The coronavirus pandemic stole loads of fun from our everyday lives, especially for couples. The merry summer beaches, the exciting park walks, or the romantic cinema evenings are fast becoming distant 2019 memories. Painful right?
No doubt, being stuck with your other half all day can get even the most bubbling relationships dehydrated of fun. But the good news is that this is not 1645! At least we still have TVs or gadgets to enjoy some amazing movies.
Let the cinemas rest a bit. There are fantastic black romance movies that you can watch with your partner right at home that could transform that dreary Valentine’s Day evening into a love-steaming night.
Here are five black romance movies to juice up your relationship this Valentine’s day weekend.
Beyond the Lights (2014)
If you have not heard about Beyond the Lights, then there is valid cause to doubt your Blackness. This is undoubtedly one of the most exciting Black American romantic drama films Hollywood can boast of.
Written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, this movie stars Minnie Driver, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Danny Glover, and celebrated rapper Machine Gun Kelly.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, starring as a successful singer, Noni, has her musical career bearing down on her, with a financially crazed mother and label chopping a massive chunk of her happiness and originality.