Monday, July 13, 2020

Tag: Lakeith Stanfield

Photograph, The (2020)*

Title: The Photograph
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Stella Meghie
Written by: Stella Meghie
Starring: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Chanté Adams, Y’lan Noel, Rob Morgan, Lil Rel Howery, and Courtney B. Vance
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 106 minutes

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When famed photographer Christina Eames unexpectedly dies, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton (Rae) hurt, angry and full of questions. When a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box is found, Mae finds herself on a journey delving into her mother’s early life and ignites a powerful, unexpected romance with a rising-star journalist, Michael Block (Stanfield).


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Silo and Tony for this submission


Uncut Gems (2019)

Title: Uncut Gems
Rating: R
Directed by: Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie
Written by: Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie, and Josh Safdie
Starring: Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian, and Judd Hirsch
Release Date: 12/25/2019
Running Time: 135 minutes

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A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Knives Out (2019)*

Title: Knives Out
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Written by: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Frank Oz, K Callan, Noah Segan, and Christopher Plummer
Release Date: 11/27/2019
Running Time: 130 minutes

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When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank, Sam, and Tony for this submission


Girl in the Spider’s Web, The (2018)

Title: The Girl in the Spider’s Web
Rating: RatingGoesHere
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Written by: Jay Basu, Fede Alvarez, and Steven Knight
Based on the book by: David Lagercrantz
Starring: Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, Lakeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant, Claes Bang, Christopher Convery, Vicki Krieps, Cameron Britton, and Synnøve Macody Lund
Release Date: 11/9/2018
Running Time: 117 minutes

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Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Thilo Ewers

Special thanks to Saran for this submission


Sorry to Bother You (2018)*

Title: Sorry to Bother You
Rating: R
Directed by: Boots Riley
Written by: Boots Riley
Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, David Cross, Danny Glover, Omari Hardwick, Marcella Bragio, Tom Woodruff Jr., Kate Berlant, Jermaine Fowler, Robert Longstreet, and Teresa Navarro
Release Date: 7/6/2018
Running Time: 105 minutes

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In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Memoriam: In Memory of
Anitra Patterson (1944 – 2014)
Pam the Funkstress (1966 – 2017)


Crown Heights (2017)

Title: Crown Heights
Rating: R
Directed by: Matt Ruskin
Written by: Matt Ruskin
Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, and Natalie Paul
Release Date: 8/18/2017
Running Time: 94 minutes

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When Colin Warner is wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devotes his life to proving Colin’s innocence.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In loving memory of Cheikh Sharif Roderick Warner

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Get Out (2017)

Title: Get Out
Rating: R
Directed by: Jordan Peele
Written by: Jordan Peele
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Keener
Release Date: 2/24/2017
Running Time: 103 minutes

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Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods).

At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No