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New On DVD - Acclaimed Egyptian Ripped-From-The-Headlines Drama "Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 3:05 PM
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Courtesy of and exclusively from AfricanDiasporaDVD.com, pick up a copy of the award-winning drama Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (also known as Ehky ya Scheherazade in Arabic), the "bold and brave" (according to Variety) drama from Egyptian filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah.

On "Django Unchained" And Dr King Schultz (Things That Make You Go Hmm...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 1:46 PM
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So... I posted this on Twitter and Facebook, and thought I'd share it here as well for those who don't follow S&A on Twitter or Facebook... This only just hit me this morning...

Review - Vivian Ducat's "All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Rembert"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 1, 2012 1:18 PM
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S&A readers in the Salem, MA area are in for a treat tonight, when the Vivian Ducat-directed documentary All Me: The Life and Times Of Winfred Rembert screens at The Peabody Essex Museum @ 7PM, as part of the Salem Film Fest.

Award-Winning French Buddy Comedy "Intouchables" Makes USA Premiere TONIGHT In NYC. Got Tickets?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 1:15 PM
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A reminder...

Ozwald Boateng Doc "A Man's Story" Gets A Theatrical Release Trailer Ahead Of 3/9 UK Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 12:40 PM
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As already announced 2 months ago, A Man's Story, the Ozwald Boateng documentary, will finally open in UK theaters on March 9th, which would be almost immediately followed by a DVD/Blu-ray release (also just in the UK) 10 days later, on March 19th, rather soon after its theatrical debut.
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Eddie Murphy Wants Another Shot At Oscars Host; Reveals Plans Ratner Had To Give "Much-Needed Boost" To Show

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 11:53 AM
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Don't count Eddie Murphy out as Oscar host just yet; he just might get another shot; well, at least he's interested; whether or not he'll be given a second chance is another thing.

Plot Details Revealed For Will Smith/Denzel Washington "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Script Complete)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 11:23 AM
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Last I wrote about this was almost exactly a year ago... an update this morning (courtesy of MTV) says that writer Tim Dowling (This Means War) (who was hired last year to pen the script) has finished and turned it in, and that Will Smith and Denzel Washington are still very much attached to star in the roles originated by Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby in the 1974 film.

Phylicia Rashad, Tiffany Hines Join TV Pilots (Jeckyll/Hyde Drama & Fashion Industry Soap)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 10:59 AM
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Some more TV casting news... Phylicia Rashad is returning to the small screen, joining NBC's updated Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde drama pilot titled Do No Harm.
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Director Pierre Bagley Talks To S&A About "From The Rough" Release Problems + Reply From The Opposition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 10:30 AM
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Following up with my post last week Friday on director Pierre Bagley's interview with Roland Martin, revealing the reasons for the delays in his film's release (that film being From The Rough, which stars Taraji P. Henson)...

Spike Lee's Initially "X-Rated" Feature Film Debut ("She's Gotta Have It) Now Streaming On Netflix & In HD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 10:15 AM
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It's about damn time! Not that I haven't already seen the film enough, but I'm always shocked when I run into folks - black folks especially - who claim to be black film lovers, or specifically Spike Lee lovers, who tell me that they haven't seen She's Gotta Have It. 
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