When Jay Pharoah wants to become the most versatile actor in the world, he turns to experts to teach him new skills. Watch the video. Just before best friend's wedding, the life of Chicago writer becomes crazy when the friend guesses that new book's story based on his bride's fervent past. Though it's been about twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader. Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans, but their tricks attract the mob's attention.
Movies in Theaters
Brown Sugar (2002)
As the final credits scrolled across the screen, my husband and I did what we typically do after movies: we dissected, critiqued, and discussed improvements that should have been made. This particular movie must have had an inexperienced director because there were several wasted scenes at the end of the movie. Certain details and characters never came to a resolution and seemed to be inserted without purpose—adding confusion to the overall plot instead of clarity. No big deal.
Lovemap: The physical and psychological manifestations of love
She is the editor of an important music magazine. He produces hip-hop for a major label. They've been best friends since childhood, but never more than that, although they came close a few times. Now, as both approach 30, Dre Taye Diggs feels his career has lost its way. And Sidney Sanaa Lathan is working so hard she doesn't have time for romance: "You're turning into a Terry McMillan character," her girlfriend Francine warns her. For both Sidney and Dre, hip-hop music symbolizes a kind of perfect adolescent innocence, a purity they're trying to return to as more cynical adults. The first question Sidney asks an interview subject is always, "How did you fall in love with hip-hop? Dre, her best buddy even then, grew up to become an important hip-hop producer, working for a label that compromised its standards as it became more successful. Now he's faced with the prospect of producing "Rin and Tin," one white, one black, who bill themselves as "The Hip-Hop Dalmatians.
Most times I don't need all that intensity just because there are black people on the screen. Most times, I just want to see a "slice of life" movie, but with people who look like me. Wish they would make more movie like this. They did such a great job with this script and movie, this movie theoretically could have been shot in Oklahoma with Carrie Underwood and some male up and coming Country and Western artist, about their romance story while trying to break into the Country and Western music business.