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Sundance 2012 - Another Look At "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" + Meet Director Benh Zeitlin

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2012 6:41 PM
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Here's another look at the "Southern Apocalpytic Kids Adventure Comedy," as it's described, titled Beasts of the Southern Wild, directed by Benh Zeitlin, from a screenplay co-written by Lucy Alibar, based on her original play titled Juicy And Delicious (I love both titles).
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The Saga Continues...Watch "Sh*t White Execs Said To George Lucas About 'Red Tails' Film"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 16, 2012 3:03 PM
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Looks like these spoofs will NEVER end but, admittedly, this one will give you a chuckle!  Sometimes you gotta laugh to keep from crying...Special thanks to S&A Film Challenge Winner Ka'ramuu Kush for this one.

Which Of These 5 Film Projects Based On Martin Luther King Jr's Life Will We See First? What's Holding Them Up?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2012 10:15 AM
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On this Martin Luther King Jr day, January 16th 2012...

Clint Eastwood Says Beyonce Is The Next Ella Fitzgerald

  • By Sergio
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  • January 16, 2012 10:13 AM
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All right stop laughing. It's not polite. But in an interview yesterday for a French publication, Clint Eastwood talked about his plans for his upcoming remake (the fifth one to date) of A Star is Born with Beyonce.

Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer, Morgan Freeman, Adepero Oduye... Golden Globes 2012 Wrap-Up

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2012 9:45 AM
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Congrats to Idris Elba and Octavia Spencer for their Golden Globe wins last night, as I'm sure everyone's heard by now.
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Legacy Media Institute Filmmakers Workshop in London Set To Begin

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2012 1:26 PM
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We have a lot of readers in the U.K. so this will be no doubt be of interest to them.

Weekend B.O. (Jan. 13-15)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2012 12:55 PM
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As expected, the terrible word of mouth sunk last week's No. 1 film, The Devil Inside, dropping over 76% from last weekend. Yet it still did well enough to make this weekend's top ten list, which was topped by Contraband, the Marky Mark Wahlberg thriller.

Cedric The Entertainer To Topline New Sit-Com For TV Land Network

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2012 9:45 AM
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Cedric the Entertainer will star in a new sit-com for TV Land cable network titled Have Faith. The series is a spinoff of the network's successful sit-com Hot in Cleveland and will be produced by Cedric and Suzanne Martin, the creator of Cleveland.
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"Black Man, Why Are You So Violent?" & Other Questions from New Transmedia Project Premiering This Weekend (NY)

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 14, 2012 4:10 PM
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This weekend, New Yorkers will be the first to experience Question Bridge: Black Males, a new transmedia art project that seeks to redefine black male identity.

Akosua Adoma's "Black Sunshine" (On Promiscuous Ghanaian Hairdresser) Gets Financing Boost

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 14, 2012 10:54 AM
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Congrats to Ghanaian American filmmaker Akosua Adoma, whose feature-length experimental film about a promiscuous Ghanaian hairdresser, was one of 23 filmmakers to be selected to receive a Creative Capital 2012 grant in Film/Video.

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