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Iggy Azalea Dresses As White Chicks Character For Halloween


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Rapper Iggy Azalea proved her sense of humour was fully intact on Friday (31Oct14) by dressing up as Shawn Wayans' drag character from his 2004 comedy White Chicks for Halloween.

Cruel critics have long compared the Fancy hitmaker's looks to those of brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans in drag, and Snoop Dogg recently hit headlines for mocking Azalea by posting one of the Internet memes on his Instagram.com page.

In the caption for the side-by-side snap, he wrote, "so we just gonna ignore that fact that iggy look like marlon from white chicks (sic)".

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Wayans Brothers Sued By Lawyers


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Acting siblings Keenan and Shawn Wayans have been hit by a lawsuit from their own attorneys.

The comedians allegedly owe experts at legal firm S & E Azriliant more than $63,000 (£39,400) for legal services provided between 2008 and 2009.

According to court documents obtained by Tmz.com, Keenan owes $21,800 (£13,600) and Shawn owes $22,000 (£13,750), and they both failed to pay a joint bill of $20,200 (£12,600), which brings the grand total to $63,000.

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Celebrities At The Lakers Game

Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans - Marlon Wayans and son Shawn Wayans arrive at the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Miami Heat on Christmas Day. The Miami Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by the final score of 101-95 at Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 25th December 2013

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Marlon Wayans and Shawn Howell Wayans
Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans
Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans

Believe World Premiere

Shawn Wayans - Believe World Premiere, starring Justin Bieber - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 19th December 2013

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Shawn Wayans
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World Premiere Of 'Justin Bieber's Believe' - Arrivals

Shawn Wayans, Laila Wayans and Illia Wayans - World Premiere of 'Justin Bieber's Believe' held at The Premiere House at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 18th December 2013

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Shawn Wayans, Laila Wayans and Illia Wayans

Marlon Wayans Thinking About White Chicks 2


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Marlon Wayans is considering a 'White Chicks' sequel.

The talented comedian has revealed he and brother Shawn Wayans have had discussions about reprising their gender-bending roles from the hit 2004 comedy in a follow-up.

The sibling duo played FBI agents who go undercover in drag, taking on the identity of privileged twin sisters Brittany and Tiffany Wilson, in the laugher, which has become a cult classic.

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A Haunted House Premiere Held At ArcLight Hollywood

Rick Alvarez, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Michael Tiddes - Rick Alvarez, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Michael Tiddes Hollywood, California, United States A Haunted House Premiere held at ArcLight Hollywood Thursday 3rd January 2013

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Rick Alvarez, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Michael Tiddes and Arclight Hollywood
Rick Alvarez, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Michael Tiddes
Rick Alvarez, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Michael Tiddes

The 10th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals

Marlon Wayans, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Shawn Wayans - Marlon Wayans, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans Saturday 14th April 2012 The 10th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals

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Marlon Wayans, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Shawn Wayans

Dance Flick Review


Unbearable
The recent spate of dance-based movies is ripe for parody, but this pastiche never manages to find an actual joke. We're left with a painfully convoluted non-plot trying to link together a series of lead-ins to never-realised punchlines.

Megan (Bush) is a perky teen who always wanted to be a ballerina but wound up in the inner-city Musical High School instead of Julliard. She's befriended by the sassy Charity (Atkins), whose brother Thomas (Wayans Jr) catches her eye and offers to teach her some new dance steps. But Thomas and his pal (Crockett) are in debt to a local gangster (Grier). To pay up they need to take on a rival team in The Streets dance-off, which happens to be on the same night as the school's Senior Showcase.

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Dance Flick Review


Good
For crass inconsistency, you can't beat the Wayans family. Sure, they gave us TV's In Living Color, and back when big brother Keenan Ivory was behind the lens, there was I'm Gonna Get You Sucka and Scary Movies 1 and 2. Of course, since then, they up-chucked the horrific White Chicks, and the equally repugnant Little Man on unsuspecting audiences. Now they are back doing what (they think) they do best -- making fun of current cultural trends. In this case however, their parody of the Dance Flick film is, believe it or not, right on the money.

