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Director Stephen Vittoria Talks Doc 'Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 10:04 AM
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Featuring contributions from the likes of Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Dick Gregory, Peter Coyote, Ruby Dee, M-1, Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Goodman, and many others, the new feature documentary, Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal, focuses on Abu-Jamal's career as a prolific writer and journalist from Death Row.

Victoria Mahoney's Acclaimed Coming-Of-Age Drama 'Yelling To The Sky' Gets A Release Date!

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 9:48 AM
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Victoria Mahoney's impressive feature film debut, Yelling To The Sky will open in New York on December 14th, and will be followed by a major market roll out, in conjunction with a release on cable VOD and all major digital download platforms - via MPI.

Tasha Smith Confirmed For Zane's 'Addicted'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 9:38 AM
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Watch Now: Season 4/Episode 1 Of 'Misfits' (New Season Starts!)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 29, 2012 9:26 AM
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A 4th season/series of Misfits returned to Channel 4 in the UK, last night at 10pm (Sunday October 28).

Before Zoe There Was Fredi... (Movie Makeup History)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 28, 2012 1:42 PM
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As a trivia follow-up to those new pictures of Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone, a commenter asked if there was a precedent for this - that is, putting a black actress in dark makeup and prosthetics to play a black woman.

Weekend B.O. Oct. 26-28 ('Argo' Leads A Weak Field)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 28, 2012 12:28 PM
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Argo jumped ahead to the No.1 slot this weekend, in what was pretty much a weak weekend for films, grossing $12.3 million, for a total to date of almost $61 million.

New Photos Of Zoe Saldana In Full Nina Simone Regalia Surface; Convinced?

  • By Courtney
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  • October 28, 2012 11:49 AM
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Compared to the first set of photos I posted last week (there've been others since then), these new pics show a Zoe Saldana that's much further into the transformation to Nina Simone than what we've seen previously, so we had to share. 

Houston Family Reality Show Opens Strong For Lifetime

  • By Sergio
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  • October 28, 2012 11:42 AM
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Though the show has been called many things so far, such as "train wreck", "tasteless" and "tragically wrong", that didn't stop people from watching The Houstons: On Our Own reality show, on the Lifetime Network.

Casting Updates For Zane's 'Addicted' & Tyler Perry's 'Single Mom's Club' (Sharon Leal, William Levy)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 26, 2012 9:23 PM
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Tambay reported earlier today that Boris Kodjoe has been cast in Lionsgate's big screen adaptation of erotic fiction writer Zane's popular novel Addicted, which follows the trials and tribulations of a successful sex-addicted African American businesswoman.

Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen' Acquired For USA Release By FilmDistrict

  • By Courtney
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  • October 26, 2012 8:37 PM
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