Articles tagged mo'nique

25 Mar 2010 // 2:45 AM

ST. LOUIS — Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique is interested only in doing things her way. She didn’t play the usual game of politicking to win

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Precious and Lee Daniels: State of the Race

In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.

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The reviews are so gushy that they’d have to go straight to your head. For the comic actress Mo’Nique, “Precious,” opening in theaters

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15 Jun 2008 // 9:30 AM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There is a fine line between realism and the ridiculous. Put another way, when dealing with ethnic archetypes, it is easy to confuse truth with

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7 Feb 2008 // 11:55 PM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There's a not bad movie inside of Welcome Home, briefly visible in the quiet center provided by Margaret Avery, especially.

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21 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Shadowboxer (2005)

While their profession is both odious and familiar, Mikey and Rose's sexual relationship is less commonplace.

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7 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Phat Girlz (2006)

If Phat Girlz is about desire, for viewers even more than actors or characters, it is also about how that desire is constructed by images.

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Last Comic Standing: The Search For The Funniest Person in America

'I could never go back to a 9-to-5 job, being on-stage telling jokes.'

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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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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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