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What If Your Best Friend Might Be The Cause Of You Going Back To Prison? (Trailer)

Wow! Two things about this “Blindspotting” trailer stand out.

One, while most would expect that you are ‘innocent until proven guilty’ the default position felons on parole are put in is one where they must continually prove that they are innocent. Imagine that (some don’t even have to ‘imagine’): Having to self-check EVERY move to ensure that it ‘looks’ pure & innocent.

And two, remembering when Dave Chappelle said “that White guy hanging with the Black crew” is the most dangerous dude because there is no telling what he’s done to ‘earn respect’… That’s the dude Miles in this flick. Bet big money on that. He is big trouble.

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Watch Matthew McConaughey Go From Hustler To Dealer To Kingpin To Informant In ‘White Boy Rick’ (Trailer)

Wow. Saw a summary on the Interwebs saying that this cat, Ricky Wershe Jr., was a Detroit street hustler, FBI informant, and drug kingpin… all before he turned 16 years old. “White Boy Rick” is based on the true story.

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Dave Chappelle Gets Back Into Movie Acting In ‘A Star Is Born’ (Trailer)

“A Star is Born” stars Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” the “A-Team” movie) and pop music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper also directs. In this tragic love story, Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (played by Gaga). The characters start building a relationship, but as Ally’s career takes off, the relationship starts breaking down, as Jack fights his inner demons.

The cast of “A Star is Born” also includes shock comedian and actor Andrew Dice Clay, movie vet Sam Elliott, and Dave Chappelle. Chappelle plays Noodles, a close friend of the film’s main character Jackson.

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New ‘Bumblebee’ Transformer Movie Features Iconic Yellow Volkswagen Beetle Vehicle Form (Trailer)

Not mad at this at all. Feels like this flick’s storytelling will move closer to the comics and old cartoons. Good stories, maybe enough to pull a good movie from. When the Transformers emerged from 4 million years stasis on Earth, Bumblebee was a key figure. Though not the biggest or strongest, he was often entrusted with important spy missions, with protecting the Witwickys (Sparkplug, who helped discover a fuel conversion process for the Autobots, and his son Buster)… plus he could SWIM (comic fact-checking by ojones1, so y’all can ‘at’ him if you wanna argue, hahaaaa)!

Of course, Hollywood won’t stick to the 80s story too tight, but this still could make for a good holiday film.

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Watch The Latest Teaser For ‘The Equalizer 2’ (Trailer)

Saw a bit on ESPN (I think) where Denzel Washington was talking to some pro athlete (I think) and was saying, “I don’t do sequels.” And I thought… wow, he really doesn’t. I cannot think of a sequel that Denzel has done… until now!

Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
– Trailer City

#Equalizer2 in theaters July 20th, and it’s gonna be DOPE! Just look at the latest trailer.


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The End Of “Avengers: Infinity War” Explained (Video)

WARNING: Do NOT watch if you have not seen ‘Infinity War’ and do not want it spoiled!

Okay, Marvel usually licenses properties in 3’s, but there is a lot of grain and grist in the rumor mill saying there will be an ‘Avengers 4’… and bits & pieces viewers got by the movie’s end actually make that make sense.

Whoa. You’ve just come out of Avengers: Infinity War. You’ve cheered at all the fights. Laughed at all the jokes. You’ve been shaken, speechless and sobbing. You’ve made an appointment for therapy for tomorrow. Don’t worry…we’re all right there with you. There’s only one cure for the post-Infinity War blues, and that’s diving straight into the ending and trying to figure out what the hell just happened — and what the hell is going to happen next. Strap in, put your helmet on, and prepare your haunches, people. Here’s the ending of Avengers: Infinity War explained. And of course, gigantic, earth-shattering spoilers ahead. Last chance to turn back…
– Looper

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Queen’s New Biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody” (Trailer)

Okay, so we can mark one dope film coming out in November. Looks like the film will be an epic retelling of the come-up story of Freddie Mercury and Queen.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that was always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.


