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Watch Trailer For Gritty Drama "Junkhearts" Co-starring John Boyega Of "Attack The Block"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 24, 2011 4:11 AM
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Here's a film getting major buzz on the festival circuit. It's called Junkhearts and it's a gritty, psychological thriller dealing with drugs, homelessness and alcoholism.
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BET Moves Skye Townsend's Web Series "8 Days A Week" to Television!

  • By Monique
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  • October 24, 2011 3:36 AM
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It seems as that the enthusiastic response to BET's dramedy web series, 8 Days A Week, has gotten the show an upgrade. BET plans to move the series from the World Wide Net to Network Television, with a plush spot after their popular music video countdown show, 106 & Park. Follow the happy trail to find out more...
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Eddie Murphy is Not Nervous About Hosting The Oscars

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 24, 2011 2:57 AM
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Eddie Murphy talked a little bit about his Academy Awards hosting gig early next year during a press conference for his upcoming comedy thriller Tower Heist. The actor says, "I'm looking forward to doing it and I promise I'll stay there all night, Oscars is a fun thing to do. I don't feel the pressure. I get to introduce people and stand up straight. Maybe I'll be in a couple silly sketches or something."
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Aisha Tyler To Join CBS' "The Talk" As Co-Host

  • By Sergio
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  • October 24, 2011 2:49 AM
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Still smarting from their bonehead decision to dump Holly Robinson-Peete, CBS is desperately trying to make things right on their show mid-day gabfest The Talk before they lose all their viewers.
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Ghanaian Drama "Sinking Sands" On DVD November 14th and Poster

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 24, 2011 1:43 AM
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From writer/director Leila Djansi, whose other project Ties That Bind just released an official trailer which we just posted, comes another Ghanaian drama Sinking Sands. We profiled the film back in April when it was screening at Cannes. Sands was the winner of several awards at this year's African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) including best actress and screenplay.

Official Trailer Exclusive: Ghanaian Drama "Ties That Bind" Starring Kimberly Elise

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 24, 2011 1:12 AM
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Here's a film that we've profiled a few times on the site before. We posted a first trailer back in June, now comes an exclusive official trailer for the Ghanaian drama Ties That Bind.
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The Biggest Overlooked Box Office Hit

  • By Sergio
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  • October 23, 2011 5:51 AM
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I admit we get so caught up with big box office weekend numbers that sometimes we overlook other successes that fly under the radar. They may not make $55 million in a weekend like Paranormal Activity 3 , but still they're impressive in their own way.

Weekend B.O. (Oct.21-23) And A Question...

  • By Sergio
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  • October 23, 2011 1:49 AM
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I'm a dope. I mean really. I could kick myself. How come I didn't come up with the idea for Paranormal Activity? I mean the premise is so simple. Set up a video camera, have absolutely nothing happen for 20 minutes and then have a lamp jump off the table by itself and everyone jumps out of their seats. The result... instant box office smash!

Watch Trailer for Rom-Com "He's Mine Not Yours" (Caryn Ward, Jason Weaver, Gabrielle Dennis)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 22, 2011 11:53 AM
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Airing on BET this December, He’s Mine Not Yours will star Gabrielle Dennis (The Game), Jason Weaver (Lottery Ticket, Dysfunctional Friends), Caryn Ward (The Game), Carl Payne (Martin, Girlfriends), Clifton Powell, Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game, 35 and Ticking) and Darius McCrary.
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Also New On DVD & VOD - Sean Baker's "Prince Of Broadway"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2011 6:12 AM
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I missed this in my weekly "New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD" post earlier this week.

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