UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – JOHN Q. (2002)

The last Unfinished Business DEEP DIVE for Black History Month goes back to Denzel Washington’s first post-Oscar win drama JOHN Q. where he plays a desperate father taking extraordinary lengths to save his son by holding a hospital hostage until he gets a heart donor. With a Dog Day Afternoon-type story and an all-star cast featuring Robert Duvall, Ray Liotta, James Woods, and Kimberly Elise, why do we love this movie as a guilty pleasure? Find out and comment below!

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – BAD COMPANY (2002)

Black History Month rolls on as Unfinished Business DEEP DIVES into the most mismatched buddy action movie in American history: 2002’s BAD COMPANY starring Chris Rock and the Oscar winning Sir. Anthony Hopkins! Why did superproducer Jerry Bruckheimer think this paring would work under the direction of the legendary Joel Schumacher? Plus we discuss our actual dream cast for this movie, debate Chris Rock’s film career, and more!

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Now Casting: “Thought it Was You” Music Video

Now Casting “Thought it Was You,” an R&B/jazz music video for singer/songwriter Zoiea Ohizep which was previously featured on Bob Baldwin’s album, Welcome to the Games. Synopsis: “Thought it Was You” is a music video about a club singer whose eyes are drawn to a woman in the audience who reminds him of a lost love.

Mystery Woman – Supporting, Female, 35-55.

Attractive and seductive-looking audience member. Has a mystery about herself that catches the singer’s attention during his performance. Loves wine drinking.a

Past Girlfriend – Supporting, Female, 30-45.

Full of life, bold, sexy, and playful. She’s the ex-girlfriend of the singer that is seen in flashbacks during romantic times in the past.

See the full breakdown and more info on how to submit at Backstage.

DISHONORABLE VENDETTA NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

The first film that kicked off the Vendetta series, DISHONORABLE VENDETTA, is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video for customers in the U.S. and the U.K.! Previously a winner for “Best Firefight” at the 2015 Urban Action Showcase sponsored by Cinemax, the original film follows two young DEA agents assigned to go undercover as drug dealers to take down a group of a dangerous Russian cartel. But their lives are put at risk when one of their own is leaking information to the suspects.

Rent or purchase DISHONORABLE VENDETTA today. Watch the original trailer below:

Also, don’t forget to check out the sequel VENDETTA GAMES right now on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi as well as our first film PRICELESS on Amazon Prime Video!

UNFINISHED BUSINESS INTERVIEW – Aesha Waks

In this very special interview edition of Unfinished Business just in time for Valentine’s Day, we get up close and personal with award-winning actress, model, singer, author, and lifestyle coach Aesha Waks!

Aesha (currently Ms. New York Woman of Achievement) has been a seasoned, working actress for the past 25 years. Her first award was Best Actress at the French Avignon Film Festival for her role of Rayna in The Money Shot and second, noted as People’s Choice Best Actress at the Olympia Film Fest, this was for her role of Gena in Arresting Gena. Arresting Gena was also noted as Film With Most Buzz at Sundance Film Festival. Aesha has starred alongside some of the greats such as Sam Rockwell, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Lang and John Cryer. She continues to play noted roles such as in Fox TV’s Gotham. Aesha studied at the world-renowned Lee Strasberg Institute, William Esper, Upright Citizens Brigade, and was part of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s theatre company CentreStage. Aesha has developed the website AeshaWorld.com where she expands her talents and past acting into other areas that she has thrived in.

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Unfinished Business: The Top 10 Films of 2021

For this February 2022 edition of Unfinished Business, it is a special TOP 10 FILMS OF 2021 episode where hosts Jeff Gallashaw and André Joseph of AJ Epyx Productions break down their favorite movies of the past year. Do you agree with our choices? Comment below! Also, a quick review of HALLOWEEN KILLS, the latest movie news, and heartfelt tributes to the recent passings of Bob Saget (FULL HOUSE) and Howard Hesseman (WKRP IN CINCINATTI). Follow Jeff on Instagram @Projectorj1 and @Unfinsihedb2 and on Twitter @MrUniverse and @Unfinsihedb1. Follow André on Twitter and Instagram @ajepyx and see more about his film work at AJepyxproductions.com.

Member Spotlight: Dismissal Time

Writer/director André Joseph was recently featured in this month’s Member Spotlight for the website of Dismissal Time’s fiscal sponsor Fractured Atlas to discuss the process of bringing the short film to life. Check it out! https://blog.fracturedatlas.org/member-spotlight-dismissal-time

UNFINISHED BUSINESS INTERVIEW – Paul Talbot

Our latest special interview edition of Unfinished Business is all about insight on the life and career of the legendary Charles Bronson with help from critically acclaimed author Paul Talbot. Mr. Talbot is the author of BRONSON’S LOOSE!: THE MAKING OF THE “DEATH WISH” FILMS and BRONSON’S LOOSE AGAIN!: ON THE SET WITH CHARLES BRONSON. Both are available on Amazon. He has written numerous film-related articles for print and online magazines. Talbot has contributed to over a dozen Bronson-related Blu-rays by providing commentary tracks, producing video interviews, and/or contributing extras.  

Find out more about Mr. Talbot’s work on Facebook @BronsonsLooseAgain

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PRICELESS Now Available on Amazon Prime Video

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, AJ Epyx Productions’ first feature film from 2008, PRICELESS, is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video for customers in the U.S. and the U.K.! This is a newly remastered version of the film in full HD with a slightly shorter run time than the previous releases.

For those unfamiliar with the film written and directed by Andre’, the story follows a womanizing jewel thief (Andre’ Joseph) who tries to reform his ways by reuniting with his former girlfriend-turned-single mother (Tasha Perri) while running from vicious mobsters. The film features Anthony Mangano from Green Book; Bernard “Pretty Purdie who is the world’s most recorded drummer best known for working with Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, and countless other artists (Also has a huge following in Japan); A.J. Pero the late drummer of the 80s rock band Twisted Sister; Mohamed Dione who played Whoopi Goldberg’s son in a famous episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent; Lisa Regina from The Sopranos; Robert Clohessy from  Boardwalk Empire and Blue Bloods; Brandon Hannan from The Sopranos; Aesha Waks from Gotham; Laneya Wiles from Gimme Shelter.

Rent or buy PRICELESS today. Watch the original trailer below: