Okayplayer’s 10 Best Films Of 2021

From sequels to beloved '90s horror movie franchises to documentaries that uncovered an important historical moment in Black American music,… Read More

December 24, 2021

Janicza Bravo Loved ‘Zola’ When It First Hit Twitter. Here’s How She Brought It To The Big Screen [Interview]

Janicza Bravo, the director of Zola, spoke with Okayplayer about the aesthetic influences of the film, casting Taylour Paige as the… Read More

July 9, 2021

‘Zola’ Is More Than A Twitter Thread Come To Life — It’s A Critique Of Whiteness

Zola, which is inspired by the infamous viral Twitter thread from 2015, is at its best when exploring its white… Read More

June 30, 2021

‘Zola’ Movie Based On Viral 2015 Twitter Thread Gets First Trailer

Zola premiered at last year's Sundance Film Festival. Zola, a film based on a viral 2015 Twitter thread made by A'Ziah… Read More

March 31, 2021

Check Out the First Teaser Trailer for Twitter Thread-Inspired ‘Zola’

Actress Taylour Paige makes her silver screen debut as the titular character Zola. Five years ago, a Twitter thread from… Read More

August 6, 2020