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Preview British Girl Gang Revenge Thriller "SKET"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 5:33 AM
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It's a British film called SKET and is described as a "girl gang retribution thriller," and stars some of the UK's young black talent, like Ashley Walters, Richie Campbell, Adelayo Adedayo, and Riann Steele.

Today's Birthdays - 8/3/11 (Michael Ealy, Isaiah Washington and Antwone Fisher)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 3, 2011 5:26 AM
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Maryland native Michael Ealy says "hello" to 38. The stage and screen actor has appeared in Law & Order, the tv series Soul Food, Barbershop, Kissing Jessica Stein, ER, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Sleeper Cell, Miracle At St. Anna, Seven Pounds, Hawthorne, The Good Wife, Californiacation, Takers and much. His next upcoming project will be the Tim Story directed film Think Like A Man based on the Steve Harvey book.
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Preview "Massage, Cameroon Style" (Mothers Protecting Their Daughters From Predators)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 4:55 AM
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Was breezing through the recently announced list of 383 titles (from 70 countries) scheduled to screen at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival, and came across this one. It's called Massage, Cameroon Style.

Animated Love Story "Chico and Rita" Opening Night Film at 2011 NYILFF this Month

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 3, 2011 4:43 AM
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The animated musical feature film, Chico and Rita has been previously profiled on the site; the last time was when Tambay announced its screening at the Miami International Film Festival back in March. Written and directed by Fernando Trueba, Chico and Rita will now be featured as the opening film of the 2011 New York International Latino Film Festival, which begins Monday, August 15th.

Cannes Jury Prize Winner "A Screaming Man" Released On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 3:42 AM
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Chadian auteur Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Cannes Grand Jury Prize-winning film, Un homme qui crie (A Screaming Man), which was picked up for North American distribution by Film Movement last fall, has finally made its way to DVD land (released yesterday), after enjoying a limited theatrical run earlier this year.

Oprah Goes Back To The Past To Help OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • August 3, 2011 3:18 AM
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As we know, the Oprah Winfrey Network hasn't been doing as well as expected, ratings wise. So now, in an attempt to boost ratings, starting on Oct 10th on weekdays at 8PM (7PM Central), OWN will re-broadcast old episodes of her talk show.
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"Wuthering Heights" Adaptation w/ 1st Black Heathcliff Gets UK Release Date + Official Synopsis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 2:54 AM
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For our many readers across the pond...

"Set It Off" Coming To Blu-Ray DVD on Aug. 30

  • By Sergio
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  • August 3, 2011 2:40 AM
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It took a while but finally F. Gary Gray's 1996 action heist thriller Set It Off is finally coming out on blu-ray DVD on Aug. 30, from New Line/Warners Home Video.
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James Earl Jones & Oprah Winfrey Will Receive Honorary Oscars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 2:18 AM
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James Earl Jones and Oprah Winfrey have been named 2011 honorary Oscar recipients. They will receive their awards at the third annual Governors Awards dinner and ceremony in Hollywood on Saturday, November 12.

Laurence Fishburne Joins "Man Of Steel" Cast To Play Perry White

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 1:49 AM
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Laurence Fishburne, who'll next be seen on the big screen in Steven Soderbergh's Contagion, has signed on to play Perry White, the Daily Planet editor-in-chief in the next Superman movie, Man of Steel.
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