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Idris Elba Wins Top Honor at UK Crime Thriller Awards

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 1:33 AM
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Friday night (Oct 7), Idris Elba was awarded the U.K.’s annual Crime Thriller Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the BBC series Luther.

19th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (Oct. 13-17, 2011); Watch Trailers

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 9, 2011 12:45 PM
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With the so-called “99 Percent” currently bent on making rich people across America feel their pain, this might be the perfect week for that other “1 Percent” to get away for a little “R&R” in the Hamptons.

Trailer Watch - Suspense Film "The Divide" With Courtney B. Vance

  • By Sergio
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  • October 9, 2011 11:51 AM
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Below is the teaser trailer for the suspense thriller The Divide directed by French filmmaker Xavier Gans (Frontiers, Hitman). The film deals with a group of survivors trapped in an underground bomb shelter in the N.Y. apartment building they live in when the world is upon us. However things of course get "graphic and violent" when the survivors start fighting among themselves for survival.
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Weekend B.O. (Oct. 7-9)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 9, 2011 11:10 AM
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I was originally going to post a image from Real Steel, but I found instead this ancient image for some ad for that Rock-'Em-Sock-'Em toy and I fgured why not? What's the difference between the toy and the movie? I'll bet some of you still have that old toy collecting dust in a closet somewhere.

Tomorrow Night: See Rosario Dawson Directed by Alicia Keys in Breast Cancer Anthology "Five"

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 9, 2011 11:09 AM
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Back in August, we posted that R&B singer Alicia Keys would make her directorial debut with the segment “Lili” in the Lifetime Channel TV movie Five, an anthology of five short films depicting the journey of women battling breast cancer.
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Taraji P. Henson: "Who Wants To Come To Hollywood And Be On The B-list? I Want The A-list!"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 9, 2011 4:31 AM
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"Wherever it is I'm going in this business, I'm not there yet." Henson says, laughing. "Who wants to come to Hollywood and be on the B-list? I want the A-list! ”
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New Photos from the set of Ridley Scott's "PROMETHEUS" starring IDRIS ELBA!

  • By Monique
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  • October 9, 2011 1:25 AM
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The folks at AVP Galaxy posted some set shots of Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi thriller, Prometheus. The film stars Idris Elba, Patrick Wilson and Noomi Raplace and Charlize Theron to name a few. Check them out and let us know what you think...but move fast or they might be gone in 5,4,3,2,1...

Gil Noble Ends His Legendary Hosting Duties on 'Like It Is'

  • By Curtis
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  • October 8, 2011 5:00 AM
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For those unaware, especially readers in NYC and the surrounding areas, it was reported last week that because of debilitating stroke, legendary veteran journalist Gil Noble, longtime host of African diasporic news and public affairs program Like It Is, has decided not to return to the program for good, ending a run that began in 1968.

Fantasia Barrino/Mahalia Jackson Film Project All Jacked Up Now

  • By Sergio
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  • October 8, 2011 3:27 AM
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That Mahalia Jackson biopic with Fantasia Barrino to be directed by Sugar Cane Alley director Euzhan Palcy is now pretty iffy if it ever gets made and those behind the scenes are blaming Barrino.
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Childcare Expert Deborah Tillman Named Host For Lifetime's "American Supernanny"

  • By Sergio
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  • October 7, 2011 11:25 AM
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Childcare specialist Deborah Tillman has been named host of Lifetime Network's new reality show "America’s Supernanny" which will premiere on Tuesday, November 29 at 9/8central. In the show, Tillman will visit the homes of parents throughout the U.S. seeking guidance and assistance on how to best raise their children.
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