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Watch 7 Minutes Of "Red Tails" Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 9:15 PM
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Less than 2 weeks to go until what I suspect will be one of 2012's most polarizing *black films* (Red Tails), which we've talked enough about on this site that I'm sure everyone's well acquainted with it by now, opens wide across the country, with apparently a lot riding on its success; and not only just producer George Lucas' $93 million investment.

Catch a Free Screening of "The Black Power Mixtape" in Brooklyn for MLK Day

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 9, 2012 8:32 PM
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We've covered The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 previously on this site, but in case you haven't yet seen it, BAM Rose Cinemas in Brooklyn, NY, will offer a free screening of the feature length doc next week as part of their annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

New Line Cinema's "Police Academy" Remake Gets A Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 8:23 PM
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It's been almost 2 years since this remake/revival/reimagining/re-whatever you want to call it, was first announced.

Watch Funny Anthony Mackie Video Interview and New Clips For "Man On A Ledge"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 9, 2012 6:12 PM
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We last saw THIS Anthony Mackie character profile video interview that Tambay posted on the site a couple of days ago; in it, Mackie discussed his cop character for his new thriller Man On A Ledge.

Idris Elba Wants You To Get Excited About The 2012 Olympics

  • By Sergio
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  • January 9, 2012 5:57 PM
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Sometimes I think S & A should just be called Idris Elba's Home. I mean, is there any other actor who we talk so much about on this site? That's because he's always doing something or getting involved with something.
More: Watch Now

Watch Meagan Good & RZA In Season 5 Premiere Episode Of "Californication"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 5:55 PM
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As previously announced in 2011, Meagan Good and RZA joined the season 5 cast of the popular Showtime series starring David Duchovny.
More: Television

Ozwald Boateng Documentary "A Man's Story" To Be Released On DVD 10 Days After Theatrical Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 5:07 PM
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On the heels of Sergio's post over the weekend that A Man's Story, the Ozwald Boateng documentary, will finally open in UK theaters on March 9th...
More: New On DVD

Watch Michael B. Jordan In 2 new Clips From Found-Footage-Style Thriller "Chronicle"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 4:54 PM
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Profiled this upcoming movie a few weeks back...
More: Watch Now

Jamaica's New PM To Initiate Process Cutting Ties w/ British Monarchy & Declare Itself Independent Republic (Diversions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 3:42 PM
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Not *black cinema* news per say, but still worth knowing and posting...
More: FYI, Diversions

Saul Williams, Aissa Maiga Drama "Aujourd'hui" Will Make Its World Premiere At Berlinale In February

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 3:20 PM
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An update on a new project I profiled last month...
More: Festivals

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