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“Charm City Kings” Hits The Streets… And The Screens… This Coming April (Trailer)

Okay. OKAY!

Meek Mill making it work in the movies. Salute. And this “Charm City Kings” looks epic. Teaser showing snips from what should be a wild story to tell. Check it…

Fourteen-year-old Mouse (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) desperately wants to join the Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders who rule the summertime streets. His older brother, Stro, was their top rider before his tragic death—a loss that consumes Mouse as much as his passion for bikes. Mouse’s mom (Teyonah Parris) and his police mentor, Detective Rivers (William Catlett), work overtime to help the charismatic teen reach his full potential, but when the Midnight Clique’s leader, Blax (Meek Mill), takes the boy under his wing, the lure of revving his own dirt bike skids Mouse toward a road way past the straight and narrow.

Puerto Rican director Angel Manuel Soto (Dinner Party, 2018 New Frontier VR experience at Sundance Film Festival) returns to the Festival with this electric feature that pulses with teen gusto, thumping Hip-Hop, and amazing bike tricks. Soto directs an astonishingly talented cast to create a narrative bursting with pitch-perfect performances and intoxicating emotion. Based on the documentary 12 O’Clock Boys, Charm City Kings is one boy’s unforgettable journey toward manhood.

(AND Jada and Will Smith are helming this as Executive Producers?? Oh heeeell yeah!)

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Jared Leto Is “Morbius” (Trailer)

Oh, okay. So, Jared Leto is hopping from one Universe to another – Joker in DC, to being NO JOKE in the Marvel Universe… “Morbius” (not mad though). Watch this all the way to the end. Because someone got some ‘splaining to do… Is that Michael Keaton in another role, or is ‘The Studio That Brought You Spiderman: Homecoming introducing Vulture into this story arc?? Wow!

One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar® winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.
– Sony Pictures Releasing Australia

“Morbius” is in cinemas July 30th.

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50 Cent Enters Partnership To Produce An Animated Version Of The “Trill League” Graphic Novel (Trailer)

VERY interesting. Could this be a ‘move over Justice League‘ situation in the making? 50 is on fire with his studio production moves (which reminds me, the last episodes of “Power” just started Sunday… gotta get on that).

I saw a reviewer post a video on “Trill League” on YouTube and went looking for a trailer on an ‘official channel.’ This one above is as close as I could get to that. Looks like this teaser has been floating around on the Tube for years. Now, it’s getting ‘real.’

Trill League, an animated series based on Anthony Piper’s graphic novel, is a combination of superheroes, anime, and Hip-Hop culture. Piper is co-creating, writing, and executively producing the series with Jameel Saleem (Disenchantment, Whiskey Cavalier). The executive producers are 50 Cent and Jermaine Johnson of 3 Arts Entertainment, which is producing the series with 50’s G-Unit Film & Television in association with Lionsgate TV.
– Black Enterprise

READ: 50 CENT PARTNERS WITH A BLACK ANIMATOR TO PRODUCE A SUPERHERO SERIES (BLACK ENTERPRISE)

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The Cast For “Equal Standard” Is Loaded With Golden Era Emcees (Trailer)

Ah! And Fredro Starr from Onyx is on the acting roster for another movie. Keep it pushing then man! Looks intense.

Coming soon, “Equal Standard” stars Ice-T, Fredro Starr, and Treach (of Naughty By Nature).

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Shh… Listen… The Creatures Found In “A Quiet Place” Are Not The Only Monsters To Fear (Trailer)

Hoooollleeeyy SHEEEEEIT!!

Okay, so I will admit to not getting on the ball and watching the first one. But the trailer for this second part makes me NEED to check for it. I mean, monsters being monsters isn’t enough? They driving buses on vehicular homicide mass murderous mission ‘ish?? WOW!

