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Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Husband and wife Gabe (Winston Duke) and Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) take their children (Evan Alex and Shahadi Wright Joseph) to their beach house, hoping to spend time with friends. Their serenity soon turns to tension and chaos when a group of strangers (referred to as 'The Tethered') who look exactly like them arrive

Producers:  Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele

Director:  Jordan Peele

Written by: Jordan Peele

Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Music by: Michael Abels

Movie Release Date: March 22, 2019

Official Website: https://www.usmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets.

Producers:  Tyler Perry, Mark E Swinton, Ozzie Areu, Will Areu

Director:  Tyler Perry

Writing Credits: Tyler Perry

Cast: Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Tyler Perry

Music by: Philip White

Movie Release Date: March 1, 2019

Official Website: https://www.madea.movie/

whatmenwant 300Synopsis: Aladdin is an upcoming American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, from the screenplay co-written with John August, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney's 1992 animated film of the same name, which is in turn based on the Arabic folktale of the same name from One Thousand and One Nights and the French interpretation by Antoine Galland.

Producers:  Dan Lin, Jonathan Eirich

Director:  Guy Ritchie

Screenplay:  John August, Guy Ritchie

Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Numan Acar

Music by: Alan Menken

Movie Release Date: May 24, 2019

Website: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6139732/

whatmenwant 300Synopsis:   Ali Davis is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what more she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world, until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts. With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest to the test.

Producers:  James Lopez, Will Packer

Director:  Adam Shankman

Screenplay:  Tina Gordon, Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tracy Morgan

Movie Release Date: February 8, 2019

Official Website: https://www.paramount.com/movies/what-men-want

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Following the conclusion of Split, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) pursues Kevin Wendell Crumb's (James McAvoy) superhuman persona of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), going by 'Mr. Glass', emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Producers:  M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock, Ashwin Rajan

Director:  M. Night Shyamalan

Writing Credits: M. Night Shyamalan

Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson

Movie Release Date: January 18, 2019

Official Website: https://www.glassmovie.com/

secondact lopezSynopsis: SECOND ACT is a comedy in the vein of Working Girl and Maid In Manhattan. Jennifer Lopez stars as Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act.

Cast:  Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini and Treat Williams

Rating:  PG-13 (for some crude sexual references and language)               

Release:  December 21st 2018           

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsVo5necW6Q

Website:   https://secondact.movie

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Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  The Grinch hatches a scheme with his trusted canine Max to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan to make their annual holiday three times bigger that year. Meanwhile, Cindy Lou Who plans to seek out Santa Claus to thank him for helping her widowed mother every Christmas, but little does she know she is trying to blow the Grinch's cover.

Producers:  Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy

Director:  Scott Mosier, Yarrow Cheney

Writing Credits:  Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury

Narrated by: Pharrell Williams

Movie Release Date: November 9, 2018

Official Website: https://www.grinchmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Producers:  Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block

Director:  David Gordon Green

Writing Credits:  Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green

Cast:  Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle

Movie Release Date: October 19, 2018

Official Website: https://www.halloweenmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hopes that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Producers:  Will Packer, Kevin Hart

Director:  Malcolm D. Lee

Writing Credits:  Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matt Kellard, Nicholas Stoller, John Hamburg

Cast:  Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Taran Killam, Romany Malco, Keith David, Loretta Devine

Release Date: September 28, 2018

Official Website: https://www.nightschoolmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Producers:  Cristan Crocker-Reilly, Paula DuPre Pesmen, Adam Fell, Andrea Blaugrund, Jane Rosenthal, Berry Welsh

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Writing Credits:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Cast:  Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones

Netflix Premier: September 21, 2018

Official Website: https://www.netflix.com/title/80102952