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New In Theaters - Skip "Cowboys And Aliens;" See "Attack The Block" Instead

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 9:07 AM
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The title says all you need to know; 2 movies with "alien attack" themes amongst the films opening this weekend. 1 is ridiculously expensive but sucks; the other cost a fraction of what the first one cost, and is a better film.

Watch Trailer for "Boys of Summer": Now on VOD

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 29, 2011 9:06 AM
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Tribeca and ESPN Films documentary Boys of Summer, directed by Keith Aumont, stars Vernon Isabella and the Curaçao All-Star Team. The documentary film won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2010 NY International Latino Film Festival last summer.

The Shadow & Act Filmmaker Diary Series (w/ Matthew Cherry) Episode 12: "Last Week Of Filming"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 8:12 AM
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Time sure flies... seems like it was just yesterday when we began this series, and we're already up to #11, which means we've been doing this for at least 11 weeks.

Casting UPDATES For Sequel To "Gang Of Roses" Reportedly In The Works...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 7:34 AM
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UPDATE 7/29/11: You can thank me later for staying on top of this, because I know you all are heavily invested in this project, and I can't disappoint. So... adding to what I posted yesterday, the woman of the hour, Ms Amber Rose, teased us with another Tweet about the project (yes, I started following her on Twitter now, after she dropped yesterday's news. Somebody's gotta do the hard work, right). This time, she mentioned the name of the character she's playing, as well as who her co-stars are.

2011 Venice Film Fest Closing Night Film "Damsels In Distress" Co-Stars 3 Black Actors

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 6:40 AM
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The closing night film of this year's Venice Film Festival, which runs from the end of August through September 10th, is a comedy/drama titled Damsels In Distress, directed by Oscar-nominated actor/writer/director Whit Stillman - his first film in 13 years.

Lynn Whitfield and James McDaniel Will Star in "King's Faith"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 29, 2011 6:36 AM
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King's Faith, currently in production, is directed by Nicholas DiBella and produced by Mark Costello and Marc Wax. The film will star Lynn Whitfield , James McDaniel (NYPD Blue) and Crawford Wilson. The film is set to be released sometime next year.

Update On Chinonye Chukwu's Feature Film "alaskaLand"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 29, 2011 6:10 AM
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Just a few months ago, S&A informed you about emerging filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu and her effort to raise funds for her first feature film alaskaLand. Well, we have an update regarding her journey. Principal photography is complete and now she's in the post production phase. You can see the official poster above.
More: FYI

First Image Of Wendell Pierce & Emory Cohen In Upcoming Film Adaptation Of Play "Four"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 5:31 AM
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I guess we could call this our "first look" at Wendell Pierce of The Wire fame, in an upcoming indie film titled, Four, an adaptation on an off-Broadway play by Christopher Shinn, directed by Joshua Sanchez, who also wrote the script based on the play.
More: Pics, casting

Watch Tony Todd In Trailer For Crime/Thriller "Sushi Girl"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 5:00 AM
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One of the hardest working men in the business, Mr Tony Todd, co-stars in this new upcoming crime thriller curiously titled Sushi Girl.

Watch - Marvel Teases "The Avengers" Teaser + Releases Character Posters

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 3:42 AM
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If you've seen Captain America: The First Avenger, then some, if not all of this, will already be familiar to you. It starts with the ending of the movie, which is followed by a 15 second tease of the Avengers movie, which is currently shooting, and will be out next summer. And of course, there's old boy Nick Fury (aka Samuel L. Jackson) leading the pack...

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