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
– Paramount Pictures

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John David Washington Gives His Life To Join The Fight In ‘TENET’ (Trailer)

Okay, this role is DEFINITELY going to have John David Washington (of HBO series “Ballers” fame) swimming in waters as deep as his dad (Denzel) has with regard to his acting career. No young, rich and funny football hijinks here. We talking about saving the world, all time, big time ‘ish!

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Okay, This Is REALLY The Final Season Of Marvel’s “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D” (Trailer)

… on ABC, at least. I am still holding out for a return to the storyline in some fashion on Disney+ or something. Why not? It was supposed to be a wrap last season, but ABC (owned by Disney) brought it back. Let’s keep bringing it back!

Speaking of ‘bringing it back’ … won’t this be like… the FOURTH Coulson we get?? Counting Agent Phil Coulson from the Iron Man, Thor, Avengers, and Captain Marvel movies… who died and came back to life to eventually become the new Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. …only to die and return (sort of, at least in borrowed body form) as single-minded evil alien slayer ‘Sarge’… who bites it… THEN we get a new and improved good ole [Life Model Decoy, or LMD] Phil Coulson (thanks to ancient mysticism and super-futuristic sci-fi tech)… I mean wowwww! That Coulson has gotta be part cat with all those lives, right?

And I was and am still here for ALL of it! Come on Season 7. Hurry up!

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“Top Gun: Maverick” In Theaters June 26, 2020 (Video)

Do you feel the need… the need for SPEED yet? Well you have until mid-2020 to get your mind right for Top Gun: Maverick. And if you don’t know why you ought to be losing your mind with excitement, maybe you should go ask your pops about it… youngster.

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”

Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.

– Paramount Pictures

Of course, Goose’s son’s call sign is Rooster… and Maverick is the one to mentor him. Maaaan, in every which way, get ready for to fly into the Danger Zone one more time!

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Stephen & Robbie Amell Co-Star In Sci-Fi Drama/Thriller “Code 8” (Trailer)

So I am finally getting around to watching “Crisis On Infinite Earths” DC crossover TV event on the CW, realizing that this is the last hoorah for Stephen Amell as the Green Arrow… wondering what he was gonna do next and… Then I catch this trailer in my Facebook wall stream.

Yep, Stephen is gonna be just fine. So will his cousin Robbie Amell (true Arrowverse fans will remember him playing Ronald Raymond, 1/2 of F.I.R.E.S.T.O.R.M. on “Flash” for a bit).

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The Latest “Bad Boys For Life” Trailer Is Packed… With Action And Hilarity! (Trailer)

Got another trailer for that new “Bad Boys For Life” flick FINALLY hitting theater screens next year.

January can’t come soon enough!!
Will Smith

Agreed, Will. Agreed indeed!

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Understatement Of The Millennium: ‘Queen & Slim’ Will Never Forget Their First Date (Video)

Shiiiiiid! Damn right I am gonna catch this flick! Thought I wasn’t when I was??

I mean… ehem… I am excited to see such scintillating cinema see the light of projection onto silver screens. Should be an incredible viewing experience.

(F–k that sh-t mane! Black Bonnie & Clyde here got me HYPED!! Check out the latest trailer.)

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Dave Chappelle Awarded The Mark Twain Prize For American Humor (Trailer)

Congrats to Dave Chappelle! A well deserved honor. Set your DVRs and TV reminders to catch this when it airs on PBS.

An outstanding lineup of entertainers gathered in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Dave Chappelle, recipient of the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on October 27, 2019. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world’s greatest humorists, was given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. The program will be broadcast on PBS stations on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
– The Kennedy Center

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Ride together. Die together. One Last Time… “Bad Boys For Life” (Trailer)

The third, and apparently final, installment of the ‘Bad Boys’ franchise… at least with lead co-stars Martin and Will.

The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys For Life.
– Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Richard Jewell: The World Will Know His Name And The Truth (Trailer)

Talk about ‘no good deed going unpunished’… Not sure if the trailer is leading us away from the real plot twist of this flick, but if the authorities always consider the one who reports the crime their prime suspect… well, they can’t be mad at folks not wanting to tell them anything.

