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SXSW Hit "Brooklyn Castle" Set for Remake by Sony Pictures, Scott Rudin

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 12, 2012 8:08 PM
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Sony Pictures and producer Scott Rudin (Searching For Bobby Fischer) have purchased the remake rights to Brooklyn Castle, the documentary that premiered at SXSW yesterday. You can find Tambay's review of the film here.

"Re:Generation Music Project" (Five DJs on Mixing Music) Now Available on Hulu

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 12, 2012 7:30 PM
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The Re:Generation Music Project, a new documentary produced by Hyundai and Greenlight Media/Marketing, is available exclusively on Hulu.com, starting today! The film captures how five DJ's - DJ Premier, The Crystal Method, Pretty Lights, Mark Ronson and Skrillex - use technology to mix musical styles and genres to create original tracks.

Codeblack and T.D. Jakes Partner with Black & Missing Foundation for "On the 7th Day" Release

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 12, 2012 6:16 PM
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Must have missed this when it was announced a few days ago. In anticipation of the abduction-themed Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the Seventh Day, Codeblack Entertainment and Bishop T.D. Jakes have joined in support of the Black and Missing Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about missing people of color.

Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words" - First Weekend Tally

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 12, 2012 5:24 PM
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If the critics were any indication, we all knew this was coming. A Thousand Words, the new Eddie Murphy comedy ("new" insofar as the 2008-shot film hadn't yet had a theatrical release), opened this weekend to a disappointing $6.2 million at the box office.

No Surprise! Oprah's Interview With Whitney Houston's Family Most Watched OWN Show Ever

  • By Sergio
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  • March 12, 2012 3:38 PM
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Safe to say that it was very much expected and it came true that Oprah's primetime interview special with Whitney Houston's family and her daughter Bobbi Kristina was, far and away, the most watched show ever on the OWN network

But Does Anyone REALLY Want To See A Movie About Barbara Jordan?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 12, 2012 2:15 PM
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Here I go again!. Being the obnoxious, repulsive bad boy that you love to hate,  I have to confess that when word came out that a bio-pic about Barbara Jordan was being developed with Viola Davis in the lead, I had to let out a yawn and rolled my eyes. 

Watch Another Clip From "Marley" (The Definitive Documentary On The Life Of Bob Marley")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2012 1:58 PM
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Magnolia Pictures will release Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley documentary Marley, on Friday, April 20th, launching day and date on all VOD and digital platforms.

Vanessa Williams, Rockmond Dunbar Headline Roger Bobb's Feature Directorial Debut "Raising Izzie"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2012 1:39 PM
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Casting update on a project first announced in December 2011...

"The Worlds Of Ousmane Sembène" At Miami (OH) 2nd Annual African Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2012 1:14 PM
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Courtesy of the Black Cinema Center/Archive...

SXSW 2012 Review - "Dreams Of A Life" (A Harrowing Reconstruction Of A Life From Collected Fragments)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2012 12:19 PM
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By now I’m sure we’re all familiar with the story, even if it’s just the broad details of it – young woman dies in her apartment and her body isn’t discovered for a good 3 years, as it lay there putrefying – which actually sounds like it could be a pitch for a fictional narrative, but actually is very real.

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