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Happenings This Weekend: NYC Salutes Legendary Caribbean Actress Leonie Forbes w/ Film Retrospective

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 12:56 PM
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If you're like me and you aren't too familiar with Leonie Forbes or her films (or even if you are), here's your chance to get acquainted with her and her works, if you live in NYC on Saturday, May 5; although even if you don't live in NYC, consider yourself informed :)

S&A "Scandal" Talk-Back Session #2 (2 More Episodes Until Season Ends & Still Lots Of Questions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 12:49 PM
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Alright, as promised, session 2 of the weekly S&A Scandal Talkback, now that episode 5 has aired (last night), and I'm sure most of you have seen it. I watched it this morning.

New Details On "Faire l’amour" ("Making Love") - 2nd Feature From Djinn Carrenard ("Donoma")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 11:58 AM
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Profiled this Djinn Carrénard's sophomore effort Faire l’amour (or Making Love) late last week, although at the time details were limited. 

Review: "The Avengers" (YES. Period. Full stop. That's it. Done. See It!)

  • By Anslem Richardson
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  • May 4, 2012 11:00 AM
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It opens today. A review repost.

Naomi Campbell To Join Oxygen TV Reality Show "The Face"

  • By Sergio
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  • May 4, 2012 10:39 AM
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The volatile supermodel must be on her very best behavior now that she's officially signed up to be one of three judges/coaches for the upcoming new reality competition series, The Face, for the Oxygen cable network.
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New In Theaters: "Restless City" Expands; "A Beautiful Soul" & "Meeting Evil" Open In Limited Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 10:31 AM
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Walter Mosley Forms Production Company; Adapting "Man In My Basement" For Anthony Mackie To Star + Deal w/ Don Cheadle

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 9:16 AM
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Walter Mosley is on a roll apparently; his name's been in the news quite a bit in the last few months - mostly TV deals for a number of his novels.

Terry Crews Demands That You Watch The New "Expendables 2" Trailer, So Watch It Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 8:32 AM
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The only person missing from this trailer is Mr Action Jackson himself, Carl Weathers. 

Let's Discuss New Forms Of Content Exhibition vs Old? Where & How Are You Watching?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 6:20 PM
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I like to do this once in every year or so, just just gauge any shifts in trends... 

"Under African Skies" (On The Controversy In Making Paul Simon's "Graceland") Gets Theatrical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 6:05 PM
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The 2012 Sundance documentary Under African Skies, Joe Berlinger's Paul Simon/Graceland project, which follows all sides of the complex story behind the artistic, political and commercial divide of Simon's historic album, is getting a limited theatrical release, opening next week, May 11th, at the Los Angeles Laemmle Royal Theater.

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