Niiiice! Somebody got their head on straight over at VH1 and greenlit “The Breaks” as a series to pick up right where the movie they made left off.
Get that steady check (again) Mack Wilds! Tip in there, too. Cool.
The once beautiful South American country of Bolivia is now a perilous narco-state; its citizenry suject to lawlessness, fear, and rampant violence every day. But you, Ghost Recon, are going in to change that… armed with your wits, any arms you can get your hands on, and absolutely no support or acknowledgement of your mission. So, are you in?
You may say no in real life, but in the realistic Wildlands, you would definitely consider it. And after you play this latest “Ghost Recon” trailer, you will probably be ready to join up (or at least play the game)!
Damn. Anybody still hanging on to the old school video games? Who got Tecmo Super Bowl skills? You KNOW the Houston Oilers vs. anybody-who-wanna-get-whupped can happen, right? Heee… I’m just playing… but so not (who ya got). Old schooool game fam!
But nah. This game is NOT that. Tom Clancy storytelling stylings gone wilding in this ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ game. And peep, above; that’s just a TRAILER!
Netflix is doing the MOST! Next up from its Marvel Universe promgramming: Iron Fist. Nice trailer to whet our appetites for the newest of Marvel’s team of Defenders.
Fifteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Danny Rand (Finn Jones) mysteriously returns to New York City determined to reclaim his birthright and family company. However, when a long-destined enemy rises in New York, this living weapon is forced to choose between his family’s legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. Marvel’s Iron Fist premieres March 17, 2017 exclusively on Netflix.
Wonder why they didn’t go all Captain America with the title, like ‘Iron Fist: The Last Defender’… yeah? nah? Ah well, it will be up for some serious binge-watching in mid-March. Netflix & NO chill!
Now that’s what we’re needing more than ever! Damn right, Bill Nye “Saves The World” and drops the science… AND the mic! With a White House and U.S. Congress that are sure to place ‘good business’ before good sense and what is good for the planet (note: good for the planet can be, and usually is, good for business), we need the return of Saturday morning Science to bring fun and knowledge to bear against all the anti-science out there.
Bill Nye – science guy, educator, mechanical engineer, and curator of curiosity – returns with a new show. Each episode of Bill Nye Saves the World tackles a specific topic or concept through lively panel discussions, wide-ranging correspondent reports from a crackerjack team, and Bill’s very special blend of lab procedure and sly personality.
Bill Nye Saves The World arrives April 21, only on Netflix.
Plus, look at all the guest stars that will be coming through. Score for Netflix. We’re ready for April already. Peep the trailer.
‘Prisoners turn Muy Thai fighters to fight for their freedom’ definitely reads like a logline for a hit series. We assure you, it is not. Think more like ring announcer Jimmy Lennon shouting, “It’s SHOWTIME!” And you will be much closer to truth.
PRISON FIGHTERS: 5 Rounds To Freedom uncovers a shocking practice of liberation in the criminal justice system of Thailand. The SHOWTIME Sports original production examines a fully sanctioned and accredited rehabilitation program called Prison Fight through which convicted criminals can train and compete in fights that lead to early release. Premieres on Friday, Feb. 24 at 8:30PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
So, American 7s Football League says take the helmet off to reduce rates of concussion and CTE in full-contact football?? Simple, elegant, old-school solution. Okay. But…Daaaayuummm! Dudes are getting LIT the F*CK up!
Saying though, didn’t we have them putting on more and more protection? As the years passed in this American pastime aka the ultimate collision sport we all love, we have paid more and more; and made the sport more and more expensive to play. Perhaps this is a way to dial all that back a notch.
Maybe we should just make ’em play flag or two hand touch?
Naaaah (haha). Hit the link for more on the safety perspective. Hit play above to see some HITTING! Hit the jump to see more highlights from A7FL.
— Henry Louis Gates Jr (@HenryLouisGates) January 16, 2017
It’s February. Black History Month to those who want to celebrate it as that. But since we make history every month, and we predate history, let’s go with the LOVE theme (not even waiting until the 14th *wink*).
So, on everything we LOVE, the late author & renaissance man Dr. Henry Louis Gates is at bringing us this POWERFUL docu-series on “Africa’s Great Civilizations.” Stirring, speaking truth for the ages… A must-watch when it drops Monday, February 27th on PBS. Peep the trailer above.
(And don’t let “them”… any “them” tell you YOUR history. “They” should not determine YOUR place in the universe. YOU should!)