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Back Story Of The Israel-Palestine Conflict (Video)

Peace in the Middle East. We got used to saying the phrase; praying for it to become a reality. If you already know the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, good on you for being informed. I will admit to not knowing. I came across many storytellings like this on YouTube. Though I do not claim the expertise to declare it absolutely so, this one seems to speak to the true history in an even-toned manner.


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Due Out Mid-Summer, An Epic Bio Film Will Tell Us All “Whitney” (Trailer)

This July 6th in U.S. theaters… there will be tears. Man, oh, man. They got commentary from Bobby, best friends, family, and insiders who KNEW “Whitney” for real. The film promises to tell all, ALL of it! Sure you want to know it ALL?

Really think about that. The answer is ‘yes’ of course. But if you murmured the words, “I Love You, Whitney at the end with the cat in the trailer… just saying, everything about the ‘beautiful people’ in our lives wasn’t beautiful. Prepare for that, but certainly keep the love. Always.

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Watch The Red Band Teaser For “Sorry To Bother You” (Trailer) [NSFW]

Well, damn. ‘Weaponized hilarity’ for a film about telemarketing though? Okay. The jury was kinda out with us on this flick, but Lakeith Stanfield gets a nod for his work in “Atlanta” to be certain. He and Zazie are on to other screens with their careers since their Fx breakthrough. Good looks!

“Sorry to Bother You” is a 2018 American science fiction comedy film written and directed by Boots Riley, in his directorial debut. It stars Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, and Armie Hammer. Set in Oakland, California, the film follows a young African-American telemarketer who adapts a White accent in order to thrive at his job.

The film showed at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018. It is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 6, 2018, by Annapurna Pictures.

– Consequence Of Sound

Red Band trailer. Always a good look ahead for a movie that is gonna go raw. Speaking of going raw… Maybe don’t play this at work.

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Latest Teaser For John Travolta’s “Gotti” (Trailer)

“Gotti” comes to the big screens on June 15th, and the flick is looking pretty damn tough. Travolta has played gangster roles before, but they were nowhere near as heavy, or REAL, as the head of the Gambino Crime Family. Take a peek.


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Indonesian Teenagers Making Fast Cash In Illegal Motorcycle Races (Documentary)

This is insane! Man, things youth do, thinking they are immortal and invincible. Plus, there’s the money. Definitely a risk vs. reward thing to do; these high-speed illegal street races. Faster & furiouser. Watch!

Motorcycles rule the streets of Indonesia. By day, the bikes zip through Jakarta, ferrying residents to and from work—but by night, the roads give way to the underground world of illegal street racing. Kids as young as 12 compete in the high-speed sprints, where riders can make a small fortune off a single race. The rewards are great, but the risks are just as high: Flying down roads at breakneck speeds, one, small mistake can cost a “speed jockey” their life.

On this episode of ‘VICE INTL,’ VICE Indonesia went inside Jakarta’s dangerous, high-stakes street racing scene. We met up with a 16-year-old rising star to hear how he got involved, talked to the cops cracking down on illegal drag racing, and checked out a sprint ourselves—watching as two teenagers faced off for more cash than most Indonesians make in a month.


Started watching this with that BDP joint “Love’s Gonna Getcha” in mind… kids like: “I make about a G a week. F**K school!”

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The ‘Stallworth Brothers’ Go Undercover, Under White Sheet, In Spike Lee’s Latest Joint “BLACKkKLANSMAN” (Trailer)

Anybody thinking Spike Lee’s lost his edge in the vanguard movie-making game? Hands up. Anybody?

Of course f**king NOT! Because this sh!t right here… this he did with Jordan Peele attached, with the trailer above, right here… is gonna be like wowwww!

Because “with the right White man, we can do anything.” Again… wowwww!

(David Duke = NOT the right White man, just saying.)

Based On A True Story

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Watch This ‘Scooter Chase’ And Get Ready For “Deadpool 2” (Trailer)

Everybody into the “Deadpool 2” folks. One more trailer clip to get you ready… and to get you chuckling… and if you are into Zazie Beetz (the hottie from “Atlanta”), and who isn’t, this’ll get your motor running, too!


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T’Challa And Zuri Speak On Memories Of King T’Chaka In This Deleted Scene From “Black Panther” (Video)

Lookit. No bullsh!t. For real. The deleted scenes are almost like trailers; as looking at what did NOT make the final cut for “Black Panther” is almost as enticing as wanting to see what did! Check out this scene focused on T’challa the rising ruler of Wakanda.

And remember: This is what they didn’t include in the film. No wonder the movie was so dope #WakandaForever

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Take A Tour Of The ‘Millennium Falcon’ With Donald Glover (Video)

Young Lando giving walking tours in the Long-Ago-Far-Away-Sci-Fi-bando! Dope, right? Yes? No? Hahaa! C’mon, you know your inner Star Wars geek just hollered!

Join Donald Glover for a tour of the iconic Millennium Falcon in this featurette for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. See the film in theaters May 25.
– Star Wars

All that… AND a cape for EVERY occasion.

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Eljay Williams Presents “Pathways” (Trailer)

Put the soundtrack on here a while back. Now we post more movement on Williams movie project. Peep the “Pathways” trailer.

Concert promoter Sean Pathways is searching for answers to his failures while carrying the pressures of everyone’s chance at success. He attempts to balance a stagnant career and relationships with his music producing girlfriend (Beautiful) and his ex-girlfriend Ann. Ann is the leader of an all-female rap group he is promoting and Beautiful, under Sean’s influence, produces the group. He finds himself wanting and expecting too much from every aspect of his life and something has got to give.

The film is loosely based on the Independent Hip Hop Scene in Atlanta and features many of the artists, promoters, DJs, and producers that thrive there. The look, sound and feel of the film is directly influenced by Eljay’s years of covering the scene for his documentary series The Stand. The film’s soundtrack, which is dominated by Atlanta’s indie artists, authenticates the Emmy Nominated/Telly Award Winning Producer/Director’s vision.

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“Avengers: Infinity Wars” Just Hit Theaters, And Now Marvel Drops An Extended Teaser For “Ant-Man & The Wasp” (Trailer)

Is Marvel trying to take DC out? Asking for a friend (who may or may not be worried about DC’s survival in the coming months). Check it. “Black Panther” was the Spring face smash across the movie industry… Then “Avengers: Infinity Wars” followed up with the heart stomp… and they still have “Deadpool 2” and “Ant-Man & The Wasp”. Plus all the Marvel TV series coming back and coming soon this summer and fall AND the Netflix game Marvel is killing.

Oh wait, I’m sorry. DC had a good debut season for “Black Lightning.” Respect. But that about it.

Just watch the trailer. And somebody tell DC to step it up over there!

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Watch This Deleted Scene From “Black Panther”… A Confrontation Between The Heads Of The Dora Milaje And Border Tribe (Video)

Summon the Dora Milaje! Conflict!

In this deleted scene, the “Black Panther” characters Okoye and W’Kabi (Danai Gurira and Daniel Kaluuya) are going at it. Did you know that they were MARRIED though? The characters, not Danai and Daniel.

Great scene. Too bad it didn’t make the final cut.

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Check Out This New Investigative Documentary Series On Netflix, “Dirty Money” (Trailer)

Man oh, man… This isn’t even art imitating life, rather a [Netflix] video series reporting it. We pretty much assume that big businesses and “Dirty Money” (that ‘anything for a buck’ mentality) go hand-in-hand, right? Well, these stories – teased in the episode trailer above – should not surprise you. The first episode is on Volkswagen… supposed to mean the “People’s Car” in German… yeah, but which “people” (probably ‘The 1%’) is it really ‘for’?

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