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There’s No Comedy In Movies About Slavery... Or Is There?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2011 6:52 AM
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Some random mid-day musings... just because... :)

VIDEO: David E. Talbert To Take Play, "What My Husband Doesn’t Know", To The Big-Screen

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 17, 2011 6:38 AM
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In a news segment with Houston's KHOU 11, playwright David E. Talbert revealed that he plans to take his current road stage-play, What My Husband Doesn't Know, to theaters. And as we've seen with another playwright-turned-filmmaker, the film undoubtedly comes with a built-in fanbase that will all but guarantee butts in theater seats.
More: Theater

"Tie That Binds" Ghanaian Film Starring KIMBERLY ELISE Gets a Release Date!

  • By Monique
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  • October 17, 2011 6:10 AM
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A release date has been set for director Leila Djansi's, upcoming Ghanaian drama Ties That Bind. The film stars Kimberly Elise who portrays an American woman living in Ghana who joins a group of women in rebuilding a small village's dilapitated clinic. As a recap check out Tambay's previous coverage of the film HERE...

Riveting New Poster for Anthony Hemmingway's "RED TAILS"

  • By Monique
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  • October 17, 2011 5:41 AM
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A new movie poster for Anthony Hemmingway's Red Tails was recently uploaded to the film's official twitter account. In case you missed our previous coverage of the film, check out Tambay's posts HERE and HERE...

Vices Versus Virtues - Representations Of Iconic Black Figures On Screen (Survey)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2011 4:48 AM
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Watched The Black Power Mixtape again recently which led me to further research on Stokely Carmichael, aka Kwame Ture (he's featured heavily enough in the movie)...

Marlon Wayans Returns To Network TV With New ABC Sitcom About Sibling Cops

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 17, 2011 4:22 AM
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Deadline.com is reporting that actor/comedian Marlon Wayans is planning to make a return to the small screen in a new situational comedy for ABC Studios. Wayans wrote, will executive produce, and will star in the hybrid single/multi-camera comedy, which is in development at the network.

Editor's Note...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2011 3:54 AM
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Hey folks!
More: FYI

HBO's "The Tuskegee Airmen" With Laurence Fishburne Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2011 3:50 AM
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On the heels of the Blu-ray DVD release of The Josephine Baker Story from HBO Home Entertainment also comes news that the cable network's 1995 film The Tuskegee Airmen is also coming out the same day as the Baker film, on blu-ray DVD, January 17, 2012. No doubt HBO also timed the release to coincide with the release of Red Tails in January 2012.
More: New On DVD

The “Queen Hussy” Chronicles w/ Pete Chatmon: Issue 4

  • By Pete Chatmon
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  • October 17, 2011 2:20 AM
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With each new week we try to bring a new piece of content, and staying true to that mantra (this week) we've started the "Meet the Characters" series.

Film Clips from "Gangs Of Roses 2" (You KNOW You Want To See It)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2011 1:39 AM
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C'mon confess...admit it...don't be ashamed. Go to the rooftops and declare to the world that you want to see this mess called Gang of Roses 2!

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