Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: Aldis Hodge

Birthday Cake, The (2021)

Title: The Birthday Cake
Rating: R
Directed by: Jimmy Giannopoulos
Written by: Diomedes Raul Bermudez, Shiloh Fernandez, and Jimmy Giannopoulos
Starring: Shiloh Fernandez, Lorraine Bracco, Emory Cohen, William Fichtner, Val Kilmer, Penn Badgley, Ashley Benson, Aldis Hodge, Ewan McGregor, Vincent Pastore, Paul Sorvino, and Jeremy Allen White
Release Date: 6/18/2021
Running Time: 83 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

On the 10th anniversary of his father’s death, Giovanni reluctantly accepts the task of bringing a cake to the home of his uncle, a mob boss, for a celebration. Just two hours into the night, Gio’s life is forever changed.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The entire credits play over a continuation of the final shot of candles on the altar.

Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Ricky Powell


One Night in Miami (2020)

Title: One Night in Miami
Rating: NR
Directed by: Regina King
Written by: Kemp Powers
Starring: Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Leslie Odom Jr., and Aldis Hodge
Release Date: 12/25/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: “In Loving Memory of CHI-SAN WU”

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Invisible Man, The (2020)

Title: The Invisible Man
Rating: R
Directed by: Leigh Whannell
Written by: Leigh Whannell
Based on the novel by: H.G. Wells
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Release Date: 2/28/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid).

But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Clemency (2019)

Title: Clemency
Rating: R
Directed by: Chinonye Chukwu
Written by: Chinonye Chukwu
Starring: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Richard Schiff, Wendell Pierce, Richard Gunn, and Danielle Brooks
Release Date: 12/27/2019
Running Time: 113 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Brian Banks (2018)*

Title: Brian Banks
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Written by: Doug Atchison
Starring: Aldis Hodge, Sherri Shepherd, Greg Kinnear, Morgan Freeman, Melanie Liburd, Tiffany Dupont, Dorian Missick, and Xosha Roquemore
Release Date: 8/9/2019
Running Time: 99 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?
The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. Despite lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation. Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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What Men Want (2019)*

Title: What Men Want
Rating: R
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Written by: Tina Gordon, Peter Huyck, and Alex Gregory
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Tracy Morgan
Release Date: 2/8/2019
Running Time: 117 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world… until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts! With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest (Aldis Hodge) to the test.


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 Ida, Kaelaine, and Wayne for this submission


Hidden Figures (2016)*

Title: Hidden Figures
Rating: PG
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Written by: Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi
Based on the book by: Margot Lee Shetterly
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn and Kevin Costner
Release Date: 1/6/2017
Running Time: 127 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?
The incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.


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 Diana for this submission


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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Title: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Written by: Richard Wenk, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz
Based on the book by: Lee Child
Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany and Robert Knepper
Release Date: 10/21/2016
Running Time: 118 minutes

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IMDb

Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) returns with his particular brand of justice in the highly anticipated action packed sequel JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK. The film follows Reacher as he races to uncover the truth about active duty soldiers, once under his command, who are being killed.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)*

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Title: Straight Outta Compton
Rating: R
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Written by: Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge and Alan Wenkus
Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge, Marlon Yates Jr., R. Marcos Taylor and Paul Giamatti
Release Date: 8/14/2015
Running Time: 147 minutes

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IMDb

The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? Yes

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After Credits? No

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Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Eric “Eazy-E” Wright


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