- Created on Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:56
For movies opening June 29, 2012
BIG BUDGET FILMS
"Madea's Witness Protection Program" (PG-13 for crude sexual remarks and brief drug references) Tyler Perry's back in drag for another madcap adventure. This go-round, we find the pistol packin' granny hiding the family of a Wall St. whistleblower (Eugene Levy) who's on the run from mobsters after agreeing to testify in federal court about his company's Ponzi scheme. With Romeo, John Amos, Tom Arnold, Denise Richards and Marla Gibbs.
- Created on Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:25
I'm confused. The World Health Organization estimates that there are 30 million diabetics and 79 million pre-diabetics living in the United States. If this is true – I'm not disputing the WHO's statistics – then why are the numbers increasing? And, with modern technology at our command, why aren't these people being cured?
Staying healthy should be a goal that each of us seeks. But if there is no cure for diabetes, and if it's making people sicker and sicker even after seeing a doctor, then the battle is already lost.
- Created on Monday, 25 June 2012 18:02
Tyler Perry practices what he preaches, and what he preaches has endeared him to millions of fans drawn by that unique blend of spiritual hope and down-home humor that continues to shape his inspiring life story and extraordinary body of work.
Here, he talks about his latest film, "Madea's Witness Protection," which he not only wrote, directed and produced, but also stars in, playing three roles, including the sassy, straight-talking title character.
- Created on Thursday, 21 June 2012 16:26
If I didn't have to write about the death of actress and comedian Yvette Wilson, I would never have to admit that "Moesha" was one of my favorite TV shows. Not because I really loved Brandy, but because I liked the entire cast.
One of my cast favorites was Wilson's character, Andell, the role she was best known for not only on "Moesha," but also on it's spin off, "The Parkers." Wilson died of cervical cancer last week. She was 48 years old.
- Created on Thursday, 21 June 2012 16:20
For movies opening June 22, 2012
BIG BUDGET FILMS
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (R for brief sexuality and pervasive violence) Screen adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's revisionist historical novel based on Honest Abe's (Benjamin Walker) supposed secret diary relating how he saved the day when bloodthirsty vampires attempted to enslave the people of the United States. With Anthony Mackie, Dominic Cooper and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.