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1st 10 Films Selected For Sundance Institute Artist Services Program Premiere Today on Netflix ("Lord Byron" Included)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 3:53 PM
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Recall my post from in January announcing a new distribution initiative from Sundance, offering new streaming distribution options for all Sundance-stamped films, giving life to buried works that may otherwise go unseen?
More: New On VOD

Yvette Nicole Brown To Join Brandon T. Jackson In "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Sea Of Monsters"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 1, 2012 3:38 PM
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The original 2010 film, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, is said to have grossed $226.5M at the worldwide box office.  Community actress Yvette Nicole Brown will join original star Brandon T. Jackson for the next installment of what's shaping up to be a lucrative franchise, in Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Sea Of Monsters.
More: casting

Forest Whitaker Named Co-Chair of JuntoBox Films (Indie Film Studio w/ $2.5 Mill in Financing)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 3:25 PM
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Actor, writer, director, producer, now add studio chair to his resume...

New On DVD - Acclaimed Egyptian Ripped-From-The-Headlines Drama "Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 3:05 PM
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Courtesy of and exclusively from AfricanDiasporaDVD.com, pick up a copy of the award-winning drama Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (also known as Ehky ya Scheherazade in Arabic), the "bold and brave" (according to Variety) drama from Egyptian filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah.

On "Django Unchained" And Dr King Schultz (Things That Make You Go Hmm...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 1:46 PM
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So... I posted this on Twitter and Facebook, and thought I'd share it here as well for those who don't follow S&A on Twitter or Facebook... This only just hit me this morning...

Review - Vivian Ducat's "All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Rembert"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 1, 2012 1:18 PM
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S&A readers in the Salem, MA area are in for a treat tonight, when the Vivian Ducat-directed documentary All Me: The Life and Times Of Winfred Rembert screens at The Peabody Essex Museum @ 7PM, as part of the Salem Film Fest.

Award-Winning French Buddy Comedy "Intouchables" Makes USA Premiere TONIGHT In NYC. Got Tickets?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 1:15 PM
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A reminder...

Ozwald Boateng Doc "A Man's Story" Gets A Theatrical Release Trailer Ahead Of 3/9 UK Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 12:40 PM
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As already announced 2 months ago, A Man's Story, the Ozwald Boateng documentary, will finally open in UK theaters on March 9th, which would be almost immediately followed by a DVD/Blu-ray release (also just in the UK) 10 days later, on March 19th, rather soon after its theatrical debut.
More: Trailer

Eddie Murphy Wants Another Shot At Oscars Host; Reveals Plans Ratner Had To Give "Much-Needed Boost" To Show

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 11:53 AM
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Don't count Eddie Murphy out as Oscar host just yet; he just might get another shot; well, at least he's interested; whether or not he'll be given a second chance is another thing.

Plot Details Revealed For Will Smith/Denzel Washington "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Script Complete)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 11:23 AM
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Last I wrote about this was almost exactly a year ago... an update this morning (courtesy of MTV) says that writer Tim Dowling (This Means War) (who was hired last year to pen the script) has finished and turned it in, and that Will Smith and Denzel Washington are still very much attached to star in the roles originated by Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby in the 1974 film.

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