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John Singleton Talks Directing NWA Biopic & Sequel To "Abduction"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2011 1:27 AM
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On the Abduction press tour, director John Singleton's been doing some talking...

FOX "Bones" Spin-Off "The Finder" Co-Starring Michael Clarke Duncan Adds Lance Gross As Guest

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 16, 2011 12:42 PM
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Here's a tweet from Lance Gross sent last night. However, no word on what his character entails."Chillin on set. Shooting "The Finder" on FOX this week and next week. 1st day of 8!"

Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words" Release Date Pushed Back To Exploit Oscar Gig

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2011 9:35 AM
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Originally scheduled to be released in January, Paramount has pushed the release date for A Thousand Words back even further, to March 23rd instead.

James Reed Jr's Indie Comedy "Get A Job" Now Available On iTunes

  • By Sergio
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  • September 16, 2011 5:57 AM
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Talented Chicago independent filmmaker James Reed Jr's genuinely funny and sweet natured feature comedy Get A Job, chronicles the crazy and choatic situations when a well-meaning and determined, but hapless young comic (Corey Hendrix) with his best friend (Milton "Lil' Rell" Howery), try to find a job to support himself and his wife. However after having no luck, Hendrix and his friend decide to go into business themselves, with a plan to open their own comedy club, only to wind up getting in way over their heads.
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TIFF Roundup 9/16 - Review Of Geoffrey Fletcher's "Violet & Daisy" + "Winnie" & "Random" Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2011 4:52 AM
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Your Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)daily for September 16th...

Spike Lee Says To Expect "Red Hook Summer" In Summer 2012

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2011 4:23 AM
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Utilizing social networking site Twitter quite often and effectively, Spike Lee has been keeping his followers up-to-date on his current project, the secretive Red Hook Summer. About a month ago, he announced that principal photography was complete, and attached a photo of his elated self.

No New "Black Films" In Theaters This Weekend; So What To See?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2011 3:41 AM
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No "black films" opening this weekend, but film festivals abound... notably the Urbanworld Film Festival which opened yesterday and runs through Sunday; although screenings take place just today and tomorrow. Sunday is reserved for awards.

Watch: Danny Glover Honored At Deauville Film Festival w/ Tribute Award

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2011 3:15 AM
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A week ago, Danny Glover was honored with a lifetime achievement tribute award at the 37th Deauville American Film Festival, in Deauville, France. Here he is accepting award:
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"Creatively Speaking" Film Series Returns to BAMcinematek This Weekend - Sept. 17th &18th

  • By Jasmin
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  • September 16, 2011 3:11 AM
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In celebration of the United Nations declaring 2011 as "The Year of People of African Descent", this year’s Creatively Speaking film series at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) brings together a hand-picked selection of films and videos representing the diversity of people of African descent from around the world.

Watch: In-Depth Look and Commentary From "Porgy and Bess" Revival

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 16, 2011 1:52 AM
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Here's a special video feature from WGBH.org of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Revival.

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