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Tom Cruise Stars In The Next “Mission: Impossible” Chapter – ‘Fallout’ (Trailer)

Yep. By now, you’d think Tom would be have put his acting career on Cruise control (pause for the groans and ‘boos’… moving on). But naaaah, son, he’s still ’bout that action, bawse! Another “Mission Impossible” movie. Yessir!

The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the helm.
– Paramount Pictures

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“Sicario 2” Features Some ‘Killer’ Action Sequences (Trailer)

Wow. Thanos er… Cable… um… Josh Brolin is all over the screens straight outta Hollywood this year. Not mad. But he and Benicio Del Toro are mad (like crazy) in this trailer though. Just wow…

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Women Of Color Are Trying To Get Out Of The United States (Video)

Damn. Has it come to this? Our sistas go on retreats… women do, PEOPLE do… but the driver for WHY they are going in this piece. They need PEACE! And a SAFE space! A vacay trip is about ‘escape’ but this is an ESCAPE escape from the real harm they suffer.

It comes as no surprise that a time when White supremacist groups have gained increased public notoriety and the President has disparaged African nations as “sh!tholes,” many Black Americans are feeling isolated and unsafe in communities or workplaces.

Many of them are turning those frustrations into acts of self-preservation, and are spending significant money to get outside of the country and away from the people who make them feel that way.

Since the election of President Trump, at least 5 black-owned trip organizations have told VICE News that they’ve experienced upticks in interest from clients eager to get out of the United States.

VICE News followed a group of women to the Women of Color Healing Retreat in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica; a travel experience that emphasized yoga, vegan food, political education seminars, and specifically banned White people.

– VICE News Tonight

And the commentary of Trump, and his supporters. Just watch.

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Natalie Portman In Another Other-Worldly Epic Fantasy, But No Light Sabers This Time (Trailer)

Something here is making giant waves in the gene pool…

It came from outer space. And it’s pretty. Of COURSE, it’s gonna destroy us! “Annihilation” hits theatres February 23rd. But this trailer is gonna hit you upside the head right now. Crazy!

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Anderson .Paak Was Certain He Would Be A Gangsta Rapper One Day, “Word Is Bond” (Trailer)

Influenced by Snoop & Dre… and Radiohead. Okay, that explains some things and invites questions about others. Much to discuss, and more reason to watch this upcoming doc.

Anderson .Paak discusses his upbringing, Hip-Hop culture, and what influences his music. Word is Bond premieres Friday February 16th 10pm ET/PT.
– SHOWTIME

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Was Wakanda, The Homeland Of “Black Panther,” Based On An Ancient African Empire? (Video)

If When you are sitting in a theater in a few days, watching “Black Panther” with your eyes and mouth wide open, saying to yourself that this is so dope… you get it! If you get the feeling that it feels ‘real’ – Wakanda and all – then you reeeeally get it! Watch this vid and see how close to right your thinking is.

Plus, you can read up on how real Wakanda could be here.

MORE: WAKANADA SOUNDS LIKE AN ANCIENT AFRICAN KINGDOM (NPR)

(Keep going. There’s more after the jump.)

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Venom Is In Spidey’s Neighborhood, But He Is Not ‘Friendly’ (Trailer)

Okay, so they are playing this Spiderman comic spinoff story ‘anti-hero’ style… good guy adjacent, in the best worst way, like how The Punisher does. Marvel looks like they are gonna do it again. Very interesting. Cleaning up these streets could get messy. Ha!

Watch the #Venom teaser trailer now. 10.5.18.

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

– Sony Pictures Entertainment

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It’s 2018. And Our Sisters Are Still Suffering. ‘Colorism’ Is Real, And A Real Issue Among Black People (Documentary Trailer)

You hear the music, and your mind goes right to “The Story Of O.J.” sample, doesn’t it? Light n!gga, dark n!gga, rich n!gga, poor n!gga… still n!gga. Sure it’s a song with meaning, but this doc right here means to pack a cultural punch! Wow.

Watch the trailer for “Charcoal” and be amazed. And a bit sad. It’s okay that it is not okay. Feel it and grow from it as a person, as a people.

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Black Is Back! Listen To Bullhorn Tell You About It In This “Black Dynamite 2” Teaser (Trailer)

Sho’ya-daaaamn’right, baby!!! This is a sequel that will make you salivate… or at least spit out what you are drinking. “Black Dynamite” was hilarious, and I have high expectations for the sequel.

Oh, yeah. There’s a “Black Dynamite” sequel coming. And there’s a trailer up for it right now.

(The pseudonyms in the cast listing at the end though. All the old footage though. And wtf is cinemaphonic quadrovision? Bwaaahahaaaa!)

@ojones1

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Donald Glover Goes Where Only Billy Dee Williams Has Gone Before In This New “Star Wars” Story (Trailer)

Memorial Day release date. Doooope! Wonder why someone did not think of this before. Well, they probably did; which is why we get this movie gem in a few short months. “Solo” is a Star Wars Story that folks loyal to the canon NEED in their lives. Han Solo has been, at best, an ancillary character in the stories told as part of the SW franchise thus far. Why not put him front and center in a flick.

What’s great about this is that all the folks involved are likely attached for love of the story. Gotta imagine back when Harrison Ford was Han, he had no idea just how big these stories that happened long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away could get. But bet good money that Donald Glover (playing Lando Calrissian) knows.

