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Denzel Washington Wasn't That Impressed With "Safe House" Script

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 20, 2012 7:47 PM
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While promoting his hit film Safe House recently, Denzel Washington revealed some interesting tidbits about the production and his career at a press conference. 

Berlinale 2012 Review - "Leave It on The Floor" Musical Explores 'Vogue Ballroom' Underground Culture in L.A.

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 20, 2012 7:35 PM
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As Tambay noted in two previous review posts (Call Me Kuchu and Indignados + Espoir Voyage), S&A reader Denise VanDeCruze (The Mic Movement - Amplifying Art In Berlin & Beyond), currently at the Berlinale Film Festival, is back with another review write-up to share with us!

Trailer Watch: Revealing South African Drama "Inside Story" About Rising Soccer Player w/ HIV

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 20, 2012 6:29 PM
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I am surprised we haven't profiled this film yet...

"Phunny Business" Documentary Premieres On Showtime Thursday

  • By Sergio
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  • February 20, 2012 1:46 PM
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After its successful film festival curcuit run, the documentary Phunny Business, which chronicles the rise and fall of the legednary black Chicago comedy club All Jokes Aisde, will be seen nationwide when it makes its premiere on Showtime this Thursday Feb 23 at 8:30PM (7:30PM Central time).
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Icarus Films To Release Meditative Ugandan Doc "Where Are You Taking Me?" For 1-Week NYC Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 1:45 PM
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Last year, I highlighted filmmaker Kimi Takesue's impressive ITVS Futurestates short project That Which Once Was.

Mario Van Peebles' Teen Dramedy "We The Party" Gets Theatrical Release Date + New Teaser

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 1:20 PM
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I first profiled this film in March of 2011 on the old site, and I've been tracking it since then.

Happy 85th Birthday Sir Sidney Poitier! Your Favorite On Screen Memories Of The Man, Actor, Icon

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 12:33 PM
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Today in history... February 20th, 1927, Sidney Poitier, a man who I'm sure needs absolutely no introduction on this website, was born in Miami, Florida.
More: Birthdays

Djimon Housou + Orlando Bloom To Star In Gritty South Africa-Set Police Procedural "Zulu"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 12:12 PM
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Djimon Hounsou will star alongside Orlando Bloom in French director Jérôme Salle's new feature titled Zulu, which is based on French author Caryl Férey’s award winning crime novel of the same name.
More: casting

First Look: UK Poster For Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 20, 2012 12:01 PM
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It's a film that, at one point, seemed like it wouldn't see the light of day but now it looks like Eddie Murphy's latest comedy, A Thousand Words, will finally hit screens.  Slated to be released in the UK on April 6th, here's a first look at the latest poster for the flick.  It hits stateside on April 20th.

Winners Of The 43rd NAACP Image Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 20, 2012 11:50 AM
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To absolutely no one's surprise, it was a good night for The Help... as well as Viola Davis' boobs :)

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