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Michael Oher Says “The Blindside” Movie Hurt His NFL Career
It hurt US to watch that movie, can’t imagine what Michael Oher has been going through as the subject of it.
The 2009 “based on a true story” film “The Blind Side” was a massive box office hit, beloved by both critics and the viewing public. The movie raked in $300 million, earned an Oscar nod for best picture, and clinched Sandra Bullock, who starred in the film, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.
But there’s at least one person out there who’s not a big fan of the movie: Michael Oher, the football player whose life the film is based on.
Oher, who currently plays left tackle for the Carolina Panthers, told ESPN.com’sid Newton this week that the film — which details his journey from a homeless teen to a first-round NFL draft pick — has…
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You know movies that are so funny you have to gasp for air? Well, “Get Hard” isn’t that movie! Oleebo says it’s pretty stupid and has enough stereotypes to have black people running. Listen to the audio player to hear what else Oleebo had to say about this film and why it only received one handbag in this edition of his Bootleg Movie Review!
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April 20 isn’t just an unofficial holiday for weed smokers this year. It will also mark the return of Friday to theaters for one night only
BuzzFeed News is reporting that a director’s cut of the cult classic that gave us “Puff puff give” and “Bye Felicia”…
…will play in theaters on April 20 in honor of the film’s 20th anniversary.
“For the theaters, for New Line [Cinema], for the fans to want to pay homage to the movie in this way is cool,” said star Ice Cube. “It lets you know how much people appreciate it and how much fun it is … and it lets you know that Friday is now a part of the American fabric.”
The one-night-only rerelease will also include Friday Straight Up, a 24-minute featurette with behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the movie and interviews with the cast.
On April 14, the
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Originally posted on Hip Hop News, Interviews and Music: Allhiphop.com:
VH1 has announced that a TV adaptation of Dan Charnas’ best selling book “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip Hop” will debut this fall. Made famous for successfully revealing the ins and outs of the industry, the movie has been titled “The Breaks” and will slightly stray from the events of the book. Set in New York during the 90s, according to The Hollywood Report the plot will center around the following:
“The story centers around Nikki Jones, a brilliant recent grad who abandoned a scholarship to law school to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec. Her boyfriend, David Aaron, is the scrappy son of a legendary music producer who is unwilling to rest on his father’s laurels and notorious reputation. DeeVee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up. Nikki fast talks her way into…
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I guess once Sony execs realized that the President have their back, they decided to green light the film
Originally posted on 92 Q:
After weeks of cyber threats made by underground terrorists claiming to ruin the US if the movie “The Interview“, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is released, Sony execs decided that the movie will be released on a limited schedule to theaters on Christmas Day.
If you’re planning to check out the movie, BE CAREFUL!
Here’s what Revolt is reporting:
According to CNN, Sony is now planning a limited run to screen the “The Interview,” which had been the target of hackers who threatened a 9/11-like attack if the movie hit theaters; at issue is the plot to kill the dictator of North Korea.
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