An Ed At Large

Musings from a culture surfer named Edward Adams
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Hollywood Product: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

GENRE: Spy adventure THE PITCH: A member of the clandestine organization Kingsman is killed during a mission and they replenish the ranks with a new recruit. Seasoned agent Harry Hart…

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Hollywood Product: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

GENRE: Dystopian adventure THE PITCH: Shell-shocked and battle worn tribute Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) has trouble coping with life in District 13. Her thoughts are primarily on Peeta (Josh Hutcherson),…

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Taraji P. Henson talks No Good Deed

Few actors have an impressive streak like Taraji P. Henson. She has done more than 20 films, working with everyone from John Singleton to Brad Pitt. She has several stints…

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Decatur’s Omari Hardwick and Naturi Naughton reflect on ‘Power’

Omari Hardwick isn’t a household name yet, but he’s working on it. The local born actor has been in the business since 2001, but the movie roles were small and…

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Hollywood Product: Bullet to the head

GENRE: Crime noir action THE PITCH: Gun for hire Johnny Bonomo (Sylvester Stallone) seeks revenge when his partner is murdered. Hot on the killer’s trail, he reluctantly partners with Taylor…

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Hollywood Product: The Last Stand

GENRE: Rural action THE PITCH: An FBI unit led by Special Agent John Bannister (Forest Whitaker) plans to escort Mexican cartel boss Gabriel Cortez (Eduardo Noriega) to stand trial but…

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Hollywood Product: Alex Cross

GENRE: Crime drama THE PITCH: Before Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) became a special agent for the FBI, he was a detective with a Ph.D. in psychology for the Detroit Police.…

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Hollywood Product: Magic Mike

GENRE: Drama THE PITCH: Mike (Channing Tatum) a small jobs entrepreneur by day – male stripper by night inducts Adam (Alex Pettyfer), a clueless college washout into the shameless but…

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Finding Soul In New South Cuisine

This is feature I wrote for HuffingtonPost Black Voices in 2012. The original story was part of a monthly-long Black Voices Spotlight on the city of Atlanta. You can find…

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Hollywood Product: Battleship

GENRE: Action sci-fi THE PITCH: NASA scientist slingshot a message into deep space towards a “goldilocks planet” in deep space. Years later an alien race venture to Earth and position…

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