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 »

Reel Shorts | Cop Out

26 02 2010

Despite featuring action-hero icon Bruce Willis and funnyman Tracy Morgan, director Kevin Smith’s latest film, “Cop Out” feels like just that. This generic and average story will entertain you briefly but breaks no new comedic ground and is nothing you haven’t seen in over two dozen previous buddy cop comedies. Read the rest of this entry »

Morgan Finally Gets His Chance to Shine!

24 02 2010

After spending a couple days with funnyman, Tracy Morgan, you get the sense that he is like an overgrown kid in a man’s body whose unbridled joy and utter unpredictability make him a joy to be around. The recent Emmy nominee is set to make his big-screen debut opposite the iconic Bruce Willis in the buddy comedy, “Cop Out.” Read the rest of this entry »

Razzie Announce Nods for Year’s Worst Films!

2 02 2010

On the eve of the announcement of the year’s best films, the worst films of the year and decade took center stage with the announcement of this year’s Golden Rasperry Awards in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Talk | Nia Long

15 07 2009

It appears that the uneasy truce between actors and rapper/singers may again be threatened. The latest actor to speak out against “entertainment carpetbaggers” who challenges an “unnamed singer” to fall back and play her position. Read the rest of this entry »

Conversation with . . . Nicole Ari Parker

11 06 2009

After the conclusion of the popular long-running series, “Soul Food,” Nicole Ari Parker has slowly but surely begin to reemerge. Starring in the family comedy, “Imagine That,” Parker sat down with Kam Williams to talk about her marriage, the film and working with Eddie Murphy. Read the rest of this entry »

Razzies Have No “Love” for the “Guru!”

21 01 2009

Last year, Hollywood released an amazingly high slate of terribly bad films. Well today the film empire struck back as the the nominations for the 2009 Razzie Awards spotlighting the year’s worst films were announced. Leading the pack was the Mike Myers’ disaster, “The Love Guru.” Read the rest of this entry »

Black Film Classic | Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

13 07 2008

We hate to say we told you so, but the decline of a comic legend continues. Eddie Murphy’s new film, “Meet Dave” opened in seventh place with a paltry $5.3 million making it one of his worst opening weekends ever. Read the rest of this entry »