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An Opportunity To See Indie Dramedy "Dysfunctional Friends" As A SXSW Community Screening

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 2:33 PM
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If you haven't seen Corey Grant's comedy/drama Dysfunctional Friends, AND you'll be attending the SXSW Film Festival (or if you already live in Austin, TX where the festival is held) you'll have an opportunity to see the film when it screens as a SXSW Community Screening on Sunday March 11, at 4pm. 

SXSW 2012 Preview - "Trash Dance" (How To Make A Garbage Truck Dance)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 1:27 PM
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A SXSW 2012 doc feature profile we overlooked and I was just reminded of, so here it is...

2 Days Left To See Meditative Ugandan Doc "Where Are You Taking Me?" In 1-Week NYC Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 1:09 PM
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Just a reminder... you've got 2 days left (well, 3, if you include today) to see this NYC.

Attention, Black British Actors . . . Apparently, You're Not Ghetto Enough For TV, Says One BBC Exec

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 6, 2012 1:03 PM
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BBC Controller of Drama Series and Serials Kate Harwood recently told The Telegraph that "there are more black faces on television than when she started", but "she has heard criticism that many of the black actors who come to auditions are “posh Africans” and not representative of all social classes."
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Watch Halle Berry Pet A Menacing-Looking Shark In New Clip From "Dark Tide"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 12:59 PM
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A clip from Halle Berry's shark thriller Dark Tide, ahead of its March 30th theatrical and VOD release.

Watch Heather Headley Tackle Whitney Houston's "So Emotional" In Rehearsals For "Bodyguard" Musical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 12:43 PM
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We already told you about the planned remake, as well as a stage musical adaptation of the 1992 film, 'The Bodyguard, which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

TFF 2012 Preview - "Babygirl" (Teen Sets Up Trap To Expose Mother's Creepy Boyfriend)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 12:30 PM
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And the film festival beat goes on... one after the other... I gets no breaks; heading to SXSW this Friday, then once I get back, rolling right into New Directors/New Films, and soon after that, this one, the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. 

Watch Pilot Episode Of New Brit Web Series "Venus vs Mars"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 11:43 AM
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I don't think we've featured any non-American web series yet; if I'm wrong, oh well :)
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Screening Of "Still Standing" From Creators Of "Black And Married w/Kids" At ICE In Chicago

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 11:05 AM
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Ahhh... the ever-continuing search for what makes relationships work and last... as someone who's gone through a few in my 38 years on this planet, I can say that I don't know, so don't look at me :)

First TV Spot For Oprah's Interview With Whitney Houston's Family

  • By Sergio
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  • March 6, 2012 10:39 AM
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It's fair to say that ever since Oprah launched the OWN network, she's been way off her usual game. The ratings, with the exception of one or two shows, have not been what had been hoped.

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