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Trailer For "Battlefield America" (From The Team Behind "You Got Served")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 1:20 PM
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Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, and Lynn Whitfield star in this junior You Got Served product from director C. Brian, which is expected in theaters on June 1.
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See Zoe Saldana Wielding A Phaser In Pic From "Star Trek 2"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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Principal photography for Star Trek 2 is in progress currently, although we still know very little about the story it's going to tell - other than who's in the film.
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ND/NF 2012 Preview - Hatian Djinn Carrénard's Guerrilla Triptych "Donoma"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 12:11 PM
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I really love the energetic look and feel of this; and the story behind its making makes it even more intriguing to me.

Kickstarter-Funded Projects Dominate SXSW Lineup. Crowdfunding Fever!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 11:35 AM
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I found this fascinating enough to share... I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but I've never really given it much thought. This from the Kickstarter blog:

Ving Rhames Joins Cast Of Prison Drama "Jamesy Boy"

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  • February 24, 2012 11:06 AM
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Ving Rhames joins Mary-Louise Parker and James Woods have joined the cast of Jamesy Boy, the feature film debut of director/co-writer Trevor Wright.
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Larry Wilmore Loads Up On TV Projects - One Co-Starring Anna Maria Horsford

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 10:55 AM
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Announced this morning... Funnyman Larry Wilmore (known most as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent") has a few new TV projects on the horizon...

Tyler Perry Says He Wants Diana Ross For Film Role

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 10:50 AM
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Well you have to admit that it's a much, much better idea than his casting of Kimmy Kakes in his upcoming film The Marriage Counselor. But Tyler Perry revealed this week that he wants to cast Diana Ross for an upcoming film project.

Watch 9 1/2-Minute Extended Clip From "Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D" Airing This Sunday On Centric TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 10:37 AM
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Watch an extended 9 1/2-minute clip from Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D, a documentary chronicling the life of Dwight "Heavy D" Myers which will air on Sunday on Centric TV.

Warners Moves Up Release Of The Bodyguard Blu-ray

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 8:39 AM
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Now you don't think that Warners is trying to cash in on the recent death of Whitney Houston do you? Why that would be in bad taste. And of course the LAST thing that studios think of is money and how to make more of it.

"Pariah" Coming Out On DVD In April

  • By Sergio
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  • February 23, 2012 10:43 PM
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For the record, let me say that Dee Rees' extraordinary film Pariah never got a fair shot from Focus Features. The film never broke open outside just a few cities and theaters, and, as a result A LOT of people who are constantly asking for intelligent and sensitive black films free of stereotypes and the oke doke, and who would have loved it, never got a chance to see it.

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