Tag Archives: Film

Pen’s Flicks: My Christmas Inn + A Gingerbread Romance

A Gingerbread Romance

Dear Pennies & Pens, So somehow, some way, Hallmark heard our cry for diversity. And so, in 2018, they released several films starring people of color. My Christmas Inn was one of those movies. Starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict, My Christmas Inn tells the story of Jen Taylor, a busy corporate creative up who is up for […]

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Pen’s Flicks: The Holiday Calendar

The Holiday Calendar

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few weeks ago, while on FaceTime with Renee Francois — ISLP’s Associate Editor and Producer, she told me about one of Netflix’s newest films, The Holiday Calendar. The Holiday Calendar stars Kat Graham and Quincy Brown. Renee was gushing over how cute and sweet the movie is. I was surprised […]

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Pen’s Flicks: 5 Traditionally White Roles that Idris Elba Should Play

Dear Pennies & Pens, Okay so it’s no secret that Idris Elba is a major panty dropper. Like everywhere that man goes there’s probably a panty pile behind him. It’s most likely like when the lady threw her panties on stage at Steve Harvey during The Kings of Comedy. Yup, that’s how I see it. […]

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Pen’s Flicks: Melissa’s Favorite Christmas Movies

Jingle All The Way

Dear Pennies & Pens, I love Christmas, especially Christmas movies! Like most Christmas movies, you can usually find me singing the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” around the holidays. Christmas is truly a special time of year, you get to see family and friends, eat delicious food, and best of all […]

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Pennies & Pens Presents HIDDEN FIGURES

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am pleased to announce the launch of Pennies & Pens Club as well as our inaugural event, Pennies and Pens Presents HIDDEN FIGURES. For this exclusive event, we will be meeting up to see HIDDEN FIGURES. Afterwards, we are going to head to Kona Grill for Reverse Happy Hour (9-11pm) so […]

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Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD

#MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger Inked by LoudPen (Photo credit: Megan Weaver)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to officially announce the release of #MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger. I am SO excited right now! I honestly cannot believe this moment has come. I started writing the book in September and it is finally complete and available for […]

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Pen.Style: Get Clueless Inspired Looks from MRP for less than $20

Clueless Movie Poster (Image Found on Google)

This post contains affiliate links Dear Pennies & Pens, For as long as I can remember, I have loved the movie Clueless! It’s such an iconic film as far as fashion, style, and beauty. Not to mention all the quotable lines from the film. For a movie released in 1995, it is still such a […]

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Press Pen: Idris Elba Releases Short Film For Pepsi’s Beats of the Beautiful Game

Idris Elba Directing Short Film for Pepsi's Beats of the Beautiful Game (Photo courtesy of Ketchum Sports & Entertainment)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Ever since I saw American Gangster and Daddy’s Little Girls with Idris Elba, I have believed in his talent as an actor. However, Idris has recently taken on a new role of writer and director as evidenced in the newly released short film, “Unstoppable” for Pepsi’s Beats of the Beautiful Game. […]

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Pen’s Flicks: 5 Classic Romantic Comedies

Love Jones Film Cover (Image from Google)

Dear Pennies & Pens, To say that I am a fan of romantic comedies is an understatement. I am OBSESSED with romantic comedies. Most of the time, it’s all I watch. So today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite romantic comedies. These movies are classic not just because they were made some […]

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Pen’s Flicks: 5 Fresh New Films

Not Another Happy Ending (Image from Google)

Dear Pennies & Pens, For as long as I can remember, I have always loved movies. It’s always been a big tradition in my family to go to the movies and watch movies together as a family. I’m the type of person who can quote every line of their favorite movie. But lately, it seems […]

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