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Vote on Season 2 Topics for Web Series "Black Folk Don't"

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 11, 2012 1:50 PM
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You vote, they ask black folk!

Paley Center For Media Salutes 50 Years Of Bill Cosby

  • By Sergio
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  • January 11, 2012 1:46 PM
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Bill Cosby has been around for a long, long time. In fact, this year marks his 50th anniversary in show business, and from the very beginnings of his career, Cosby has been deeply involved with television in one way or another.

Trailer For "Indignados" (An Europe On The Verge Of Collapse Seen Through The Eyes Of An Illegal Immigrant)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2012 1:27 PM
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It's scheduled to make its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next month, but first, it'll be 1 of 71 films to be screened for as many as 450 international distributors at the 14th Rendez-vous with French Cinema market which starts today in Paris, France. 
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Real-Life Inspiration For Shonda Rhimes' "Scandal" Emphasizes It's A Fictional Dramatization Of Her Life (Spoilers)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2012 12:12 PM
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This might be a mild SPOILER, as I don't believe we've known this specific fact about the series' plotline has been revealed in all the marketing materials we've posted thus far... so you've been warned upfront... 
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Warner Bros. Doesn't Seem To Get It; Plans To Delay DVD Rentals For 8 Weeks To Boost Disc Sales

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2012 11:05 AM
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Maybe Warner Bros. execs didn't get the memo on stats showing that online streaming sites like Netflix, as well as reduced wait times between a film's theatrical release and its availability as a rental, actually have curbed piracy all over the world.

Vote For Your 10 Favorite Focus Features Films ("Talk To Me" Made The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2012 10:38 AM
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Help us celebrate 10 years of bringing the world award-winning, original and daring entertainment. Vote for your 10 favorite Focus films below.

"Black Power Mixtape" Rough Trade East In-Store Screening; Plus Q&A With Darcus Howe (Friday, January 20th @ 6:30PM)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 11, 2012 9:53 AM
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The film has already been released on DVD, but if you're in London and want to see The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 - 1975 on the big screen, you still can. And as an added bonus, you'll also get to be present for a Q&A session with activist and writer Darcus Howe, who garnered international attention during the summer riots of 2011 after clashing with a BBC news presenter.
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Trailer Watch For "Because I Love You" (And A Disclaimer...)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 10, 2012 11:30 PM
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So, with S & A being the premier wesbite for all things black cinema, we get contacted all the time by filmmakers who want us to post something about their films on the site. Most of the time we do, though occasionally, something comes along that gives us second thoughts.
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"To Kill A Mockingbird" 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collector's Series Blu-ray Pack Coming

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 10, 2012 9:35 PM
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I'm really surprised this isn't already on Blu-ray! My copy should be coming soon.

Taraji P. Henson Talks TV Guide's Cover Snub, Career Challenges and Playing Bad Girl In "Think Like A Man"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 10, 2012 9:05 PM
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Next month's issue of Upscale Magazine features Taraji P. Henson; who opened up about her character's snub on TV's Guide's cover of her new CBS show Person of Interest, her career hopes, and playing the role of the bad girl for the very first time in Think Like A Man, due out in theaters March 9th.

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