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First Trailer For Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit' Arrives. One Of Your Most Anticipated 2012 Movies

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 10:14 PM
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When I asked you folks for your short lists of most antipated 2012 films, this one was mentioned by several folks; so, I'm sure you'd like to see a first glimpse at what's coming about a year from now - December 14th, 2012 to be exact.
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Jennifer Hudson Reveals That She Was Offered Lead Role In "Precious" Before Gabby Sidibe But Turned It Down

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 10:00 PM
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  • 16 Comments
Well, well, well... whadaya know?

Watch Sundance 'Meet The Artists '12' Video with Ava Duvernay

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • December 20, 2011 9:41 PM
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In anticipation to the Sundance Film Festival, which runs this upcoming January 19-29, Sundance.org released a video earlier today called Meet The Artists '12: Ava Duvernay, in which our much celebrated, and rightly so African American Film Releasing Movement (AFFRM) founder talks about her inspiration for getting into filmmaking and provides a few details on her new film Middle of Nowhere, which has been accepted into the festival's U.S. dramatic feature film competition lineup.

Vin Diesel Confirms A 7th "Fast & Furious" Movie - The 6th Will Be Split Into 2 Movies, Tie Up Loose Ends

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 8:58 PM
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  • 7 Comments
Just in case you were wondering, as I'm sure you all were... from The Hollywood Reporter:

"Homegoings" (Doc That Explores African American Funeral Homes) 1 Of 10 Films To Receive Tribeca Funds

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 6:45 PM
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Congratulations to Christine Turner whose feature documentary titled Homegoings, was one of 10 projects selected to receive a total of $150,000 in grants towards completing their projects, from the Tribeca Documentary Fund.
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New "Blade" Anime Series (Voiced By Harold Perrineau) Gets Official Premiere Date & Synopsis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 6:24 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Something to look forward to next month...
More: Television

Have You Seen Post-Hurricane Katrina, Road Trip Flick "A Thing As Big As The Ocean"?

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 20, 2011 5:59 PM
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You know, occasionally I come across film titles I haven't seen but suspect a well-informed S&A reader has and that's the case with the post-Hurricane Katrina, road trip flick A Thing As Big As The Ocean.

John Boyega, "Shame" And A Few More Among London Film Critics Circle Nominees

  • By Sergio
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  • December 20, 2011 4:40 PM
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The London Film Critics Circle nominations were announced today, and John Boyega of Attack The Block was nominated for a Young British Performer Award for his lead role in the film.
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Broadway Play About Relationship Between Magic Johnson & Larry Bird Finds Its Earvin + Debut Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 4:11 PM
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First announced earlier this year... Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo - the producers of Lombardi, the Broadway play about the life and times of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi - have been working on a new play called Magic/Bird, that will tell the tale of the lives, as well as the professional and personal relationship between basketball hall-of-famers, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird.

The Top 10 African films of 2011

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2011 3:16 PM
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Compiled by our friends at Africa Is A Country... here's the intro:

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