The Other Side

The Other SideRelease Date:  6/5/16 (Limited)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
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).

No More Mr. Nice Guy

No More Mr. Nice Guy stillRelease Date:  4/9/18
Genre:  Action/Thriller
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio(s):  Tri Destined Studios, Urban Books Media.
Director: Trey Haley
Writers:  Stephanie Covington, Carl Weber.

Cast:  Christian Keyes (Niles Monroe), LisaRaye McCoy (Bridget St. John), Luke Goss (Johnathan Dotson), Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. (Willie Monroe), Sean Ringgold (Robert ‘Majestic’ Moss), Valarie Pettiford (Lorna Monroe), Roger Guenveur Smith (El Gato), Lamman Rucker (Bruce Wright), Erica Hubbard (Keisha Smalls), Derrick Simmons (Fight Well).

Story:  A former military expert is blackmailed into becoming a hit man. He has to do everything in his power to escape special ops to get his life back. Source(s): IMDB, Movie.info.  Photo source:  Tracthertrailher.com.

Supermodel

Release Date:  6/1/17 – Netflix (2015)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  95 mins.
Studio:  Datari Turner Productions
Director:  Shawn Baker

Cast:  Tatyana Ali (Lauren), Marc John Jefferies (Shucky), Tyson Beckford (Alex), Melissa De Sousa (Detective Lacey), Golden Brooks (Patricia Gillard), Roger Guenveur Smith (Max), Datari Turner (Talib), Fat Joe (Xavier), Toccara Jones (Dara), Angela Simmons (Tracy), Sessilee Lopez (Chloe).

Story:  A young girl from the Brooklyn housing projects goes from the subway to the runway, becoming one of the most sought after models in the fashion industry. But in the high stakes world of fashion and beauty, things aren’t always as pretty and glamorous as they seem. Source(s): Shadow and Act; IMDB.

 

Dope

DopeRelease Date:  1/24/15 (Sundance Film Festival)
Genre:  Comedy
Rating:  NR
Running Time: 115 mins.
Studio(s): Forest Whitaker’s Significant Productions, IamOTHER Entertainment,
Revolt Films, That’s Dope.
Director: Rick Famuyiwa

Cast:  Shameik Moore (Malcolm), Zoë Kravitz (Nakia), Forest Whitaker (Narrator), Blake Anderson (Will), Tony Revolori (Jib), Kiersey Clemons (Diggy), Keith Stanfield (Bug), Rick Fox (Councilman Blackmon), Kimberly Elise (Lisa), Roger Guenveur Smith (Austin Jacoby), De’aundre Bonds (Stacey).

Story:  Malcolm is a high school geek with a high-top fade, carefully navigating life in The Bottoms, one of the toughest neighborhoods in Inglewood, California. He and his fellow outcasts share a voracious appreciation for all things ’90s hip-hop, opting to sport Cross-Colours and Z. Cavariccis at the risk of being clowned at school. He dreams of attending Harvard, but first he has to make it home every day. When a drug dealer takes a shine to Malcolm and invites him to his birthday party, Malcolm’s crew is swirled into a hilarious blender of offbeat characters and bad choices where redemption can only be found in Bitcoin. Source: Sundance.org.

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The Choir Director

Drama in the Church

Release Date:   2/5/18 (TBA)
Genre:  Drama
Rating: NR
Running Time: Unknown
Studio: Urban Books Media
Director: Trey Haley
Cast:  Darrin Dewitt Henson (Aaron Mackie), Christian Keyes (Dante Wilson), Clifton Powell (Bishop T.K. Wilson), Valarie Pettiford (First Lady Charlene Wilson), Denise Boutte (Simone Wilcox), Drew Sidora (Tanisha), Kellita Smith (Anita Emerson), Roger Guenveur Smith (Trustee Jonathan Smith), Rose Wakesho (Aisha), Jaleel White (Deacon James Black), Anna Maria Horsford (Deaconess Moss).

Details:  Part Two of New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber’s “Drama in the Church” trilogy  – The Preacher’s Son, The Choir Director and The First Lady.

Story:  Bishop T.K. Wilson has done all he can to make First Jamaica Ministries a success, but with his last choir director getting caught in a scandal, attendance and cash flow are down. The Bishop is counting on a new choir director to revive the church. Little does he know, this decision may also put his job as the Bishop — as well as his family — in jeopardy. Source: IMDB.  Photo Source:  Facebook.