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Television,Recap

'Being Mary Jane' Season 4, Episode 11 Recap: "Feeling Raw"

Being Mary Jane is back, y’all! In the opening scene, as we approach Mary Jane (Gabrielle Union)’s abode, she’s having a great deal of fun except…the person getting her off is not the person she is actually making love to. Is this no, no, no or is it yes, yes, yes?! Mary Jane is thinking about Justin (Michael Ealy) while doing it with Lee (Chiké Okonkwo). There’s nothing wrong with...

Film,Reviews

Review: 'Girls Trip' hits the ball out of the park

Director Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man Holiday, Barbershop: The Next Cut) and his cast have hit the ball out of the park with Girls Trip, a movie we all didn’t know we’ve been waiting for! Girls Trip is simply comedy filmmaking at its funniest and finest and anyone who sees it as part of their summer fun (or anytime thereafter) should count themselves very lucky. Despite Lee’s excellent...

Film,Interviews

Interview: Malcolm D. Lee talks the ins and outs of directing 'Girls Trip'

“Soon after Best Man Holiday came out, [Producer] Will Packer called me. We were trying to figure out a movie to do together and a way to work together," says Malcolm D. Lee. He continues, "He called me and he pitched me the idea of women just like men going on a trip, behaving badly, getting away with it.” The Queens, New York-born 47-year-old filmmaker was excited at that idea. “I...

Television

Recapping 'Queen Sugar' Episode 201 - 'After the Winter'

The episode opens with Nova and a gorgeous blonde guy who obviously spent the previous night with her. He likes her, she wants to keep it casual. She lets him down gently. Charley, adorned in power suit, makes her case before potential financial backers for Queen Sugar mill. Charley is thrilled that they appear to love the idea until she realizes that they think her ex, Davis is her...

Film

LAFF Review: 'Roller Dreams' Is an Incredible Historic Document

About eleven months before John F. Kennedy was assassinated, the newly installed Governor of Alabama gave one of the most infamous speeches in American history. In his fiery inaugural address, George Wallace, a former Attorney General and Judge declared, “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” This was during the height, and at the heart of the Civil Rights...