The Fall Movie Preview

10 09 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

As the dog days of summer come to an end, the big-budget blockbusters begin to make way for more serious, award-caliber fare. But for the first time in a decade, there are no fall releases garnering awards buzz that showcase Black actors. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | The Expendables

13 08 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

In a year of big films, Sylvester Stallone’s latest threatens to dwarf them all with sheer action star power. His all-star extravaganza, “The Expendables” may not be the best film of the summer but this supercharged story literally dripping with testosterone easily is the most fun!

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Reel Shorts | The Other Guys

6 08 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Over the past 25 years, no genre has been exhausted more than buddy cop comedies. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg prove that you can’t judge a familiar book by its cover in the highly entertaining comedy, “The Other Guys.” Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Cop Out

16 07 2010

Morgan and Willis’ Crude Cop Comedy Comes to DVD
Directed by Kevin Smith, this mismatched partners comedy stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as NYPD detectives, with the former playing a wily veteran in contrast to the latter’s more mercurial, trash-talking village idiot. We learn that despite seemingly incompatible personas, Jimmy Monroe (Willis) and Paul Hodges (Morgan) have somehow been sharing the same police cruiser for nine years. Read the rest of this entry »





First Look | Kane & Lynch

14 05 2010

The first image for the upcoming Jamie Foxx and Bruce Willis action thriller, “Kane & Lynch” has surfaced from the Cannes film festival. Adapted from the Eidos Entertainment video game, the film will begin shooting in August. Read the rest of this entry »





Morgan Cops Out Again!

26 03 2010

One month after co-starring with Bruce Willis in “Cop Out,” Tracy Morgan is in negotiations for another role in blue in the police thriller, “Son of No One. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Tracy Morgan

26 02 2010

Brooklyn-born Tracy Morgan started out in showbiz in his teens, doing standup until he was invited to join Saturday Night Live’s ensemble cast in 1996. During his seven seasons on SNL, the colorful comedian played such memorable characters as Brian Fellows, Astronaut Jones and Woodrow while also doing impersonations of everyone from Al Sharpton to Star Jones to Aretha  Franklin. Recently, Tracy is co-starring opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin on the Emmy-winning NBC series “30 Rock.” Read the rest of this entry »








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