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Watch Trailer For New Cymphonique Miller Series "How To Rock" + Clips

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 30, 2011 11:41 AM
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A few days ago I posted an entry detailing Nickelodeon's efforts to revitalize the network's ratings, banking heavily on the potential of one new show (titled How To Rock) and its star (Master P's 15-year old daughter Cymphonique Miller). 

Don Cheadle Says He Has A Studio Offer For His Miles Davis Film, Calls It A "Cubist Gangster Pic" Set Mostly In 1979

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 30, 2011 11:06 AM
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Some interesting revelations from Don Cheadle about his long-in-development Miles Davis feature film project, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, posted on their website this morning. 

Watch: Daniel Kaluuya In Trailer For Fantasy-Drama "The Fades"; Coming To BBC America In January

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 30, 2011 9:00 AM
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Actor Daniel Kaluuya comes to BBC America on January 14 with a starring role in the new fantasy-drama The Fades.

Now Fundraising: House Music Movie – A Documentary

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • December 29, 2011 6:09 PM
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Fundraising via Rucket Hub, the documentary House Music Movie is directed by Muema; who is the Founder of BounceFM.Com, a blog that supports house music. The feature length independent documentary film about house music, dance and global pop culture with a funding goal of $115,000, has been in the works for the last two years. Muema hopes the campaign funds will cover archival footage and final editing/post-production costs in time for a 2012 festival premiere.

Whatever Became Of The Chiwetel Ejiofor-Starring Feature Film "Savannah"?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 29, 2011 12:54 PM
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S&A's Tambay first told us about writer/director Annette Haywood Carter's film Savannah, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jim Caviezel, nearly a year ago.  The film went into production shortly after that, and then the Savannah trail went cold.  Looking at this marketing teaser/trailer I was able to dig up, it's kind of easy to see why.

AFFRM Founding Member Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Call For 2012 Entries

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 29, 2011 11:49 AM
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Everything you need to know follows below (Good luck to all!!):
More: Festivals

Poster For Lee Daniels' First Post-"Precious" Directorial Effort "The Paperboy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 29, 2011 10:49 AM
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Been a few months since we wrote anything about this movie...

Jamie Foxx, Tyler Perry Facing Idea Theft Lawsuit Over "Skank Robbers" Movie (The Horror!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 29, 2011 10:14 AM
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I'm not a regular viewer of Bill O'Reilly's Fox News program, The O'Reilly Factor, but I'll borrow one of his many staid show features, The Most Ridiculous Item of The Day...
More: WTF?

The Daily Beast States The Obvious...

  • By Sergio
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  • December 29, 2011 9:09 AM
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The obvious being that black actresses are having a very hard time finding not just good roles, but, bascially, roles, period. So what else is new???

Filmmaker Zeinabu irene Davis Needs Your Support For Her "Spirits of Rebellion" Documentary

  • By Sergio
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  • December 28, 2011 7:54 PM
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As you are well aware the UCLA Film Archive just completed its three month long film festival of movies made by the "L.A. Rebelllion" group of black filmmakers which explored the lasting impact and importance of these films. Several of those films that were screened were reviewed here by Brandon Wilson and Nijla Mumin.

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