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Netflix: What’s new with Marlon?

‘Sextuplets’ film short on laughter. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Marlon Wayans’ latest Netflix conception, “Sextuplets,” isn’t his best work. As a matter of fact, many critics believe it’s downright chintzy and completely void of guffaws. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a craptacular score of 33 percent on its Tomatometer. Jason Bailey, film critic with the New York Times, trashed ...

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Tyrese Gibson slams “Hobbs & Shaw”

Hobbs & Shaw lands criticism. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Tyrese Gibson continues to hate on “Fast & Furious” costar Dwayne Johnson. The 40-year-old actor tossed shade at Dwayne’s new movie — “Hobbs & Shaw” — after the spin-off engendered a measly $180 million last weekend in global box office sales — the franchise’s most diminutive output since “Tokyo ...

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‘Black Lightning’ stars talk season 3

Black Lightning actors open up.  Blog King, Mass Appeal SAN DIEGO, Cali — Is there an Arrowverse crossover on the horizon? During a recent appearance at San Diego’s Comic-Con, the cast of “Black Lightning” made themselves sedentary to confabulate on the metahuman skirmish that looms this fall on season three. The 5-member D.C. Comics panel was comprised of lead thespian Cress ...

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Are female rappers too raunchy?

Jermaine Dupri slams she-rappers.  Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — “So So Def” mogul Jermaine Dupri is under fire for a series of comments he made regarding the risqué deportment of contemporary female artists. During a recent interview with People Magazine, the 46-year-old producer referred to today’s ladies of hip-hop as “strippers rapping” — drawing both the ire and vitriol ...

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Kardashian babies spoiled rotten?

Khloé accused of spoiling daughter. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — “Cause we are living in a material world…” Khloé Kardashian spends too much money on her 1-year-old daughter, this according to Instagram followers who lambasted the 35-year-old’s decision to buy True Thompson a shiny pink Bentley children’s car. “Great, another Kardashian in a Bentley,” one commenter wrote. “You ...

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Orange is the New Black says ‘Bye!’

Netflix prison show going out swingin.’ Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — “The animals, the animals. Trapped, trapped, trapped ’till the cage is full!” Netflix officials have released the season 7 trailer for “Orange is the New Black” and all signs indicate the felonious lesbians of Litchfield Penitentiary are going out with a bang. Appropriately titled “Orange Forever,” the ...

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Summer Jam ’19: See Full Show!

Summer Jam 2019 delivered big-time. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — “Ain’t no party like…” Summer Jam ’19 was “Must See TV” Sunday night at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey where roughly 50,000 fans showed up. Moderated by Hot 97’s Bobby Konders and Jabba, the annual hip-hop celebration was headlined by rappers Cardi B, Meek Mill and ...

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Disney’s Aladdin is off the chain

Aladdin 2019 is funny and cool.  Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — The live-action remake of Disney’s “Aladdin” was concocted to fail; mainly because the motion picture has zero chance of engineering the coruscating grandeur of the animated original. That said, director Guy Ritchie’s conception has its moments and you’ll laugh if nothing else. Like the 1992 classic, “Aladdin” tells ...

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Avengers: Endgame solid, not great

Avengers: Endgame lengthy & worth it. Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — “So take me away, I don’t mind. But you promise me, I’ll be back in time.” Gonna save everybody some time with this brazen précis: Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, and filmed in Atlanta, Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” is merely a superhero production mimeographed from Robert Zemeckis’ 1985 ...

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“Claws” season 3 looks appetizing

Claws season 3 looming ahead. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — French manicure anyone? How about a pedicure? That’s right baby! White boy Roller and the “Nail Artisans of Manatee County” are back! Turner Broadcasting officials released a sneak peek promo for season three of “Claws” which is scheduled to premiere June 9th. The teaser doesn’t divulge much. But ...

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