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Variety Magazine Is Up For Sale; Nikki Finke Does The Happy Dance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:56 PM
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Things that make you go hmmm...??? 

Lennie James, Jacky Ido Co-Star In Prison Sci-Fi Flick "Lockout" (In Theaters April 13)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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You can barely tell by watching the trailer for the Luc Besson-co-penned, Guy Pearce-led sci-fi prison thriller Lockout, but the film also features performances from Lennie James and Jacky Ido.

"D.E.B.S." Writer/Director Angela Robinson Sells Supernatural Teen Thriller Pitch To Paramount

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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Her feature film debut, D.E.B.S., which co-starred Meagan Good, was released in 2004, and that afforded her the opportunity to helm Herbie Fully Loaded which starred Lindsay Lohan, in 2005; but we haven't heard much from Ms Angela Robinson - at least not on the feature film front. She's been active in TV land, working on projects like The L Word, Hung and True Blood.

C4's Initiative For Showcasing New Talent Unveils 7 Drama Projects From Ashley Walters, Michael Ajao, Lydia Adetunji...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Trailer: "Roadmap To Apartheid" Doc Explores Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Via South African Apartheid (Alice Walker Narrates)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Here's another documentary premiering at the Atlanta Film Festival this month...

Doc Trailer: Poor Brazilians Escape Slum Life By Joining The Circus in "Without A Net" (ATL Film Fest)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 6:21 PM
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Premiering this month at the Atlanta Film Festival, the brazilian documentary Without A Net, helmed by Kelly J. Richardson follows a group of young men and women who, struggling to survive in the controlled drug slums of Rio de Janeiro, take their chances and prepare for the town's circus act.

Trailer Watch For Choice Skinner's Short "In The Mourning"

  • By Sergio
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  • March 23, 2012 3:29 PM
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Here's the trailer for the just completed short film In The Mourning written and directed by actor, director and devoted S & A reader Choice Skinner, whose previous short film now currently maing the film festival curcuit, Brotherly Love we profiled HERE last summer

Watch Now - "The Weird World of Blowfly" (The Original Dirty Rapper)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 11:55 AM
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He's known as the original dirty rapper!

ND/NF 2012 Review - "An Oversimplification Of her Beauty" (A Beautifully Complex Maze)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 11:32 AM
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It makes it NYC premiere at the New Directors/New Films Festival tomorrow afternoon at 4:15pm at Lincoln Center (purchase tickets HERE); I saw it when it make its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and reviewed it soon after. Here's that review again for those who missed it the first time, and who might be on the fence about attending tomorrow's premiere.

Reality Check: 5 Things They Forgot To Tell You In Film School

  • By R. NEYZAR
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  • March 23, 2012 11:19 AM
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You’re one of the chosen! That creative, colored being who attended, or is currently enrolled in film school, awash with dreams of giving Spielberg, James Cameron and (yikes!) Michael Bay a run for their box-office prowess. A few even aspire to be like Spike – pre-Miracle at St. Anna, of course.

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