You know how folks talk about a flick being a ‘coming of age’ movie? This feels more like a ‘coming of CULTURE’ joint. Getting screamed on for ignoring your roots (that elders speak of that you know little about and have never ‘seen’), cursed for creating art from your heart, the passion and defiance of youth… wow. You get it before you ‘get it,’ right? Truth is, I know very little about “Lowriders.” But if I look at this from where I stand, standing on what I know, there is way more than a little bit of Hip-Hop’s cultural underpinnings here.
“Lowriders” is set against the vibrant backdrop of East LA’s near-spiritual car culture and follows the story of Danny, a talented young street artist caught between the lowrider world inhabited by his old-school father and ex-con brother, and the adrenaline-fueled outlet that defines his self-expression.
Watch the trailer. Watch again. This trailer hit me. Gonna be a ‘sleeper recommendation’ of mine. When it hits, remember I told you!
Last trailer before the March 3rd theatrical release and fxcking duuuuuuude!! This “Logan” trailer is so geeYOTdam dope! Bet money the movie will be at least as good, if not better. The fxcking X-Men are talking about the fxcking X-Men comic in this latest X-Men spinoff maaaan. Come on. How crazy is that?!
And saying that the little girl is a hellion in the making… understatement of the decade!
“In his new film, director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.”
“One of the best movies you are likely to see this year.”
– Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
In theaters February 3rd
Amazing! One of those lifelong, decades-strong franchises that Hollywood seems to really love… This is the latest “Alien” installment. In theaters May 19, 2017.
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with “Alien: Covenant,” a new chapter in his groundbreaking “Alien” franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
I never set out to convert anybody. In my quest, some of them ended up converting themselves.
– Daryl Davis
So, go on and plan on watching the trailer above TWICE, because the first run will likely leave you breathless. This is the award-winning documentary about a Black musician, Daryl Davis, who befriends and engages members of the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists in an extended dialog about race, hate, and how we can get past it. Turns out this all started as a bold an simple measure to get the KKK’s answer to this question: “How can you hate me if you don’t even know me?”
(Davis’ dialogs with Klan members have been so powerful that several members ultimately left the organization. You MUST watch!)
“Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America” comes to PBS on February 13, 2017.
And wait… this is NOT a pro-Clinton post either. Keep reading and watch both vids…to the very end!
In short, here are the two major steps detailing how the Trump campaign stole the election: (1) votes that were never counted and (2) interstate cross-check. Greg Palast (you saw our earlier post on here featuring him right?) goes in-depth about the ‘strategery’ in this two-parter. Start above, continue after the jump.
Finally… The R… oh wait, that’s another pro wrestler’s schtick. Ha!
But wrestling fans might be feeling like “finally” when the kiss-stealing, wheeling-dealing, limousine-riding, jet-flying son of a gun gets his 30 For 30 shine on ESPN. Watch the teaser above for the ESPN documentary for The Nature Boy Ric Flair. Wooooooooo!
Okay, there is enough time to watch the original “Blade Runner” (with Harrison Ford) starting now… because October 6, 2017, the story continues.
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
“Blade Runner 2049” also stars Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, with Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.
Incredible! This documentary is about a tradition, an art, craftsmanship, a lifestyle, a family business, a journey of self-discovery and appreciation and so much more brought to us by Japanese-American documentarian Erik Shirai. Turns out that Saké is waaaay more than fancy rice wine. The story’s telling – in “The Birth of Saké” – does involve a lot of cups of it though. The best!
In Japan, it’s such a normal thing to be an artisan, to dedicate your entire life to one craft and to be really good at it, so much so that Japanese people don’t find it interesting. But I was able to understand the culture, but also see it from a different perspective and really appreciate it. Hanging out [at the Tedorigawa brewery] for such a long period of time helped me realize that the Japanese culture is very embedded in who I am, in my aesthetics, my values, and how I see the world.- Erik Shirai
Check out the trailer above. Catch it on Netflix. More on the documentary at NBC News online.
Christopher Nolan has some award-winning movies in the theatrical trophy case already – “Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy. But this “Dunkirk” is looking EPIC! And we will get a look at it in theaters July 21, 2017. To whet appetites for the war film, Warner Bros. dropped off this trailer. Bet money this won’t be your run-of-the-mill war period piece. Believe that!
“In March 2017, the producers of Godzilla transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.
When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.”