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In Defense Of Tyler Perry's 'Alex Cross,' A Critique Of The Source Material (The Real Culprit)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:10 AM
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Given this weekend's lackluster box office results for Tyler Perry's entry into action-hero movie territory, I thought I'd revisit this 2010 entry I posted on the old S&A site, which broke down James Patterson's I, Alex Cross, the novel that, at the time, we believed would be the source material for the film that opened on Friday.

My Interview With RZA - How To Be A Film Director In Five Easy Steps

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 11:07 PM
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O.K. so I admit that title is maybe just a tad misleading. It takes a lot more than five and it sure isn’t easy to say the least.

AMC Networks & DISH Reach Settlement; Subscribers Can Watch 'The Walking Dead' Tonight

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 7:05 PM
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DISH customers can rejoice now, as AMC is back on DISH. Which means, you'll be able to watch tonight's all-new episode of The Walking Dead at 9PM EST.

Paramount Making 'Paranormal Activity 5' + Latino Spin-off Of The Franchise + Reasons For Both

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 6:36 PM
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Hot off the presses!

Watch The Touching Short Film - 'Portrait of A Projectionist'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 6:16 PM
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I love film. I really mean film. Film stock. The look of film. The feel of film. The way it looks when it's projected on the big screen. I realize all that is going very soon, forever, and it makes me genuinely sad.

Watch Film Clip From 'Refinding Vera Stark' Based On Lynn Nottage's Play

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 3:44 PM
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Pulitzer Prize award winning playwright Lynn Nottage's (Ruined) play, By The Way Meet Vera Stark, about a fictional black actress working as a maid to a fading white Hollywood actress, was a critical and box office Off Broadway smash. 

Watch Animated Prequel To RZA's 'Man With The Iron Fist' (From 'Afro Samurai' Creator)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 1:32 PM
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It's more like a motion-comic than your traditional work of animation.

Photos Of Zoe Saldana On-Set Of Nina Simone Project Surface (What Can We Learn From Them?)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 1:10 PM
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Let me just first say that, in all fairness, we don't know what stage of the make-up process she's in here. So the final *look* after all the work is done (which may or may not include prosthetics), might be very different from what we see here. 

Weekend B.O. Oct. 19-21 ('Cross' Doesn't Cut It, While 'Nowhere' And 'Argo' Stay Strong)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 12:41 PM
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Before we get to this weekend box office numbers, can I get something off my chest that’s been bothering me?

Danny Glover's Kid Brother Making Feature Directorial Debut w/ Horror Starring... Danny Glover

  • By Courtney
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  • October 20, 2012 11:59 AM
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Martin Glover, Danny Glover's younger brother, has worked in the film industry since the early 1990s (according to his IMDB resume), assuming various behind the scenes roles on numerous projects (a few that older brother Danny starred in, like Predator 2, Lethal Weapon 4 and the very first Saw movie). 

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