I Used To Love Her

I Used to Love HerRelease Date: 1/21/2014 Direct-to-Video
Genre: Drama
Rating: NR
Running Time: 90 mins.
Studio: Maverick Entertainment Group
Director: Mark Harris
Cast: Mel Roberson (Ramadan), Lil Rel (Country), Toya Turner (Simee), Simeon Henderson (Terrence), Sheree Bynum (Tyra), Lorenzo Hunt (Shawn)
Story: Simee, a well-known pop singer has lost her way and soul in the music industry. On a path to find herself she falls in love with a man far from her type but has characteristics which are much needed in her growth. Now she must make sure her past doesn’t ruin her future with her new love. (Synopsis taken from Maverick Entertainment). Warning: The following Trailer contains adult language.



IncompleteRelease Date: 2/11/14 Direct-to-Video
Genre: Drama
Rating: N/A
Running Time: 89 mins.
Studio: Maverick Entertainment Group
Director(s): Charles Farmer, Jr., Abe Vilchez-Moran
Cast: Jaye Taylor (Kimberly Reed), Michael “Mike Pain” Davidson, Sanura, Donald Porter, Jr.
Story: The story of one woman’s longing to complete her family through love and desire but unearths an elusive weave of deception. A riveting tale of trust, betrayal and the fine lines that divides when secrets are hidden and shared with strangers.  (Synopsis adapted from Maverick Entertainment).


The Gabby Douglas Story

The Gabby Douglas StoryRelease Date: February 1, 2014 Lifetime;
Genre: Biography
Rating: NR
Studio: Sony PicturesTelevision; Lifetime Television
Director: Gregg Champion
Cast: Regina King (Natalie Hawkins)
Imani Hakim (Gabby Douglas, at 14-16 years-old)
Sydney Mikayla (Gabby Douglas, at 7-12 years-old)
Brian Tee (Liang Chow)
David Haydn-Jones (Dirk)
S. Epatha Merkerson (Miss Caroline)
Gabrielle Douglas (Herself)

Story: The Gabby Douglas Story takes us back two years to the Summer Olympics in London. There, a 17-year-old Gabby Douglas won the gold medal for the individual all-around, and then another gold with her “Fierce Five” American teammates for the team all-around. The movie chronicles the young athlete’s meteoric rise thanks to her natural talent, good coaching and the sacrifices of her family. (Synopsis adapted from The Hollywood Reporter).


Ride Along

ride_alongRelease Date: 4/15/14, DVD; 1/17/14, theatrical release
Genre: Action/Comedy
Rating: PG-13
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Tim Story
Cast: Ben (Kevin Hart)
James (Ice Cube)
Angela (Tika Sumpter)
John Leguizamo
Bryan Callen
Bartender (Angela Kerecz)
Bruce McGill
Story: When a fast-talking guy joins his girlfriend’s brother—a hot-tempered cop—to patrol the streets of Atlanta, he gets entangled in the officer’s latest case. Now, in order to prove that he deserves his future bride, he must survive the most insane 24 hours of his life. For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben (Hart) has been trying to show decorated APD detective James (Cube) that he’s more than just a video-game junkie who’s unworthy of James’ sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he’s earned the seasoned policeman’s respect and asks for his blessing to marry Angela. Knowing that a ride along will demonstrate if Ben has what it takes to take care of his sister, James invites him on a shift designed to scare the hell out of the trainee. But when the wild night leads them to the most notorious criminal in the city, James will find that his new partner’s rapid-fire mouth is just as dangerous as the bullets speeding at it. (Taken from universalpictures.com).


No Weapon Shall Prosper

No Weapon Shall ProsperRelease Date: 1/14/2014
Genre: Drama/Faith Based
Rating: NR
Running Time: 95 mins.
Studio: Maverick Entertainment Group
Director(s): Michael A. Lemelle & April Marcell
Cast: April Marcell (Diana), Ryan Harrington (Langston), Aries Marvin Uzzle (James), Keonta Coleman (Bitty), Terricita Copeland (Mistress)
Story: Diana lives her life trying to appease her husband’s abusive outrages. She finds comfort and guidance in the arms of another man. When her husband discovers Diana’s extramarital affair, he threatens everyone she cares about. Lost and with no direction to turn, Diana finds solace in God and realizes she was never alone. (Synopsis taken from Maverick Entertainment).


Black Coffee

Black Coffeea/k/a Black Coffee, No Sugar, No Cream
Release Date: 1/10/14
Studio: RLJ Entertainment
Director: Mark Harris
Cast: Tiffany Hines (Lia)
Darrin Dewitt Henson (Robert)
Christian Keyes (Julian)
Gabrielle Dennis (Morgan)
Erica Hubbard (Mita)
Brely Evans (Nicole)
Lamman Rucker (Hill)
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father’s company, he feels like his luck has run out – until Morgan enters into his life. Just as things start to heat up between them, trouble brews as Morgan’s ex-husband vows to get her back and Robert’s gold-digging ex-girlfriend returns with an agenda of her own. With the help of his cousin, Robert’s about to find out how much good can come out of a bad situation in this charming romantic comedy that’s good to the last drop. (Synopsis taken from Movie Insider).