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Sisters Trailer


Maura and Jane have a lot of differences; Maura has a high-flying job at a hospital, though is recovering from a divorce and a little nervous when it comes to meeting other men, while Jane is, well, not. They're nonetheless the best sisters you could imagine and always bring out the best in each other. However, when they're parents call them back to their childhood home, they discover that it's been sold and they have to clean out the room they had as girls. Going through their old stuff brings back a lot of memories though, and Jane decides to encourage Maura to throw a huge neighborhood party before they have to leave. It's a time where they can re-connect to their teenage selves, hook up with some cute guys and get totally drunk. This is going to be messy.

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Jennifer Lopez Returns To The Bronx For 15th Anniversary Gig


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She really is still Jenny from the block. Fifteen years into her successful career, Jennifer Lopez returned to her home for her first ever concert in the Bronx Wednesday night. There’s a theme here – JLo has kept up her connection to the Bronx throughout her career, so what better time to return – or to make her debut – than the fifteenth anniversary of her first album On The 6. Fun fact – the album was named after the subway line that connected Lopez’ home to her big city dreams.

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With numerous costume changes, Lopez walked down memory lane back throughout her fifteen years on stage.

Now an international superstar, Lopez definitely returned in style, with a free, 90-minute concert at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park for State Farm's Neighborhood Sessions, featuring some amazing choreography, abundant pyrotechnics and several guest performers. Ja Rule, Fat Joe and French Montana all made appearances throughout the night, which was themed around Lopez’ Bronx-gone-Hollywood story.

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Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule - Jennifer Lopez performing at the State Farm Neighborhood Sessions held at Orchard beach in Pelham Bay Park, New York - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 4th June 2014

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Ja Rule Prison Hop: Rapper Ends Gun Sentence, Now Doing Time For Tax Charge


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Ja Rule’s prison sentence for illegal possession may well be over but the rapper headed straight from one sentence to another: this time for unpaid tax offences. Associated Press report that the platinum-selling rapper left his upstate New York prison yesterday morning (February 21, 2013) but headed straight back into federal custody, owing to a tax case that’s hanging over his head.

According to the report, Ja Rule was escorted from the Mid-State Correctional Facility at 9:30am. The 36 year-old had been held at the Oneida County Jail, where he will find out where he’s due to serve time for the tax case. The rapper had been in protective custody, due to his fame and now has time remaining on a 28 months sentence for tax evasion, which ran concurrently to his gun crime sentence. It’s likely that his sentence will last less than six months and he may even be eligible for a halfway house, according to defence attorney Stacey Richman. She explained that it’s because of those unpaid taxes that Ja Rule is pretty keen to get back to work. And of course his fans are keen to see that happen, too.

Assistant US attorney Joseph Mack confirmed that Ja Rule, real name Jeffrey Atkins, owes the IRS $1.1 million and was unsure how much, if any, had been paid. In March 2011, Atkins told a judge “I in no way attempted to deceive the government or do anything illegal," he told the judge. "I was a young man who made a lot of money — I'm getting a little choked up — I didn't know how to deal with these finances, and I didn't have people to guide me, so I made mistakes.” 

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The Fast And The Furious Review


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Fast cars, scantily clad women, bare-knuckle brawls, and guns, guns, guns!

What more could be expected from a guilty pleasure-ridden American popcorn movie like The Fast and the Furious. Nothing of substance or intelligence is ever really expected from a summer movie, much less when that movie bears a title akin to a bad porno flick. The Fast and the Furious was exactly how I felt leaving the theater: Hightailing it back home, furious at how quickly the movie fell apart. I mean, how the hell could you screw up something as slam-dunk-awesome as souped-up performance cars amidst the illegal street racing subculture of the L.A. Basin?

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Turn It Up Review


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How would you like to be elected king for a day? The enormously talented Ice Cube paved the way for chart-topping rap stars to become media moguls, running his own music and film production company. His explosive talent and shrewd business sense made his success look easy. Wow! Anyone can do this! The market soon became flooded with rap artists vying for movie stardom, not to mention creative control. Most of the stories revolve around familiar "urban gangsta" elements such as tough-talking badasses with flashy threads, fast cars, nickel-plated revolvers and beautiful hoochie-mamas. In sum, well-photographed vanity projects that make the stars feel cool.

Case in point: international sensation Pras co-produced and stars in Turn It Up. It's about, what else, a young man's struggle to escape his life of crime. Redemption is the order of the day. Diamond (Pras) is a talented hip-hop performer who harbors big dreams of cutting his own record, but can't afford the inflated costs of studio time. His mercurial loose cannon of a best friend, Gage (Billboard chart-topper Ja Rule), wants to lend a helping hand, stealing $10,000 from an ill-fated drug runner. Unfortunately, the money financing Diamond's career belongs to a vicious British gangster (Jason Stratham, Snatch, good even when he's coasting) who suddenly takes an interest in stealing the rights to Diamond's record. Things sure are heating up around here.

