co-Host Sharronda Williams - The Curvy Critic Ep. 59
May 13, 2019 • 39 min
Today, The Curvy Critic is chatting about Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, Tolkien, POMS, Wine Country, The Hustle, Ask Dr. Ruth, All is True with Guest Co-Host Sharronda Williams. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel…
Longshot, The Intruder and Star Trek with Scott Mantz - The Curvy Critic Ep. 58
May 6, 2019 • 49 min
Today, The Curvy Critic is chatting about Longshot, The Intruder, Mean Girls and Star Trek Anniversaries with Veteran Critic – Scott Mantz Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy…
Avengers: Endgame with Wendy Lee Szany – The Curvy Critic Ep. 57
Apr 29, 2019 • 46 min
Today, The Curvy Critic and Wendy Lee Szany are chatting Avengers: Endgame with Marvel Cinematic Universe Expert Wendy Lee Szany Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy Critic is…
Sean Patrick Thomas and The Case of LaLlorba – The Curvy Critic Ep. 56
Apr 21, 2019 • 50 min
Today on Black To, Carla Renata is joined by Sean Patrick Thomas to chat about his role in The Case of LaLlorna Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside…
Fosse/Verdon with Valarie Pettiford – The Curvy Critic Ep. 55
Apr 14, 2019 • 46 min
Today, The Curvy Critic is chatting all things Fosse/Verdon with Fosse Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The Curvy Critic is BHL’s #1 inside source for…
Regina Hall, Peterloo’s Mike Leigh, Emmy Nominee Kevin Spirtas & Guest Host Jasmine Simpkins – The Curvy Critic Ep. 54
Apr 8, 2019 • 45 min
Today, The Curvy Critic is joined by Guest Host Hip Hollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins to chat with Emmy Nominee Kevin Spirtas about his After Forever web series. PLUS reviews! Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Jordan Peele Retrospective Get Out, Us and The Twilight Zone – The Curvy Critic Ep. 53
Apr 1, 2019 • 46 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata and Guest Co-Host Valerie Complex discuss the impact Jordan Peele is having on Hollywood and Horror. PLUS reviews of Dumbo and The Highwaymen. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott…
Steve Bannon on The Brink, Diane and Mustang’s Laure’ de Clermont-Tonnerre – The Curvy Critic Ep. 52
Mar 24, 2019 • 38 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla reviews the Steve Bannon documentary The Brink, Diane and interviews with The Mustang’s Laure’ de Clermont-Tonnerre and Matthis Schoenaerts. Plus a look back at the Movieversaries of Norma Rae and Some Like it Hot. Presented…
SXSW Recap, Out For Blood in Silicon Valley and US – The Curvy Critic Ep. 51
Mar 18, 2019 • 35 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata and Guest Co-Host Kathia Woods recaps favs from SXSW Film Festival including Jordan Peele’s US, Princess of The Row, Finding Steve McQueen, The Hummingbird Project and interview with The Mustang’s Laure’ de Clermont…
SXSW Sneak Peek with Jordan Peele’s US and CAPTAIN MARVEL – The Curvy Critic Ep. 50
Mar 11, 2019 • 41 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata and Co-Host Scott Menzel give you a sneak peek look into the SXSW Film Festival including the anticipated release of Jodean Peele’s US and review of CAPTAIN MARVEL. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by…
Madea’s Family Funeral’s Quin Walters, Apollo 11’s Todd Douglas Miller – The Curvy Critic Ep. 49
Mar 4, 2019 • 41 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata chats with one of the stars of Madea’s Family Funeral – Quin Walters and Apollo 11 Director Todd Douglas Miller, as well as breaking down the hit or miss factor for this week’s releases GRETA, TRANSIT and The Wedding…
Alita: Battle Angel, Nelson Coates and Oscar Predictions – The Curvy Critic Ep. 48
Feb 18, 2019 • 39 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata and Scott Menzel discuss Alita: Battle Angel, interview with Crazy Rich Asians Production Designer – Nelson Coates and predictions for the Oscars Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott…
A Star is Born’s Shangela, FX Pose’s Indya Moore & What Men Want - The Curvy Critic
Feb 11, 2019 • 41 min
Today, The Curvy Critic, Carla Renata and Scott Menzel chat with A Star is Born’s Shangela aka DJ Pierce, Indya Moore from Pose on FX, as well as, Everybody Knows, and Amazon Prime Lorena Docuseries review. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by…
Sag Awards, Sundance and I AM THE NIGHT - The Curvy Critic
Feb 3, 2019 • 46 min
Today, The Curvy Critic discussed favorites from the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, winners from the SAG Awards and TNT’s limited thriller series I AM THE NIGHT. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Regina King Chats About Black Love on Beale Street and Her First Oscar Nomination
