Shadow and Act

Guess What Viola Davis' Favorite Role Is? (A Hint: It's NOT From "The Help" Nor "Doubt")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 2:32 PM
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Hah! Gotta love it! 

Watch Select Sundance Film Festival Short Films For FREE On Yahoo!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 1:39 PM
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This was strictly a YouTube thing, but it looks like Yahoo has now taken over - for this year anyway, and only for the shorts.

And Your Nominees For The 43RD NAACP Image Awards Are...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 1:06 PM
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  • 14 Comments
Well, here ya go... another year, another NAACP Image Awards event. And as expected, there's lots of chatter about the noms list on social networking sites where you'll find plenty of exclamations like: "Really?" & "WTF?" & "Awww Heeell no!" & "GTFO!" & "Is the NAACP still even relevant?" & one of my personal faves, "Just. No!" :)
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"Espoir Voyage" By Burkinabe Filmmaker Michel K. Zongo To Make International Debut At Berlinale

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 12:28 PM
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The Berlin Film Festival has been gradually unveiling its massive 2012 lineup over the last couple of months or so; and scrolling through the 38 selections for its Forum section announced today, and I came across this...
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3D Urban Noir Tale “The Mortician” Starring Method Man Gets Official USA Trailer (On DVD February 14)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 11:42 AM
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As Sergio noted in a post last month, The Mortician a thriller from British director Gareth Maxwell Roberts, starring Method Man (as the titular mortician), Edward Furlong, Dash Mihok, Wendell Pierce, and others will be released on DVD on February 14th.

Martin Lawrence Juggling Two Potential New Series For CBS

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 11:28 AM
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Martin Lawrence and CBS are developing 2 projects for the actor/comedian, with Bernie Mac creator and The Daily Show contributor Larry Wilmore behind one of the shows, and the other from Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison production company.
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YouTube/Ridley Scott/Venice Film Fest Partner On $500,000 Global Short Film Competition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 11:07 AM
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This morning YouTube announced a new film competition in partnership with Ridley Scott and the Venice Film Festival. 
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And The Winner Of Round 2 Of The Inaugural Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Is...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 9:52 AM
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The results are in!
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Trailer Watch: "El Medico: The Cubaton Story" A Doc About Reggaeton Artist/Doctor in Cuba

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 18, 2012 10:04 PM
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Directed by Daniel Fridell, the 85-minute documentary El Medico: The Cubaton Story, will screen at the Santa Barbara International Film Fest later this month.

Denzel Washington's "Safe House" Gets "R" Rating

  • By Sergio
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  • January 18, 2012 8:43 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Well that's a relief!

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