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And The Winner Of The "Guess 'Red Tails'' Opening Weekend Box Office" Is...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 3:20 PM
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The official opening weekend box office take for Red Tails was, according to Box Office Mojo... $18,782,154.
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Sundance 2012 - Fox Searchlight Acquires "Beasts Of The Southern Wild"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I believe this is the first *black film* to be picked up at the festival this year, and it's not much of a surprise, given all the hype since its premiere last week.

But Does Anyone Really Care About The Oscars?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 24, 2012 1:59 PM
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I mean that. Does anyone really care anymore about them? And I'm not just talking about black people. I mean ANYONE? Black, white, male, female, gay, straight, Christian, Jew, Muslim. Anyone who thinks that the Oscars are still that important, raise your hands.

An Evening With Pam Grier & Jennifer Beals, Presented By Clement Virgo January 24th (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 1:46 PM
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IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH TD, CFC AND CLEMENT VIRGO PRESENT: ‘AN EVENING WITH PAM GRIER & JENNIFER BEALS’
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Oscar Nominations 2012 Announced: "The Help," Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer Make The List

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 24, 2012 1:09 PM
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Oscar nominations were announced earlier and The Help scored well getting a "Best Picture" nomination as well as garnering a "Best Actress" nomination for Viola Davis and "Best Supporting Actress" for Octavia Spencer.

"The Lost Kingdoms of Africa" Series 2 Start On Jan. 30th on BBC4

  • By Sergio
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  • January 24, 2012 11:03 AM
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Call it an unfair advantage. In the U.K. they have BBC 1 and BBC 2 and BBC 3 and BBC 4 and we've got PBS.

"Trinity Goodheart" With Eric Benet Coming Out On DVD In March

  • By Sergio
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  • January 24, 2012 10:10 AM
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For those of you who missed the original GMC family movie Trinity Goodheart with the former Mr. Halle Berry, Eric Benet (wanna bet he gets tired of being called that?) you can rest easy.

Sundance 2012 Review - "Red Hook Summer" (An Attempt To Make Sense Of Spike Lee's Trip To Wonderland)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2012 9:17 AM
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I agonized over this for awhile, and actually almost decided not to even write anything about the film; but I eventually reached a compromise.

Didya Hear About Spike's Profanity Laden Rant At Sundance?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 24, 2012 12:03 AM
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Oh that Spike! Can't live with him, can't live without him (Or is it can't live with him, can't shoot him?)

If You Missed It...Watch The Spike Lee And Dee Rees Conversation w/David Carr At Sundance

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 23, 2012 8:04 PM
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So, if you haven't heard already, Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer practically caused shock waves with its debut at Sundance yesterday.  Critics seemed evenly split on whether or not it's a good film.  A word that seems to pop up consistently...polarizing.  Hmmm...we'll just have to wait for Tambay's colorful review.  Until then, check out this conversation he had, along with Dee Rees, with David Carron Sunday afternoon.

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