Bel-Air

Bel-Air is a winning reboot of a classic sitcom

Iconic nineties sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, receives a reboot with a dramatic angle in Bel-Air from Peacock.  Will Smith (Jabari Banks) is a highly talented basketball player living in West Philadelphia in his sophomore year of high school with his single mother.

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Master

Sundance Review : Master

Writer-director Mariama Diallo makes her debut with Master, which focuses on three women striving to find their place at a prestigious New England university whose frosty elitism may disguise something more sinister.

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Phat Tuesdays

Phat Tuesdays provides a great history lesson on a classic comedy club

Iconic director Reginald Hudlin gives viewers a history lesson in Amazon’s Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip Hop Comedy. In the words of today’s biggest comedians including Chris Tucker, Steve Harvey, Tiffany Haddish and more, Phat Tuesdays tells the unbelievable and inspiring story of how one man, Guy Torry, moved mountains to launch an all-Black comedy night at The Comedy Store.

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We Need To Talk About Cosby

Sundance Review : We Need To Talk About Cosby

One centers on Kanye West, and the other focuses on Bill Cosby. The latter documentary bares the title We Need To Talk About Cosby, and it premieres on Showtime this Sunday. In the four-part miniseries, comedian and now-director W. Kamau Bell explores Bill Cosby’s life and work, weighing his actions against his undeniable influence through interviews with comedians, cultural commentators, journalists, and women share their personal encounters with him.

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Fresh

Sundance Review: Fresh

Mimi Cave flips the cinematic trope of a meet-cute with her directorial debut Fresh. Collaborating with screenwriter Lauryn Kahn for the film Cave gives the audience an interesting look at what happens when you meet the wrong guy.

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Fortress

Fortress is another stinker for Bruce Willis

Director James Cullen Bressack and writer Alan Horsnall help Bruce Willis retain his direct-to-home-market crown in the action flick, Fortress from Lionsgate. Willis plays Robert, a retired CIA agent living at a private resort out in the woods. One day, his estranged son Paul (Jesse Metcalfe) drives to the camp for a visit — but he’s followed by Robert’s old nemesis, Balzary (Chad Michael Murray).

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The Hating Game

The chemistry of Lucy Hale & Austin Stowell elevate The Hating Game

Peter Hutchings directs Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell in the romantic comedy, The Hating Game from Vertical Entertainment. Christina Mengert pens the screenplay, an adaptation of Sally Throne’s same-titled novel. Ambitious good girl Lucy Hutton (Hale) has always been certain that the nice girl can get that corner office.

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Death of a Telemarketer

Death of a Telemarketer is a dark look at the world of sales

In his directorial debut, Death of a Telemarketer, Khaled Ridgeway explores the world of an overzealous telemarketer from Vertical Pictures. Ace telemarketer Kasey (Lamorne Morris) is in a close sales contest with a newbie employee, Barry (Woody McClain) and must score a big sale by midnight, or he’ll lose the largest commission to date.

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