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Michael Ealy - 'The Perfect Guy' photocall and signing at SLS Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 29th August 2015

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Michael Ealy - Steve Harvey presents the 13th Neighborhood Awards at Philips Arena - Arrivals - Atlanta, Georgia, United States - Saturday 8th August 2015

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MC Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy , Angelique Perrin - Cast of 'The Perfect Guy' attend a Q & A panel as part of the 2015 Neighborhood Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, Georgia, United States - Friday 7th August 2015

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Loni Love, Mc Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Angelique Perrin
Loni Love, Mc Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Angelique Perrin
Mc Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Angelique Perrin
Loni Love, Mc Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Angelique Perrin
Loni Love, Mc Lyte, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Angelique Perrin

'22 Jump Street' Tops US Box Office But Are New Releases This Weekend Serious Threats?


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22 Jump Street and How To Train Your Dragon 2 have topped the US weekend box office. The two newcomers gained, respectively, first and second position knocking, The Fault In Our Stars off the top spot. The latter film has plummeted to fifth two weeks after its release. Maleficent remains in the top three, having being pushed out of second position by HTTYD2. But after two weeks, the Disney re-envisioning of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale is doing fairly well. 

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star in 22 Jump Street.

22 Jump Street, which stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as two undercover cops in college, has received positive reviews from critics and has evidently won over audiences with the reprisal of childish antics and easy laughs we encountered in the original, 21 Jump Street. It's the perfect film for the summer months and with the new competition released this weekend (20th June), may not be out of the box office top ten for some time. So what is on offer for this weekend?

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Michael Ealy - Michael Ealy meet and greet for fans held at Macys at Aventura Mall - Aventura, Florida, United States - Tuesday 10th June 2014

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Michael Ealy - Premiere of 'Think Like A Man Too' held at Regal South Beach - Arrivals - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Tuesday 10th June 2014

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Michael Ealy - 'Think Like A Man Too' Los Angeles premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th June 2014

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Michael Ealy - 'Think Like A Man Too' Los Angeles premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 10th June 2014

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Mamet's Classic Play Lives On It 'About Last Night' Remake [Trailer]


Kevin Hart Paula Patton David Mamet Joy Bryant Michael Ealy

Of course, it's the same every year. On the weekend of February 14, you'll stroll into the cinema and - oh look! - alongside the regular blockbusters are a bunch of romantic-comedies that have had little to no promotion. On the most romantic of weekends, the studios simply don't need to spend millions on marketing. Cinemagoers want something stress-free, something funny, something romantic. About Last Night is one of those movies.

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'About Last Night' Stars Kevin Hart [L] and Regina Hall [R]

A modern reimagining of the classic play from David Mamet, and a remake of the 1986 movie with Rob Lowe and Demi Moore, this new movie stars Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant as couples searching for love.

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Michael Ealy - The Pan African Film & Arts Festival Premiere Of "About Last Night" - Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 11th February 2014

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Michael Ealy - Los Angeles premiere of 'About Last Night' - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 11th February 2014

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Fox Delays 'Almost Human' Premiere To Cash In On NFL Viewing


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Fox has chosen to delay the premiere of its new science fiction series Almost Human. The network has decided to postpone the premiere, originally set for 4th November, until the 17th and 18th when the first two episodes will be shown in a special two night event. Fox is cashing in on the NFL lead-in broadcast on Sunday 17th.

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Karl Urban stars in Almost Human.

Following the special two night event, Almost Human will air every Monday at 8pm. This will set Almost Human alongside Sleepy Hollow, which is hugely successful and prime science fiction fan viewing. For two weeks, according to the LA Times,  Bones will also air on a Monday night until it changes to its Friday slot on 15th November.

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Michael Ealy - FOX Summer TCA 2013 All-Star Party - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 1st August 2013

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Think Like A Man Trailer


Tired of their men behaving like egotistical, sport-obsessed, womanising jerks, four interconnected women prepare to fight back obsessively using advice from relationship expert Steve Harvey's bestselling self-help book 'Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man'. When the four friends realise their girlfriends have been using Harvey's advice against them, they retaliate. not foreseeing how their ploy could badly backfire on them.

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For Colored Girls Trailer


Tyler Perry re-works and Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem/play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. The movie adaptation sees Shange's play given a new lease of life by Why Did I Get Married director/screenwriter Tyler Perry.

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Takers Review


Bad
Loud and very violent (within the limits of a PG-13 rating), this supposedly gritty thriller strains so hard to be sleek and cool that it completely forgets to create believable characters or situations.

Cops Jack and Eddie (Dillon and Hernandez) are on the trail of a fiendishly efficient band of bank robbers made up of brainy, brawny Gordon (Elba) and his well-dressed goons (Brown, Walker, Christensen and Ealy). When former gang member Ghost (Harris) is released from prison, he presents them with a "once-in-a-lifetime job". But they only have five days to prepare, which is less than they're used to. Something seems fishy, but they go ahead with the heist. And sure enough, not only are the cops closing in, but Ghost may betray them.

