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Gabrielle Union On Black Women In Comedy Roles: They Want Us 'Cooning'

Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices

Gabrielle Union certainly has a sense of humor -- and we're not the only ones who agree. Following her appearance in 2014’s “Top Five,” Chr...

Mike Epps On ‘Top Five': 'There Wasn't One Good Comedian In The Whole Movie'

Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices

--Comedian Mike Epps shares his thoughts on Chris Rock’s latest film, “Top Five.” (Tom Joyner Morning Show) More Notable/Quotables: ...

Is Chris Rock the New Audrey Hepburn?

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

Top Five is able to provide interesting social commentary because the core of the film is good -- it is a good romantic comedy. He has taken two of Hepburn's essential characteristics, charisma and chemistry, and put them on screen.

Watch The Funniest Scene In 'Top Five'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

The funniest part of Chris Rock's very funny "Top Five"? For our money, it's this scene featuring -- spoiler alert -- DMX. The rap star sings "Smile" ...

The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

'Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My

Jon Eig | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Chris Rock has a lot to say about race and humor and culture, and about where an artist fits into that discussion. Especially a black artist. It's hard to think about anyone better suited to talk about that right now.

Richard Pryor Haunts Top Five

Andy Hoglund | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Pryor's legacy -- his brilliance, his contradictions and ultimate tragedy -- lingers in the shadows of Chris Rock's Top Five. He is referenced outright by Rock's character Andre Allen during a conversation about comedy's greats. But the allusions to Pryor go deeper.

Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson in a Cinderella Story: Top Five

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Remember in Pretty Woman when Richard Gere asks Julia Roberts what happens after the prince rescues Cinderella? Not missing a beat, she says, she resc...

Movie Review: Top Five... Faulty, but Wonderful

Carole Mallory | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

I was contemplating walking out of Top Five during the first half hour, but, boy, am I glad I didn't. Top Five, directed, written and starring Chris Rock, is a slow build like a set up for one terrific joke.

Chris Rock Has Some Very Unexpected Haters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.12.2014 | Comedy

The struggle is real, parents. He may be one of the most successful comedians around, but that still doesn't impress Chris Rock's kids. On Thursday...

The Best U.S. Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014

Redfin | Posted 02.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Every longtime resident knows of at least one Griswold-style home in their area; word spreads and, soon enough, hundreds of families come to visit each year. But for people who have just moved to a city, it can be difficult to know where to see the best holiday lights and decorations.

Chris Rock And Questlove Talk The Greatest MCs Of All Time

Billboard | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

It's a cold November morning, and Chris Rock has come to meet Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson at his office, which is also his dressing room and his studio...

How Chris Rock Finally Conquered The Movies

rollingstonelogo | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By BRIAN HIATT Chris Rock would be the first to tell you, stand-up comedy brilliance doesn'...

Chris Rock On Bill Cosby: We Kind Of 'Lost' Him This Year

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.08.2014 | Black Voices

Topics surrounding social and political issues have often made for great fodder among comedians and their standup routines. For Chris Rock, the decisi...

Chris Rock Explains The Double Standard Of Being Black & Famous

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.21.2014 | Black Voices

The ongoing discussion surrounding race and diversity in Hollywood has not only been a hot button topic in recent years, it has also inspired the maki...

Why Cedric The Entertainer Won't Steal From Donald Trump's Hotels

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

There's a hilarious scene in Chris Rock's new film "Top Five" in which the character played by Cedric the Entertainer does something we can all relate...

Chris Rock Is a F***ing Genius -- You Already Knew That...

Russell Simmons | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Russell Simmons

All of us are born with certain talents, but how many of us focus and develop ourselves to our greatest potential?

Chris Rock's New Movie Gets A Really Funny Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

Chris Rock's "Top Five" has already been compared to "Annie Hall," so no pressure. The forthcoming comedy, which Paramount picked up after it premiere...

These Sports Bras Will Give You All The Support You Need

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.20.2014 | Style

This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style. It's time to run your daily miles, but you're dreading it because once again, you have ...

Predictions for the Best Travel Deal Destinations for 2014

Travelzoo | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

We've just announced the five worldwide destinations where it believes North American travelers will get the best travel deals in 2014.

NYC-ARTS Top Five: NYC Fringe Festival, Sandcastle Competition in Rockaways

NYC-ARTS | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Best Road Trip Songs for Summer

Nathan Harden | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Nathan Harden

There's something alluring about throwing a bag in the back of your car and hitting the road in the summer time. Open spaces, scenic overlooks, unexpected detours. And, of course, no road trip would be complete without music. Here's a list of five great road trip songs.

NYC-ARTS Top Five: River To River, La Bienal, and Viking Rappers

NYC-ARTS | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

NYC-ARTS Top Five: Concerts in the Parks, All New Talent Fest in Midtown West

NYC-ARTS | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...