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Full Trailer For The Completely Unnecessary "Spider-Man" Reboot Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2012 10:07 AM
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Completely unnessary IMHO; too soon to *reboot* given how short a period it's been since the last one (the worst in the Sam Raimi series). There are sooooooo many other worthwhile superheroes to make films out of; I don't need another Spidey... not in 2012 anyway... not even in 2015.
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Exclusive: Director/Producer Alfons Adetuyi Talks "High Chicago" (PAFF Premiere) Plus Future Projects

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 6, 2012 11:58 PM
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In eager anticipation for his new film High Chicago, premiering stateside at the Pan African Film Festival this month, I had the pleasure of interviewing director and producer Alfons Adetuyi, who shared his inspiration for his first full length feature directorial effort. High Chicago tells the story of family man in a small Michigan town with big dreams, who literally takes a big gamble to fullfil them, and to ultimately provide for his family.

Chi McBride Will Partner Up With The New Guy In CBS' Cop Upcoming Drama "Golden Boy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 10:56 PM
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More TV casting news; feels like there has been quite a bit of that in the last week.
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The Numbers - How Did "Dysfunctional Friends" Do Its Opening Weekend? (1 Week LA Extension)

  • February 6, 2012 10:37 PM
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It opened on 2 screens, 1 in Los Angeles and the other in New York; so how did the ensemble comedy/drama do over the weekend? 
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Does Viola Davis Need "Passion" In Her Life?

  • By Sergio
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  • February 6, 2012 8:53 PM
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Since I've been on a roll lately getting people all riled up, I lie awake thinking what kind devilty can I do next? And I think it may have fallen into my lap when I read this from Jeff Wells on his blog today referring to Davis' latest choice of film roles, which I posted about last week, in the upcoming films Ender's Game and Beautiful Creatures.

Trailer For Documentary "RasTa: A Soul's Journey" with Bob Marley's Granddaughter

  • By Sergio
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  • February 6, 2012 8:15 PM
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Following right up on the heels on the news about the long awaited Bob Marley documentary being picked up by Magnolia comes this new documentary RasTa: A Soul's Journey which features Marley's granddaughter Donisha Prendergast.

Sneak Peek: On-Set Pics Of Chiwetel Ejiofor + Wunmi Mosaku In BBC's "Dancing On The Edge"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 6, 2012 7:57 PM
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The Daily Mail has just released some new on-set photos of Chiwetel Ejiofor and Wunmi Mosaku, stars of the upcoming BBC production Dancing On The Edge.

Watch Now! Aki Kaurismaki's Critically Acclaimed Immigration Dramedy "Le Havre"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 6, 2012 7:31 PM
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Since it's debut at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, the dramedy film Le Havre is a flick S&A has closely watched.  It's been well received on the festival circuit, receiving numerous award nominations, and now you can watch it free courtesy of Hulu.

French Buddy Comedy "Intouchables" Will Premiere In NYC In March; Weinsteins Planning May 2012 General Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 5:59 PM
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Ask and you shall receive :)

From Book To Film - A Look At Steve McQueen's Upcoming Adaptation Of "12 Years A Slave" (Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 5:37 PM
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It's a short read (but not necessarily quick, given the overly formal, even ponderous prose), and a relatively straightforward story: free black man in early 1800s is kidnapped and sold into slavery, where he spends 12 years, until he's freed again.

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