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Weekend B.O. April 27-29 ("Man" Does It Again)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 29, 2012 12:56 PM
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For the second weekend in a row Think Like A Man was No.1 at the box office beating all comers inclduing The Five Year Engagement which was predicted to be No. 1 this weekend, but didn't fare any better than fifth place (Actually a very amusing film, but with a turn off title that no doubt hurt its performance)

Watch Now: Affecting Doc On Triumph Over Trauma & Drug Addiction "Healing Neen"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 29, 2012 9:48 AM
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The inspirational 54-min documentary Healing Neen, directed by Laura Cain and produced by Cain and Thom Stromer, the latter who serves as the film's editor, will be screening at the United Film Festival in New York on May 12, 2012. Neen won the Director's Award at the Hearts and Minds Film Festival in Wilmington, DE in April of last year, and was the New Hope prize winner at Pennsylvania's New Hope Film Festival in July of last year.

Terry Crews Gets His Own Poster For "Expendables 2"

  • By Sergio
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  • April 28, 2012 11:34 PM
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In this week's "it's the end of the week so what are going to write about?" news, Lionsgate has just released Terry Crews' very own special poster for the upcoming Expendables 2 coming out August 17.

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia Now Open

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 28, 2012 5:00 PM
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The new Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia opened last Thursday on Michigan's Ferris State University's library basement. Dr. David Pilgrim, an African American collector of racist memorabilia, founded the museum.

Queen Latifah To Headline Gay Pride Concert (Will People Be Shocked Or Go "Meh"?)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 28, 2012 4:45 PM
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How this slipped by us I don't know, but officials for the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival announced a few days ago that Queen Latifah will headline their concert at the festival next month on Saturday May 19.

"Think Like A Man" Headed To 2nd Week As Box Office Champ Despite 4 New Wide Releases

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2012 1:20 PM
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Well, whadaya know? I'm sure Will Packer is somewhere in ATL doing flips right now :)

S&A "Scandal" Talk-Back Session #1 (3 More Episodes Until Season Ends & Sh*t Just Got Real)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2012 12:29 PM
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I considered starting this earlier in the series, but, to be frank, after watching episode 1, as I expressed in my post stating some concerns I had for the show, I wasn't quite sure of how it would evolve and progress over the next several episodes.

Take A Look At Poster For Behn Zeitlin's "Beasts Of The Southern Wild"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 27, 2012 7:49 PM
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No, it's not the trailer; but at least we finally get to see the poster for the Benh Zeitlin highly-anticipated Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner Beasts Of The Southern Wild.

Netflix Picks: "Prince of Broadway" is A Diamond in The Rough, An Urban Indie Gem

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 27, 2012 7:20 PM
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Unless you are a close follower of the festival indie circuit scene, you may have probably missed this wonder of a little film. Sean Baker’s Prince of Broadway, the low-budget critically acclaimed 2008 indie, has been available on DVD/VOD since last October, and is now streaming on Netflix. It's a film released prior to S&A's conception, but which we've profiled in the past.
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Exclusive: Variance Films Chief Talks "Red Hook Summer" & Its Upcoming Release (Expect A "Tighter" Film)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 5:58 PM
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As we all know by now, announced earlier this week, Spike Lee's hotly-debated independently-produced and financed Red Hook Summer will be released this summer, August 10th, courtesy of privately held, full service theatrical distribution and consulting company, Variance Films.

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