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Rob Brown - Comic Con Day 4 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center at Javitis Center, Comic Con - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 11th October 2015

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Video - Jaimie Alexander Joined By 'Blindspot' Castmates At 2015 NBC Upfront - Part 7


Jaimie Alexander stunned on the red carpet as she arrived at Radio City Music Hall in New York for the 2015 NBC Upfront Presentation. She was accompanied by her co-stars from the forthcoming drama 'Blindspot', including Audrey Esparza, Rob Brown and Sullivan Stapleton.

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Jay Z Will Launch Collection At Barneys Despite Racial Profiling Cases


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Jay-Z has released a statement announcing he will go continue with his controversial business arrangement with Barneys, despite allegations of the store racial profiling. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, has released a statement on his website announcing he will continue launching his line at the New York store.

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Jay Z has released a statement on his website.

Barneys New York Inc. and Macy's Inc. are currently being investigated by the New York state attorney general following a number of black customers complaining they were stopped by police after making expensive purchases. Whether or not the stores racially profile is being investigated and they have been ordered to provide the Attorney General with information on their policies for questioning and detaining customers.

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Don Jon Review


Excellent

With this writing-directing debut, Joseph Gordon-Levitt delivers a remarkably assured comedy-drama while also giving himself a role that's far against his usual type. It's raucously hilarious but also surprisingly involving as it reveals the vulnerabilities of a strutting hard-man. And we're having so much fun that we barely notice that the script's approach to addiction is somewhat simplistic.

The title character is such a dude that his friends call him "the don", in reference to New Jersey gangsters. And Jon (Gordon-Levitt) has his life figured out, with a list of things he cares for: his body, home, car, family, church, friends and girls. In that order. But above everything else, his main obsession is porn. Then while hanging with his friends Bobby and Danny (Brown and Luke) he spots Barbara (Johansson), a perfect "dime" who's worth playing the long game for. Except that she has zero tolerance for pornography, so he has to hide his addiction from her, only confessing to his parish priest and an unexpectedly sympathetic fellow student (Moore) at night school.

Like a character from Jersey Shore, Jon is such a charming loser that we can't help but love him. But despite the macho swagger and gym-honed physique, he's also deeply devoted to his parents (the fabulous Danza and Headly) and happiest when he's cleaning his flat. Gordon-Levitt wouldn't be the first actor you'd think of in this role, but he plays it perfectly, letting us see the little boy behind the tough-guy posturing and making us believe that he's fallen for the charms of this idealised woman (Johansson is simply hysterical).

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Rob Brown - BFI London Film Festival Awards held at the Banqueting House - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 19th October 2013

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Don Jon - Featurette


Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore talk about their new comedy drama 'Don Jon' - Joseph's directorial feature debut about a New Jersey guy struggling to find true love in a world where he objectifies everything. 

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Video - Dakota Johnson And Melanie Griffith Play Happy Families At NY Premiere Of 'Don Jon' - Part 3


'Ben and Kate' star Dakota Johnson and her mother 'Working Girl' actress Melanie Griffith are seen holding hands on arriving on the red carpet of the New York premiere of 'Don Jon' held at the SVA Theater. Also spotted is Chris Noth from 'Law & Order'who looks a little nervous when the step-and-repeat starts to fall down and several runners have to rush over to attend to it.

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Video - Scarlett Johansson Is Terrific In Turquoise At 'Don Jon' NY Premiere - Part 1


'Avengers Assemble' actress Scarlett Johansson is snapped on the red carpet of the New York premiere of 'Don Jon' at the SVA Theater wearing a simple, knee-length, turquoise dress. She is then joined in several group shots by her 'Don Jon' co-stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Jeremy Luke, Rob Brown and the movie's executive producers Tucker Tooley and Ryan Kavanaugh.