Jan 27, 2019 • 6 min
BHL Host The Curvy Critic aka Carla Renata discusses Black Love in If Beale Street Could talk with Regina King and about her first Oscar Nominations Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, The…
Did GLASS shatter the box office, No Host At The Oscars, & Sundance Update – The Curvy Critic Ep. 43
Jan 21, 2019 • 42 min
Today, The Curvy Critic and Co-Host Scott Menzel discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s GLASS, No Host for the Oscars, Nomination Predictions and Hot Tickets for 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla…
BAFTA, Critic’s Choice and The Upside with Guest Host Brooke Obie – The Curvy Critic Ep. 41
Jan 14, 2019 • 47 min
Today on our first The Curvy Critic episode for 2019, Scott Menzel is attending the Critics’ Choice Awards, but Host Carla Renata is joined by Guest Host Blavity’s Brooke Obie to discuss picks for BAFTA and Critics Choice along with a review of the Kevin…
Black Tomatoes 2018 Wrap-Up with Guest Host KJ Matthews - Black Tomatoes Ep. 41
Dec 16, 2018 • 57 min
Today on the final episode Black Tomatoes for 2018, Carla Renata and Scott Menzel are joined by Guest Host KJ Matthews for a 2018 round-up of films including VICE, If Beale Street Could Talk, Mary Poppins Returns, Destroyer, Cold War, The Ballad of Buster…
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse & Golden Globes with Phillipe Boutte, Jr. – Black Tomatoes Ep. 40
Dec 9, 2018 • 47 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata and Scott Menzel are joined by Guest Host Phillip Boutte, Jr. to chat about The Golden Globes, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse and designing costume concepts for mega-hit The Black Panther . Presented by Black…
Is Creed II Rocky’s Best? Vox Lux & Ben is Back – Black Tomatoes Episode 39
Dec 3, 2018 • 46 min
WERE BACK!!! @scottmendelson is our special Guest Co Host! Awards Season is upon us, so check out what we ALL have to say about it Host Carla Renata, Co-Host Scott Menzel and Guest Co-Host Scott Mendelson chat about Creed II, Vox Lux, Ben is Back, Gotham…
Is Green Book a White Savior Flick? Ralph Breaks The Internet & More
Nov 19, 2018 • 55 min
JHost Carla Renata and Co-Host Scott Menzel chat about Green Book, , Ralph Breaks The Internet and The Favourite on Episode 38 of Black Tomatoes. Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
The Grinch, The Front Runner, AFI Fest and Guest Host Tre’Vell Anderson
Nov 12, 2018 • 46 min
Join Carla Renata and Co-Host Scott Menzel as they chat with Vox Lux and Colette Producer Gary Michael Walters on Episode 35 of Black Tomatoes Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Boy Erased, Bohemian Rhapsody, Nutcracker & the Four Realms
Nov 5, 2018 • 40 min
Join Carla Renata and Co-Host Scott Menzel as they chat with Vox Lux and Colette Producer Gary Michael Walters on Episode 35 of Black Tomatoes Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Vox Lux and Colette Producer Gary Michael Walters
Oct 29, 2018 • 54 min
Join Carla Renata and Co-Host Scott Menzel as they chat with Vox Lux and Colette Producer Gary Michael Walters on Episode 35 of Black Tomatoes Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Suspiria, Oh Her Shoulders and Guest Host Joelle Monique – Black Tomatoes Ep. 34
Oct 22, 2018 • 38 min
Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, Black Tomatoes is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news! Scott Menzel is away, but Black…
Halloween, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, What They Had
Oct 15, 2018 • 41 min
Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, Black Tomatoes is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news! Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata…
First Man, The Oath and Beautiful Boy
Oct 8, 2018 • 45 min
Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, Black Tomatoes is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news! Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata…
Scott Mantz guests! A Star is Born, Monsters and Men, & More
Oct 1, 2018 • 43 min
Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, Black Tomatoes is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news! Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata…
TIFF Roundup, with Erica Ash and Jasmine Simpkins
Sep 24, 2018 • 40 min
Hosts Carla Renata and Scott Menzel are joined by Guest Host Jasmine Simpkins along with Special Guest Erica Dash to roundup TIFF, chate Uncle Drew Blu-ray release and so much more!! About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The…
Lady Gaga, LIzzie and TIFF Recap – Black Tomatoes Ep. 29
Sep 16, 2018 • 21 min