Clint Eastwood directing is a great sign. This movie will be good! Looks like a solid cast, too.

@ojones1

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‘The Marion Stokes Project’ Looks At A Woman Who Recorded 30 Years Of How We Looked In American Media (Trailer)

Interesting. If the press, or media, provides a ‘first draft of history,’ what can we say about this lady… who recording EVERYTHING media?

For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news twenty-four hours a day. A civil rights-era radical who became fabulously wealthy and reclusive later in life, her obsession started with the Iranian Hostage Crisis in 1979—at the dawn of the twenty-four hour news cycle. It ended on December 14, 2012 as the Sandy Hook massacre played on television while Marion passed away. In between, Marion filled 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, wars, triumphs, catastrophes, bloopers, talk shows and commercials that show us how television shaped the world of today and in the process tell us who we were.

A mystery in the form of a time capsule, RECORDER delves into the strange life of a woman for whom home taping was a form of activism to protect the truth (the public didn’t know it, but the networks had been disposing their archives for decades into the trashcan of history) and though her visionary and maddening project nearly tore her family apart, her extraordinary legacy is priceless.

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Star Trek: Picard (NYCC Trailer)

Can’t wait until January, but we will have to. Looks like it’s gonna be an epic ‘Next Generation’ of the Star Trek franchise!

Watch the NYCC Trailer, debuted during the Star Trek: Universe panel at New York Comic Con.
– CBS All Access

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The Last App She May Ever Download, “Countdown” Comes To Theaters October 25th (Trailer)

Nope, nope, naw hell!!

I remember that commercial that talked about that phone number you could call to find out when you were going to die. No way I was calling then… no way I would download this sh!t now. Yeah, yeah, ha ha, laugh and say, “It’s just a movie all you want” but nah…

In COUNTDOWN, when a young nurse (Elizabeth Lail) downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and death closing in, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
– STX Entertainment

Y’all tell me how this flick was #Shook #NotAshamedToAdmit

@ojones1

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Soon, Eddie Murphy Tells Netflix, And The World, “Dolemite Is My Name” (Trailer)

He’s baaaaack! In this Netflix-told tale, we get the story of the ‘birth’ of Dolemite – played by Rudy Ray Moore back in the day, now played by Eddie Murphy in the upcoming flick, “DOLEMITE IS MY NAME!”

(All caps is probably over the top… just like Dolemite. Ha!)

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2019 SDCC Teasers For All The DC Series, Including One For The Final Season Of “Arrow” (Series Trailers)

Now you know that San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) was loaded down with trailers; all the trailers anyone could watch. Maybe more than anyone could stand. But now that I found this epic batch of DC streaming/TV teasers, what I cannot stand is the waiting!

(Of course, I could add an Epix subscription to my cable package and get started watching that “Pennyworth” series. Hmmm…)

If you’ve missed or want to rewatch all the DC TV trailers from Comic-Con 2019, you can catch up here with this compilation of everything. Trailers include The Flash Season 6, Supergirl Season 5, Arrow’s Final Season, Black Lightning Season 3, the Batwoman series premiere, the upcoming Harley Quinn series starring Kaley Cuoco, Krypton Season 2’s origin story of iconic Superman villain Doomsday, and the new Alfred Pennyworth series coming soon.
– TV Promos

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Latest Teaser For “Gemini Man” Starring Will Smith (Trailer)

He’s trying to save you from yourself, Henry! Man, we are way behind ‘Hidden Dragons’ Ang Lee, for reals. “Gemini Man,” starring Will Smith, hits theater screens this October.

Gemini Man (#GeminiMan) is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith (#WillSmith) as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move. The film is directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ang Lee and produced by renowned producers Jerry Bruckheimer, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Also starring are Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Benedict Wong. Gemini Man opens in theaters October 11, 2019.
– Paramount Pictures

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