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Takers Trailer


Up unTIl now Gordon Cozier and his bank robber gang have remained one of the most proficient crews in the business. Each robbery is planned with meticulous precision, nothing is left to chance and every eventuality is planned for.

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Seven Pounds Review


OK
Consumed by remorse and despair, a successful businessman gives up all hope after accidentally killing six strangers and his beloved wife. To make amends, he decides to off himself and donate his bodily organs to seven strangers.

That's Seven Pounds in a nutshell, and it sounds more like Saw 6 than a holiday drama reuniting Pursuit of Happyness director Gabriele Muccino with Will Smith. But unlike Happyness, the feel-good movie of 2006, Seven Pounds is just the opposite -- a feel-bad movie -- and its unpleasant aftertaste lingers in your mouth for days. After watching this depression-inducing saga of sadness, you'll need a Zoloft prescription.

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Miracle At St. Anna Review


OK
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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November Review


Good
I remember when Greg Harrison was going to be The Next Big Thing. It was 1999, and he was shooting Groove, a movie about this crazy "rave" scene that the kids were into, which was going to be the next Blair Witch Project.

Well, the lackluster Groove eventually made a little over a million dollars at theaters, despite a crush of marketing and hype. (Blair Witch earned $140 million in the U.S.) And Harrison slipped back into obscurity.

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Never Die Alone Review


Terrible
A movie is bad when you feel sorry for the actors onscreen. A movie is absolutely terrible when one of the actors you empathize with is David Arquette. Welcome to the atrocity that is Never Die Alone, an updated version of Donald Goines' book and the early front-runner to sweep 2004's Golden Raspberries.

Describing the plot for Never Die Alone is like eating tomato soup with a fork: It can be done, but Lord knows how. (The reason why a little later.) Rapper DMX, who also produced, plays King David, a drug dealer who returns to the East Coast hoping to make amends with his former boss, Moon (Clifton Powell). During a payoff involving two of Moon's thugs and King David, all hell breaks loose.

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Barbershop Review


Very Good
It seems every "black" ensemble film these days yanks at the same old yarn of bringing back good values to the 'hood - keep your nose clean, love thy neighbor, and treat your woman right. But Barbershop, swelling with the classic Horatio Alger-like "Pull your community up by the bootstraps" message, is populated by surprisingly well-rounded characters and comforting dialogue, managing to be both cliché and refreshingly unusual all in the same breath.

Ice Cube finally puts down the gun and bong (yes, he's doing another Friday movie after this) in his best role since Three Kings. Here he plays Calvin, a soon-to-be father with aspirations for greatness who's inherited his father's struggling barbershop in the south side of Chicago. In a moment of panic, he sells the shop to a local loan shark (Keith David). But soon after, we meet the colorful crew that spend their day at Calvin's: the loony old-timer barber Eddie (Cedric the Entertainer), educated but snotty Jimmy (Sean Patrick Harris), two-strike thug Ricky (Michael Ealy), shy but sweet Dinka (Leonard Howza), pimped out "wigger" Isaac (Troy Garity), and tough girl-done-wrong Terri (hip-hop queen Eve). Spending a good day with these regulars, Calvin starts to realize his mistake, and begins working to set his error straight.

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November Review


Good
Something akin to a dialed-down Darren Aronofsky thriller-- with a lot of David Lynch thrown in -- "November" dives headlonginto the unraveling, despondent psyche of a woman whose boyfriend has beenkilled in a convenience store robbery while she waited in a car outside.

Employing feverish flashes of iconic imagery to unsettlingeffect (as Aronofsky did in "Pi" and "Requiemfor a Dream"), director Greg Harrison buildsa non-linear storyline (like Lynch's "Lost Highway" and "MulhollandDrive") of seemingly conflicting memoriesthat keeps circling back to that fateful day, its events taking differentshapes each time.

Played with frazzled intensity by Courtney Cox-Arquette,the woman is an art-school photography teacher whose world turns disorientinglycold, foggy, gray, loud and claustrophobic (kudos to cinematographer NancySchreiber and composer Lew Baldwin) as she copes with grief and guilt thatseem to manifest in headaches, stomach pains and fainting spells.

But her reality -- or perhaps just her perception of it-- really begins to twist when a mysterious photo taken outside the storeon the night of the murder turns up in her slide carousel during a classlecture. Then her TV begins inexplicably broadcasting security-camera footagefrom the night of the shootings.

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Barbershop Review


Good

A modest, personable slice of South Side Chicago life, "Barbershop" is a comedy with a sense of community, populated by three-dimensional personalities that break out of their character molds.

Ice Cube stars as Calvin Palmer, the reluctant inheritor of his family's tonsorial storefront -- a neighborhood staple for 40-plus years which is now losing enough money that Calvin is secretly considering selling. A habitual get-rich-quick schemer, he thinks he'll make a better living setting up a garage-sale-supplied recording studio in his basement.

