Sunday, February 28, 2016

GET HARD (2015)



Directed By: Etan Cohen 
Written By: Ian Roberts, Etan Cohen & Jay Martel 
Story By: Adam McKay, Jay Martel & Ian Roberts 
Cinematography By: Tim Suhrstedt 
Editor: Michael L.Stale 


Cast: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Edwina Findley, Alison Brie, Craig T. Nelson, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Paul Ben-Victor, Ron Funches, Matt Walsh, Greg Germann

FRIDAY AFTER NEXT (2002)



Directed By: Marcus Raboy 
Written By: Ice Cube 
Based on Characters Created By: Ice Cube & DJ Pooh 
Cinematography By: Glen MacPherson 
Editor: Suzanne Hines 

Cast: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don ‘DC’ Curry, Maz Jobrani, Terry Crews, Katt Williams, Anna Marie Horsford, Bebe Drake, K.D. Aubert, Clifton Powell, Rickey Smiley, Sommore, Joel McKinnon Miller, Chris Williams, Khleo Thomas, Trina McGee

THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM (2013)



Directed By: Kenny Leon 
Written By: Tonya Lewis Lee, Stephen Glantz & Caliope Brattlestreet 
Cinematography By: James Chressanthis 
Editor: Margaret Godspeed 

Cast: Wood Harris, Anika Noni Rose, Harrison Knight, Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Latanya Richardson, David Alan Grier, Shameik Moore, Josephine Lawrence, E. Roger Mitchell

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

FREAKS OF NATURE (2015)



Directed By: Robbie Pickerling 
Written By: Oren Uziel 
Cinematography By: Uta Briesewitz 

Cast: Nicholas Braun, Josh Fadem, Vanessa Hudgens, Mackenzie Davis, Chris Zylka, Ed Westwick, Keegan-Michael Key, Mae Whitman, Joan Cusack, Bob Odenkirk, Denis Leary, Ian Roberts, Rachael Harris, Patton Oswalt, Pat Healy, Cerina Vincent

Saturday, February 20, 2016

OBSESSED (2009)



Directed By: Steve Shill 
Written By: David Loughery 
Cinematography By: Ken Seng 
Editor: Paul Seydor 


Cast: Beyonce Knowles, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O’Connell, Christine Lahti, Scout Taylor-Compton, Bruce McGill

HALF PAST DEAD (2002)



Written & Directed By: Don Michael Paul 
Cinematography By Michael Slovis 
Editor: Vanick Moradian 


Cast: Steven Seagal, Ja Rule, Kurupt, Morris Chesnut, Nia Peebles, Bruce Weitz, Tony Plana, Claudia Christian, Mo’Nique

LIGHT IT UP (1999)



Written & Directed By: Craig Bolotin 
Cinematography By: Elliot Davis 
Editor: Wendy Green Bricmont 


Cast: Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, Judd Nelson, Robert Ri’Chard, Glynn Turman, Vanessa L. Williams, Sara Gilbert, Clifton Collins Jr., Fredro Starr, Sharif Atkins

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

HAIL CAESAR! (2016)



Written & Directed By: Joel & Ethan Coen 
Cinematography By: Roger Deakins 
Editor: Roderick Jaynes 


Cast: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Fiennes, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Clancy Brown, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Christopher Lambert, Robert Picardo, Fisher Stevens, David Krumholtz, Alex Karpovsky, Alison Pill, Fred Melamed, Wayne Knight, Jack Huston, Agyness Deyn

Saturday, February 13, 2016

BLACK SNAKE MOAN (2006)



Written & Directed By: Craig Brewer 
Cinematography By: Amy Vincent 
Editor: Billy Fox 


Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake, David Banner, S. Epatha Merkerson, John Cothran, Michael Raymond-James, Adriane Lenox, Kim Richards, Clare Grant

ROMEO MUST DIE (2000)



Directed By: Andrzej Bartkowiak 
Written By: Eric Bernt & John Jarrell 
Story By: Mitchell Kapner 
Cinematography By: Glen MacPherson 
Editor: Derek Brechin 

Cast: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Delroy Lindo, Isiah Washington, Russell Wong, Anthony Anderson, D.B. Woddside, DMX, Henry O, Terry Chen, Matthew Harrison, Edorado Ballerini, Grace Park

DON JON (2013)



Written & Directed By: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
 Cinematography By: Thomas Kloss 
Editor: Lauren Zuckerman 

 Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Rob Brown, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Gleanne Headly, Brie Larson, Paul Ben-Victor, Italia Ricci, Sarah Dumont

UNTAMED HEART (1993)


Directed By: Tony Bill 
Written By: Tom Sierchio 
Cinematography By: Jost Vocano 
Editor: Mia Goldman 


Cast: Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez, Willie Garson, Kyle Secor, Vincent Katheiser

Thursday, February 11, 2016

JEFF OF THE CINEFILES & UNFINISHED BUSINESS: HALL OF FAME: FILE #0044: BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR (2013)



Directed By: Abdellatif Kechiche 
Written By: Abdellatif Kechiche & Ghalia Lacroix 
Adapted from: the comic book "Le Bleu est une couleur chaude" by: Julie Maroh Cinematography By: Sofian El Fani 
Editor: Sophie Brunet, Ghalia Lacroix, Albertine Lastera, Jean-Marie Lengelle & Camille Toubkis 


Cast: Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulus, Salim Kechiouche, Aurellen Recoing, Catherine Salee, Benjamin Siksou, Alma Jodorosky

Saturday, February 6, 2016

BLUE STREAK (1999)




Directed By: Les Mayfield 
Written By: Michael Berry, John Blumenthal & Stephen Carpenter 
Cinematography By: David Eggby 
Editor: Michael Tronick 


Cast: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, William Forsythe, Peter Greene, Olek Krupa, Nicole Ari Parker, Dave Chappelle, John Hawkes, Tamala Jones, Richard C. Sarafin, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Jason Kravits, Octavia Spencer

A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE & HATE (1996)


Story & Directed By: Martin Lawrence 
Written By: Martin Lawrence, Kim Bass, Kenny Buford & Bentley Kyle Evans 
Cinematography By: Francis Kenny 
Editor: John Carter 


Cast: Martin Lawrence, Regina King, Lynn Whitfield, Della Reese, Malinda Williams, Bobby Brown, Tracy Morgan, Daryl Mitchell, Roger E. Mosely, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Faizon Love, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Tony “Tiny” Lister

NUTTY PROFESOR II: THE KLUMPS (2000)




Directed By: Peter Segal 
Written By: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, Barry W. Blaustein & David Sheffield 
Story By: Steve Odenkirk, Barry W. Blaustein & David Sheffield 
Based on Characters originally Created By: Jerry Lewis 
Cinematography By: Dean Semler 
Editor: William Kerr 


Cast: Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller, John Ales, Richard Gant, Anna Marie Horsford, Jamal Mixon, Wanda Sykes, Kym Whitley, Chris Elliot, Nikki Cox , Earl Boen

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

CHI-RAQ (2015)



Directed By: Spike Lee 
Written By: Spike Lee & Kevin Wilmott 
Based On The Play "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes 
Cinematography By: Matthew Libatique 
Editor: Ryan Denmark & Hye Mee Na 
Musical Score: Terence Blanchard 


Cast: Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Nick Cannon, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, D.B. Sweeney, Jennifer Hudson, Harry Lennix, Steve Harris, Anthony Chisolm, Irma P. Hall, Lala Anthony, Felicia Pearson, Isiah Witlock Jr., Dave Chappelle, Roger Guenveur Smith, David Patrick Kelly , Anya Engel-Adams