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VIVICA A. FOX'S FABULOUS 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Michael Jai White and Guest - VIVICA A. FOX'S FABULOUS 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 3rd August 2014

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Michael Jai White
Michael Jai White and Guest
Michael Jai White and Guest
Michael Jai White and Guest

Generation Iron Trailer


Mr. Olympia is one of the most prestigious international bodybuilding titles in the world, awarded to the competitors with the most defined muscles and one that Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger won a consecutive six times in the 1970s. Since 1999 it has taken place in Las Vegas and since 2011, Phil Heath has been the Mr. Olympia reigning champion. This documentary follows the lead up to the next event, where Heath is expected to defend his title in a such a hugely competitive world where intensive working out becomes the most predominant thing in each bodybuilder's life. Among his competition is previous champion Jay Cutler and Kai Greene, the latter of whom has come second in the last two events. Will Heath maintain the title once again? Or is it now Greene's time to take the victory?

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"Elysium" - Los Angeles Premiere

Michael Jai White - Aug 08 2013 - Regency Village Theatre - Westwood - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 8th August 2013

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Michael Jai White and Robin Givens arrive at LAX airport

Michael Jai White - Michael Jai White and Robin Givens arrive at LAX airport on a flight - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Michael Jai White and Robin Givens arrive at LAX airport

Michael Jai White and Robin Givens - Michael Jai White and Robin Givens arrive at LAX airport on a flight. They embrace each other before going their separate ways. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Michael Jai White and Robin Givens
Michael Jai White and Robin Givens

attends the 90's Nostalgia Film and Music Tour - Arrivals

Michael Jai White and LA Live Regal Cinemas at LA Live in Los Angeles attends the 90's Nostalgia Film and Music Tour - Arrivals Wednesday 7th November 2012

The Philly Kid Trailer


From director Jason Connery come The Philly Kid, a tale of corruption, murder and professional fighting. Dillon McCabe (Chatham) is the titular Philly Kid who, on the same night he was crowned an NCAA wrestling champion, becomes involved in the killing of a police officer. He is sentenced to fifteen years in prison, enough time to contemplate his actions and vow not to fight again. Ten years on and Dillon is paroled back onto the streets on New Orleans, returning to his run-down Baton Rouge neighbourhood.

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Black Dynamite Review


Good
This outrageously wacky blaxploitation pastiche keeps us laughing nonstop for its first hour, simply because it plays everything dead straight. After this point, it may still be sharply funny, but the thrill is gone.

Muscled ladies' man Black Dynamite (White) is a legend in 1970s drug-ridden Los Angeles. When his brother is murdered in a drug deal gone wrong, he teams with his former CIA colleague O'Leary (Chapman) to solve the mystery. He gets help from his pals, the flaming Cream Corn (Davidson) and tough-guy Bullhorn (Minns), and also has time to romance the orphanage activist Gloria (Richardson). And the trail to the killer leads him through the kung fu treachery of the fiendish Dr Wu (Yuan) right to Tricky Dicky's White House.

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Why Did I Get Married Too Trailer


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Why Did I Get Married? Review


Weak
The issue of matrimony is not a new one to Tyler Perry. Almost all of his efforts, both for the stage and screen, have focused on relationships growing, struggling, dissolving, or playing out their post-breakup end games. The decision to create a single overview on the subject seems unnecessary at best. Yet Perry is nothing if not knowledgeable, especially when it comes to his audience. He clearly understands that, even though he's offering the same old stories, they can't get enough of the way he tells them. For his film adaptation of the couples comedy Why Did I Get Married?, he may have altered the very purpose out of his otherwise amicable preaching.

Patricia (Janet Jackson) is a highly regarded and very famous psychiatrist. Her book about marriage has just won a very prestigious award. Still, a tragedy in her past has driven a wedge into her marriage to architect Gavin (Malik Yoba). Things aren't much better with said pals. Angela (Tasha Smith) is a loudmouth drunk constantly denigrating her struggling husband Marcus (Michael Jai White). Diane (Sharon Leal) is a driven attorney. Having just made partner, she can't find time for her young daughter, or depressed spouse (Perry). But the worst situation exists between Sheila (Jill Scott) and Mike (Richard T. Jones). He is constantly calling her fat. He's also cheating on her with best friend Trina (Denis Boutte). When the group gets together for their annual vacation, everyone is on edge. Soon, secrets will be revealed, leaving everyone wondering about the state of their relationship.

