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Black Panther best superhero flick ever?

Marvel did Black Panther justice. Blog King’s Movie Review HOLLYWOOD — Whew! Finally a black superhero film that doesn’t feature Madea. Hallelujer! In all seriousness, Ryan Coogler’s Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther” is without a doubt the greatest superhero flick ever, this according to Mass Appeal’s Blog King and aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. The latter shocked many when it gave the Afrocentric movie ...

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Lip Sync Battle: Michael Jackson Tribute

Lip Sync Battle: Celebs honor MJ Mass Appeal Wire Reports HOLLYWOOD — Paramount’s Lip Sync Battle Live is absolutely off the chain. The celebrity imitation series kicked off its 4th season last Thursday at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre with a commemoration of the late Michael Jackson. Hailee Steinfeld, Laverne Cox, Taraji P. Henson and Neil Patrick Harris comprised the quartet given ...

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Will & Margot stayin’ busy these days

Smith and Ayer reunite via Netflix. Mass Appeal Wire Reports HOLLYWOOD — Can’t we all just get along? Veteran entertainer Will Smith and director David Ayer have joined forces once again, this time via Netflix in the action-packed thriller “Bright” — a cinematic deal worth approximately $90 million. Ayer, by the way, famously directed the critically-acclaimed DC Comics film “Suicide Squad” ...

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Cedric the Entertainer signs new CBS deal

Ced the Entertainer signs big CBS deal. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW YORK — This old dog knows new tricks. That’s because big things are in store for corpulent comic Cedric the Entertainer who recently signed a lucrative development contract with CBS television studios. Reminiscent of CBS’ 3-for-1 deal, the contractual arrangement guarantees the concoction of multiple TV scripts for ...

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NCIS: Los Angeles undergoes big makeover

NCIS: Los Angeles made big changes. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Season nine of NCIS: Los Angeles features a myriad of changes, none more obvious than the baffling disappearance of the team’s most diminutive member — Henrietta ‘Hetty’ Lange (Linda Hunt). That’s right. Hetty has flown the coop and nobody knows where she is. “Even her team is ...

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John & Chrissy almost didn’t make it?

John and Chrissy almost broke up. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Widely regarded as being one of Hollywood’s most eminent couples, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen almost didn’t make it. That’s because the 9-time Grammy winner tried to break-up with Chrissy several years ago, but she wouldn’t let him. Her perseverance obviously paid off. Today, John and Chrissy ...

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Will & Martin back in ‘Bad Boys’ threequel?

Bad Boys threequel coming eventually. Mass Appeal Wire Reports MIAMI — Okay, what’s taking so damn long? Sony’s “Bad Boys for Life,” the third film in the ‘Bad Boys’ crimefighting series, has been under construction for years. But, according to close sources, it may be awhile before we see Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunited on the big screen. If ...

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“Claws” takes cosmetology to bloody level

TNT drama mixes cosmetics, murder. Mass Appeal Wire Reports MIAMI — Tony Soprano, eat your heart out. If you’re truly enamored with mob life, butchery, extortion and unscrupulous deportment, be sure to check out “Claws” every Sunday night on TNT. The Niecy Nash-led theatric is so enthralling, it’s already been renewed for a second season roughly a month after the ...

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Ferrell shows off ‘thug thizzle’ in new film

Daddy’s Home 2 this Thanksgiving. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Parental rivals Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell are back for more schism in the hit holiday comedy “Daddy’s Home 2.” The official trailer is out and you can expect even more cackling this winter. In the inaugural film (released in 2015), Brad (Ferrell) was the consummate stepfather to ...

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Jennifer Hudson returning to her roots

Jennifer Hudson returns to roots.  Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Hudson has decided to return to her ‘Dream Girls’ roots and, in doing so, she’s showing the world why she’ll present a gigantic challenge to incumbent judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus on season thirteen of ‘The Voice.’ During an appearance on Monday’s NBCUniversal Upfronts, ...

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