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Dee Rees' "Pariah" Picks Up GLAAD Media Award

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 26, 2012 11:17 AM
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Over the weekend, at a ceremony held in New York City, writer/director Dee Rees' dramatic debut, Pariah, was presented with the GLAAD Media Award for Oustanding Film – Limited Release.

First Look At Freema Agyeman In Action On Set Of The CW Pilot "The Carrie Diaries"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 26, 2012 9:48 AM
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S&A first told you earlier this month that Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who, Law & Order:UK) had signed on to star in the CW's Sex and The City prequel, The Carrie Diaries.  Now we have our first on-set looks at Agyeman in action.

Evidence Of Things Not Seen: The Structure Of Power; Notes For A Revolution In African-American Filmmaking (Part 2)

  • By Andre Seewood
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  • March 26, 2012 9:38 AM
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In the previous installment, we examined Sam Greenlee’s paradigm for double agency through tokenism as expressed in his book, THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR (1969) and the 1973 film adaptation directed by Ivan Dixon.

"The Hunger Games" Shatters Weekend B.O. Records

  • By Sergio
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  • March 25, 2012 12:39 PM
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As I stated yesterday The Hunger Games was headed to make some box office history this weekend and it did making $155 million this weekend becoming the third biggest box office weekend opening ever and the single biggest opening ever for a non-sequel movie. The Hunger...HEY WAIT! OOPS! I made yet again another mistake. That image isn't from The Hunger Games...

Will You Be Watching "Ghetto Court" With Eric B As The Judge?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 24, 2012 7:42 PM
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There's so much information out there that you just have to be careful. You never know what's real and what's phony. So when I heard about this now-in-production syndicated TV comedy show Ghetto Court I didn't think it was real

Reality Check: Trayvon Martin Inspires!

  • By R. NEYZAR
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  • March 24, 2012 12:32 PM
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As we watch the rising coverage of the tragic murder of young Trayvon Martin, what better way for you as an artist to express your outrage, than to bring to life projects that build on this reality, to illuminate the masses. So, get up off that couch and get busy!

T.I. On Upcoming Feature Projects w/ Tom Cruise + Marvel Courting Him For Franchise Project

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 24, 2012 11:32 AM
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No comment from me on this one... but don't let me stop you folks from going all the way in if you'd like :)

Watch DeWanda Wise ("Black Swan Theory, "Train") & Cuba Gooding Jr In 1st-Look At "Firelight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 24, 2012 11:09 AM
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Following up with our last post on this site in January... Cuba Gooding Jr will play Dwayne Johnson, a counselor at a youth correctional facility in an upcoming ABC movie titled Firelight (once called Crew 6, with Terence Howard previously eyed for the lead), which is scheduled to air on April 22 from 9pm to 11pm.

Update On The New Crowdfunding Legislation...

  • By Rodney C. Parnther
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  • March 24, 2012 10:49 AM
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Back in November 2011, we first reported on a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would make it easier for independent filmmakers to raise money for their projects from investors. (click HERE for the original post).

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. 

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