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What Can We Learn From the First 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Cast Poster?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2014 11:02 AM
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Season 4 debuts Wednesday, October 8 at 10 PM ET/PT.

Amazon Debuts 5 New Pilots Today. Watch Andre Royo & Emayatzy Corinealdi in Thriller 'Hand of God'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2014 10:35 AM
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The show centers on the powerful Judge Pernell Harris, a hard-living, law-bending married man with a high-end call girl on the side, who suffers a mental breakdown and goes on a vigilante quest to find the rapist who tore his family apart.

'Dear White People' to Screen at 50th Chicago International Film Festival in October

  • By Sergio
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  • August 28, 2014 9:41 AM
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Justin Simien's "Dear White People" will get one last major film festival screening before its theatrical release, at the Chicago International Film Festival.

AAFCA Announces 2015 Special Achievement Awards: Donna Langley, Franklin Leonard, Stephanie Allain & More To Be Honored

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  • August 27, 2014 7:42 PM
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), will honor Universal Pictures Chairwoman Donna Langley, Los Angeles Film Festival Director Stephanie Allain, and The Black List founder Franklin Leonard with its Special Achievement Award for career excellence during its annual awards show on February 4th, 2015 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Named Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University

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  • August 27, 2014 6:58 PM
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Cheryl Boone Isaacs is the Academy's First African American President

Interview: 'Hand of God' Creator Ben Watkins Talks Hollywood's Fear of Religion, Creating 360° Portrayals of Black Women, More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 27, 2014 6:51 PM
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Ben Watkins
As the project nears its Amazon premiere, executive producer Ben Watkins made time to talk with Shadow And Act about creating the show and what audiences should expect to see.

'Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn' - Featuring New Work by Bradford Young (Sept 20-Oct 12)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2014 6:11 PM
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4 Artists. 4 Community Partners. 4 New Commissions

An 'In the Heat of the Night' TV Series Reboot is Coming, Courtesy of 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2014 2:57 PM
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So who would you cast as Virgil Tibbs?

Review: BET Makes Its Dramatic Entry with Fresh, Entertaining 'Being Mary Jane' (Now Streaming on Netflix)

  • By Aramide A Tinubu
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  • August 27, 2014 12:53 PM
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"Being Mary Jane" became available on Netflix streaming this week - your chance to catch up season 1 of the series before season 2 premieres - assuming you didn't watch season 1 earlier this year, when it aired on BET. Here are some thoughts on the series to prep you...

Veronica and Efren Go on a Trip in Divisive Free-Form Short 'Master Muscles' (Watch It)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2014 12:06 PM
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A Sundance Film Festival 2014 in Competition Selection
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