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Exit Wounds Review


Terrible
To watch a Steven Seagal film, one must fully suspend all disbelief. And to fully enjoy the audacity of Seagal, one must ignore all of the consequences associated with the following: Starting fistfights with large men in flashy nightclubs, destroying everything in sight along the way. Surviving every semi-automatic gun battle and car crash without a scratch. Purchasing Italian racing cars with bundles of $100 bills stuffed in a gym bag. Actually being able to cash out stock options from a dot-com and then creating a private surveillance unit devoted to uncovering a ring of corrupt Detroit cops involved in smuggling heroin inside of sweatshop-produced t-shirts. OK... maybe that corrupt cops thing is a bit hard to swallow.

I remember a time when I used to enjoy Seagal. Such films as Above the Law, Hard to Kill, Marked for Death, Under Siege, and Out for Justice are all solid action films from the '90s. Under Siege is even kind of good. But lately, films like Under Siege 2, Fire Down Below, and The Patriot have shown the age of the Italian stallion of Aikido.

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Freedom Song Review


Weak
Long and annoying have been the boasts of TNT of its status as "the best movie studio on television." With that celebrity narrator whose voice you know by heart and whose name always escapes you, TNT's advertisements for its latest western directed by Bill Pullman, or, in this case, Gandhi-rip off starring Danny Glover pop up right in the middle of the TV edit for an old movie that you could probably go without seeing and normally cause people like me to switch to the upper-channel echelon of HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and The Movie Channel... where I don't have to bother about hearing from some moron boasting that their station produces really good "made-for-TV" movies as if this was something to be proud about.

Having finally caved in and sampled TNT, having sampled HBO on a fairly regular basis, I can now say without a doubt that not only is TNT not the best movie studio on television... it is by far one of the worst. With large payments towards directors who do not demonstrate fair ability, TNT seems to reward the kind of schlock-TV that has made "TV-movie" into a status symbol in the film industry.

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Universal Soldier: The Return Review


Grim
Jean-Claude's best days are behind him. Way behind him. The former martial arts champion is now graying at the temples, and he still hasn't improved on his English accent. Of course, his acting skills -- in the traditional sense of dialogue and mannerisms -- have never given us sufficient reason to watch his movies, but when his physical capabilities start to deteriorate, you know he's in trouble.

So what do you do when your star loses his signature appeal? Universal Soldier: The Return attempts to turn him into a sort of James Bond, allowing him to rely on high tech stunts and clever intuition rather than pure power. The problem is that nobody wants Van Damme when we've already got Arnold, Pierce Brosnan, and even Sly Stallone as kings of the one-liner action flicks. So the formula is set: a limited budget, a fallible star, and Goldberg, the WCW wrestler, as your ominous villain. The result is a predictably lackluster flick.

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Kill Bill: Volume 2 Review


Good

Everything the kinetic, colorful, superficially violent "Kill Bill: Volume 1" lacked in depth and character is remedied tenfold in Quentin Tarantino's stunning, cunning conclusion to his epic revenge fantasy.

Gone are the absurdist bloodbaths and the superficial grindhouse storytelling, and in their stead the wily writer-director transitions (with masterfully effortless cinematic aplomb) into a character- and dialogue-driven feast of substance and surprises -- which is, nonetheless, still punctuated by spectacularly stylish swordplay.

After a winking mock-noir prologue of recap narration, Tarantino opens "Volume 2" with a parched black-and-white flashback to the wedding rehearsal (glimpsed throughout last year's installment) at which The Bride (Uma Thurman), an unnamed and incognito former assassin trying to go straight, was brutally gunned down (along with everyone in attendance) by her former compatriots.

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Exit Wounds Review


Weak

For the first time since "Under Siege" Steven Seagal has managed to make a testosterone-fueled flick that isn't mind-numbingly insipid -- so I guess it would have been too much to hope that "Exit Wounds" might also make even the most remote amount of sense.

This is a movie in which Seagal stars as a tough cop who plays by his own rules (ooo, there's a shock!) and gets in trouble with the brass. This I buy -- it's stupid and unoriginal, but I can go with it if the action is entertaining enough.

This is also a movie in which comely, 31-year-old Jill Hennessey ("Law & Order") plays the commander of the toughest precinct house in Detroit and rapper DMX plays a dot-com millionaire on a private undercover mission to expose police corruption by selling heroin on the web.

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