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"The Help" Gets A DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Release Date After Impressive Box Office Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 4:50 AM
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Seems like it's been awhile since our last post on The Help - quite possibly 2011's most polarizing movie, and not just here on S&A.

2011 Hollywood Black Film Festival Announces Lineup (Infiltrating Hollywood Makes The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 4:20 AM
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As the image above states, the festival runs from October 27 - 30, in Los Angeles, CA.

YouTube Launches In Kenya; Promises Local Content From Local Content Producers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 3:57 AM
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... And you know we'll be watching for content to share here on S&A. I already subscribed. More HERE.

Pam Grier Drops A Few "Man With The Iron Fist" Nuggets + Talks Film Adaptation Of Her Memoirs

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 2:55 AM
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By now, I assume most are already well aware of RZA's upcoming feature directorial debut, The Man With The Iron Fist, which stars the man himself, Russell Crowe, Pam Grier and others; Eli Roth and Quentin Tarantino are producers of the project.

Out In Africa Film Festival Lineup Announced ("Pariah" & Gun Hill Road" Make The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 2:13 AM
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The Out In Africa Film Festival (OIA) is scheduled to run from October 21st through the 30th, in South Africa, with screenings in both Cape Town and Johannesburg; and 2 films we've covered quite a bit on S&A will screen there: Dee Rees' Pariah and Rashaad Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road.

Anthony Mackie Wants Jonathan Demme To Direct His Jesse Owens Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 2:11 AM
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We already know that Anthony Mackie has expressed his desire to portray legendary Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens, and has in fact long been developing a film based on the man's life.

New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD: "Fast Five," "Submarine," "African Cats," "Jackie Brown"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 1:49 AM
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It's raked in over $600 million in worldwide box office since its April release. Nice chunk of change! You can guarantee that another one will be made.

Poster For Andrea Arnold's "Wuthering Heights" Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 1:45 AM
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Looks like the back of Solomon Glave's head - the British actor who plays young Heathcliff. James Howson plays the adult Heathcliff.

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs Co-Stars in Film Adaptation Of George Pelecanos' “Shoedog”

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 5, 2011 1:19 AM
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To many, he’s known primarily as George Pelecanos, writer/producer of HBO’s The Wire. But before he teamed up with The Wire producer David Simon to give us the gritty depictions of Baltimore life that we’ve all come to know and love, Pelecanos was already an acclaimed novelist in his own right, crafting intricate thrillers set in our nation’s capital. Now, one of his earlier novels, Shoedog, is set to be adapted to the big screen.

Joel Schumacher Courting Halle Berry For Thriller "The Hive"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 1:01 AM
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ComingSoon.net has the exclusive, from an interview with the director...
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