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Sidney Poitier Rarity "The Mark Of The Hawk" Screening At BFI

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 6:09 PM
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Just our luck it's not being screened here, but for our readers in the U.K., there's going to be a very rare screening of the very rarely seen, early Sidney Poitier movie The Mark of the Hawk at the British Film Institute, located at the Southbank Centre in London, on Saturday March 17th at 2PM (or 14:00 as they say over there).

Preview "The Iran Job" (American Pro Basketball Player Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:54 PM
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The preview trailer for this upcoming documentary title The Iran Job doesn't immediately sell me on the film, but the subject matter is intriguing enough that I definitely want to check it out whenever it's complete.

Watch Kevin Hart Tango w/ Pro Basketball Players In New Clip From "Think Like A Man"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:25 PM
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About 3 weeks ago, Will Packer (Rainforest Films) tweeted that the president of Sony/Screen gems (the studio releasing the film) announced that a sequel to Think Like Man was coming; obviously expectations are high for this one to announce a sequel before the first one has been released.

Watch Whitney Houston Sing In Character In Behind-The-Scenes Footage From "Sparkle"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:56 PM
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I'm sure this needs no introduction at this point... 

Third Annual Sidney Poitier Film Festival To Be Held February 29 - March 4 In The Bahamas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:42 PM
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I'm actually surprised that there aren't more than a few black film festivals with named after the great Sir Sidney Poitier; then again, I guess we can't have too many, otherwise there'd be all this confusion.

Oscar 2012 Predictions? Upsets? Hopes? Let's Talk...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:21 PM
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Step right up folks... place ya bets... anyone bold enough to make their Oscar predictions before this Sunday's broadcast?

Martin Lawrence And CBS Finally Settle On A New Series; Network Gives Greenlight To Family Comedy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:10 PM
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So he finally settled on one!
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Preview - "Moving Windmills" The William Kamkwamba Story (Aka "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I remember first writing about this kid back in 2009, during the early S&A days, on the old site. And now, after much publicity, a book, and even a TED talk, he's now going to be the focus of a feature length documentary.

Join The S&A Live Podcast Sunday At 4:00pm/ET! Covering Oscar Topics

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 24, 2012 2:21 PM
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If you haven't been joining our lively discussions on our podcast show, you're missing out on some great stuff! With the Academy Awards nearing, we plan to cover some Oscar-related topics with a twist this Sunday.
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Preview Contemplative Doc "Home Country" (A Somali Community In A Small New England City)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:11 PM
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I'm digging the contemplative look and feel of this; the subject matter also certainly intrigues.
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