About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of WeLiveEntertainment, Black Tomatoes is BHL’s #1 inside source for film releases, festivals, insider scoops, and news! BHL and Black Tomatoes…
Oscar Isaac in Operation Finale and KIN – Black Tomatoes Ep. 28
Sep 2, 2018 • 45 min
Carla Renata and Guest Co-Host Xavier J. Thomas chat about KIN, Operation Finale and the 25th Anniversary of The Five Heartbeats BHL Hosts Carla Renata and Scott Menzel have interviews with the casts of Superfly and Papillon, as well as, reviews on…
Papillon, The Happytime Murders, Searching & Support The Girls – Black Tomatoes Ep. 27
Aug 26, 2018 • 50 min
BHL Hosts Carla Renata and Scott Menzel have interviews with the casts of Superfly and Papillon, as well as, reviews on Searching, Support The Girls and The Happytime Murders. Also discussing the 76th Anniversary of Casablanca and the Indie/Streaming Pick…
Crazy Rich Asians, Mile 22, & Hulu’s Minding The Gap – Black Tomatoes Ep. 26
Aug 18, 2018 • 30 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss the phenomenon of Crazy Rich Asians, Mark Wahlberg’s Mile 22 and Hulu’s Minding The Gap. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy…
Die Hard 30th Anniversary with Reginal VelJohnson – Black Tomatoes Ep. 25
Aug 12, 2018 • 42 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel and Special Guest – Reginald VelJohnson to celebrate 30th Anniversary of Die Hard and 25 episodes of Black Tomatoes. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted…
Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman & Disney’s Christopher Robin – Black Tomatoes Ep. 24
Aug 5, 2018 • 47 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss the Disney’s Christopher Robin and Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott…
Comic Con, Teen Titans Go! To The Movies & Guest Host Jessie Maltin – Black Tomatoes Ep. 23
Jul 29, 2018 • 54 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her co-host Scott Menzel and Special Guest Host - Jessie Maltin to recap Comic Con, MI: Fallout and Teen Titans Go! To The Movies. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The…
Equalizer 2, Blindspotting & LA Times Tre’Vell Anderson – Black Tomatoes Ep. 22
Jul 21, 2018 • 47 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by Guest Co-Host Tre’Vell Anderson to discuss Film Critic Diversity Skyscraper, Blindspotting, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! And McQueen documentary. About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and…
Omar Epps, Skyscraper, Mission Impossible, Eighth Grade & Hotel Transylvania – Black Tomatoes Ep. 21
Jul 15, 2018 • 50 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Skyscraper, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Eighth Grade & Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, along with a special visit from Traffik & Shooter Star Omar Epps. About…
Boots Riley’s Isn’t Sorry To Bother You, Ant-Man and The Wasp and Whitney – Black Tomatoes Ep. 20
Jul 8, 2018 • 44 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by guest cohost Albert Lawrence to discuss the controversial Boots Riley flick Sorry to Bother You, Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp and Whitey Documentary About the Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and…
Tiffany Haddish’s Uncle Drew, Jessica Chastain and Three Identical Strangers – Black Tomatoes Ep. 19
Jul 1, 2018 • 47 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Superfly reboot, Incredibles 2 and TAG. About The Show: Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Uncle Drew, Jessica…
Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom Hits $150M, Damsel and AFI DOCS – Black Tomatoes Ep. 18
Jun 24, 2018 • 45 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Superfly reboot, Incredibles 2 and TAG. About The Show: Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Jurrassic World: Fallen…
Superfly Returns, Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2, & Jeremy Renner Plays TAG – Black Tomatoes Ep. 17
Jun 17, 2018 • 17 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Superfly reboot, Incredibles 2 and TAG. About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Ocean’s 8 Stylish Heist & Hereditary Horror – Black Tomatoes Ep. 16
Jun 10, 2018 • 26 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss the stylish heist of Ocean’s 8 with all-female cast, Toni Collette and hit horror flick Hereditary, Mr. Rogers revisited in Won’t You Be My Neighbor, Wounded and Wanted…
Adrift Sails Smoothly and American Animals – Black Tomatoes Ep. 15
Jun 3, 2018 • 38 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Shailene Woodley’s Sailor Skills in Adrift and Festival Favorite American Animals. About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic…
