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Michael Ealy Talks "Underworld: Awakening" and Black Cinema

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • January 20, 2012 4:08 PM
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There’s a strange thing that happens when watching a film in 3D. I wonder if the film would be as exciting if characters weren't running toward me, and villains weren't popping out of the screen, but perhaps that’s the point.

Halle Berry's Thriller "Dark Tide" Finally Gets A Release Date

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 20, 2012 2:18 PM
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It's a movie that, at one point, seemed like it would never see the light of day but according to Thompson On Hollywood, the Halle Berry comeback film Dark Tide, directed by John Stockwell, will finally get released on VOD (video on demand) then hit theaters.

Spike Lee Talks Red Hook Summer's Sundance Premiere, Hollywood System, State of Black Cinema, Future Projects and More

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 20, 2012 11:50 AM
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Watch That Dude With A Really Long Name In Best Laid Plans

  • By Sergio
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  • January 20, 2012 11:43 AM
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  • 5 Comments
So here's the 1 millionth trailer that begins with the narrator saying "In a world...." The cliche has been around since the beginning of time and I can't believe that they're STILL using it.

The Onion Interviews Aisha Tyler

  • By Sergio
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  • January 20, 2012 11:06 AM
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Maybe it's me, but I've always felt that comedian and actress (and now talk show host on CBS's The Talk) Aisha Tyler hasn't really broken out as big as she deserves.

Bounce TV 'Our History' Campaign Premieres New Documentaries During Each Week of February

  • By Jasmin
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  • January 20, 2012 10:30 AM
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Next month, Bounce TV launches its first Black History Month tribute, featuring a documentary premiere every Wednesday night at 8pm ET during the month of February.

Codeblack Entertainment Forms Multiyear Partnership w/AMC Theaters; Will Release "On The 7th Day" First In April

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 10:30 PM
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On the heels of the immense success of Kevin Hart's Laugh At My Pain, Codeblack Entertainment (the company that distributed that concert film) has formed a multiyear partnership exclusively with AMC Theaters, to release CodeBlack films at select AMC locations nationwide.

Sundance 2012: Ice-T Talks Documenting The Craft Of Rapping (Not The Money, Cars, Girls) In New Doc

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 9:45 PM
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Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), profiled previously on S&A, fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway officially this evening.

Byron Allen And His Entertainment Studios Launching 2 New Primetime Sitcoms To Debut This Fall

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 9:20 PM
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When he's not busy launching a new HD TV channel for African American audiences via his Entertainment Studios production/distribution company, media mogul Byron Allen (yes, THAT Byron Allen) is also busy developing primetime sitcoms to debut in the fall of 2012.
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Sundance 2012 - Official Poster For Terence Nance's "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 6:45 PM
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Here's the official poster for Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, which will make its world premiere screening in the New Frontier section at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway today.

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