100       GIFTS YOU MUST GIVE FOR THE  2006 HOLIDAYS
39.  THE GOSPEL                                         DVD
Starring: Clifton Powell, Boris Kodjoe,
Tamyra Gray, Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah
Walker, Tamyra Gray,
38.  KIRK FRANKLIN        "hero"                  CD
It spanned the hits 'Victory'
sung by Yolanda Adams, the
Donnie McClurkin remix 'Ooh
Child' and Hezekiah Walker 'I
Need You To Survive.
A story about a successful young
R&B singer that has an unlikely
homecoming when his father, the
bishop, becomes ill.  All star cast
with some Gospel music greats.
Kirk Franklin and his wife
went on
OPRAH to talk about
his past addictions to porn,
and this CD seems be a
further cleansing for the artist.
REUBEN CANNON PRODUCTIONS
in association with TDJENTERPRI-
SES present this Michael Schultz
film about a young girl raped by her
mothers lying abusive boyfriend.
36.  THE HUMAN STAIN                                 DVD
Starring:  Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris
Harry J. Lennix, Kerry Washington,
Executive Produced by
Bob & Harvey Weinstein
How far would you go to escape
your past?   
Anthony Hopkins
plays a black man passing for
white -- Until the time came when
roots meant more than a
person's beginnings.
Richard Boone was perfectly cast
in the lead role of Paladin, a
cultured gunslinger with West
Point education, impeccable
style, literate sophistication, and
distinguished Civil War service.
34.  GUNSMOKE  Nov 14, 2006      TV on DVD
The Directors Collection
A television 1955-75 series that set
a standard for western excellence
during its 20 year run.  Join James
Arness, Amanda Blake Millburn
Stone & Dennis Weaver.
33. SO NOTORIOUS    From VH1     TV on DVD
The Complete First Series
Tori Spelling hilariously and
masterfully pokes fan at growing
up in Beverly Hills, and the life
given to her without instructions on
"
How to" forge forward.  You won't
stop laughing, not even if ya wanna.
32.  TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL Nov 28 TV on DVD
Third Season Volume 2
Starring:  Della Reese, Roma Downey, John Dye
A trio of angels are dispatched from
heaven with a special mission to
inspire people facing sometimes
unseen crossroads in their lives.  if
you've never heard the opening theme
31.  BIG MOMMA'S HOUSE        DVD
Starring:  Martin Lawrence, Nia Long,
Terrence Howard
In September 1999
actor
Martin Lawrence
collapsed and briefly fell
into a coma as a result
of preparing for the
production of this film.
He was trying to lose weight and
was jogging while wearing heavy
clothing.  
Martin Lawrence stars in
this comedy about an FBI agent
who finds himself going undercover
in the Deep South.
30.  DE-LOVELY                         DVD
Starring:  Ashley Judd, Kevin Kline
A biopic based upon his
life in public and in
secret - the fabulous
music he made -
legendary composer
Cole Porter, story
delivers elegant and
deeply complex  
knockout performances
Buckle up for the wildest road trip
when Cedric the Entertainer
leads an all-star cast in this
hilarious comedy adventure about
a misfit family on a cross-country
trek to their annual family reunion.
This televison series airs
Wednesday 10/9C on the Logo
channel.  It follows the intertwining
lives of a group of four black gay
friends in L.A.
27. RESTRAINING ORDER  Dec 5, 2006 on DVD
Starring:  Robin Givens, Reggie Gaskins, James Avery,
Sean Blakemore,    
With a riveting story line, this film
shows you what happens when
someone goes over the edge. If
you're looking for something
different and suspenseful,
Givens
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans
on Aug. 29, 2005.  The levees that
had been designed to protect
low-lying areas of the city from
flooding were breached. From
acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee, is a portrait
of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction.
This is the documentary gift that never grows
old with excitement or sadness.
25. DEF COMEDY JAM CLASSICS VOL 1 &
2  
          Nov 21, 2006          HBO TV on DVD
This 3-Disc DVD collection of
Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy
Jam features outrageous
episodes hosted by
Jamie Foxx,
Steve Harvey and Martin Lawrence.
Grace, dignity, and eloquence have
long been hallmarks of
Maya
Angelou’s poetry. Celebrations is a
collection of timely and timeless
poems, like  “On the Pulse of
23.  INCOGNITO "bees+things+flowers"  CD
New arrangements of four of
their classics; 8-minute version
of Earth Wind & Fire's
That's The
Way Of The World
,  and a
stunning remake of America's
Tin Man will have anyone paying attention to
the sweeping arrangements. In stores Dec 26
22.  KENNY G                                                 CD
"I'm in the Mood for Love...The Most
Romantic Melodies of All Time"
Celebrate the holidays with the
soothing warm sounds of
Kenny
G that will surely get you in the
festive mood, like
The Way We
Were
, Yesterday, The Shadow of
Your Smile
, As Times Goes By.
21. MURDER, SHE WROTE              TV on DVD
4th Season with ANGELA LANSBURY
Turn to the next chapter of deliciously
witty and entertaining mysteries with
all 22 episodes of the fourth season.
Angela Lansbury returns to pick up
the pen as novelist-sleuth Jessica
20.  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Complete 6th Season   TV on DVD
Grissom and Sara get
together in this season.
The Las Vegas Police
Department Crime Scene
Investigations bureau use
the best scientific and technical
methods to solve puzzles and catch
criminals in this fast-paced drama.
19.  STEP UP                                DVD
Starring:Channing Tatum, Jenna
Dewan, &
Mario
It's being hailed as the
2006 film version of
Flashdance.  Everyone
deserves a chance to
follow their dreams,
but some people only get one
shot.  The story is warm,  
meaningful, with excellent
character development, plot,
acting, dancing, and music.
Channing Tatum and Jenna
Dewan are spectacular dancers,
Mario handles music.
plays the distraught wife while Sean
Blakemore plays the "last to know" husband.
Fletcher, who solves puzzling crimes with guest
stars such as Janet Leigh,
Jasmine Guy,  Frank
Gorshin,  Shirley Jones, and many more.
Morning” read at William Jefferson Clinton’s
1993 inauguration.
Tin Man
INCOGNITO
Blue Note Records