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Steve Mcqueen's "Shame" Gets a January 13th Release Date in the UK!

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 3, 2011 12:40 PM
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Steve McQueen's sex addiction drama Shame, has an official UK release date of January 13, 2012, according to an Empire Online exclusive report.

Producer Eli Roth Dishes On RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 9:43 AM
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Been awhile since there's been any news about this project - RZA's feature directorial debut, The Man With The Iron Fist. Principal photography ended earlier this year, but we haven't seen anything of it; no stills, no clips, no nothing. So, as of right now, I don't think anyone knows what this baby is going to look, sound and feel like. Even plot revelations have been slim, other than the official synopsis.

Watch Trailer For Award-Winning Race Identity Doc "Colour Me"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 3, 2011 9:07 AM
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Here's the trailer for Colour Me, a documentary examining the way we define race. It screened at this year's San Francisco Black Film Festival and won the "Bronze Palm Award" at the 2011 Mexico International Film Festival.
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"Red Tails" Director Anthony Hemingway Talks The Film, George Lucas, Rumors, More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 8:38 AM
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Here's hoping Anthony Hemingway will agree to chat with Shadow And Act about the project, and more.

Watch Zoe Kravitz In Trailer For Prep School comedy "Beware The Gonzo" + Official Release Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 7:24 AM
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The film, a teen comedy, is titled Beware The Gonzo, and is written and directed by Bryan Gobuloff (screenwriter for The Basketball Diaries).

Seriously, Is New Black Latino Spiderman Getting Live-Action Movie Treatment? Marvel Exec Speaks

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 6:51 AM
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Yesterday's news, which Jasmin posted here, announcing that Marvel Comics is introducing a new Spider-Man, who happens to be a blacktino (I didn't coin the term by the way) teen named Miles Morales, shook the web, with fanboys and girls jeering the, uhh, colorful switch.

"The Josephine Baker Story" Coming To Blu-ray DVD

  • By Sergio
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  • August 3, 2011 6:40 AM
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We try as hard as we can to stay on top of things, but occasionally something will slip by us... like this: last week it was announced that the 1991 HBO film The Josephine Baker Story, starring Lynn Whitfield , will be released on blu-ray DVD; though no official release date has been set as yet.
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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.

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