Trailer Park | Grown Ups 2

3 04 2013

Grown-Ups-2-Movie-Poster

Here is the second trailer for the comedy sequel, Grown Ups 2. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Grown Ups

25 06 2010

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

Lackluster comedy is mostly an SNL buddy reunion
Five childhood friends relive their glory days with mixed results in the lackluster Saturday Night Live buddy reunion comedy, “Grown Ups.” While the film has few funny moments, this story relies too much on juvenile antics that ultimately undercut its sappy message. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

27 04 2010

by Kam Williams

This alternately hilarious and enlightening documentary is designed to pay homage to the trailblazing pioneers of black comedians while simultaneously recounting the evolution of the art form in light of the prevailing African-American political and cultural experience. The film was directed by Robert Townsend who compiled a most impressive cast to contribute to the project via a combination of present-day interviews and archival footage, including the posthumous performances and reflections of such late great entertainers as Redd Foxx, Moms Mabley, Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson, Mantan Moreland, Stepin’ Fetchit, Bernie Mac and Robin Harris. Read the rest of this entry »





FilmGordon Radio | 4.15.10

15 04 2010

It’s Tax Day 2010, we prove once again that there’s nothing more certain than Death, Taxes and . . . movies! On the latest episode of “Keeping It Reel” with FilmGordon we talk “Treme,” “The Ones That Got Away” with James Hill and count them SIX movie reviews of films in theater tomorrow! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | Death at a Funeral

15 04 2010

Here is a gallery for producer and star Chris Rock’s remake of the 2007 British dark comedy, “Death at a Funeral.” Read the rest of this entry »





Precious Dominates Image Awards

27 02 2010

A year ago, newly-elected President Barack Obama dominated the NAACP Image Awards. But this go-round, the movie “Precious” enjoyed that honor, walking away with a half-dozen trophies in the movie categories, including Best Picture, Director (Lee Daniels), Independent Film, Actress (Gabby Sidibe), Supporting Actress (Mo’Nique) and Screenplay (Geoffrey Fletcher). As for television, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne proved the voters’ favorite, netting four awards. Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park – Spring Edition

27 01 2010


After a record-breaking year at the box-office, even in these difficult economic times the movie industry is booming. With the awards season winding down and the summer movie season months away, we have featured a host of trailers previewing some exciting new films. Read the rest of this entry »