Articles tagged clifton powell

9 Feb 2007 // 3:00 AM

Norbit (2007)

In the poster, he looks squished and distressed, she looks furious, as if daring you not to get the joke built into the very concept of Multiple Murphys.

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9 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Gospel (2005)

Frank's ambition to expand the church, following the spectacular-show/mega-church model, has led him to think rather highly of himself as well.

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29 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Ray (2004)

Repeatedly, Ray collapses lore and desire into metaphorical, emotional, and narrative economy, occasioned by a groundbreaking song.

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12 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

Never Die Alone (2004)

'I look older in person than I come across on film,' observes DMX while watching himself in Never Die Alone.

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26 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Never Die Alone (2004)

King's funeral opens Never Die Alone, but his throbbing self-consciousness drives it.

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12 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lockdown (2000)

The trouble that accompanies them is not of their own making -- it's a function of being young, black, 'in the wrong place' by definition.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lockdown (2000)

Takes its political and ethical subjects seriously.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Brothers (2001)

Facing his boys on the basketball court, where they go to sweat, score, and hash out their 'stuff', Terry (Shemar Moore) argues -- none too convincingly -- that his settling down is a sign of his maturity. The others are unconvinced. And so they go on to talk about it. A lot.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Bones (2001)

PULL.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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