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SXSW 2012 Review - "In Our Nature" (Strong Performances & Camera Work, But Ultimately Too Familiar)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 11, 2012 3:10 AM
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Not a lot I was particularly moved by here; and, to be frank, my sole reason for seeing the film was due to Gabrielle Union's (though mostly supporting) presence in it, so I'll make this one short and sweet.

"A Thousand Words" Makes Rotten Tomatoes History

  • By Sergio
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  • March 10, 2012 9:00 PM
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I know beating up on Eddie Murphy's latest disaster A Thousand Words is like kicking a dead horse. What's the point? It's suffered enough already. And yet it's like a guy with a "Kick Me" sign taped to his back. You just can't help yourself. You have to kick it

Angela Bassett To Co-Star In Untitled Fox Pilot

  • By Sergio
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  • March 10, 2012 3:09 PM
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As I've stated before, this is the time of year when alll the commerical TV networks announce casting picks for pilot projects for next season. And from the numerous postings we've made lately on S & A, it seems that a lot of black actors and especially actresses are getting cast in important roles in pilots now in development or about to begin shooting

Work-In-Progress Screening Of "Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth" At BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 10, 2012 11:00 AM
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Updates on a project we've been following for about a year now since its IndieGoGo campaign was posted here... award-winning British filmmaker, Pratibha Parmar's documentary feature film by about writer and activist Alice Walker, titled Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth.

Watch Trailer For Adventure Drama "On The Road" (Terrence Howard Co-Stars)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 10:16 AM
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Here's the trailer for the highly anticipated ensemble-cast drama On The Road, penned by Jose Rivera based on the seminal novel of the same name written by Jack Kerousac.

Review - Halle Berry In A Skimpy Bikini Wasn't Enough To Keep Me Interested In "Dark Tide"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 10, 2012 9:53 AM
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Well… it’s not as terrible as I expected it to be?

Vanessa Williams to Co-Star in ABC Supernatural Drama Pilot "666 Park Avenue"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 9:51 AM
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Some more casting news courtesy of Deadline...

Sharon Leal Cast As Cuba Gooding Jr's Wife in Fox's Legal Drama Pilot "Guilty"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 9:24 AM
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Over a week ago, we announced that Cuba Gooding Jr. will star in the Fox Legal Drama Series Guilty.

Boris Kodjoe To Co-Star in ABC's Drama Pilot "Scruples"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 9:13 AM
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Boris Kodjoe is slated to co-star in the Tony Krantz/Natalie Portman-executive produced Scruples, directed by Michael Sucsy (The Vow). According to Deadline, the series, based on the novel by Judy Krantz, centers on a "rich and powerful clothing designer Billy Winthrop (Forlani) in a world of sex, revenge and scandal."

Watch Samuel L. Jackson in Trailer For Suspense Thriller "Meeting Evil" (On VOD May 4th)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 8:59 AM
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This is the first time hearing of this project. Meeting Evil, directed by Chris Fisher and adapted from the Thomas Berger noir-thriller novel by the same name. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson as a mysterious stranger named Richie, who takes a family man, played by Luke Wilson, on a "murder-fueled ride."

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