When her mother dies unexpectedly, Meghan White (Shoshana Bush) leaves the suburbs and heads for the big city. There she attends Musical High School and quickly befriends brash unwed mother Charity (Essence Atkins), the chubby Tracey Transfat (Chelsea Makela), and the standard good boy mixed up with a bad crowd, Thomas Uncless (Damon Wayans Jr.). At first, she could care less for her hip-hop loving classmates. But soon, she is turned around by the beat of the music and the attentions of Tom.

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Basic Instinct 2 Cleans Up At The Razzies


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Basic Instinct 2 has emerged as the biggest loser at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards (The RAZZIES), winning four prizes including Worst Picture at Hollywood's Ivar Theatre last night (24FEB07).
Sharon Stone's reprisal of the role in which she made her name landed her the gong for Worst Actress, with the follow-up to 1992's Basic Instinct also 'winning' Worst Sequel and Worst Screenplay at the ceremony which recognises the worst in filmmaking.
The comedy little man scooped three awards - Worst Remake or Rip-Off, Worst Actor for both Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans, who also picked up the prize for Worst Couple.
M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN was named and shamed for LADY IN THE WATER, taking home both Worst Supporting Actor and Worst Director for the fantasy thriller.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Worst Picture - BASIC INSTINCT 2
Worst Actress - SHARON STONE (BASIC INSTINCT 2)
Worst Actor - MARLON WAYANS + SHAWN WAYANS, LITTLE MAN
Worst Supporting Actress - Carmen Electra, DATE MOVIE and SCARY MOVIE 4
Worst Supporting Actor - M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN, LADY IN THE WATER
Worst Director - M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN, LADY IN THE WATER
Worst Screen Couple - SHAWN WAYANS + EITHER KERRY WASHINGTON OR MARLON WAYANS, LITTLE MAN
Worst Remake Or Rip-off - LITTLE MAN (RIP-OFF OF THE 1954 BUGS BUNNY CARTOON "BABY BUGGY BUNNY")
Worst Prequel or Sequel - BASIC INSTINCT 2
Worst Screenplay - BASIC INSTINCT 2, SCREENPLAY BY LEORA BARISH + Henry Bean, BASED ON CHARACTERS CREATED BY JOE EZSTERHAS
Worst Excuse for Family Entertainment: RV

And The Worst Films Are ...


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Meanwhile, the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation, which nominates the worst films of the year the day before the movie academy nominates the best, selected Basic Instinct 2, BloodRayne, Lady in the Water, Little Man, and Wicker Man as its candidates for worst picture of the year. Tim Allen, Nicolas Cage, Larry the Cable Guy (Dan Whitney), Rob Schneider, and Marlon and Shawn Wayans were nominated for the worst actor Razzie. Hilary and Haylie Duff, Lindsay Lohan, Kristanna Loken, Jessica Simpson, and Sharon Stone had the dubious honor of being nominated in the worst actress category.