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The Cookout Review


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About five minutes into The Cookout, a pair of reporters quizzes first-round NBA pick Todd Anderson (Quran Pender) on how it was like to come up from the ghetto. Anderson tells the reporters that he's lived in the same suburban house all of his life, and that his family has raised him well -- that his life hasn't been all hard knocks and thug life. At that moment I discovered two things about The Cookout. Number one: It was going to make some important social statements in a low key way. Number two: It wasn't going to be a funny movie.

The Cookout is a comedy-drama about a ton of interesting social dynamics: About the potential backlash of instant fame and fortune (and the resulting intra-urban pressure not to succeed), about the endless small stereotypes that white people make about black people (and the endless small stereotypes that black people make about white people), and about the need for people, black or white, to be true to themselves.

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Scary Movie 3 Review


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There are lots of ways to churn out sequels, particularly comedies. You can speed along like a runaway train to capitalize on a surprise hit -- Miramax rushed Scary Movie 2 into theaters one year after the original's release -- or you can reset and go for broke. The latter approach seems to be the Scary Movie 3 motive, with new writers and veteran parody director David Zucker (Airplane!, The Naked Gun) joining the fray. For its efforts, Miramax gets a perfectly average movie, with fresh moments, lame retreads, and more opportunity for big box office.

Scary Movie 3 sticks with the program: mind-bogglingly dumb characters hustle their way through spoofs of the industry's most popular recent films. It's no mistake that the roasted movies -- in this case: Signs, The Ring, and 8 Mile -- all pull in huge money and attract a young audience.

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Backstage Review


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What goes on behind the scenes at big rap shows? It's exactly what you think. And it ain't worth watching.

Half Past Dead Review


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Martin Boris Velanov is the hardest working man in show business. According to the end credits for the prison thriller Half Past Dead, Mr. Velanov works full-time (some would say "overtime") as the stand-in for Steven Seagal, a past-his-prime action hero mistakenly labeled as marketable after his last endeavor, Exit Wounds, found an audience.

By my calculations - and this is far from scientific - Seagal appears in approximately 15% of his own scenes. The rest of the time, director Don Michael Paul uses quick-cuts, (very) large shadows and wide-angle shots taken from a distance to hide the liberal use of a body double. So why use Seagal at all? Is he really a draw? An effective marketing tool?

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The Fast And The Furious Review


OK
Fast cars, scantily clad women, bare-knuckle brawls, and guns, guns, guns!

What more could be expected from a guilty pleasure-ridden American popcorn movie like The Fast and the Furious. Nothing of substance or intelligence is ever really expected from a summer movie, much less when that movie bears a title akin to a bad porno flick. The Fast and the Furious was exactly how I felt leaving the theater: Hightailing it back home, furious at how quickly the movie fell apart. I mean, how the hell could you screw up something as slam-dunk-awesome as souped-up performance cars amidst the illegal street racing subculture of the L.A. Basin?

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Date of birth

29th February, 1976

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Musician

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Ja Rule Movies

Sisters Trailer

Sisters Trailer

Maura and Jane have a lot of differences; Maura has a high-flying job at a...

The Fast and the Furious Movie Review

The Fast and the Furious Movie Review

Fast cars, scantily clad women, bare-knuckle brawls, and guns, guns, guns!What more could be expected...

Turn It Up Movie Review

Turn It Up Movie Review

How would you like to be elected king for a day? The enormously talented...

The Cookout Movie Review

The Cookout Movie Review

About five minutes into The Cookout, a pair of reporters quizzes first-round NBA pick Todd...

Scary Movie 3 Movie Review

Scary Movie 3 Movie Review

There are lots of ways to churn out sequels, particularly comedies. You can speed along...

Half Past Dead Movie Review

Half Past Dead Movie Review

Martin Boris Velanov is the hardest working man in show business. According to the...

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The Fast and the Furious Movie Review

The Fast and the Furious Movie Review

Fast cars, scantily clad women, bare-knuckle brawls, and guns, guns, guns!What more could be expected...

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) Movie Review

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) Movie Review

The trouble with big-budget remakes is that more often than not, the films being updated...

The Fast & The Furious Movie Review

The Fast & The Furious Movie Review

In its first 120 seconds, "The Fast and the Furious" makes it abundantly clear that...

Turn It Up Movie Review

Turn It Up Movie Review

Real life hip hop stars Pras and Ja Rule star as an ambitious young rapper...

Half Past Dead Movie Review

Half Past Dead Movie Review

No, the title of "Half Past Dead" isn't meant to describe the state of one-note,...

Assault On Precinct 13 Movie Review

Assault On Precinct 13 Movie Review

Adding a crooked-cops twist to the outnumbered-and-under-siege plot that John Carpenter lifted from "Rio Bravo"...

The Cookout Movie Review

The Cookout Movie Review

IN THE MEANTIME...Here's the plot:When Todd Anderson (Storm P) is chosen as the #1 professional...

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