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Rihanna May Have A Part In Seth Rogen's Action/Comedy "The Apocalypse"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 12:44 PM
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The project he refers to in the video clip below is titled The Apocalypse and already stars himself (James Franco), Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Aziz Ansari and Craig Robinson; each of them will be playing themselves in the movie. In it, while attending a party at James Franco's house, along with many other celebrities, the apocalypse begins.

This Week in Black Television - FRINGE, NYC 22 and 2nd Black show on Adult Swim?

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • April 27, 2012 12:33 PM
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As promised, this week’s focus is on Lance Reddick and Jasika Nicole from FRINGE, as well as new reviews for NYC 22, The Game and Don’t Trust the B---- In Apartment 23. 

Byron Hurt's "Soul Food Junkies" Will Premiere At The American Black Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 12:04 PM
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My doc film Soul Food Junkies has been selected into The American Black Film Festival in Miami, FL, June 20-23!!! Up for Best Documentary!!

Star Jones Calls For Boycott Of "Basketball Wives" And Other Reality Shows

  • By Sergio
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  • April 27, 2012 12:02 PM
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I will tell you upfront that I've never seen The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Love and Hip-Hop, VH1's Basketball Wives or any of those reality shows that are aimed at...ahem...urban viewers. But I tend to avoid them since, from what I understand, most of them on the whole tend to be (using the current vernacular) pretty ratchet.

Djinn Carrenard ("Donoma") Shooting 2nd Feature "Faire l’amour" ("Making Love")

  • April 27, 2012 11:45 AM
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I didn't get to see Djinn Carrenard's acclaimed feature film debut Donoma when it screened here in NYC, but thankfully Monique Williams did, and she absolutle loved it, which is encouraging!

"Streetcar Named Desire" Broadway Revival Ticket Giveaway Winner Update...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 11:21 AM
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To recap... S&A is giving away 2 tickets to a performance of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann.

Cissy Houston Pitching Book On Whitney Houston That Will Tell "The Bad & The Good" (Film Rights?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 10:55 AM
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Oh boy... on the heels of all the chatter about a potential Whitney Houston biopic comes this...

Ozwald Boateng's "A Man's Story" Now Available On DVD/VOD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 10:35 AM
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... But only in the UK. However, keep reading the rest of you...

Tribeca 2012 Best Doc Award Winner "Wavumba" Now On VOD For Two Weeks Only

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 9:45 AM
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News you can use from my inbox... a film I saw earlier this week at the Tribeca Film Festival, and reviewed favorably HERE will be available on VOD for 2 weeks only, so get on it.

Review - "Restless City" Is Andrew Dosunmu's Ethereal Ode To A City He Loves

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2012 9:13 AM
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As it makes its theatrical debut today in NYC, LA and ATL, via AFFRM, here's a repost of my original review of the film...

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