23/01/2007

Little Man (2006) Review


Unbearable
Not even White Chicks can prepare you for the badness brought on by Little Man. This "Li'l Bubba's House" is my early Razzie favorite and definitely the worst theatrical release so far this year. Its awfulness stems primarily from its central conceit, so before like a ravenous lion I tear at its vulnerable wildebeest flesh, a brief synopsis is appropriate.Calvin Sims (Marlon Wayans) is a little criminal, "little" being the operative word. At just three feet of height and with a silky smooth face, he is known in the underworld as "Baby Face" Sims. On the day of his release from prison, Calvin teams up with his partner Percy P (Tracy Morgan) to rob a jewelry store of the giant Queen Diamond. The diamond inadvertently ends up in the hands of Vanessa (Kerry Washington) and Darryl Edwards (Shawn Wayans) who unknowingly escort it to their home in the Chicago suburbs. Calvin utilizes his "little man" status to bluff his way into the Edwards household, pretending to be a baby to get himself close to the misplaced prize. Of course, hilarity ensues when the Edwardses grow attached to Calvin and start to treat him as they would their own baby boy. Bring on the rectal thermometers!Wait. Hilarity? Wrong word. Typo. Error. The more apt choice would be banality, or even creepiness. Little Man is a project misconceived on every possible level. The most prominent of these levels is also the most central: Calvin, the little man himself. The entire time I watched I could not shake the feeling that something was seriously wrong with the very idea of the movie. It isn't just that there isn't a funny moment in the thing or that every character is less than paper thin, there was something sorely wrong with the concept of attaching an adult's head to a child's body. Here we have a "man child" having sex with his supposed mother, clutching at giant fake breasts and growling every time he sees a firm buttock. It was plainly irksome. However, if that doesn't seem wrong to you, and the idea of Marlon Wayans' head on a little body is fine, certainly the shoddy execution will offend. The visual effects team have literally transposed footage of Wayans performing each scene onto the body of a child actor performing the same scenes with the cast. The result is seam-full and distracting. Laugh-free moments such as Calvin sticking his tongue down the throat of a hot blonde, played by Brittany Daniel, are made that much worse by the poor quality of the visual effects. It all lends an otherworldliness to Calvin: He is the oddest and most unsettling child, man, thing, to hit cinemas for a long time. I include recent and past Damiens in that calculation.One could forgive bad effects and cringing characterizations if the movie was at all funny. It isn't. The closest it comes to humor is a running gag about white people viewing black people as criminals. Not exactly fresh and as a running gag runs out of puff the second of about thirty times it is repeated. The entire movie is similarly stale. Director Keenen Ivory Wayans chooses locations and colors for the film that are noticeably drab. He also demonstrates an amateurish tendency to let some scenes (Calvin pooping his pants for example) outstay their welcome while cutting away from others at the most inappropriate of times. Shawn Wayans as Calvin's newfound father figure is bland, while Kerry Washington as the mother has her smile set to high beam and her performance is garishly overplayed to match.Little Man is a depressing experience that critics will rightly savage. I have no doubt however that our cries will fall on deaf ears. Orthodontic surgery would be more fun than watching this, but some will still venture, cash in hand, to the weird and wonder-less world of this latest Wayans Brothers mess. Money will be made, minds will be lessened and much to my chagrin, future Wayans green lights will be lit.Whatcha talkin' 'bout, Mini-Me?

Pirates To Remain E-ticket Fare


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Pity the two newcomers as Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is expected to continue to seize box-office treasure over the weekend. You, Me and Dupree, starring Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson and Matt Dillon, and Little Man, starring Marlon and Shawn Wayans are each expected to earn somewhere in the neighborhood of $15 million apiece, while Pirates, according to analysts, is likely to add another $60-70 million to its booty, with many moviegoers who flocked to theaters last week to see the Johnny Depp sequel returning for a second ride. If it does, it would -- in a single ten-day period -- become the highest-grossing film of the year, exceeding the $231.7 million earned during the entire run of X-Men: The Last Stand.. The record for a second weekend was set by Shrek 2, which earned $72.2 million in 2004.


14/07/2006

Scary Movie 2 Review


Weak

Technically speaking, "Scary Movie 2" is a real mess. The editing is pathetic, mostly because the script -- if you can call it that -- is just a series of unrelated horror movie japes put in almost random order and tied together by about two minutes of plot.

Characters disappear completely from the story without explanation and blatant continuity errors abound because some gags where left on the cutting room floor while the follow-up jokes were kept. In one scene a character is lying in a pool of blood, then a second later the blood is gone. Then it's back, then it's gone again, then it's back again. No attempt whatsoever is made to cover up this sloppy, choppy, rushed-into-production total lack of cohesion.

But comedically speaking, "Scary Movie 2" is an almost constant laugh riot of extreme gross-out humor and surprisingly limber lampoonery -- and this is coming from a guy who didn't think much of the first "Scary Movie" and was pretty irritated when the Wayans brothers (director Keenen Ivory and stars Shawn and Marlon) broke their promise not to make a sequel.

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Dance Flick Movie Review

Dance Flick Movie Review

The recent spate of dance-based movies is ripe for parody, but this pastiche never manages...

Little Man (2006) Movie Review

Little Man (2006) Movie Review

Not even White Chicks can prepare you for the badness brought on by Little Man....

Scary Movie Movie Review

Scary Movie Movie Review

A cynic would say any filmmaker is looking for trouble by trying to make a...

Scary Movie Movie Review

Scary Movie Movie Review

It takes "Scary Movie" almost until its closing credits to produce its first real out-loud...

White Chicks Movie Review

White Chicks Movie Review

Marlon and Shawn Wayans of "Scary Movie" fame underwent hours of makeup each day to...

Scary Movie 2 Movie Review

Scary Movie 2 Movie Review

Technically speaking, "Scary Movie 2" is a real mess. The editing is pathetic, mostly because...

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