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Laz Alonso departs from Los Angeles International Airport

Laz Alonso - Fast & Furious actor, Laz Alonso departs from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 27th January 2015

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Laz Alonso
Laz Alonso

Sean Diddy Combs, aka Puff Daddy hosts the world premiere of the new Cîroc commercial

Laz Alonso - Sean Diddy Combs also known as Puff Daddy was the host of the world premiere of the new Cîroc commercial in Times Square, Brooklyn, New York, United States - Wednesday 19th November 2014

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NBCUniversal's 2014 Summer TCA Tour

Laz Alonso - NBCUniversal's 2014 Summer TCA Tour - Day 1 - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 13th July 2014

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Laz Alonso

2014 NBC Upfront Presentation

Laz Alonso, Debra Messing and Josh Lucas - 2014 NBC Upfront Presentation at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - Arrivals - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 12th May 2014

Laz Alonso, Debra Messing and Josh Lucas

2nd Annual ICON MANN 50 pre-Oscar dinner party

Laz Alonso - 2nd Annual ICON MANN 50 pre-Oscar dinner party held at the Peninsula Hotel - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 25th February 2014

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Laz Alonso

Cedric The Entertainer Steals The Show On BET Red Carpet (Video)


Cedric The Entertainer Steve Harvey Laz Alonso Jimmy Jam Debra Lee Wayne Brady Lisa Leslie MICHAEL LOCKWOOD Halle Berry Gabrielle Union Chaka Khan Alicia Keys Brandy Erykah Badu

You can always rely on Cedric The Entertainer to get the red-carpet rocking ahead of an industry bash. Real name Cedric Antonio Kyles, the American actor and comedian showed up at the 2013 BET Honors last week to really liven things up! The Steve Harvey Show alum looked in his element posing for photographers and chatting with fellow guests.

It was a typical grand entrance from the funny-man, though the waiting press pack were perhaps more keen to snap Avatar star Laz Alonso, who also attended the event, and Anthony Anderson from All About The Andersons. Other high profile arrivals included R&B and soul producers Jimmy Jam and Terry lewis, BET chairman Debra Lee and Ava Coleman, Whose Line Is It Anyway? comedian Wayne Brady and WNBA player Lisa Leslie and husband MICHAEL LOCKWOOD.

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Video - Cedric The Entertainer Makes An Entrance At BET Honors 2013 - Part 1


Celebrities and business people are snapped on the red carpet at the 2013 BET Honors. Among them is funnyman Cedric The Entertainer who, as usual, makes a grand entrance by waltzing up and down the carpet in front of the step-and-repeat. 'Avatar' star Laz Alonso and Anthony Anderson from 'All About the Andersons' also make appearances.

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Battle of the Year: The Dream Team Trailer


America has failed to win at the Battle of the Year International Championships for fifteen years despite having been the country to create the sport in the first place. The BOTY is a breakdancing competition that reaches out to the artistic talent of dancers across the globe from the States, to Korea, Japan, Russia and France; the b-boys (breakdancers) of the entire world gather together to compete in this prestigious tournament. A hip hop expert and ex-breakdancer Dante from LA is desperate to put the origin country of America back at the top where she belongs and so he hires his friend and former championship basketball coach Blake to whip his team into shape before the competition in three months' time. He's a tough talker and won't accept anything other than the best dancers and highest performances and so he and Dante put together the ultimate b-boy dream team in order to beat the world champions.

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Straw Dogs Trailer


David and Amy Sumner are a happily married couple who live in L.A., when Amy's father dies the couple dicide to relocate from L.A to Amy's childhood home in the south in order to repair the damaged home to prepare it for sale.

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Avatar Review


Extraordinary
After a 12-year-break, Cameron returns to feature filmmaking with a mind-bending epic that's both visually spectacular and emotionally involving.

And the fact that it's in gorgeously rendered 3D is icing on the cake.

In the year 2154, paraplegic Marine Jake (Worthington) is transported to the planet Pandora to join the avatar project. Soon he's in the middle of hostile territory in the genetically cloned body of the Na'vi: three metres tall with blue skin, a tail and a very sensitive ponytail. In the jungle, Jake befriends Neytiri (Saldana), who trains him in the ways of the Na'vi. But this puts him at odds with his employers, who want him to help move the Na'vi so they can plunder the land for a rare mineral.

