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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...

Pan African Film Festival Announces Films In 2012 Competition ("Toussaint L’Ouverture, "Chico & Rita" Make The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 2, 2012 10:38 AM
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For the last month or two, we've been profiling films scheduled to screen at the festival, so you're already privy to some of the highlights; more profiles to come leading up to the festival which begins next week, the 9th. The festival has finally released its full official lineup which I've embedded below, so check it out.

BET Bans Nicki Minaj Music Video

  • By Sergio
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  • February 2, 2012 10:16 AM
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Maybe it's a crisis of conscience realizing that there's a desperate need for better black images on TV; or maybe just because the song and video just suck big time (I've seen it and my ears and eyes are still bleeding), but it's being reported that BET is banning Nicki Minaj's latest video, Stupid Hoe, from the network.

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Stars In Philip Ridley's Stage Play "The Pitchfork Disney"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 2, 2012 9:06 AM
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British actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) has a starring role as titular character Cosmo Disney in the Arcola Theatre's production of Philip Ridley's The Pitchfork Disney.

The Artist Formerly Known As Mos Def Will Play Ordell Robbie In Prequel To "Jackie Brown"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 10:41 PM
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I remember a prequel being announced back in 2010; at the time there wasn't much info on it - definitely not who would star. 
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Trailer Watch For The Short Film "White Sugar In A Black Pot"

  • By Sergio
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  • February 1, 2012 7:11 PM
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Here's the trailer for the intruging short film White Sugar in a Black Pot written and directed by Brooklyn based filmmaker Rachel Johnson and which will be screened at the Pan African Film Festival this month in Los Angeles.

SXSW 2012 Preview - First Look At Gabrielle Union And Cast In Indie Couples Dramedy "In Our Nature"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 6:01 PM
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The last time Gabrielle Union was in a theatrically released movie was in 2008's Cadillac Records, although it feels like it's been longer than 3+ years.
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Take a Look At The Trailer For The Rom-Com The Marriage Chronicles

  • By Sergio
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  • February 1, 2012 5:53 PM
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So here's the synopsis for this upcoming movie:

"The Game's" Tia Mowry Lands Lead Role In ABC Family Movie About Singing Competition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 4:51 PM
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Tia Mowry is one busy lady...
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SXSW 2012 Preview - Ya'Ke Smith's Molestation Drama "Wolf"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 3:48 PM
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And here's the first of what'll likely be a few profiles/previews...
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