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"The Devil Inside's" Whopping Box Office - Is it All Just Dumb Teenagers?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 7, 2012 6:57 PM
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Of the course this weekend's box office numbers won't come out until tomorrow; but if everything holds through tonight as expected, the horror film, The Devil Inside, is going to be the talk of the town on Monday morning.

Spike Lee Giving A Free Lecture In Chicago In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • January 7, 2012 5:02 PM
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Just got the lowdown on this and it's good news for all our readers in and around the Chicagoland area.
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Ted "Golden Voice" Williams Gets New Announcing Gig

  • By Sergio
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  • January 7, 2012 2:43 PM
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I admit that weekends are slow. Not a whole lot is going on. So when I came across this item today I thought it's better than nothing; besides we have covered developments involving Ted Williams in the past, so why not?

Viola Davis Talks Oscars; Joins George Clooney In Cover Of This Week's Issue Of "Entertainment Weekly"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 7, 2012 12:55 PM
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Viola Davis and George Clooney are this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly for a joint shoot and interview. The two, who are apparently good pals today, have co-starred in the past in three films: Out of Sight, Solaris and Syriana. They spoke about their challenges in Hollywood; Davis dished on the Best Actress Oscar race and the lack of great roles for black actresses.

Anthony Mackie Dishes On His Character In Heist Flick "Man On A Ledge"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 7, 2012 11:51 AM
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Until today, I've had really no idea what Anthony Mackie's role in the entire story is (except that he's a cop, given the image above released in December), and just how much he's involved; he could be on screen for 5 minutes, or 25; I don't know.
More: Interview

"Pariah" Expands To 7 More Cities - San Diego, Washington, Evanston, Chicago, Cambridge, Seattle, Dallas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 6, 2012 8:57 PM
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By the way folks...

Watch Preview Of "Punk In Africa" (Three Chords, Three Countries, One Revolution)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 6, 2012 8:40 PM
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James Spooner's Afro-Punk immediately came to mind, though one doesn't have anything to do with the other.
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Watch Now: Sneak Peek of First Lady Michelle Obama on Nickelodeon's 'iCarly'

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 6, 2012 5:36 PM
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You may have heard about First Lady Michelle Obama's upcoming guest spot on Nickelodeon's hit teen show iCarly. FLOTUS makes an appearance to raise awareness about the military, but also has a chance to crack a few jokes and "random dance" with Carly star Miranda Cosgrove.

Kanye West May Be Joining "The Jetsons" Film As "Creative Director"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 6, 2012 5:16 PM
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You never know what to expect from the always outspoken Kanye West and that can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on your perspective.  So when he recently tweeted "I was just discussing becoming the creative director for the 'Jetson' movie" amongst a series of twitter rants concerning his fashion career, it seems he was actually telling the truth.

HBO's 'Angry Boys' and that Black Face thing...

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 6, 2012 3:30 PM
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I must have missed this through the rush of the holidays, but HBO recently premiered their new mockumentary series Angry Boys, starring Australian writer/actor Chris Lilley as six different characters, including an L.A. rapper named S. Mouse whom he portrays in black face.

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