Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Shadow and Act

Review: 'Brooklyn Castle' (Moving Look At Trials & Triumphs Of A Junior High School's Chess Team)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 4:36 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

SXSW Film Announces First Wave of 2013 Conference Programming

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 4:13 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Is it that time already? I feel like we just got back from this year's festival. Time's flying on by.

Sky1 Acquires UK TV Rights To Andre Braugher/ABC Series 'Last Resort'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 3:47 PM
  • |
  • 6 Comments

Fox Broadcasting Promotes Shana C. Waterman To Senior Vice President, Current Programming

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 3:15 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has promoted Shana C. Waterman to Senior Vice President of Current Programming.

What Daytime TV Shows Are African Americans Watching Most? (Chart)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 2:38 PM
  • |
  • 18 Comments
A new chart courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. A cleaner version below.

Review: Impeccable Imagery & Visceral, Subtle Performances Anchor Must-See 'Wuthering Heights'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 2:36 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
Andrea Arnold’s latest screen adaptation of Emily Bronte’s classic novel Wuthering Heights rings relevant and significant in its interracial twist of the star-crossed lovers. Seemingly inadvertently perhaps, the film carries with it historical connotation, a legacy of racial discrimination and “white superiority/privilege” told almost entirely from the point-of-view of a black Heathcliff.

Trailer For That Other 'Kill Osama Bin Laden' Movie, 'Seal Team Six'; Xzibit Co-Stars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 2:06 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty has been getting all the attention, but The Weinstein Company has its own 'kill bin Laden' movie, titled Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama bin Laden, which dramatizes the hunt and death of Osama bin Laden.

Watch David Oyelowo Dance w/ Tom Cruise In New Trailer For 'Jack Reacher'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 1:38 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
Fresh off the success of one of last summer's strongest flicks, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, British thespian David Oyelowo joined Tom Cruise in the thriller that was at the time titled One Shot, but is now called Jack Reacher. 

'In Living Color' Writer Turned Director - Kim Bass - Helming Western w/ Jeremy Sumpter Starring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 1:02 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
I'd say there are more than a few black filmmakers working consistently, and simultaneously within, and outside the studio system, that most of us (myself included) aren't aware of. There could be any number of reasons for that, which I won't go into here; but I'd say that Kim Bass falls under that category.
More: Kim Bass

The Wait Is Over; Watch Next Chapter Of 'Trapped In The Closet' (Michael K. Williams Cameos)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 17, 2012 12:09 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
A couple of hours ago, I posted an entry which reported news that R. Kelly said the news season of his Trapped In The Closet series would begin the day after Thanksgiving, promising at least 20-already-shot chapters, with a hundred or so more to come (the original saga was 22 chapters long).

Email Updates