Facing a possible foreclosure after bank loans don't come through to keep the shop afloat, Calvin is beginning to think a $20,000 buyout offer from a greasy local loan shark (who wants to turn the place into a "gentlemen's club") is sounding pretty good. But over the course of one day in the shop, he finally begins to see why his father and grandfather were so willing to struggle to keep the place alive as a touchstone for their depressed part of town.

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Never Die Alone Review


OK

"Never Die Alone" opens with an overhead, open-casket coffin shot of a pimp and pusher who called himself "King David," and with the dead man's salvation-seeking voice-over in which he muses, "If I had it to do all over again...."

But aside from paying back a fat chunk of money he stole from a drug kingpin some 10 years before, there's not a scrap of evidence in the rest of the film that this guy has any regrets -- even though he continues his insincere chin-wagging about redemption throughout.

Towering, tough and handsome rapper DMX plays King, and he's so good in the role that he probably had to shower twice a day during the shoot just to keep his conscience clean. But since King spends his every scene of this told-in-flashback story earning that pine box and then some, it's more than a little contemptible that the character comes off as some cool, suave, mack-daddy fact of life.

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Barbershop 2: Back In Business Review


OK

The pointed, no-taboos banter that was the soul of 2002's surprise hit "Barbershop" gets the short shrift in the entertaining but too-cursory sequel "Barbershop 2: Back in Business."

Similarly funny and socially aware -- the plot this time involves a battle against cavalier gentrification -- this flick once again features Ice Cube (in another sincere and satisfying performance) as shop owner Calvin Palmer, who has grown into a casually strong community pillar, and Cedric the Entertainer, back in fine form as Eddie, the titular tonsorial's controversy-stirring motor-mouthed muckraker.

But the continuing penchant for pointless subplots overtakes this picture's sense of self. "Barbershop" was padded with just one clumsy, slapsticky secondary storyline, about a pair of bungling small-time criminals trying to rid themselves of a stolen ATM machine. But "Barbershop 2" is over-padded with arbitrary, unconvincing sexual tension between reformed angry-thug barber Ricky (Michael Ealy) and reformed spitfire stylist Terri (rapper/actress Eve), and a 1960s backstory for Eddie that, while well written and socially relevant, has no bearing on the present. All this works to the detriment of the ruthlessly funny repartee that was the essence of the original.

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2 Fast 2 Furious Review


Weak

When even a skillful writer-director with soul to spare like John Singleton ("Boyz 'N' the Hood," "Shaft") can't lend a street-racing movie an ounce of personality, it becomes abundantly clear that the trendy genre never had anything worthwhile to offer in the first place.

Stepping behind the camera for the carbon-copy sequel "2 Fast 2 Furious," Singleton frontloads the film with one scene of enjoyable B-movie flair -- a midnight drag race punctuated by car-wake camera shakes, colorful background-blur effects, and cheesy close-ups of revving tachometers, needle-buried speedometers and bad actors squinting with determined concentration as they grip the wheel.

But as soon as the movie is sideswiped by its imbecilic plot, Singleton loses his ironic sense of style and the flick crashes and burns.

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The Perfect Guy Trailer

The Perfect Guy Trailer

The idea of the perfect man doesn't always hold up entirely. Sometimes, a person can...

Think Like A Man Too Trailer

Think Like A Man Too Trailer

The trailer for 2014's comedy Think Like a Man Too, follows the exploits of the...

About Last Night Trailer

About Last Night Trailer

Bernie is your average party guy who enjoys picking up ladies for one-night-stands. After meeting...

Last Vegas Movie Review

Last Vegas Movie Review

An almost ridiculously strong cast and a witty script by the writer of Crazy Stupid...

Think Like A Man Trailer

Think Like A Man Trailer

Tired of their men behaving like egotistical, sport-obsessed, womanising jerks, four interconnected women prepare to...

For Colored Girls Trailer

For Colored Girls Trailer

Tyler Perry re-works and Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem/play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide...

Takers Movie Review

Takers Movie Review

Loud and very violent (within the limits of a PG-13 rating), this supposedly gritty thriller...

Takers Trailer

Takers Trailer

Up until now Gordon Cozier and his bank robber gang have remained one of the...

Seven Pounds Trailer

Seven Pounds Trailer

Watch the trailer for Seven Pounds.Seven Pounds starts with a list of seven people, the...

Seven Pounds Movie Review

Seven Pounds Movie Review

Consumed by remorse and despair, a successful businessman gives up all hope after accidentally killing...

Miracle at St. Anna Movie Review

Miracle at St. Anna Movie Review

Spike Lee's latest joint disappoints. It opens in the late 1980s with a literal bang,...

November Movie Review

November Movie Review

I remember when Greg Harrison was going to be The Next Big Thing. It was...

Never Die Alone Movie Review

Never Die Alone Movie Review

A movie is bad when you feel sorry for the actors onscreen. A movie is...

Barbershop Movie Review

Barbershop Movie Review

It seems every "black" ensemble film these days yanks at the same old yarn of...

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