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24

Jul

#TBT The Client and True Lies

#TBT 10 years ago John Grisham faced the future Governor of California. Check it out at carlarenatascorner.com

20140720-143930-52770823.jpgJohn Grisham novels when I was a college student at Howard University were some of my favorite modes of escape from the pressures that encompassed me as a college student. Mostly, because I am absolutely fascinated by the law.

In 1994, Grisham’s novel “The Client” was made into a feature film starring Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones and Mary Louise Parker.

“The Client” deal with a young boy who…

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23

Jul

Review: Magic In The Moonlight

Are fortune tellers real or is there magic in the moonlight?

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Have you ever been a skeptic of those who claim to be gifted mediums?  You know the one.  They claim to be talking to your loved ones or claim to predict what lies in your “future”? Set in the Roaring 20′s, Woody Allen delves into this subject from a completely comical point of view, while giving us an unfolding love story all at once.  World renowned magician Mae Lin Woo aka Stanley (Colin…

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21

Jul

Coming Attractions week of July 25th

Summer is almost over, but the coming are attractions are just heating uphttp://wp.me/p2v8yf-mf

We literally have one more month left to summer…can you believe it?  Whew….2014 is just flying by!!!  With that, here is the list of films coming to a cinema near you this week on July 25th and 26th…

Hercules - Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a…

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Tribute: Elaine Stritch and James Garner

UnknownAfter a matinee of “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, I asked one of my castmates to go out for lunch when he told me that he had plans to hang out with Elaine.  I naively asked who she was and he said, “…you’ll know when she gets here”.  Not even five minutes later, I heard that booming, gravely voice bellowing for her friend to come down the stairs, because she wasn’t coming…

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Review: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Who are the Battered Bastards of Baseball? Read all about it at carlarenatascorner.com

20140720-151039-54639004.jpgAs I have mentioned several times during the blog, I am a HUGE fan of baseball, being from St. Louis and rooting my whole life for the St. Louis Cardinals.

So it suffices to say, when I heard this film was showing at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival, I couldn’t wait to see it! It had already played Tribeca and Sundance to rave reviews! Needless to say, I got sidetracked and attended the…

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17

Jul

Emmy Nominations, Outfest & Coming Attractions…

Emmy’s,Outfest 2014, Coming Attractions…all at carlarenatascorner.com

Orange-Is-The-New-Black-season-2-SophiaIt may have taken 21 Centuries to happen, but a record number 11 nominations rolled in for African Americans in ALL categories for the firs time in history on July 10th for the 2014 Emmy Awards.  Of the 11 this year, there’s Washington in Scandal (lead drama actress), Joe Morton also in Scandal (guest actor drama), Cheadle in House Of Lies (lead actor comedy series), Braugher for Brooklyn…

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12

Jul

Coming Attractions…Weekend of July 11th

What is hotter than July this weekend? Coming Attractions…http://wp.me/p2v8yf-lu

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Here are the latest and greatest opening over the weekend»>
July 11th
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
20140710-152729-55649981.jpgA growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as…

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#Flashback Friday: Harry Potter

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This week celebrates the release more than 10 years ago of the popular “Harry Potter” films adapted from the novels of the same name by its creator J.K. Rowling, taking her, its stars and the series to international acclaim.

Harry Potter is a young man with a great destiny, who after being rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle proves his worth by attending the Hogwarts School…

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11

Jul

#TBT Forrest Gump

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10 years ago this week “Forrest Gump” premiered in theaters taking Tom Hanks and Robin Wright to superstar status.

Forrest was one of those characters that made you believe in humanity and the human race! By all standards, he was considered “a little slow”, but Forrest was right in the pocket when it came to those he loved and cherished.

He had more amazing life experiences than any other person…

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09

Jul

Get it @supremepartners !  Y’all worked it out!

Get it @supremepartners ! Y’all worked it out!