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  • Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman

    Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman
    You may or may not know that “People Like Us” star Chris Pine auditioned for “Avatar.” It did not go well. “Sometimes you can leave your car in Burbank, Los Angeles, and walk into a conference room and your back is...
  • 'The Best Man Holiday' review: Belated sequel brings home fun

    'The Best Man Holiday' review: Belated sequel brings home fun
    *** (out of four) How long has it been since 1999’s likable, mild “The Best Man”? That movie featured Lauryn Hill music when it was still semi-new. Despite its odd timing and title—you can’t just add seasonal words to a...
  • Reunion of 'The Best Man' cast is pleasant company ★★★

    Reunion of 'The Best Man' cast is pleasant company ★★&#9733
    "The Best Man Holiday" follows in the footsteps of writer-director Malcolm D. Lee's successful 1999 comedy "The Best Man," using a template familiar to anyone who may have seen "The Big Chill" or its micro-budget predecessor, "Return of the Secaucus...
  • Movies with black casts make a green argument

    Movies with black casts make a green argument
    It took 14 years to come to fruition, but "The Best Man Holiday," writer-director Malcolm D. Lee's sequel to his 1999 hit "The Best Man," opens Friday. Lee told me the other day that Universal executives were "hesitant" initially about the sequel, which...
  • Video/Q&A: Chicago native Craig Robinson of 'Peeples'

    Video/Q&A: Chicago native Craig Robinson of 'Peeples'
    Apropos of nothing, Craig Robinson is singing R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” The Beverly native best known as Darryl Philbin on “The Office” is in the next room prepping for an interview about “Peeples,”...
  • Zimmerman's defense succeeded in portraying Rachel Jeantel as the Angry Black Woman

    Zimmerman's defense succeeded in portraying Rachel Jeantel as the Angry Black Woman
    Well, that didn't take long. A week's worth of testimony in the George Zimmerman trial is in the books. And anyone who still believes the nonsense that race wouldn't play a starring role in this legal drama had better consult the playbill. Ladies...
  • Interview: Bret Michaels hopes his advice steers Oprah viewers clear of thorns

    Interview: Bret Michaels hopes his advice steers Oprah viewers clear of thorns
    The same Harpo Studios that introduced you to self-help gurus Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz and Suze Orman will be re-introducing you Wednesday to Bret Michaels. The bandanna- and eyeliner-wearing rocker best known as the lead singer of hair band Poison and the star...
  • Lions Gate shareholders elect company's 12 board nominees at ho-hum annual meeting

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment's annual shareholders meeting in Toronto today was, as expected, a big yawn, with all 12 of the movie and television studio's 12 nominees, including Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns, elected to the...
  • Carl Icahn's proxy roar for Lions Gate silent, at least for now

     
    Those who follow -- including the movie and television studio's own management -- the events at Lions Gate Entertainment might have expected 'activist shareholder' Carl Icahn to wage a proxy war by now given his growling threats earlier this year.......
  • The Morning Fix: Kanye's Chaos; More Leno analysis (sigh); Tyler Perry still strong; Miley's voice mail

     
    After the coffee. Before that pitch call with Kanye West and Taylor Swift. Here's Jay! Tonight marks (finally) the debut of Jay Leno's prime time show and there is no shortage of analysis (or promos from the Peacock) on what......
  • Tyler Perry: The brand that keeps on delivering

     
    In the last year, major stars like Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Russell Crowe and Jack Black have all underperformed at the box office. But Tyler Perry just keeps on delivering. The actor-writer-director's latest effort at the box office,.......