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No shocker - "The Hunger Games" Heading Towards A Massive Opening Weekend And Some History

  • By Sergio
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  • March 24, 2012 8:48 AM
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Of course what the final numbers will be won't come out until Sunday but right now, judging from the box office take from late Thursday midnight and Friday screenings, The Hunger Games is headed for a spectacular opening weekend. 

Exclusive: Listen To Director Ya'Ke Smith & Cast Talk "Wolf" Controversial Topic & Why It's A Must-See

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 10:27 PM
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We have been following Ya'Ke Smith's powerful feature film debut Wolf, since we announced its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. After its screening Tambay posted a great review of it; make sure to read it HERE if you haven't by now. We're hoping the film gets picked up by the right distributor soon. We'll definitely keep you updated with any new developments regarding that.
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Kunle Afolayan's Romantic-Comedy "Phone Swap" To See Theatrical Releases In Nigeria & Ghana (Trailer)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 23, 2012 9:35 PM
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Director Kunle Afolayan's romantic-comedy Phone Swap-- which S&A recently announced has been nominated for multiple Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)-- will be seeing theatrical releases in the next few weeks in both Nigeria and Ghana.

Variety Magazine Is Up For Sale; Nikki Finke Does The Happy Dance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:56 PM
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Things that make you go hmmm...??? 

Lennie James, Jacky Ido Co-Star In Prison Sci-Fi Flick "Lockout" (In Theaters April 13)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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You can barely tell by watching the trailer for the Luc Besson-co-penned, Guy Pearce-led sci-fi prison thriller Lockout, but the film also features performances from Lennie James and Jacky Ido.

"D.E.B.S." Writer/Director Angela Robinson Sells Supernatural Teen Thriller Pitch To Paramount

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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Her feature film debut, D.E.B.S., which co-starred Meagan Good, was released in 2004, and that afforded her the opportunity to helm Herbie Fully Loaded which starred Lindsay Lohan, in 2005; but we haven't heard much from Ms Angela Robinson - at least not on the feature film front. She's been active in TV land, working on projects like The L Word, Hung and True Blood.

C4's Initiative For Showcasing New Talent Unveils 7 Drama Projects From Ashley Walters, Michael Ajao, Lydia Adetunji...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Trailer: "Roadmap To Apartheid" Doc Explores Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Via South African Apartheid (Alice Walker Narrates)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Here's another documentary premiering at the Atlanta Film Festival this month...

Doc Trailer: Poor Brazilians Escape Slum Life By Joining The Circus in "Without A Net" (ATL Film Fest)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 6:21 PM
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Premiering this month at the Atlanta Film Festival, the brazilian documentary Without A Net, helmed by Kelly J. Richardson follows a group of young men and women who, struggling to survive in the controlled drug slums of Rio de Janeiro, take their chances and prepare for the town's circus act.

Trailer Watch For Choice Skinner's Short "In The Mourning"

  • By Sergio
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  • March 23, 2012 3:29 PM
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Here's the trailer for the just completed short film In The Mourning written and directed by actor, director and devoted S & A reader Choice Skinner, whose previous short film now currently maing the film festival curcuit, Brotherly Love we profiled HERE last summer

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