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Talking 211: “Hostage situations create a lot of danger,” says Cory Hardrict

Heist flicks have thrilled audiences for over half a century for there’s nothing more engaging than seeing cops and crooks battling on the big screen. Just ask Cory Hardrict who stars in “211,” the latest adrenaline drama to hit theaters. “You have two sides fighting each other and with civilians …

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‘Life of the Party’ lacks laughs despite its comedic cast

Stifled dreams, adultery, sexual escapades, weed laced cookies, cougars and sorority parties —“Life of the Party,” the new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy, has it all. Another vehicle directed by her husband Ben Falcone (“The Boss” and “Tammy”) under through their production company, On the Day Productions, the film follows McCarthy …

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David Oyelowo plays Harold Soyinka in ‘Gringo’

He plays a Harold Soyinka, a mild-mannered Nigerian-American businessman who finds himself in over his head after traveling to Mexico and becoming entangled with some shady colleagues, international mercenaries, drug lords and the DEA. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous …

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‘Den of Thieves’ is a complex crime caper

“Den of Thieves” is pure dynamite. A gripping crime caper where the line between cops and criminals are so brilliantly blurred, the film focuses on a group of bank robbers, who plot to pull off the ultimate heist, and the tenacious determination of the Sheriff’s department to bring them to …

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At Actress Belinda Effah’s mother’s surprise 60th birthday reception

When sisters, Belinda Effah, Fiona, Daisy Obi, and  Cynthia Ekanem decided to treat their mum to a Makeover and dinner on her 60th birthday she had no idea it would include a room full of over 20 of her friends, family and well wishers! The sexagenarian who was looking at least twenty years younger was …

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Nollywood action thriller ‘No way out’ set for Cinema screening

Hot new Nollywood thriller ‘No way out’ is set to screen in cinemas later in the year and features actors Wole Ojo, Sambasa, Uru Eke, Shawn Faqua and Sambasa. The Dreamflite Global Productions Limited presentation is written and produced by Bola Aduwo who brings her wealth of experience as a …

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Ruth Negga Talks ‘Loving’

She plays Mildred Loving, a black woman whose anger over being banished from Virginia for marrying a white man led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling. For the Ethiopian-Irish actress, it was a role she couldn’t refuse. “I hadn’t heard of Richard and Mildred before and was completely fascinated, not only …

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David Oyelowo: “As a Nigerian, I’m frustrated By How Little We See of the Real Face Of Africa In Western Movies.”

Finding actors to play characters based on real people is never an easy fete, but director Mira Nair’s first choice for the role of Robert Katende in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” was David Oyelowo. “David is a chameleon,” says Nair. “He allows himself to disappear into whichever role he is …

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