Articles tagged morris chestnut

9 Jan 2009 // 1:22 AM

Not Easily Broken

For all its references to spirituality, Not Easily Broken is fixated on an earthly bond, between a good man and the good woman who defines him.

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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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28 Sep 2007 // 1:29 AM

The Game Plan

You can't not like The Rock.

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26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Cave (2005)

Space is a primary concern in a movie called The Cave.

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7 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Ladder 49 (2004)

As he watches his firefighters guys bond and scuffle, director Jay Russell explains that he began the project with some qualms because of 'all the emotion involved with 9/11.'"

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

Amid all the overreaching, expensive, mostly tacky ambition of the summer's movies, it's good to see a B-movie that knows what it is.

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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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1 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Ladder 49 (2004)

Sentimental and surprisingly uncomplicated, Ladder 49 seems a disservice to the very folks it wants to extol.

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

There's some odd cosmic poetry in the fact that Dwight Little, director of Anacondas, also directed Free Willy 2.

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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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24 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Confidence (2003)

They meet at King's club, where he's auditioning strippers: Dustin Hoffman, big pimping.

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18 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

Half Past Dead (2002)

Ja is partnered with Steven Seagal, the fading action/martial arts star who not only refuses to go away.

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29 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Half Past Dead (2002)

Ja is partnered with Steven Seagal, the fading action/martial arts star who not only refuses to go away.

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8 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Like Mike (2002)

It's easy to see why Bow Wow -- ambitious, clever, self-confident -- appealed to the folks who put this film-cd-gear- package together.

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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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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 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 // 12:03 AM

The Best Man (1999)

Someone I know organized an opening weekend group to go see The Best Man. As he reasons in the invitation he sent out to several friends, Hollywood pays attention to opening weekend box office receipts, and he'd like to ensure that this film's receipts make an impression on the powers that be. You don't see this kind of effort made for just any movie.

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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