THIS IS A TRUE STORY:ONE BLACK WOMAN CLAIMED "DISCRIMINATION" AS THE WHITE MAN SELLING TICKETS AT THE BOX OFFICE CHOSE TO SERVICE "TWO BLACK CONSUMERS" WITH AN "AMC MOVIES MEMBERSHIP CARD" BEFORE HE SERVICED HER As I was exiting the movie "Proud Mary" I walked past the box office. Show More Summary
All it takes is a cursory glance at the news to know America still has a long way to go in our ongoing reckoning with our country’s racial history. But one way to help heal the wounds of the past is to provide people with knowledge and perspective, and that’s exactly what producer/star Taraji P. Show More Summary
Babak Najafi directed this action thriller that aims to carry on the tradition of films like “Foxy Brown.” Danny Glover also stars.
"The more young girls see women in power like this, the more they say, ‘I don’t have to be a victim.’”
Dimly lit and slackly made, Proud Mary features Taraji P. Henson as a chill mob assassin who puts on lipstick and thigh-high boots to carry out her brutal assignments, but finds her inner nurturing mom after wasting a 13-year-old boy’s dad and getting an attack of the sads. It turns ... More »
Skilled in both caustic comebacks and moist-eyed expressions of overwhelming inner conflict, Taraji P. Henson is a dynamic actress. She gamely takes up the mantle of pioneering blaxploitation star Pam Grier in Proud Mary, playing a hitwoman trying to escape the adopted “family” that has forced her into a life of… Read more...
Now we see why Sony was burying ‘Proud Mary’: It’s an action movie with no action, and plenty of tired archetypes piled on Taraji P. Henson.
Press release from Paramount, Jan. 10, 2018: “Lip Sync Battle” has signed three of Hollywood’s hottest superstars for its epic LIVE event. Neil Patrick Harris, a 5-time Emmy and Tony Award winning actor; Taraji P. Henson, an Academy Award-nominated and...
There's been a quiet uproar over Proud Mary in the film critic community, particularly in what we call "Film Twitter" -- that is to say, the online presence that film critics maintain on Twitter. It has a supposed release date...
‘Proud Mary’ hits theaters tonight! We gotta support Taraji P Henson! Go see it! #ProudMary pic.twitter.com/jELZAFqB3e — Geeks of Color (@GeeksOfColor) January 11, 2018 “Proud Mary” Sparks Twitter Hype Taraji P. Henson’s poorly-promoted assassin-thriller “Proud Mary” hits theaters today as
Directed by Boys N The Hood director John Singleton.
Taraji P. Henson is gearing up for her new movie role! The 47-year-old Proud Mary star is attached to star in and produce the upcoming period pic based on Emmett Till, the 14-yer-old black teenager from Chicago who was abducted and brutally killed by two white men while in Mississippi in 1955, THR reports. Taraji [...]
Fogerty says he doesn't want people to associate "Proud Mary" with a film about killing people for money.
On the eve of the release of Taraji P. Henson’s starring vehicle Proud Mary, it’s been announced that the actress will stay busy with an Emmett Till biopic she is slated to act in and produce. Henson will play Mamie Till-Mobley, Emmett’s mother, and it will center on the racially ... More »
Proud Mary, which features Empire star Taraji P. Henson as a hit woman, opens in theaters Friday, and it’s a safe bet that John Fogerty will not be in the audience.
Despite generating a wave of online excitement when its gunplay-packed trailer debuted last summer, Proud Mary will slink into theaters Friday as something of a mystery. The action-thriller starring Taraji P. Henson as a badass, wig-wearing, Maserati-driving assassin for the Boston mob hasn’t been screened for critics or even reporters ... More »
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Have any of you seen many commercials for Proud Mary? I've only seen one and it made me totally want to see it, but I had no idea it was coming out this week. I'd watch Taraji P. Henson do...
Steven Spielberg's acclaimed drama "The Post" and Warner Bros.'s sequel "Paddington 2" are both expected to score strong wide-release debuts in the U.S. and Canada, as is Screen Gems' Taraji P. Henson thriller "Proud Mary." Yet, "Jumanji," may still win.
Thanks to Taraji P. Henson, this is as good as he got. Read more...