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Apr 18th

Matthew Broderick falls for Sanaa Lathan in jungle fever dramedy

Terminally-grouchy Ben Singer (Matthew Broderick) is a miserable loser having a midlife crisis. The divorced, unemployed stoner mostly fritters away his time getting high in his Shreveport apartment. He can’t even pull himself together for his emotionally-estranged, 11 year-old daughter (Jodie Ferland) when he has custody of her during visitation every other weekend.
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Faith-based documentary focuses on fatalistic evangelical Christians

Faith-based documentary focuses on fatalistic evangelical Christians In America, there are about 50-million fundamentalist Christians whose literal interpretation of the Bible leads them to believe that the Second Coming of Jesus is imminent. These devout Evangelicals refer to that eagerly-anticipated reunion as The Rapture, the fateful day on which the faithful will allegedly rise into the sky with their Savior while the rest of humanity is left behind to suffer for another seven years.
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Blacktrospective 2009: The best and worst of Black cinema

The very best African-American film fare from 2009 was released early on, starting with Notorious, Medicine for Melancholy and Not Easily Broken, all of which arrived in theaters last January. That same month, Precious made its big splash at the Sundance Festival, walking away with a trio of awards: best picture, director (Lee Daniels) and actress (Mo’Nique).
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Making a “Byron Pitts”-Stop with the 60 minute correspondent

Byron Pitts was born on October 21, 1960, in Baltimore, MD where he was raised by a single-mom who saved to send him to Catholic school on a modest seamstress’ salary, despite the fact that they were churchgoing Baptists.
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The 10 Worst Films of 2009

The 10 Worst Films of 2009To land on this 10 Worst List, a movie has to be more than merely disappointing. No, it must be walk-out bad, except that my job as a film critic is to sit there and watch it anyway, and simply be subjected to the torture. Sometimes, a film turns out to be so awful that it’s actually funny, but that doesn’t count as a miserable enough experience to warrant inclusion here. No, these flicks are the ones with no redeeming qualities which left me savoring this opportunity to get even.
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DVD features rebellious skinhead without a clue

Back In 1996, riots broke out in St. Petersburg, Florida following the fatal shooting of an 18 year-old black driver by cops who had incorrectly suspected him to have stolen his own vehicle. During the disturbances which ensued, a police officer was shot and 28 fires were set by rampaging hordes of African-American youths.
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Prince woos waitress in latest Disney animated adventure

All Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) ever dreamed about as a child was of one day having her own restaurant in New Orleans where she could make gumbo alongside her father (Terrence Howard), an aspiring chef. But he passed away while serving overseas in the military during World War I, leaving it to his widow, Eudora (Oprah Winfrey), to raise their daughter alone on a meager seamstress’ salary.
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