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Rob Brown and wife - New York Premiere of 'Don Jon' at SVA Theater - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York City, NY, United States - Thursday 12th September 2013

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Don Jon Trailer


Jon Martello enjoys his routine lifestyle which involves working out, maintaining his apartment, driving a flash car, seeing his family, going to church, hanging with his boys, pulling pretty girls and, crucially, watching porn. The expectations he builds watching X-rated internet videos is a massive contribution to the fact that he doesn't have long lasting relationships with anyone, despite his friends nicknaming him Don Jon for his ability to take home a stunning woman whenever he likes. However, after setting eyes on a beautiful blonde at a club, he has more than just a one night stand on his mind and arranges to meet her for a date. When they appear to begin seeing each other regularly (to the delight of his grandchild-less mother) things seem to be going better for him than ever before; that is, until, she catches him enjoying his daily dose of obscene web action. Jon now realises he has a lot of lessons to learn if he wants to be with the woman of his dreams.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt ('Looper', 'Lincoln', 'Inception', 'The Dark Knight Rises') stars in his directorial feature debut 'Don Jon' which also marks his first full-length screenplay. It's a comedy about a seemingly normal New Jersey guy who, though happy as he is at the present, could be slowly destroying his future. It will hit UK cinemas in the Autumn on November 15th 2013.

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Rob Brown, Clarke Peters, Melissa Leo and Wendell Pierce - Venida Evans, Rob Brown, Melissa Leo, Wendell Pierce and Clarke Peters New York City, USA - Cast members of HBO's 'Treme' sign copies of the complete first season on DVD and Blu-Ray, held at Best Buy in Union Square Thursday 31st March 2011

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The Express Review


Good
Ernie Davis made the most of his too-brief life.

Football came naturally to the Pennsylvania native, and it was on the gridiron where he cemented his identity. A gifted running back, Davis was recruited by the great Jim Brown to play for coach Ben Schwartzwalder at Syracuse University. While an Orangeman, Davis earned MVP honors at the Cotton Bowl in 1960 and the Liberty Bowl in '61. Later that year, Davis became the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. The Washington Redskins used their first pick in the 1962 draft on Davis (though the team immediately traded him to the Cleveland Browns). But in 1963, before playing a single down in the National Football League, Davis died of leukemia at the age of 23.

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Rob Brown - Thursday 25th September 2008 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California

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Take The Lead Review


Very Good
Liz Friedlander's Take the Lead is a marginally fictional biopic of Pierre Dulaine (Antonio Banderas), the real-life New York dance instructor who found himself compelled to educate bad-seed, inner-city high school students. It is a familiar story with an original approach - Friedlander applies the elegance of a waltz to the natural arrogance of hip-hop music.

The picture arrives at the tail end of our nation's current dance craze, which could affect its overall success. Documentary film fans caught a similar story in last year's Mad Hot Ballroom, and primetime television audiences already have tuned in to two seasons of Dancing with the Stars. How many people will be willing to have their cards punched for another tango around the dance floor?

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Finding Forrester Review


Good
They're already calling it "Good Will Hunting in the hood," and it's for good reason. Gus Van Sant's latest takes us back to the inner city (or The Bronx, at least) for a second verse of that feel-good feeling, with none other than Sean Connery as a crotchety old shut-in who teaches (and learns from, natch) a local teen (Rob Brown) who sneaks into his apartment.

If you've seen the trailer, you know the story. The local Bronx kids live in fear of "the window," a ghostlike man who stares down at them creepily while they shoot hoops. On a dare, young Jamal (Brown) sneaks into the place, finding it cluttered with books. He's given a scare and Jamal runs off, leaving his backpack behind.

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Don Jon Movie Review

Don Jon Movie Review

With this writing-directing debut, Joseph Gordon-Levitt delivers a remarkably assured comedy-drama while also giving himself...

Don Jon Trailer

Don Jon Trailer

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore talk about their new comedy drama 'Don Jon'...

Don Jon Trailer

Don Jon Trailer

Jon Martello enjoys his routine lifestyle which involves working out, maintaining his apartment, driving a...

The Express Movie Review

The Express Movie Review

Ernie Davis made the most of his too-brief life.Football came naturally to the Pennsylvania native,...

Take the Lead Movie Review

Take the Lead Movie Review

Liz Friedlander's Take the Lead is a marginally fictional biopic of Pierre Dulaine (Antonio Banderas),...

Finding Forrester Movie Review

Finding Forrester Movie Review

They're already calling it "Good Will Hunting in the hood," and it's for good reason....

Finding Forrester Movie Review

Finding Forrester Movie Review

What is it lately with all these talented directors challenging themselves to turn TV movie...

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