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  • House Party Collection - 4 Film Favorites

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

    Includes - House Party (1990), MPAA Rating: R House Party 2 (1991), MPAA Rating: R House Party 3 (1994), MPAA Rating: R House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute (2000) House Party House Party is an infectious, engaging comedy starring the rap duo Kid 'N Play. Kid (Christopher Reid) decides to throw a party where he plans to blow the roof off the joint with his rhyming skills, so he and his friend Play (Christopher Martin) throw a huge party while Play's parents are away. The day of the party, Kid is grounded by his father (Robin Harris) and he has to sneak out of the house to get to the party, where he is confronted by several rival rappers, as well as a bevy of adoring girls. Though House Party follows a standard plot-line straight out of the '50s rock & roll films, the script is inventive, providing many different twists and turns, while Reginald Hudlin's direction is assured and very, very funny. Kid 'N Play are both terrific, but the true standout is legendary comedian Robin Harris in one of his few screen roles. House Party later spawned two sequels and an animated television series. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Movie Guide House Party 2 Robin Harris, Christopher Reid's foul-mouthed and irascible father from the original House Party film, died in the interim, but he has a university named after him in this follow-the-dots sequel. Kid (Christopher Reid) has finally made it to college in House Party 2, but not without problems. Sent to Harris University on a scholarship check given to him by his local church congregation, he finds himself broke before he can even buy the books for his college courses. He can thank his old pal Play (Christopher Martin) for his financial straits, since Play borrowed the money to pay a phony music producer named Shelia (Iman), who has headed off to parts unknown. Kid tries to pay for tuition by working in the college cafeteria but is thrown out because he is not considered a student. Problems compound when his girlfriend Sidney (Tisha Campbell) spends more time studying than with him. He also receives lectures on political correctness from her strident roommate Zora (Queen Latifah). Still, Kid's main concern is finding the money for college. Finally Kid agrees to go along with Play's scheme -- to hold a surreptitious late-night pajama party in the faculty hall to raise funds to pay for Kid's education. ~ Paul Brenner, All Movie Guide House Party 3 Hip Hop duo Kid & Play return in the second follow-up to their 1990 screen debut House Party. Kid (Christopher "Kid" Reid) is taking the plunge and marrying his girlfriend Veda (Angela Means), while his friend Play (Christopher Martin) is dipping his toes into the music business, managing a roughneck female rap act called Sex as a Weapon. Play books the ladies for a concert with heavy-hitting promoter Showboat (Michael Colyar), but when they decide to fire Play and hire a new manager, he has to figure out how to deliver them to the show or face the wrath of Showboat's female security force. Play is also in charge of arranging Kid's bachelor party, but while he's setting up a bash to end all bashes, he discovers that his three younger cousins have just arrived in town, and Kid's former flame Sydney (Tisha Campbell) has shown up hoping to put a halt to the upcoming nuptials. Multi-platinum rap act TLC appear as Sex as a Weapon, while Play's cousins are played by the members of the R&B group Immature. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute High school student Jon Jon Harris (Marques "Batman" Houston) sees a ripe opportunity for a major party when he snags the job house-sitting for his rich Uncle Charles (David Roberson). The mansion comes with a white Mercedes, and although Uncle Charles has told him not to drive the car or have people over, Jon Jon wastes no time in doing both. But Uncle Charles' vacation isn't going as planned, and he makes his way back home to Los Angeles as fast as he can, unaware that Jon Jon
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    Quentin Tarantino has pulled the plug on 'The Hateful Eight' after a script leak

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

    What makes this particular leak different?
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    Django Unchained #6

    Type: Gallery | Date: Friday, Aug 16, 2013

    The comics adaptation of the Oscar® winning film by Quentin Tarantino comes to its violent conclusion. What chance does Django have to rescue Broomhilda now? To take on Candyland on his own, it’s going to take all his wits and the skills Django learned from Dr. Schultz!
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    Preview: Django Unchained #6

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Aug 16, 2013

    The comics adaptation of the Oscar® winning film by Quentin Tarantino comes to its violent conclusion. What chance does Django have to rescue Broomhilda now? To take on Candyland on his own, it’s going to take all his wits and the skills Django learned from Dr. Schultz!
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    J.J. Abrams: 'Star Wars Episode VII' will start shooting in early 2014

    Type: Article | Date: Saturday, Jun 8, 2013

    Director was typically evasive about plot questions at a PGA event
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    85th Academy Awards winners and nominees - complete list

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

    'Argo' wins best picture
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    Oscar Guide 2013: Best Picture

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Feb 22, 2013

    Is 'Argo' set to complete its big sweep?
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    2013 Oscar Predictions: Final picks for the 85th Academy Awards

    Type: Gallery | Date: Thursday, Feb 21, 2013

    Nominees: "Brave" Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman "Frankenwe...
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    'Django Unchained' cast prepare for a showdown in 5 new character posters

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Oct 19, 2012

    Leonardo DiCaprio and co-stars put their game faces on for Tarantino's latest
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    'Django Unchained' finally wraps production after 'challenging' 130-day shoot

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Jul 26, 2012

    Quentin Tarantino actioner now enters post-production phase
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