reunitedRelease Date:   9/27/16; DVD
(Original Release Date:  2011)
Genre:  Romance/Inspirational
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  84 mins.
Director:  Priscilla Adams
Studio:   Maverick Entertainment Group
Cast:  Kenneth McDonald (Broderick White), Priscilla Adams (Angel), Dondria Fields.

Story:  Angel Adams is independent, beautiful and successful and has everything a woman wants, except a man.  Could that change when her high school crush returns to town? Separated by a twist of fate over 10 years ago, they’ve now been given a second chance. Caught up in a whirlwind romance, Angel lets her guard down, and opens her heart to Broderick, but their romance comes to a skidding halt as they are forced to face one of the most critical, yet TABOO issues facing our world today.  Is a life together worth the risk…or out of the question?  Source(s):  Maverick Entertainment; Amazon.




Release Date:  2016
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  104 mins.
Director:  Vikram Gandhi
Studio(s):  Cinetic Media, Black Bear Pictures
Cast:  Devon Terrell (Barack Obama), Anya Taylor-Joy (Charlotte), Avi Nash (Saleem), Jason Mitchell (PJ), Ellar Coltrane (Will), Ashley Judd.

Story:  Set in New York City, in 1981, and inspired by true events, Barry tells the story of a young Barack Obama as he tries to find his way as a college student in a new city, while faced with questions about race, culture and identity during what would be a crucial year in the future President’s life.  Source(s):  Shadow & Act, The Hollywood Reporter.

Marry Me For Christmas

Marry Me For Christmas

Release Date:  2013, Made-for-TV
Genre:  Romance
Rating:  NR
Running Time: 120 mins.
Studio:  Swirl Films
Director: Roger Melvin

Cast:  Malinda Williams (Marci Jewel), Karon Joseph Riley (Blair), Victoria Rowell (Stephanie),  Dawn Halfkenny (Charlene), Brad James (Adam), Tamara Bass (Dana), Carl Anthony Payne, II, Remi Von Nordheim (Bria), Jason Weaver (Franklin), Deetta West (Myra),  GregAlan Williams (Donald), Chrystale Wilson (Elizabeth).

Synopsis:  Smart, stylish Marci Jewel is the owner of an up-and-coming ad agency and thrilled with her single life in New York — except during the holidays. While all of her cousins are married and having babies, Marci remains the lone holdout in the large Chandler family clan.

As the family’s epic Christmas celebration is about to start, Marci promises to come home for the holidays for the first time in years. With a deadline looming for a new client, she drags her employee Adam in tow to Atlanta and does the only thing she can in the face of unbearable pressure from her ailing mom Stephanie and the rest of her family: fakes a fiance.

While caught up in the family’s frenetic holiday drama, Marci learns some unexpected lessons about love, trust and family, particularly when it comes to her new faux fiance Adam and old beau Blair. Source(s): Up TV; IMDB.

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Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas

A Madea ChristmasRelease Date: 11/25/14, DVD; 12/13/13, Theatrical Release
Genre: Comedy
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 mins.
Studio: The Tyler Perry Company, Tyler Perry Studios, Lionsgate.
Director: Tyler Perry

Cast: Tyler Perry (Madea), Kathy Najimy (Kim), Chad Michael Murray (Tanner), Anna Maria Horsford (Eileen), Tika Sumpter (Lacey), Eric Lively (Connor), JR Lemon (Oliver), Alicia Witt (Amber), Lisa Whelchel (Nancy Porter), Larry the Cable Guy (Buddy).

Story:  Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas but the biggest surprise is what they’ll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Jubilee, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all. Source:, official site.