|Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid 2004 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Horror / Thriller
Director: Dwight H. Little
Cast: Johnny Messner, Matthew Marsden, Morris Chestnut, KaDee Strickland, Nicholas Gonzalez, Eugene Byrd, Karl Yune, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Andy Anderson, Nicholas Hope, Peter Curtin, Denis Arndt, Khoa Do, Aireti, Andre Tandjung
While searching for a source for eternal life, a scientific expedition is sent from New York City to Borneo to bring back a sample of the Blood Orchid. But, while in Borneo, they discover giant anacondas that have benefited from munching on the Blood Orchids and now search for human flesh.
|Antwone Fisher 2002 PG-13, 117 min.|
Director: Denzel Washington
Cast: Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Denzel Washington, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Earl Billings, Kevin Connolly, Viola Davis, Rainoldo Gooding, Novella Nelson, Yolonda Ross, Malcolm David Kelley, Cory Hodges, Leonard Earl Howze, Kente Scott, Leo Nepomuceno
U.S. Navy psychiatrist Jerome Davenport (Denzel Washington) gets to the root of 25-year-old sailor Antwone Fisher's (Derek Luke) anger. Jerome becomes Antwone's surrogate father, encouraging him to search for his biological relatives in order to confront his painful past and, in the process, move forward with his life.
|Biker Boyz 2003 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Lisa Bonet, Brendan Fehr, Larenz Tate, Kid Rock, Rick Gonzalez, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Meagan Good, Terrence Howard, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Dante Basco, Dion Basco
Biker clubs–mostly composed of affluent African Americans–meet in Fresno, CA, for the annual drag racing championships. Big on noise, little of substance.
|Book of Love 2002 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Cast: Eric George, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Anthony "Treach" Criss, Mari Morrow, Richard T. Jones, Robin Givens, Adam Clark, Jo D. Jonz, Robert Townsend, Angelle Brooks, Denise Dowse, John Salley, 40 Glocc, Ian Edwards, Brad Spencer
This mockumentary follows dysfunctional relationships of three bachelors (Anthony "Treach" Criss, Eric George, and Richard T. Jones) who have failed to find happiness with their girlfriends (Robin Givens, Mari Morrow, and Salli Richardson-Whitfield) and are now looking for fulfillment in their lives.
|I Am Legend 2007 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Fantasy / Horror / Sci-Fi
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith, Darrell Foster, April Grace, Dash Mihok, Joanna Numata, Samuel Glen, James Michael McCauley, Marin Ireland, Pedro Mojica
Adapted from Richard Matheson's apocalyptic book, the year is 2009, and a Manhattan military scientist, Dr. Robert Neville (Will Smith), has survived the plague (due to being immune) that occurred three years before and killed most of the human race. Those who survived have been turned into cannibal mutants, roaming the streets at night waiting for Neville to make a fatal mistake so they will be able to eat him and his German Shepherd, Sam. Not willing to give up, Neville uses his own blood and tests for cures in his high-tech lab–all the while refusing to admit that this is the end of the world. Previously made as "The Omega Man" and "The Last Man on Earth."
|A Low Down Dirty Shame 1994 R, 100 min.|
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Cast: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Charles S. Dutton, Andrew Divoff, Corwin Hawkins, Gary Cervantes, Gregory Sierra, Kim Wayans
Private investigator Andre Shame (Keenen Ivory Wayans) needs work, and so when D.E.A. agent Rothmiller (Charles S. Dutton) hires him to help with a drug case, Shame comes to the rescue.
|Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored 1996 PG, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Tim Reid
Cast: Al Freeman Jr., Phylicia Rashad, Leon, Richard Roundtree, Polly Bergen, Paula Kelly, Bernie Casey, Isaac Hayes, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Anna Maria Horsford, Willis Norwood Jr., Karen Malina White, Damon Hines, Iona Morris, Taj Mahal
Based on Clifton L. Taulbert's book, this is the inspiring story of young Clifton who is born to an unmarried sharecropper and sent to live with his grandpa (Al Freeman Jr.) and then to his loving aunt (Phylicia Rashad). Cliff grows up in Mississippi amidst the Jim Crow laws aimed at keeping him segregated and unable to achieve success in the mid-20th-century American South.
|Sioux City 1994 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
aka: Ultimate Revenge
Director: Lou Diamond Phillips
Cast: Lou Diamond Phillips, Ralph Waite, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter, Bill Allen, Tantoo Cardinal, Gary Farmer, Apesanahkwat, John Dye, Michael Corbett, Adam Roarke, Michael Corbett, Ronny Quintanar Jr., Jim Great Elk Waters
As an infant, Dr. Jesse Rainfeather Goldman (Lou Diamond Phillips) was given up for adoption. One of the few memories he has of his birth mother involve beatings by an unidentified man. When he goes back to Nebraska to find his mother, he learns that she had died in a fire just a few days before. After discussing the fire with police, his opinion that she was murdered is not popular, and he is beaten later by police officers. His next step is to study his tribe's customs, which leads to performing a ritual in which he contacts his mother's soul hoping for answers to the puzzle.
|1. Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)|
2. Antwone Fisher (2002)
3. Biker Boyz (2003)
4. Book of Love (2002)
5. I Am Legend (2007)
6. Lily in Winter (1994)
7. A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
8. Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored (1996)
9. Sioux City (1994)
aka: Ultimate Revenge
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