Sundance Film Fest | Closing Night Film

21 01 2011

Next week’s closing night film at the Sundance Film Festival is the gritty crime drama, Son of No One. Based on the Dito Montiel book, the plot revolves around a cop who is tortured for a long-unsolved 25-year old murder. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | The Other Guys

6 08 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet 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 »

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 »

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 »