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Martin Lawrence

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Top 10 Musical Guests On TV's Martin

    Martin was one of the funniest television sitcoms of the '90s. We all tuned in on Thursday nights to see what would go down with Martin, his girlfriend-turned-wife Gina and their group of friends' nonstop hilarious antics. But besides the numerous amounts of characters played by Martin Lawrence him ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    For Tyler Perry's Birthday, a Comprehensive History of Black Men in Drag

    That's a man, baby.​Happy birthday, Tyler Perry. The media mogul is celebrating his 41st with the news that he topped Forbes list of highest paid men in entertainment: Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Hollywood FLOSS Goes To The Movies On New "Attack"

    hiphopwired.com​Rocks Off counted 37 actor references in Hollywood FLOSS's new song, "Attack of Hollywood," so we decided to ask the rapper about some of his favorite actors, movies, and get up to speed on his upcoming project. Rcks Off: You're playing with Dead Prez tonight at Fitzgerald's. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscar Night 2011: The Live Blog!

    ​We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm... What Does It Mean?

    Happy Birthday to Brad Roberts, lead singer of Canadian folk-pop group Crash Test Dummies, who turns 47 years old today. If you were alive in late 1993 and early 1994, you no doubt remember humming along to the Dummies' hit "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" from second album, God Shuffled His Feet. Roberts has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    What Is The Best TV Show Of All Time? Martin? Really?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday (that isn't a national holiday) Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Fat Tony, Montana, Kyle Hubbard, Thurogoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Pop Rocks: It's All Michael Bay's Fault

    ​Most of my life has been spent seeking out a unifying theory of suckitude in the entertainment universe, "entertainment" in this sense meaning movies, music, and television. Originally, I'd hoped to find someone whose utter horribleness spanned the entire artistic firmament (including literat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2009

    Richard Alston Dance Company

    Dance like you want to

  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Skinny Is the New Fat in Run Fat Boy Run

    Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Black Box Office: Polarizing Perry

    $110 million can't be wrong. Can it?

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Like Pigs to Slaughter

    Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    Turkeys of the Year

    The 2006 Collectors Edition

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    I'd Much Rather Be with the Girls

    Critics might damn Fantasia's music with faint praise, but we say she's keeping up a sacred pop tradition

  • Film

    September 8, 2005

    Call the Cops

    Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess

  • Film

    February 24, 2005

    Summary of a Bad Black Movie

    Tyler Perry's Diary will make audiences mad

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    A Toothy Grin

    Horror fans have good reason to smile at Darkness Falls

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Christina Aguilera

    Stripped (RCA)

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Film

    November 22, 2001

    Knight Falls

    Everything old is mold again when a brotha from another hood lands in medieval times

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    In the Doghouse

    Two Houstonians allege that Lil' Bow Wow's handlers are pissing in their yard

  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    The Thrill Is Gone

    The 12-bar refugees from Billy Blues seek shelter at other venues

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Just for Laughs

    Spike Lee's gloriously unpolished concert film focuses on the yuks -- to our great amusement

  • Film

    September 16, 1999

    Crimefighter in Spite of Himself

    Blue Streak is not quite up to its identity crisis

  • Film

    April 15, 1999

    Lifeless

    A confused prison comedy locks up Eddie Murphy's talent

  • Calendar

    February 11, 1999
  • Film

    July 17, 1997

    Shtick-Up

    Robbins and Lawrence make something out of Nothing

  • Film

    June 13, 1996

    Big Bang Theory

    The Rock tests the hypothesis that moviegoers like 'em fast, splashy and loud

  • Film

    April 13, 1995
  • Film

    April 28, 1994

    Crazy Child

    Martin Lawrence has a mean mouth, but a mild mind

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