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Watch Official Theatrical Trailer For "The Interrupters"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 13, 2011 4:54 AM
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Here's the official theatrical trailer for a documentary we informed you about back in January called The Interrupters. If you'll recall, the film premiered at Sundance film festival this year and has been on the festival circuit since then.
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Codeblack Ent. Announces 7-Picture Deal w/ NY Times Bestselling Author Mary “HoneyB” Morrison

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2011 4:26 AM
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I'm not familiar with Mary “HoneyB” Morrison or her works - specifically the Soulmates Dissipate series mentioned here. Anyone read any of them? If so, clue the rest of us in on what to expect is contained within the pages; or should I take a wild guess? :)

Oprah Names Herself CEO Of OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • July 13, 2011 4:03 AM
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In a move to make herself more "hands on" and involved with her rating challenged cable network, Oprah Winfrey announced today that she will become the permanent CEO and chief creative officer of OWN.
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Check Out The Intriguing Trailer For High Stakes Gambling Drama "High Chicago"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2011 3:26 AM
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Watch the trailer below for an upcoming feature film titled Higher Chicago, which stars black British thespian Colin Salmon, and is directed by Alfons Adetuyi, his feature film directorial debut; though Adetuyi is no stranger to the cinema, as he's worked primarily as a producer and director of TV and documentaries in Canada.

Exclusive: RFI & Black Women's Entertainment Network Announce Finalists In $10K Web Series Contest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2011 3:12 AM
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A contest we alerted you to back in April, and have been following since - the Rockstone Foundation (RFI) and Black Women's Entertainment Network (BWE) Web Series Writing Contest, which promises a guaranteed production deal of up to $10,000, and an air date on the Black Women's Entertainment Network's website (bwenetwork.com). The main criteria for entry being that the web series must feature a Black woman in a lead role.
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Vin Diesel Will Star In & Produce Action/Thriller Penned By "Unknown" Writers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2011 2:41 AM
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Fresh off the worldwide success of Fast Five, which has grossed over $600 million worldwide, and since attached to star in and produce a new MGM action/comedy titled The Machine, penned by the writers of Night at the Museum, Mark Sinclair Vincent, aka Vin Diesel will also assume both roles (producing and starring) in a thus-far untitled action-thriller from the writers of the 2011 thriller Unknown, which starred Liam Neeson.
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Join Us Tomorrow! S& A Livecast Season 2, Ep 14 (The Controversy Surrounding "The Help")

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 13, 2011 2:02 AM
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Guess what people...time for another live podcast with the S&A Crew. Going over some of the comments, we can see you guys have got some things on your mind. Join us tomorrow night at 8pm/est and we can chat about it! So what's on the black cinema buffet for tomorrow?
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"History Detectives" Investigates The Origins Of 1950s Comic "Negro Romance"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2011 1:10 AM
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Trailer For "Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows" Arrives!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2011 12:19 PM
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  • 6 Comments
So, how much has changed from the first one, other than the fact that The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is in this one?
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Don Cheadle on the Tavis Smiley Show

  • By MsWOO
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  • July 12, 2011 11:40 AM
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Don Cheadle, oscar-nominated actor and activist, talks about, among other things, his upcoming projects, The Guard, an Irish-set film which he exec-produced and in which he stars, and TV show House of Lies, in which he plays a management consultant, and explains why it gets harder every year to make movies.

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