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Eddie Murphy- Ben Stiller buddy comedy comes to DVD

Eddie Murphy- Ben Stiller buddy comedy comes to DVD


By the time Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) was charged with running a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme, it was already too late for the authorities to find the fortune that he had ostensibly hidden in offshore accounts. As a condition of being released on bail before trial, he was ordered kept under house arrest in his luxury penthouse at The Tower, an exclusive high-rise located on Central Park West.

 While this development might have prevented the arrogant embezzler from becoming a fugitive of justice, it simultaneously left him surrounded by some of those he’d swindled. For, not only had he stolen from the wealthy, but he had also talked the staff at The Tower into trusting him with all the assets in their pension fund.

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Kerry in her very own words

Kerry in her very own words


Born in the Bronx on January 31, 1977, Kerry Washington attended the Spence School and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from George Washington University. After making an impressive film debut in Our Song in 2000, she went on to win the NAACP Image Award just five years later for playing Ray Charles’ wife, Della, opposite Jamie Foxx in Ray. She will again be paired with Jamie as his spouse in Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s revenge flick about slavery in the ante bellum South. 

Over the course of her meteoric rise in Hollywood, Kerry has proved to be a versatile thespian by virtue of an impressive list of credits that includes memorable performances in Mother and Child, Night Catches Us, For Colored Girls, The Last King of Scotland, The Dead Girl and Lakeview Terrace. She has also co-starred in Fantastic Four and its sequel, Rise of the Silver Surfer, Miracle at St. Anna, I Think I Love My Wife, Little Man, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, She Hate Me, Against the Ropes, The Human Stain and Save the Last Dance.

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21 Jump Street: Polar opposite partners infiltrate H.S. in unlikely-buddies comedy

21 Jump Street: Polar opposite partners infiltrate H.S. in unlikely-buddies comedy


Popular jock Greg Jenko (Channing Tatum) and social outcast Morton Schmidt (Jonah Hill) had nothing in common back when they were in high school, besides their both missing the senior prom. And even that was for very different reasons, since the former didn’t attend because of poor grades while the latter simply couldn’t find a date.

But seven years later, the pair’s paths have crossed again while attending the Police Academy. This time around, academically-challenged Greg and out-of-shape Mort bond helping each other pass the written and physical portions of the final exam.

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Macy’s downtown Minneapolis store showcases a Brasilian Floral Spectacular

Macy’s downtown Minneapolis store showcases a Brasilian Floral Spectacular


This spring a beautiful tropical paradise will blossom with majestic flora at the annual Macy’s Flower Show® , Sunday, March 25 through April 7, 2012. Set to bring a floral wonderland filled with brilliant colors, aroma and textures, Brasil: Gardens by Bachman’s will showcase a rainforest of treasures at Macy’s Downtown Minneapolis. In partnership with Bachman’s for more than 48 years, Macy’s Flower Show has delighted generations of floral aficionados with spectacular presentations of lush gardens that showcase millions of live flowers, plants and trees from around the world.

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Review: I'm Going to Chuuch

Review: I'm Going to Chuuch


Ever met someone whom you knew was destined for great things in entertainment and thought to yourself, “One day I’ll be able to say, I knew them when…”?


And such is Minneapolis filmmaker and newly turned playwright DaJuan Savage who has taken his formula for writing sharp, quick witted, and masterful screenplays and transitioned it over to the world of theater. His stage debut, “I’m Going to Chuuch,” opens at Capri Theater in North Minneapolis on March 24 and 25. There’s no denying the show is set to amaze and draw tears and with it comes an unforgettable message about finding your home in God.

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Black Elvis Impersonator Moonlights as Demon Hunter in Hilarious Horror Comedy

Black Elvis Impersonator Moonlights as Demon Hunter in Hilarious Horror Comedy

The Velvet Elvis - Film Review
   
Ordinarily, the term “Velvet Elvis” conjures up images of those cheesy paintings of Elvis Presley which were popular briefly back in the Seventies. But for the purposes of this hilarious horror comedy, the phrase refers not to a tacky eyesore on black velvet but to a black Elvis impersonator outfitted in The King’s trademark pompadour, muttonchops and TCB sunglasses.  
   
Nicknamed Velvis (Kirk Ponton), he’s been doggedly pursuing his dream of superstardom in a Hollywood which looks suspiciously like Trenton to this former resident of New Jersey’s capital city. At the point of departure, we find our hero doing his best Elvis impression until he’s driven offstage by a merciless heckler (Kurt Tazelaar), a cruel reminder of why he still pays his bills by moonlighting as a pistol-packing demon hunter.
   

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Oscar-Winner Opines on Reprising Role as Ghoulish Marvel Comics Character

Oscar-Winner Opines on Reprising Role as Ghoulish Marvel Comics Character

Nicolas Cage - The “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” Interview

Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage won his Oscar for Leaving Las Vegas in 1996, before going on to deliver memorable performances in movies like National Treasure 1 & 2, Kick Ass, Face/Off, Con Air, Snake Eyes, The Rock, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Adaptation, World Trade Center, Knowing and The Bad Lieutenant. The versatile thespian has also enjoyed impressive outings in Moonstruck, Raising Arizona, Wild at Heart, The Cotton Club, Peggy Sue Got Married, Red Rock West, Amos & Andrew, Birdy and Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Here, he talks about reprising the title role of the Ghost Rider, aka Johnny Blaze, in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, the sequel to the original adaptation of the Marvel Comics series about a motorcycle stuntman who sells his soul to the devil in order to transform into a superhuman vigilante.

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