[VIDEO] Meagan Good (@MeaganGood), Kelly Rowland (@KELLYROWLAND), & Keri Hilson (@kerihilson) Star in New Lifetime (@lifetimetv) Original Movie, “Love By The 10th Date!”

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Cast of Lifetime Original Movie, "Love By The 10th Date" starring (l-r) Kelly Rowland, Kellee Stewart, Meagan Good, and Keri Hilson

Lifetime never fails to deliver us some pretty decent movies. We have also loved their biopics as of late, namely Michel’le’s and Toni Braxton’s. Now the network is giving us some romance in a new movie Love At The 10th Date starring actresses Meagan Good and Kellee Stewart, and singers/actresses, Kelly Rowland and Keri Hilson! The film also stars Brandon T. Jackson and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman,  and features an appearance from rapper Chief Keef! Any film with a cast like this has to be worth watching!

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“Love By The 10th Date” follows Gabby (Good), Nell (Stewart), Billie (Hilson) and Margot (Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Deeley). Inspired by the site’s relationship advice column to find the one, Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive 10th date, the dating world’s Holy Grail when it comes to commitment. Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love. Jackson stars as Dante, a creative director at the site and Bowyer-Chapman is Freddy, Nell’s bisexual boyfriend.

Check out the trailer below!

We will definitely be watching this! We just wonder is that true? Is the 10th Date really “The Holy Grail” relationship commitments? If so that would explain why some of us are still single and cannot get past second dates. We digress…Nevertheless this looks amazing. We will be tuning in on Saturday, January 28th at 8 PM EST. Check your local listing for channels and showtimes! Happy viewing!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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[VIDEO] You Can’t Help But Love It! The “Hidden” Blessings of “Hidden Figures! (@HiddenFigures)”

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We at Kontrol Magazine love movies–action, romance, horror, sci-fi–you name it! However, there are very few films we would say you HAVE to see and Hidden Figures is definitely one of them!

Hidden Figures is based on a true untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), who are three incredibly intelligent and talented African American women who managed to land jobs at NASA back in the 1960’s when they were often discriminated against for both their race and gender.

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[VIDEO] The Awareness of James Baldwin– “I Am Not Your Negro” (@iamnotyournegro)

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James Baldwin will forever be remembered as one of the world’s greatest writers, playwrights, civil rights activist, and humanitarians.

His works fully capture what it means to be Black in America. Although it has been nearly twenty years since his death, and nearly fifty years since he first began to speak out against the racism pervading the United States, his lessons are as relevant as ever!

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Thankfully a documentary has been released, I Am Not Your Negro.  Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the film takes place in 1979 when James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House, which were personal accounts of the lives and successive assassinations of his 3 close friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. I Am Not Your Negro is how Raoul Peck’s envisioned the book Baldwin didn’t finish. Keep in Baldwin’s own words, the documentary is a radical narration about race in America.

Check out the trailer below:

Written by James Baldwin and directed by Raoul Peck. This film is truly the definition of “Staying Woke!” Anyone with a brain or working television knows that race relations are currently at a low in this country today. I Am Not Your Negro will serve as a reminder to the masses, in particular Black youths, that they are more than what society would make of them.

We are definitely looking forward to seeing this film and you can too in select  theaters on February  3, 2017!

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Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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[VIDEO] Disney’s Pixar (@DisneyPixar) Strikes Again: Lightning McQueen & “Cars 3” Headed To A Theater Near You

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It has been about six years since the last installment of Disney Pixar’s animated movie of “Cars 2” debuted. Fans have been patiently waiting to see Lightning McQueen again. Well, good news is on the horizon and the wait is almost over. Soon Disney Pixar’s “Cars 3” will be racing towards a theater near you.

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This time around, Lightning McQueen is coming to realize that he is not as young and fast as he use to be. A new crew of blazing fast racer show up, and suddenly McQueen is being forced out of racing. McQueen tries desperately to get back in the game but in order to succeed, he will need the help of young race technician. Unfortunately, the race technician has a winning plan of her own. The two will have to learn how to work together in order to prove that McQueen isn’t finished with racing just yet.

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[VIDEO] “Fifty Shades Darker” (@FiftyShadesEN) Releases New Extended Movie Trailer!

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The FIFTY SHADES DARKER extended trailer featuring “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)” by Zayn and Taylor Swift has just debuted online.

Via Allied Integrated Marketing:

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Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. Expanding upon events set in motion in 2015’s blockbuster film that grossed more than $560 million globally, the new installment arrives for Valentine’s Day and invites you to slip into something a shade darker.

When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.

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ALIEN: COVENANT [Trailer] Released!

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ALIEN: Covenant, breaks ground when Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovering what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world.  When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a devastating escape.

Covenant reaches a planet they think might be the paradise they’re looking for and sends down a shuttle full of crew members to investigate it. The pilot of the shuttle is Amy Seimetz, and among the people going down to the planet are Carmen Ejogo, Billy Crudup, and Katherine Waterston’s.

The cast consists of Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby.

 

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[VIDEO] Interstellar Love–Chris Pratt (@prattprattpratt) & Jennifer Lawrence Get Hot, Steamy, & Heroic in “Passengers!” (@PassengersMovie)

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Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence are two of Hollywood’s biggest stars and thanks to their new movie, Passengers,  we get to see them together–and in space!

The film centers on a spaceship, The Avalon, traveling from Earth to a new planet to colonize, known as Homestead II. The journey takes 120 years, with the crew and its passengers placed in suspended animation pods. The star  ship seems to transverse the cosmos efficiently and speedily (at 50% the speed of light), until it crosses an asteroid belt, there one of the larger pieces of space debris damages the ship the pod of Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) to open ninety years too soon!

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Jim soon realizes he is alone on the ship, with only a robotic bartender, Arthur (Michael Sheen) to keep him company. After a year he longs more and more for human companionship, eventually opting to awaken Aurora Lane (Jennifer Lawrence). He lies to her, having her believe her pod also malfunctioned. The two grow closer and closer by the day until she learns how and why she truly woke up! Her anger and betrayal have to take a backseat to the Avalon’s impending destruction as the now ex-couple must put their personal issues to the side to save themselves and the 5,000 other people aboard the ship.

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