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Weapons Specialist Rihanna In "Battleship" Behind-The-Scenes Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 10:31 AM
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Need I say more? :) Battleship opens May 12, 2012 (h/t The Playlist).
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Watch Now - "Jammin The Blues" (Short Shout)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 2, 2011 10:24 AM
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I've been meaning to post this short film for a while and finally got around to it. Back during the beginning of the sound era in the late 1920's, through the end of the 1940's, studios (particularly MGM and Warner Bros, who produced the most), made hundreds of short films. Running the gamut from comic to dramatic to musical to dance shorts, they were made to be shown with the studio's feature films and "B" pictures.

TIFF's Cameron Bailey To Receive Special CaribbeanTales Award

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 8:32 AM
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Written about him a few times, so I hope most of you are familiar, if you weren't already... Cameron Bailey, co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival. Full press release below...

"Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest" To Be Out On DVD/Blu-ray In October

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 7:47 AM
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That was fast... though, maybe not, in a time when the time window between the end of a film's theatrical run and DVD/VOD release continues to shuffle.

Raphael Saadiq Will Play Sam Cooke In "The Playboy Club"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 6:30 AM
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Raphael Saadiq has signed on to play Sam Cooke in one episode of NBC's upcoming 1960s-set The Playboy Club, which, as we all know by now, I'm sure, Naturi Naughton co-stars in.

Watch Trailer For Award-Winning And Shocking Doc "The Witches Of Gambaga"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • September 2, 2011 6:25 AM
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Still making rounds on the festival circuit, the award-winning documentary The Witches Of Gambaga brings light to a devastating practice taking place in Ghana.
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Less Than One Week Before Opening Of DCShorts Film Festival, Sep. 8 - 18

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 2, 2011 6:22 AM
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Just a reminder-- for all S&A readers who live, or will be, in the DMV from September 8 - 18, tickets are still being sold for the DCShorts Film Festival in showcase packages. So, if you plan on attending, this isn't something you would want to wait until the last minute to decide on. For more info on tickets, click HERE.

Preview Indie Boxing Drama "Mikel's Faith" - Screening In NYC Next Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 5:24 AM
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Ya know, I'm only now becoming familiar with the upcoming Hell's Kitchen Film Festival here in NYC, even though I've lived here for 8 years now.

Trailer For "The Help-less" (Funny Or Die?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 5:13 AM
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If you haven't seen the movie, or read the book, you probably won't get the references. Regardless... funny or die???
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Time Warner Cable Offers Tyler Perry's Oeuvre On Movies On Demand This Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 4:55 AM
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So this is almost like a Tyler Perry retrospective courtesy of TWC, right? :)
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