The Other Side

Release Date:  8/1/18
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  TV-MA
Running Time:  138 mins.
Director:   Warren Pemberton
Studio:  The Other Side Productions, Soul Rebel Entertainment, Usman Sharif Productions

Cast:   Erica Hubbard (Gemma), Brad James (Allen), Altovise Lawrence (Kiya), Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. (Tobias), Roger Guenveur Smith (Martin), Cocoa Brown (Wedding Planner).

Story:  When Gem decided to invite her long-lost friend to be the Maid of Honor in her wedding, Allen, her fiancé, had no clue he’d be meeting Kiya, a wildly outspoken lesbian novelist.  Though an aspiring writer himself, Allen finds not a friend in his new house-guest, but a rival for Gem’s attention.  Eventually, the soon-to-be husband discovers there’s a lot more to the story than his fiancée explained.  Source:  theotherside-movie (Official Site).

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First Impression

First ImpressionRelease Date:  6/20/14 (New York Premiere American Black Film Festival); 2013
Genre:  Comedy/Romance
Rating: Unknown
Running Time: 108 min.
Studio:  LifeAfter Films
Director:  Arthur Muhammad
Cast:  Lamman Rucker (Vernon Richardson), Lisa Arrindell Anderson (Imani Townsend), David Mann (Pastor Wayne Johnson), Elise Neal (Kym Pine), Tamela J. Mann (Renee Wells), Kendrick Cross (Julius), Kel Mitchell (James Mason), Brad James (Scorpion Kiss), Lisa Wu (Katrinah), Laila Odom (Tropical Storm), Tommy Ford (T), Carl Anthony Payne, II (C), Dawnisha Halfkenny (Tryanna).

Story:  When a man finds a woman, who seeks a man, he only gets one chance at a First Impression…or does he?

First Impression is a romantic comedy that takes you on an enchanting journey into the complex world of Internet dating.

Completely unaware of their secret fantasy relationship in cyberspace, a twist of fate brings the real Vernon and Imani together where the pair hit it off instantly.

But when the truth of who they really are is revealed in a bizarre trail of events, the game-changing question is: Can there ever really be a second chance at a “First Impression”? (Source(s): Facebook Page; firstimpressionmovie.com; IMDB).

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Comeback Dad

Comeback DadRelease Date:  7/12/14; UP TV
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  Unrated
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio:  UpToParr Productions LLC; Distributors GMC
Director:  Russ Parr
Cast: Tatyana Ali (Nina), Charles S. Dutton (Othell), Loretta Devine (Malinda), Brad James (Spence).

Story:  Nima Babineaux looks like a woman who has it all – she is an accomplished pianist who runs her own music school and is engaged to Spence, a successful engineer who adores her. But, in truth, she has never recovered from her alcoholic father, Othell, walking out on their family and it has made it hard for her to truly trust anyone. When Othell decides it is time to make amends and tries to reenter her life, Nima begins an emotional and eye-opening journey she could have never expected.  (Source:  UPtv.com).

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