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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

Noel Clarke Gets A *Hot* Wife In "Star Trek" Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 2:57 PM
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A few days after it was announced that Brit Noel Clarke was cast in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek sequel comes word that Indian-born Canadian actress Nazneen Contractor (an alum of the once hit TV series 24) has been cast opposite Clarke, playing his wife in the film.
More: casting

Coming To DVD: Stephen King's Horror Thriller "Bag Of Bones" Co-starring Anika Noni Rose

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 9, 2012 2:45 PM
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If you missed the Stephen King horror thriller Bag Of Bones that aired on the A&E network recently don't fret, the  mini-series is coming to DVD.

A Sign Of The Times - A Gay Interracial Wedding In Archie Comics

  • By Sergio
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  • January 9, 2012 2:25 PM
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I don't know really what's more shocking: a gay interracial marriage in an Archie comic book, or the fact that they're still putting out Archie comic books.
More: Comics

Preview Screening Of Andrea Arnold's Painterly "Wuthering Heights" Adaptation At UCLA

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 2:24 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories picked up North American distribution rights to Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with plans to release the film theatrically some time in 2012 (no specific day/month given yet), followed by DVD and VOD.

Focus Features Africa First Alumni Dyana Gaye's Feature Film Debut ("Des Etoiles" ("Stars")) Gets Funding Boost

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 1:39 PM
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Updae on a project I profiled in November...

Idris Elba On-board Producing New TV Series Set In World Of 1970s/1980s Wrestling

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 1:07 PM
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Idris Elba is putting on his producer hat again... this time for a new British comedy/drama TV series centered on the world of wrestling in the 1970s and 1980s, titled Walk Like A Panther.
More: Television

New Academy Rule Will Consider Only Documentaries Reviewed By NT Times Or LA Times For Oscar Nominations

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2012 12:28 PM
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This was first made public yesterday, as our parent site, IndieWire, picked up the story.
More: Awards

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