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Tyler Perry Says He Had No Clue Who David Fincher Was Before He Accepted His 'Gone Girl' Role

  • By Sergio
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  • August 26, 2014 6:30 PM
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  • 36 Comments
No he didn't say that did he? Yes he did.

Oprah Winfrey Will Play Richard Pryor's Brothel-Running Grandmother in Lee Daniels' Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 6:05 PM
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  • 21 Comments
Winfrey will play Marie Carter, Pryor's grandmother, with whom he had a notoriously complicated relationship with. She ran a brothel, and was quite the dominant matriarch whom Pryor - who grew up in her house, after his mother left - both loved and feared.

'Life After Death' (Conflicting Portrait of Present-day Rwandan Youth) Heading to 50th Chicago Int'l Film Fest

  • By Sergio
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  • August 26, 2014 5:44 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Am I just being sensitive or does this new documentary sound like it could have some problems?

Omar Sy Takes a Dramatic-Romantic Turn in First Trailer for 'Samba'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 5:10 PM
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The filmmakers call the Gaumont/Quad/Ten co-production "a crowdpleaser, an ensemble comedy about friendship, solidarity [that] deals with current issues we can relate to in different parts of the world.”
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Review: Amma Asante's Brave 'Belle' Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (On VOD Platforms Today)

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • August 26, 2014 3:22 PM
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Fox Searchight has released its period drama "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, on VOD platforms, like iTunes, today, August 26, 2014.

Exclusive - Watch 1st Trailer for Nefertite Nguvu's 'In The Morning' (Emayatzy Corinealdi, Numa Perrier, Kim Hill, Jacky Ido, Hoji Fortuna)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 2:20 PM
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  • 7 Comments
The film is scheduled to make its world premiere at the upcoming 18th annual Urbanworld Film Festival (September 17-21).

Watch Harry Lennix as God in New Trailer for Christopher Nolen’s '72 Hours'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 26, 2014 1:10 PM
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  • 5 Comments
He's played many authoritative roles in so many features and TV shows, so it was inevitable that Harry Lennix would eventually play the ultimate one.

Caribbean Film VOD Platform STUDIO ANANSI Launches with Storm Saulter-Produced 'Ring di Alarm'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 26, 2014 12:42 PM
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Caribbean Film Academy (CaFa) has begun their exclusive Caribbean film VOD platform to provide worldwide audiences access to cinema from the Caribbean diaspora.
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Is a Pulse-Pounding, International Espionage Thriller in Tyler Perry's Future?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 12:20 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Assuming this holds, this would certainly be quite a departure for Mr Perry.

Boris Lojkine’s Critically-Acclaimed Drama 'Hope' to Open 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival

  • By Press Release
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  • August 26, 2014 11:33 AM
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Hope portrays of the reality of the tragic conditions of the exile of Africans travelling through the Sahara to reach Europe.

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