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"Soulja Boy: The Movie" Headed For DVD Release

  • By Sergio
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  • October 7, 2011 7:22 AM
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I suppose there are those for whom this is of importance... I assume. So for the record Image Entertainment will release Soulja Boy: The Movie on DVD on October 18.
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Watch Promo #2 For Don Cheadles' New Showtime Drama Series "House Of Lies" (Reveals More)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 6:52 AM
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Don Cheadle's new dark comedy TV series for the Showtime network, titled House Of Lies (based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn) debuts on Sunday, January 8th, 2012, at 10PM.

"Awkward Black Girl" Visits CNN

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 5:16 AM
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Issa Rae (aka Awkward Black Girl) on CNN... life is good :)
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Watch - Everything Is A Remix: "The Matrix"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 5:11 AM
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Some Friday fun... What's that saying about everything old being new again... or is it the one about there not really being any original ideas... or is it the one about it all being already done before... or... :)
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Listen Now! S&A Live Podcast Hot Topics Show + Interview w/Author Tamara Brown

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 7, 2011 4:52 AM
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So if you missed our fantastic show yesterday, you get to check it out now. For this show, we tossed it up a bit inviting emerging film industry insiders Ashley and Patrice making it an all ladies night! We spent a good portion of the show having real GROWN FOLKS talk about the industry. So what did you miss?-We discussed the cancellation of The Playboy Club and why it didn't work-We touched on "the casting couch" regarding black women-Which black actresses can/will reach "A" list status and Is Hollywood afraid of the black vagina?-Isaiah Washington's remarks regarding his past snub of black publications due to the advice of his agent/management team
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New In Theaters Today - John Akomfrah's "The Nine Muses"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 3:35 AM
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The Nine Muses, the latest offering from award-winning Ghanaian-born Brit director, John Akomfrah's, opened today, beginning a 1-week theatrical run here in New York City at the theaters at the Museum Of Modern Art.

Watch Danny Glover & Gugu Mbatha-Raw In Preview Trailer For "Touch" From "Heroes" Creator

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 3:04 AM
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Danny Glover & Gugu Mbatha-Raw (who you'll remember from J.J. Abrams' failed NBC series, Undercovers), co-star alongside Kiefer Sutherland and David Mazouz, in the Fox TV drama pilot titled Touch, written and produced by the creator of the once popular sci-fi TV series Heroes, Tim Kring.

Movies For The Kids... Your Input Requested (Survey)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 2:14 AM
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In short, to assist an upcoming screening program aimed at the under-18 crowd of African descent (black kids), I'd like some help from y'all in coming up with suggestions for feature films that would appeal to that specific audience.

New York Film Festival 2011 Entry #4 - Review Of Steve McQueen's "Shame"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 1:43 AM
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This is closer to a stream of consciousness, so let it rip... I thought about the film long after I saw it, chewed, swallowed, and then vomited this... *spoiler alert*

Talking Pictures Arrived On The Silver Screen Yesterday...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 7, 2011 1:37 AM
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Didn't have time to post this yesterday... but yesterday in history, October 6th, 1927, The Jazz Singer heralded in talking pictures to prohibition era movie-going audiences. The film starring Al Jolson, features both silent and sound synchronized scenes.

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