Tag Archives: Chris Rock

  • Rosario Dawson Admits Initial Reluctance to Join ‘Top Five’

    Nov 26, 14 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments


    *In the upcoming film “Top Five,” Rosario Dawson plays a New York Times journalist tasked with writing a profile on Andre Allen, a comedian who has become a blockbuster film star, but yearns to be respected as a serious actor. Dawson’s character Chelsea Brown, along with the film itself, so impressed critics and studios at this year’s Toronto Film Festival that […]

  • Gabrielle Union Finds Similarity in her Narcissistic ‘Top Five’ Character

    Nov 24, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Gabrielle Union plays a self-absorbed, self-obsessed reality TV star in Chris Rock’s upcoming film “Top Five,” and a little digging below the surface reveals some common ground between the character and the actress. “With my character, and also with me in real life, it’s an addiction to please, and to want to be liked, and to […]

  • Is Chris Rock Able to Break The Oscar Comedy Curse With ‘Top Five’?

    Nov 9, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *Comedians getting nominated (much less winning) an Academy Award is almost unheard of in Hollywood unless that funny person takes a turn for the dramatic. But Chris Rock may change that with his new film “Top Five.” The feature, which also stars Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart and Tracy Morgan, has generated a healthy buzz and […]

  • Chris Rock, Prince Give ‘SNL’ Best Ratings of the Season

    Nov 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *The Chris Rock and Prince tag-team on “Saturday Night Live” was a ratings win despite the controversy and lukewarm reviews. According to reports, the Nov. 1 broadcast brought in the biggest audience for the show since the Feb. 1 episode with Melissa McCarthy. It drew a 4.9 rating in the metered markets households and a […]

  • Chris Rock And Prince Bring the Controversy and Music to ‘SNL’ (Watch)

    Nov 3, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Chris Rock may be one of the funniest comedians out there, but his monologue from “Saturday Night Live” left a bit of controversy about the topics he joked about rather than humorous punchlines. Among Rock’s monologue targets were the Boston Marathon, 9/11 and the over-commercialization of Christmas. The funnyman left no doubt about whether he […]

  • Black Hollywood Live| This Week | Halloween Special (Watch)

    Nov 1, 14 by bhlivederrial Leave a comment


    *In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart and DJ Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of October 31st, 2014. Jesse opens up with The Black Panther is coming, Tiny Permanently Changes Eye Color, and Ladies Night Reunite At The Soul Train Award. Courtney switches to talk about A High School […]