Barack Obama

Luther Tries to Keep Cool in Farewell ‘Key and Peele’ Anger Translation

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2017 @ 9:21 AM
Comedy Central
If ever there were a time for President Obama to show his anger, Key & Peele’s Luther would be it. Watch the pair make their final appearance on The Daily Show, as Luther tries (and fails spectacularly) to keep his anger toward the new President-Elect in check.

‘Key and Peele’ Set Obama’s Final Anger Translation for ‘Daily Show’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 5, 2017 @ 11:52 AM
Comedy Central
We’ll miss a great many things about both Obama and Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, but at least they’ll go down in a blaze of glory together. So it is, that Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will bring Obama and anger-translator Luther back for one last appearance on tonight’s Daily Show.

Return to Barack Obama’s Early Years With the ‘Barry’ Teaser

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by Charles Bramesco October 20, 2016 @ 8:54 AM
Wednesday night’s Thunderdome deathmatch disguised as a Presidential debate raised some compelling questions: Who’s the puppet, really? What makes a woman “nasty” and an hombre “bad”? And more than anything, what in the world are we going to do without Barack Obama in the White House? As the sitting President waits out his last days in office, America has started to slowly realize just how good we’ve had it these past eight years, and filmmaker Vikram Gandhi may have created the best send-off gift imaginable in his young-Obama biopic Barry.

President Obama Picks His Favorite Sci-Fi Films and TV Shows

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by Matt Singer October 13, 2016 @ 11:24 AM
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Politics is a total mess these days, but here’s some news out of Washington that veeryone can enjoy. President Obama is the guest editor of the new Wired Magazine, and as part of his work for the publication, he shared his favorite science-fiction movies and television shows. The POTUS even went to the trouble of provide helpful links to where you can watch each of the shows or films online. What a guy.

‘Southside With You’ Review: A Sweet Retelling of the Obamas’ Meet-Cute

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by Erin Whitney August 24, 2016 @ 10:02 AM
Roadside Attractions
In the thick of the Chicago summer of 1989 two people went on a first date, marking the beginning of one of history’s most famous couples. It was Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date. But the First Lady, then Michelle Robinson, a 25-year-old lawyer, was insistent it was only a meeting between colleagues.

‘Southside With You’ Trailer: Barack and Michelle Obama’s First Date Isn’t Really a Date

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by Britt Hayes May 1, 2016 @ 11:20 AM
We’re sadly approaching the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, and following last night’s White House Correspondence Dinner, the first trailer for Southside With You has arrived in timely fashion. The sweet indie romance flick takes us back in time to 1989, when a young Barack met his future wife, Michelle, and took her on their very first date — well, according to her, it wasn’t actually a date (but it kind of was).

J.K. Rowling Sat Down With Barack Obama During President‘s London Visit

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by Charles Bramesco April 26, 2016 @ 8:13 AM
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Not to point fingers, but with president Barack Obama’s number of days left in office gradually ticking down, it’s starting to look like he may just be using the powers of the position to meet all the cool famous people he can before his time’s up. Think about it: under the guise of a roundtable on urban opportunity and racial injustice, Obama summoned a star-studded lineup of hip-hop’s finest to the White House including Chance the Rapper, Pusha T, Rick Ross, Janelle Monáe, Nicki Minaj, Common, and Ludacris, among others just a couple weeks ago. I can speak only for myself, but if I was elected President, that’s the first thing I would do.

Young Barack Obama Biopic Casts Newcomer Devon Terrell, ‘The Witch’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy

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by Britt Hayes March 1, 2016 @ 6:27 PM
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You may be thinking, "Hey, didn't a movie about a younger Barack Obama just premiere at Sundance?" You would be correct — but unlike Southside With You, which centered on the first date between Barack and Michelle Obama, the upcoming film Barry focuses more on Barack pre-Michelle. Newcomer Devon Terrell will play the younger Obama, with The Witch breakout star Anya Taylor-Joy in the key role of a college friend.