We are NOT in ‘Atlanta’ anymore. Definitely. Ha! Enjoy the trailer.

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This Forthcoming ‘Stargate’ Sequel Series Takes Us Back To The “Origins” Of The Series (Trailer)

Yup, they are doing a prequel jawn. So… can we go through a ‘Stargate’ to go back to before they were going through Stargates? No. They don’t work like that? Stargates ain’t real? Whatevs haters. Watch the series trailer.

In 1939, Professor Paul Langford and his daughter Catherine are still grappling with the mysteries of the ancient relic they discovered in the Egyptian desert more than ten years ago. With war looming in Europe and funding running out, these brilliant minds are approaching their lowest ebb. Little do they know, answers are about to present themselves in a dangerous form, when the Nazi Occultist Dr. Wilhelm Brücke approaches their facility with a sinister motive.

Enlisting the help of two young soldiers, Catherine must use all of her wit and nous as she and her new allies embark on an adventure into the unknown to rescue her father, and save the Earth from an unimaginable darkness.

– Stargate Command

Oh, and you can see “Stargate: Origins” [exclusively] at StargateCommand.co starting February 15th.

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Adam Sandler Brings His “The Week Of” Movie To Netflix (Trailer)

Dude. Netflix is a beast out here, ya hear? And Adam Sandler skipped traditional small screens to go online worldwide costarring with his homie Chris Rock for “The Week Of” too? Major!

The comedy tells the story of a devoted, middle-class father (Adam Sandler) determined to pay for his daughter’s wedding despite the prodding of the wealthier father of the groom (Chris Rock). A series of calamities forces the dads (and their families) to come together and endure the longest week of their lives. “The Week Of” premieres April 27 on Netflix.
– Netflix

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Emcees And Insiders Speaking On Hip-Hop For Real? That Is The “Rapture” (Trailer)

You probably know the ins and outs of The Culture, right? No need to even watch this docuseries on Hip-Hop, huh? Okay, cool. Wait on the Super Bowl or something… The rest of us will be binge-watching this immediately, if not sooner!

From Nas to Rapsody, Logic to TI. Hip-Hop has a story to tell. Now is the time. “Rapture”, an 8-part documentary series, only on Netflix March 30th.
– Netflix

WATCH: RAPTURE (NETFLIX)

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Wrestlemania? Nah, The Big Event Is The “Andre The Giant” Documentary Coming To HBO (Trailer)

Man. This film looks like it gets real, real fast. Sports entertainment storylines usually tend toward larger-than-life facade… “Andre The Giant” has the larger than life part down pat. But this doc looks to take viewers beyond the facade. Got mixed feelings about that. But feeling compelled to watch nonetheless.

Andre the Giant was literally the biggest celebrity in the world. HBO Sports, WWE, and the Bill Simmons Media Group present Andre The Giant, a documentary examining the life and career of one of the most beloved figures in wrestling history. Andre The Giant premieres April 10 on HBO.
– HBO

Two days after Wrestlemania.

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Quincy Jones Talks About Music History And His Craft And Offers Advice (Video)

Music is art. Quincy Jones (“Q”) is music AND music history! Watch the clip above of the living legend answering questions and dropping gems soaked history and wisdom.

(Haaa! Q is tripping on his interviewer being born in 1998. Youngster!)

Maaan, Uncle Q is like that cool uncle you love to go visit; just to hear him talk and to talk with you. Dope content. Enjoy and be enriched.

No fear! NOTHING scares me, man.
Quincy Jones

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Watch This Short Film On The History And Musical Impact Of The Soulquarians (Documentary)

The Soulquarians were born at the Electric Lady Studios. Questlove and D’Angelo loving to make music with sickness in it. Common & Erykah Badu came in and got down with the sickness. The fam kept growing… and the brothers James (Poyser and Yancey) rounded out the core… but the story certainly doesn’t stop there…

In 1998, the Neo-Soul movement was near its peak when a collective of like-minded artists came together to push the wave even higher. They called themselves the Soulquarians, and before the decade ended they’d help birth some of the modern era’s greatest recordings.
– Pitchfork

Watch how ‘sick’ the crew would get. Nice!

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Marvel’s “Ant-Man And The Wasp” Movie Hitting Theater Screens This July (Trailer)

Wow. So they are gonna slip this Marvel Universe movie in right quick. Okay. The last one was good. Wonder if T.I. will make an appearance somewhere in this sequel, too. Either way, Pym particle power-packed fun for everyone. Check out the “Ant-Man And The Wasp” trailer.

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Watch The Trailer For “Guion” And Learn About The First Black Man To Go Into Outer Space (Trailer)

So people are really not knowing about Guy Bluford for real? Well, that ends now with this project. Get ready for the full-length doc about the first Black man in outer space.

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Are You Ready For The “Uprising” Yet? Because It’s Coming (Trailer)

Rocking the new-new in trailer gear. Latest greatest teaser for Pacific Rim: Uprising.

The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim: Uprising.
– AMC Theatres

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Women May Be From Venus… But We Know “The Female Brain” Is ‘Out There’ (Trailer)

Blake Griffin is a fool for this! A couple of ‘pause’ worthy scenes in there. Hahahaaaa! All-star cast (including sexy Sofia Vergara *yooo*). Hilarious trailer for “The Female Brain.” And shout to crazy azz Deon Cole in there.

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