Articles tagged gabrielle union

5 Dec 2008 // 4:32 AM

Cadillac Records

In the ambitious and cluttered Cadillac Records, Leonard Chess redistributes income among his artists, but the point is not lost on any of them that he decides who plays when and even how to play.

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11 Jul 2008 // 1:56 AM

Meet Dave

Meet Dave is "Eddie Murphy in Eddie Murphy," literally, metaphorically, exhaustively.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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11 Dec 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Perfect Holiday

Part "family movie" and part "romantic comedy," Perfect Holiday divides its energies unevenly, leaning too heavily on the adults acting like children.

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11 Dec 2007 // 1:13 AM

“The Perfect Holiday” is a Christmas comedy that pairs Gabrielle Union and Morris Chestnut. And after filming it, the handsome and dashing Chestnut had this

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25 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Abandon (2002)

This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.

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Running With Scissors (2006)

Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.

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Tyler Perrys Daddys Little Girls (2007)

A disappointingly outsized villain, Jenny fills up what would have been Madea's space, only she's not so strong, entertaining, or even convincing.

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26 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Running With Scissors (2006)

Augusten's narration of Running with Scissors starts with a question: "How do I begin to tell the story of how my mother left me and how I left her?"

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22 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Honeymooners (2005)

While most of the target audience for the movie may not remember the TV version, Schultz's Honeymooners unfortunately forgets what was most appealing about the show.

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6 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Night Stalker

The remake of the Darren McGavin vehicle derives from the adventures of Mulder and Scully, down to the male/female tag team of investigators and a secret conspiracy involving mysterious deaths, unexplained body markings, and brooding supernatural forces..

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Breakin’ All the Rules: Special Edition (2004)

All rules of attraction and self-definition are just off when it comes to the utterly beautiful and notoriously nice Chestnut.

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Breakin’ All the Rules (2004)

As lovers who lie to one another as a kind of mating ritual, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Foxx do about as well as possible.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

In almost every way, Bad Boys II is larger, louder, and longer than the original. It is also more of the same.

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17 Jul 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

For this invasion, they need extra firepower and get it, including useful high tech surveillance courtesy of the CIA: this is Bad Boys II's most outrageous fantasy, that this agency has its act together.

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28 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Deemed 'The Next Tom Cruise' by 'GQ' magazine, the prolific, asthmatic, and charismatic Dark Man X continues to power his way into the movies.

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13 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Deliver Us From Eva (2003)

In the she's-such-a-bitch scenes, Gabrielle Union reveals a completely wonderful comic timing.

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18 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Abandon (2002)

Cynical and beautiful. No wonder the boys can't resist her.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

City of Angels

For all the primetime-melodramatic cliches at work in the men's conflicts -- the moral and political posturing, not to mention the dick-swinging -- it is significant that these battles are waged by black men, pitted against one another as they wrangle over the scant resources allotted them by a larger governing system.

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Two Can Play That Game (2001)

If you've seen a movie based on a Terry McMillan novel, or gee, even a recent romantic comedy, you know exactly where 'Two Can Play That Game' is going.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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