Tag Archives: Chris Rock

  • Chris Rock Talks Helping Black Comics, Preacher Influence and …

    Dec 15, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Chris Rock may be one of the most successful comics ever, but that hasn’t gotten in the way of helping his fellow black comedians get on the same level. In an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent Mo Rocca, the “Top Five” star and director opens up about hosting the Oscars again, the shade he […]

  • The Film Strip: The Upside and Downside to ‘Top Five’ for Chris Rock

    Dec 12, 14 by Marie Moore 1 Comment


    *Chris Rock has never been one to bite his tongue. His politically tinged and biting humor hits home across the board. With his latest lauded release, “Top Five,” Rock wears three hats as writer, director and star. In “Top Five” he explores career choices and celebrity, not too unlike his real life. The Film Strip asked Rock […]

  • Hacked Sony Emails Shine Light Once Again On Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity

    Dec 12, 14 by Qwest7 7 Comments


    *The lack of diversity in Hollywood is nothing new. It just got a new light shined on it, courtesy of the debacle going on with the hacked emails from Sony Pictures. The most recent example came Wednesday evening when BuzzFeed published an email conversation between Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin, The Huffington Post […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Chris Rock Rocks You with Laughter in ‘Top Five’

    Dec 11, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment


    Chris Rock brings the funny in Paramount Picture’s Top Five, in theaters now. *Paramount Pictures has released Top Five starring Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson. Rock wrote and directed Top Five. I was expecting to laugh because Chris Rock is legendary for bringing the funny to what he does, but I did more “laughing out loud” than I […]

  • Top Five’s Sherri Shepherd on Filming in the Projects: ‘It was Roaches Everywhere’

    Dec 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 4 Comments


    *There’s a scene in “Top Five” where Chris Rock, as superstar actor Andre Allen, takes a journalist (Rosario Dawson) with him back to his old neighborhood in New York. You’ve seen it in the trailer – Sherri Shepherd, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, Leslie Jones, Michael Che and other comics are in an apartment hashing out […]

  • Chris Rock Names the ‘Original Cosby’: Ben Roethlisberger (Watch)

    Dec 11, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Looks like Chris Rock has found someone who was Bill Cosby before the embattled entertainer got caught in the center of numerous sexual assault allegations. Speaking before a Tuesday night screening of his new film “Top Five” in Baltimore, Rock identified “the original Cosby” as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I was getting ready to […]