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Fast & Furious Review


Terrible
Doing its best to further erase whatever pleasant memories (guilty or no) people may still have had from the 2001 original, Fast & Furious reunites The Fast and the Furious cast with much ballyhoo, only to kill one of them off in no time flat and leave viewers fairly unconcerned with what happens to the rest of them. Given that this third sequel is intent on treating the events of the origin film as some sort of holy text, this is probably not the effect that the filmmakers were going for.

For the record, Rob Cohen's The Fast and the Furious -- which took the name from a 1955 Roger Corman racing flick, and updated the master's exploitation bent with well-deployed studio gloss -- was a perfectly enjoyable piece of work. Throwing squadrons of neon-colored muscle cars and a still-trying Vin Diesel into the middle of an overheated potboiler drama about family honor and loyalty turned out to be a genius stroke; the thing left scorch marks. It moved with the skillful speed of well-honed pulp. By contrast, the near-laughable Fast & Furious (directed by Justin Lin, who did the honors on the last installment, Tokyo Drift) tries far too hard and achieves very little.

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Miracle at St. Anna Review


Weak
Spike Lee's latest joint disappoints. It opens in the late 1980s with a literal bang, as aging bank teller Hector Negron (Laz Alonso) puts a bullet in the chest of a random customer. The senior police officer on the scene (John Turturro) points a cub reporter (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) toward Negron's Harlem apartment, where clues to the man's identity only deepen the mystery behind the crime.

The murder serves as a gateway for Lee back to World War II, however, where Negron's complicated story establishes a link to his not-so-innocent victim. As a soldier serving in the Army's 92nd Infantry -- nicknamed the Buffalo Soldiers -- Negron and his compatriots Stamps (Derek Luke), Bishop (Michael Ealy), and Train (Omar Benson Miller) end up behind enemy lines in Tuscany, where they evade Nazi troops, protect an Italian village from attack, and babysit a doe-eyed boy (Matteo Sciabordi) who speaks to the dead (and sounds like Roberto Benigni while doing so).

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Stomp the Yard Review


Grim
On the television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Columbus Short plays a brooding, brilliant young television writer taken under wing by elder statesman and comedian D.L. Hughley. It's not one of the show's most integral roles, but Short plays it for broke, giving the writer's restrained wit just the right glimmer of naiveté and confusion to escape two-dimensional branding. For his first starring role in a feature film, Short plays a skilled krumper from L.A. in Sylvain White's Stomp the Yard.

After teaching some lessons to a rival krumping gang on the battleground, DJ (Short) witnesses the assault and murder of his brother (Chris Brown). Posthaste, he makes his way to Atlanta and enrolls in a work-study program at Truth University. It's here that DJ regains his love for dancing in the form of stepping, a more formatted and coordinated dance style compared to DJ's loose krumping. He quickly makes enemies with Grant (Darrin Dewitt Henson) by giving eyes to April (Meagan Good), Grant's girlfriend. However, this leads to him getting in good with the Thetas, the rival stepping gang to Grant's Gammas. As luck would have it, DJ impresses his frat brothers and becomes a star in the step team, winning further admiration from April and setting him up for a step-off with Grant's crew.

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Issues Review


Unbearable
Writer-director Van Elder starts off his film Issues with a two-part dictionary definition of his film's title, one part of which is "unresolved problems." Sadly, that phrase doesn't just define the title.

It's difficult to give praise to this sometimes daring first feature effort when Elder and crew fail too often to hide their amateur cracks. Poor sound editing, film editing, and lighting all mar any pluses. Bottom line, if you can't even edit a scene together properly, you need to go back to film school. Regardless of the quality of the dialogue and acting (which are spotty at best), this film should not have gone out to the public in this state.

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Issues Review


Unbearable
Writer-director Van Elder starts off his film Issues with a two-part dictionary definition of his film's title, one part of which is "unresolved problems." Sadly, that phrase doesn't just define the title.

It's difficult to give praise to this sometimes daring first feature effort when Elder and crew fail too often to hide their amateur cracks. Poor sound editing, film editing, and lighting all mar any pluses. Bottom line, if you can't even edit a scene together properly, you need to go back to film school. Regardless of the quality of the dialogue and acting (which are spotty at best), this film should not have gone out to the public in this state.

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