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Wayne Brady Talks Staying Relevant, The Paul Mooney Joke That Offended Him and The Chappelle Show Sketch He Can't Seem To Shake

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 2, 2012 5:52 PM
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Sundance 2012: Info On Films Acquired For Distribution (Who Bought What & For How Much)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 5:04 PM
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The Hollywood Reporter has a roundup of all the films that were picked up for distribution at the Sundance 2012 Film Festival last month, including what companies bought them AND how much was paid for each.

Octavia Spencer Joins Starring Cast Of Sci-Fi Thriller From South Korean Directors Of "The Host" & "Oldboy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 3:38 PM
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And here she goes... 
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Will Smith/Sony Pictures Teaming Up On Production Of Adaptation Of Supernatural Novel "Angelology"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 2:20 PM
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Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment production company is producing Sony Pictures adaptation of Danielle Trussoni's novel Angelology, which Publisher's Weekly describes as follows:

SXSW 2012 Preview - "The Announcement" (Nelson George Revisits Magic Johnson's Stunning 1991 HIV Reveal)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 1:52 PM
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A collaboration between NBA Entertainment (NBAE) and writer/director/author Nelson George... The Announcement will premiere at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival.

Will Smith, Russell Crowe Take Supporting Roles In Akiva Goldsman's Magical Realism Directorial debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 1:18 PM
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When was the last time Will Smith played a supporting character in any movie? Certainly not very recently. I think The Legend Of Bagger Vance was probably the last time, in the year 2000. Although he WAS Bagger Vance, the title character; but it was one of those good ol' magical Negro tales, there in service of the white lead.
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Watch Debut Episode Of "Key & Peele" (New Sketch Series On Comedy Central From Former MadTV Cast)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 12:44 PM
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It made its debut on Tuesday night (January 31) at 10:30pm. Anyone watch? And if so, thoughts?

Revisiting Sundance Predictions List. The Festival Is Over; What Films Are Left To Look Forward To?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 12:21 PM
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Revisiting the list I started the year with... not an all-inclusive list certainly; rather films that I predicted would screen at the Sundance 2012 Film Festival specifically.

SXSW 2012 Preview - "Tchoupitoulas" (A Story Of The New Orleans Night)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 11:24 AM
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Directed by the Ross Brothers (Bill & Turner), Tchoupitoulas is...

SXSW 2012 Preview - "Gimme The Loot" (Graffiti, Revenge, Heists, New York City...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 11:00 AM
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Picking up where I left off last night with higlights from the SXSW 2012 lineup which was unveiled yesterday...

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