Han Solo Returns plus the Best & Worst Films Released on Memorial Day Weekend – Black Tomatoes Ep.14
May 27, 2018 • 26 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata aka The Curvy Critic is joined by her co-host Scott Menzel of We Live Entertainment to discuss Solo: A Star Wars Story with some spoilers as well as the best and worst films released during Memorial Day weekend. About…
Book Club VS Deadpool 2 at the Box Office While Han Solo Plans his Comeback – Black Tomatoes Ep. 13
May 20, 2018 • 19 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata aka The Curvy Critic is joined by her co-host Scott Menzel of We Live Entertainment to discuss several new releases including Deadpool 2, Book Club, Show Dogs, and Solo: A Star Wars Story. About The Show: Presented by…
Melissa McCarthy’s Mother’s Day Life of The Party and Breaking In – Black Tomatoes Ep. 12
May 13, 2018 • 45 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Melissa McCarthy’s Mother’s Day Life Of The Party and Gabrielle Union’s Breaking In! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic…
Tully, Overboard and Bad Samaritan – Black Tomatoes Ep. 11
May 6, 2018 • 37 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Tully’ impact on Motherhood, Overboard reboot and Bad Samaritan. About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott…
10 Years of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War Spoiler Review – Black Tomatoes Ep. 10
Apr 29, 2018 • 52 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata aka The Curvy Critic is joined by her co-host Scott Menzel of We Live Entertainment to discuss the 10th year anniversary of Marvel Studios and partake in an in-depth and spoiler filled review of Avengers: Infinity…
I Feel Pretty Backlash, Scarface Returns at Tribeca, Deon Taylor’s Traffik – Black Tomatoes Ep. 9
Apr 22, 2018 • 42 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Backlash over Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty, Scarface and Pacino Pacino retrun to Tribeca Film Festival and Deon Taylor’s Traffik. About The Show: Presented by Black…
The Rock Goes on a Rampage, Lucy Hale Plays Truth or Dare & More – Black Tomatoes Ep. 8
Apr 15, 2018 • 48 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata aka The Curvy Critic is joined by her co-host Scott Menzel of We Live Entertainment to discuss this weekend’s box office and the latest film releases including Rampage and Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare. This week’s…
Joaquin Phoenix is Really HERE! Roxanne Roxanne and Netflix – Black Tomatoes
Apr 8, 2018 • 39 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to A Quiet Place’s box office, and Joaquin Phoenix’s great new film, Roxanne Roxanne, and Netflix! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic…
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, Easter Picks, Movieversaries & More! – Black Tomatoes Ep. 6
Apr 1, 2018 • 45 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, Easter Picks and Movieversaries for Beetlejuice, Planet of the Apes and 2001: A Space Odyssey! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live,…
Ready Player One, The Best & Worst of Spielberg, John Boyega & Pacific Rim 2 – Black Tomatoes Ep. 5
Mar 25, 2018 • 46 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is sadly out this week but stepping in for her is Kit Bowen of Screen Picks. Scott Menzel will host this week’s episode and will discuss Ready Player One, The Best and Worst of Steven Spielberg, Pacific Rim, and a few…
SXSW Hot Scoop, Claire Foy is Unsane & Tombraider A New Superhero – Black Tomatoes Ep.4
Mar 18, 2018 • 40 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Wrinkle in Time, Gringo, Thoroughbreds and Red Sparrow! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel…
Ava Duvernay, A Wrinkle in Time’s $100 Million Dollar Director & More! – Black Tomatoes Ep. 3
Mar 11, 2018 • 25 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Wrinkle in Time, Gringo, Thoroughbreds and Red Sparrow! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel…
Is Oscar Curse Real & More Oscar Predictions – Black Tomatoes Ep. 2
Mar 4, 2018 • 23 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss The Oscar Curse and more Oscar Predictions for 2018! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy Critic Carla Renata and Scott Menzel of…
Black Panther Shatters Box Office & Oscar Predictions – Black Tomatoes Ep. 1
Feb 25, 2018 • 43 min
Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by her cohost Scott Menzel to discuss Black Panther’s Box Office records, Upcoming events at SXSW, and Oscar Predictions for 2018! About The Show: Presented by Black Hollywood Live, and hosted by The Curvy…