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John Coltrane Died Today... Watch "The World According To John Coltrane" Now

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2011 12:55 PM
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Today in history... July 17, 1967, John William Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.

Watch The Micro-budgeted Short Film That Has All Of Hollywood Buzzing...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2011 11:18 AM
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Here's another one of those so-called career-making short films; this one is titled Plot Device, and it reportedly has Hollywood studio execs all excited about the filmmaker who made it - Seth Worley of Nashville, TN.
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Watch Accalimed 2010 Documentary Feature “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant” For FREE Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2011 10:29 AM
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Written about quite a bit on the old S&A site... Tamra Davis' 2010 Sundance selection, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, which, in short, centers on a rare interview that Davis shot with him 20+ years ago, chronicling the meteoric rise and fall of the young artist, with interviews (Julian Schnabel, Fab 5 Freddy, and countless others).
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Weekend Box Office (July 15-17)

  • By Sergio
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  • July 17, 2011 2:45 AM
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I've said it before and I've said it again, I don't get these Harry Potter movies. I've seen them all and they're like the EXACT SAME MOVIE over and over again. I'm not even sure the image above is from the latest HP movie because, as I've just said, they're the EXACT SAME MOVIE. Could you tell the difference?

What Black Director Would YOU Put On A Magazine Cover?

  • By Sergio
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  • July 17, 2011 1:19 AM
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In case you haven't heard (and as you can see below) Tyler Perry is the cover story for the upcoming August 2011 issue of Ebony magazine. WHAT AGAIN??? That makes it the 546th time he's made the cover. That's only beaten by the 634 times he's been on the cover of Essence.

A "Dashing" Single Lady! (Fashion-in-Film Review)

  • By Monique
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  • July 16, 2011 7:27 AM
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Hi S&A Readers! Today we have a special treat for the fashionably inclined out there! Joining us today is guest blogger, Jade; she's a twenty-something fashion writer from Las Vegas, Nevada. Now and in the future, she will be sharing news and commentary on various aspects of style and design in the industry. Below check out her first offering, a fashion review of the television series, Singles Ladies. We hope you will enjoy the article and welcome her with open arms!

Watch Accalimed Canadian Drama Feature "Nurse.Fighter.Boy" In Full For FREE Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2011 3:40 AM
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The film is called Nurse.Fighter.Boy, directed by Canadian Charles Officer.
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Watch "Slow" - A Short Film By Darius Clark Monroe (Short Shouts)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2011 3:21 AM
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A tweet from the filmmaker, who we've featured in the past, Darius Clark Monroe: "In honor of SLOW's @outfest World Premiere screening this wknd, I've decided to release it online for the next 48hrs)

Watch Trailer For "The Black Terminator" (Forgotten Classics... Or Something)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2011 2:48 AM
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Not to be confused with the Jim Kelly film, which was originally called Black Samurai. It's Saturday... relax and unwind :)
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"Kirikou" Director Shoots 3rd Film in West African Folk Tale Franchise

  • By Jasmin
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  • July 16, 2011 1:39 AM
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Missed this when it was first announced in the spring, but France's Michel Ocelot is currently working on his next animated feature, Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou and Men and Women).
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