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RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" Set For October 2012 Release?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 11:24 AM
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RZA's been awfully quiet about his feature debut, the $20 million The Man With The Iron Fists, which wrapped principal photography 8 or 9 months ago, and, per recent interviews with cast members, is mostly cut, as RZA puts the soundtrack together.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson In Talks To Star In Indie Heist Thriller "Empire State" Based On True Story

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 10:45 AM
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And the beat doesn't stop for Dwayne Johnson... this would be like the 50th film he's attached to star in, if an agreement is reached. Dude is on overdrive right now. I guess you get while the getting's good; and it's apparently very good for him right now.
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Joe Doughrity's Independently Released Dramedy "CornerStore" (Starring Roger Guenveur Smith) Opens In Atlanta 1/13

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 10:21 AM
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Atlanta readers, add this to your January list of films to see... it opens next week Friday January 13, 2012 at the AMC Southlake 24, 7065 Mount Zion Circle, Morrow GA 30260.

2012 London Short Film Festival: "Of Mary", "Radio Amina", And Others To Be Screened (Jan. 6 - 15)

  • January 5, 2012 9:42 AM
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The 2012 London Short Film Festival opens tomorrow, Jan. 6, and runs until Jan. 15.  On Sunday, Jan. 8, actor Adrian Lester will be in attendance for a Q&A session at The Ritzy in Brixton, after the 8PM screening of his directorial debut, Of Mary.

Wyatt Cenac To Host Season 4 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Doc Series On Stories Of The African Diaspora

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 9:32 PM
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Lots of TV news today it seems...
More: Television

Watch Now: Melvin Van Peebles' 1998 Doc "Classified X"- A History of African American Stereotypes in Cinema

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 4, 2012 7:03 PM
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Melvin Van Peebles' 1998 documentary, Classified X, explores racist stereotypes of African Americans in the history of cinema, beginning with the silent film era.

Sundance Offers New Streaming Distribution Options; All Sundance-Stamped Films Eligible Giving Life To Buried Works

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 5:53 PM
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A piece lifted from a profile/announcement of the program in today's New York Times:

S. Epatha Merkerson To Host New TV One Series, "Find Our Missing" (Searching For Missing Black Americans)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 4:53 PM
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It's become something of a running joke... the differences in how cases in which whites go missing are handled by law enforcers and the media, versus similar cases in which blacks (and other minority groups) are the victims.

New "Joyful Noise" Trailer Emphasizes Keke Palmer Romance + Watch Latifah/Parton Catfight Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 3:58 PM
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No intro necessary...

Spike Lee's Achievements To Be Celebrated At 5th Annual BET Honors, Hosted By Gabrielle Union

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 3:32 PM
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Gabrielle Union has signed on to host BET's 5th annual BET Honors show, which will air on the network on February 13th at 9PM (although it'll be taped on Januaryn 14th when the event actually happens).
More: Awards

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