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Disney Announces "Avengers" Sequel. An Opportunity To Introduce Black Panther Or Luke Cage?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 10:56 AM
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With The Avengers movie well on its way to raking in $1 billion worldwide, it's of absolutely zero surprise that Disney made it official yesterday that a sequel to the franchise is on its way! D'uh!

"Think Like A Man" On Its Way To Becoming Rainforest Films' Highest Grossing Title To Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 10:15 AM
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So I finally saw Think Like A Man over the weekend and you might be surprised to know that I actually enjoyed it for the most part; it's cute, entertaining, knows what it is, and doesn't try to be anything more; light and frothy with humor and some drama, and moves along briskly enough to keep you engaged. 

Watch: Inside The Actors Studio - Spike Lee

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 9:33 AM
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Good morning folks! 

French Nouveau-Blaxploitation Film "Black" Now Available In The USA (Streaming On Netflix)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 8:37 PM
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The film is called Black… nothing more, just Black.

Black & Sexy Sundays Now In Full Swing; Watch Minisode #6 Of "The Couple"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 7:57 PM
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You know them... they're The Couple...  we've gotten to know them a little bit, and will continue to get to know them, as long as Dennis Dortch, Jeanine Daniels, Numa Perrier and Desmond Faison alow us to do so.

Watch Naomie Harris Drive A Truck & Fire Guns In Behind-The-Scenes "007" Video

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 7:35 PM
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Check out Naomie Harris in some more behind-the-scenes action, this time in Turkey, shooting the next James Bond film, Skyfall.

Paula Patton To Headline David Talbert’s “Baggage Claim” (Fox Searchlight Apparently Back In Black Film Biz)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 6:30 PM
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This is a project that's been in the works since 2010, which was when we first announced it; at the time, Taraji P. Henson was reportedly in talks to star in the movie - playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, based on his best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

TNT Orders 10 Episodes Of New David E. Kelley Medical Drama Starring Ving Rhames

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 6:12 PM
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Ving Rhames is one of those dudes who just keeps working - in studio films, indie films, TV, even commercials (he's pushing Buicks now).

Sundance Institute Selects 13 Projects For June Directors and Screenwriters Labs

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 5:43 PM
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The list includes 2 filmmakers and their short films we've covered quite a bit on this site, that are on their way to becoming feature films - Jonas Carpignano (A Chjàna), and Cutter Hodierne (Fishing Without Nets).

New On Blu-ray: "La Haine" (The Film Spike Lee Called A Complete Rip-Off Of "Do The Right Thing")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2012 4:49 PM
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I wouldn't say La Haine and Do The Right Thing are forever to be intertwined; but it's rare that I come across a paper or enter a discussion about the former film without the latter being mentioned as an influence, or in some cases, a flatout ripoff. 

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