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Queen Latifah in ‘Just Wright’……

Queen Latifah is a physical therapist who hopes to get physical with Common, as an injured NBA star

[ Latifah and Common  at the gym….]

The rapper/actress gets good reviews on her newest picture with Hip-Hop artist Common……

Queen Latifah, who has graced movies of widely divergent quality — everything from “Chicago” to the mercifully forgotten “Taxi” — gets her best vehicle in years with “Just Wright,” a very rare contemporary romantic comedy that doesn’t succumb to terminal stupidity.

She’s perfectly cast as Leslie Wright, a physical therapist and basketball fan in New Jersey. Her fantasies come true when she goes to work on Nets basketball star Scott

McKnight, played with great charm and sensitivity by the hip-hop performer Common.

They meet cute when the earthy Leslie stops to gas up her late grandfather’s battered old Mustang and she ends up helping the baffled Scott fuel up his new SUV.

The script by Michael Elliot (“Brown Sugar”) may not be full of surprises, but it does portray its characters as mature adults who behave plausibly — including Morgan, who isn’t portrayed as the usual clichéd gold digger.

He’s also provided well-written roles for Phylicia Rashad and Pam Grier as Scott and Leslie’s respective mothers, as well as allowing for cameos by a number of NBA all-stars.

Director Sanna Hamri (“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2”) gets a nicely modulated performance out of Queen Latifah…….

More……..

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May 14, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Sports, Updates, Women | , , , , | Leave a comment

Queen Latifah in 'Just Wright'……

Queen Latifah is a physical therapist who hopes to get physical with Common, as an injured NBA star

[ Latifah and Common  at the gym….]

The rapper/actress gets good reviews on her newest picture with Hip-Hop artist Common……

Queen Latifah, who has graced movies of widely divergent quality — everything from “Chicago” to the mercifully forgotten “Taxi” — gets her best vehicle in years with “Just Wright,” a very rare contemporary romantic comedy that doesn’t succumb to terminal stupidity.

She’s perfectly cast as Leslie Wright, a physical therapist and basketball fan in New Jersey. Her fantasies come true when she goes to work on Nets basketball star Scott

McKnight, played with great charm and sensitivity by the hip-hop performer Common.

They meet cute when the earthy Leslie stops to gas up her late grandfather’s battered old Mustang and she ends up helping the baffled Scott fuel up his new SUV.

The script by Michael Elliot (“Brown Sugar”) may not be full of surprises, but it does portray its characters as mature adults who behave plausibly — including Morgan, who isn’t portrayed as the usual clichéd gold digger.

He’s also provided well-written roles for Phylicia Rashad and Pam Grier as Scott and Leslie’s respective mothers, as well as allowing for cameos by a number of NBA all-stars.

Director Sanna Hamri (“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2”) gets a nicely modulated performance out of Queen Latifah…….

More……..

May 14, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Sports, Updates, Women | , , , , | Leave a comment

'Men in Black III' coming to a movie theatre close to you in 2012…….

Yep they’re coming back!

The guys in the black suits…..

Can you image the Special Effects????

The Movie will be in 3-D…….

Hold on a second while I put on my sunglasses. [Pause] Okay, here we go. Now, I’m just going to hold this little device up to your eyes, and you’re going to see a tiny flash. And then you know what’s going to happen? You’re going to forget thatMen In Black II ever happened.

And if that doesn’t wash your memory of MIB2, hopefully this will: Columbia Pictures announced today thatMen In Black III will be released in 3-D on May 25, 2012. The whole crew is set to return as well — according to Columbia’s press release, deals have been made with Will Smith and director Barry Sonnenfeld, and advanced negotiations are in place with Tommy Lee Jones. (Also close to being on board: Josh Brolin, who is in talks to star as the young version of Jones’ Agent Kay.)

So now that we know they’re all back together, the question is…….

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May 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Crime, Entertainment, Government, Law, Media, Men, Movies, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Space, Travel, Updates, Women | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

‘Men in Black III’ coming to a movie theatre close to you in 2012…….

Yep they’re coming back!

The guys in the black suits…..

Can you image the Special Effects????

The Movie will be in 3-D…….

Hold on a second while I put on my sunglasses. [Pause] Okay, here we go. Now, I’m just going to hold this little device up to your eyes, and you’re going to see a tiny flash. And then you know what’s going to happen? You’re going to forget thatMen In Black II ever happened.

And if that doesn’t wash your memory of MIB2, hopefully this will: Columbia Pictures announced today thatMen In Black III will be released in 3-D on May 25, 2012. The whole crew is set to return as well — according to Columbia’s press release, deals have been made with Will Smith and director Barry Sonnenfeld, and advanced negotiations are in place with Tommy Lee Jones. (Also close to being on board: Josh Brolin, who is in talks to star as the young version of Jones’ Agent Kay.)

So now that we know they’re all back together, the question is…….

More…..

May 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Crime, Entertainment, Government, Law, Media, Men, Movies, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Space, Travel, Updates, Women | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Editor in Chief of Politics Daily asks…..Is Meryl Streep the Only Over-50 Woman in Hollywood?

Actually,  she asks the question while taking a quick look at Streep\’s latest movie, “It’s Complicated”……which is about a divorced couple getting back together after ten years…..Alec Balwin is the guy….if you haven’t seen the trailers on TV yet…….

Melinda Henneberger (The Editor in chief ) does really follow-up on her question……but can anyone out there name a few currently working Hollywood actresses over the age of 50?

December 26, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Movies, Women | , , , , | Leave a comment

'Wall Street 2' movie films in NYC…with Michael Douglas and Shia Labeouf…….

Here’s some stills of the guys………

October 26, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Wall Street 2’ movie films in NYC…with Michael Douglas and Shia Labeouf…….

Here’s some stills of the guys………

October 26, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Michael Jackson's latest song is released….

The iconic pop star ‘s latest song titled “This is it” was found in a box, and it is unknown when the song was recorded……The song will be released by Sony….It will not be released as a single, but will run during the closing credits in the new Jackson film…..\”This is it\”.……which will be a documentary on the singers rehearsals for a comeback tour……producers say that there maybe future  releasing of up to 100 songs that the departed pop star recorded,  during various stages of his career…….

Update…….To hear a sample of the song click on this link……

October 11, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment | , , , , | Leave a comment

Michael Jackson’s latest song is released….

The iconic pop star ‘s latest song titled “This is it” was found in a box, and it is unknown when the song was recorded……The song will be released by Sony….It will not be released as a single, but will run during the closing credits in the new Jackson film…..\”This is it\”.……which will be a documentary on the singers rehearsals for a comeback tour……producers say that there maybe future  releasing of up to 100 songs that the departed pop star recorded,  during various stages of his career…….

Update…….To hear a sample of the song click on this link……

October 11, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment | , , , , | Leave a comment