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Taraji Henson Sports Drama "From The Rough" Release Date Apparently Pushed Back (No New Dates)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 6:28 PM
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Feels like it's been awhile since we last wrote about this upcoming film; Monique interviewed the filmmaker, Pierre Bagley, (a really insightful interview by the way) in October soon after I was notified that it would open on February 3rd 2012 (pushed from the October date I'd been stating in previous posts).

Anthony Mackie Reiterates His Sentiments On Black Films: "Our Hustle Game Is Way Behind"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 3, 2012 5:36 PM
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In an interview promoting his co-starring appeareance in Man On A Ledge, Anthony Mackie took the time to reiterate, and clarify, with NPR some of his feelings regarding the black film industry and more.

SXSW 2012 Trailer: Doc "Bad Brains: Band in DC" (Influential & Significant American Punk/Reggae Band)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 3, 2012 5:33 PM
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Making its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival next month, the documentary Bad Brains: Bands in DC, about an underrated and influential American band that has played an ecclectic blend of punk and reggae for 30 years, is directed by Mandy Stein and Benjamen Logan.

New In Theaters - Splinters" Documentary On Surfing (And Life) In Papua New Guinea + Review

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 4:55 PM
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I missed this one in my "New In Theaters" post earlier today...

Berlin 2012 Preview - "Iron Sky" Teaser & Official Poster (When The 1st Black Astronaut Met Some Moon Nazis...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 4:13 PM
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I first profiled this dude about a year ago; buzz about a film he's starring in picked up recently, since it was announced that it will finally make its world debut at the Berlin Film Festival this month, after 5 or more years in production (this is what happens when you're making sci-fi parody without any real steady financial backing.

SXSW 2012 Preview - "The Last Fall" Gets An Updated Trailer w/ New Footage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 3:15 PM
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No big intro necessary for this one I'm sure; everyone should know about it by now, given how much we've covered it, including the filmmaker himself sharing his journey with us via the Filmmaker Diary Series.
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Watch Denzel Washington Breaks Down His Sociopathic "Safe House" Character + New Footage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 2:59 PM
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I'm actually looking forward to this one; it opens next week Friday, but I'll be seeing it on Tuesday night, and will share my thoughts afterward. 

Films By S&A Filmmaker Challenge Winner Ka'ramuu Kush Now On HBO & Next At PAFF

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 2:40 PM
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As already announced in a post a couple of weeks ago, production underway for Ka'ramuu Kush's Shadow And Act Black Filmmaker Challenge-winning project And Then...

Bokeem Woodbine, Keri Hilson Join Cast Of Long-Awaited "Riddick" Threequel + Official Synopsis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 3, 2012 1:10 PM
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Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel's One Race Films officially announced that principal photography has begun on the 3rd film in the Riddick franchise, with shooting taking place in Montreal.
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Denzel Washington Wins A Golden Camera Award (Germany's Oscar)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 3, 2012 12:45 PM
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Denzel Washington will be honored this Saturday (Feb. 4) with the Golden Camera Award, Germany's equivalent to the Oscars or Emmys, for "best international actor."

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