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James Earl Jones To Receive Oscar Micheaux Awards from Chicago Film Critics Assoc (..and some trivia as well)

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  • December 16, 2011 8:49 AM
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When the Chicago Film Critics Assocation present their 2011 CFCA Film Awards for their choices for the best in films and performances this year on January 9th, they will also present actor James Earl Jones with their inaugural Oscar Michaeux Award in tribute for his decades long body of work.

Watch - A Candid Convo w/ Adepero Oduye On Prepping For "Pariah," Coming Into Her Own As A Black Actress & More...

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  • December 15, 2011 9:19 PM
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More from Pariah press day in New York City...

Idris Elba Barely Appears In New "Ghost Rider" Trailer

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  • December 15, 2011 2:30 PM
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Don't blink, don't turn your head, don't even move or else you'll miss Idris Elba in this new trailer for Ghost Rider:Spirit of Vengeance movie, coming out in Februray. What you will get is a whole lot of incoherent noisy action and a shitload of CGI overkill for coke bottle glasses wearing nerdy fanboys.
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"The Bodyguard" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD in April

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  • December 15, 2011 2:09 PM
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Remember back in 1992 when it seemed that Whitney Houston was the biggest phenomenon on the planet? Not only did she have hit song after hit song after hit album, but she also starred in her first film, The Bodyguard, with the then equally big time Kevin Costner, and the result was a monster box office hit that spawned two No.1 hit songs.
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Watch: The Year In Black Cinema In 7 Minutes - A Shadow And Act Video Compilation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 15, 2011 1:26 PM
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It's that time of the year again... 2 more weeks until 2011 ends; 10 more days till Christmas day; critics, media outlets and other film organizations are announcing their "best of the year" lists; awards season nominees; year-end wrap-ups, etc...
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Slamdance 2012 Preview - "I Want My Name Back" Looks At Origins, Trials & Tribulations Of Original Sugarhill Gang

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 15, 2011 12:37 PM
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The 18th Slamdance Film Festival, which runs from Jan. 20-26 in Park City, Utah, will showcase 18 feature length films - 10 narrative films and 8 documentaries - culled from 5,000 submission, from first-time directors in its feature competition programs.

After 3-Year Absence, GLAAD Award Winning Gay TV Series, "The DL Chronicles," Prepares for Independent Return

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 15, 2011 12:04 PM
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All the details follow in the press release below... including a fundraising campaign via Kickstarter, with a funding deadline of December 30th, so, just about 2 weeks to go to raise quite a bit of cash.

See Terry Crews For Exactly 2.4 seconds in "Expendables 2" Teaser Trailer

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  • December 15, 2011 11:58 AM
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Here's the teaser trailer for Expendables 2 coming out next summer. Don't blink for exactly 2.4 seconds or else you'll miss Terry Crews.
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"ALL ME:The Life And Times Of Winfred Rembert" Screening In N.Y.

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  • December 15, 2011 11:38 AM
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The Maysles Cinema, located at 343 Lenox Ave in New York, will be screening director Vivian Ducat's award winning documenatry ALL ME: The life and Times of Winfred Rembert on Jan.11 2012.

Watch: Has UK Hip-Hop Lost Its British Identity?

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  • December 15, 2011 11:26 AM
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