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Robert Gossett, Ransford Doherty, Kearran Giovanni In New TNT Series 'Major Crimes' Tonight

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 10:36 AM
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Tonight, at 10 pm, TNT will premiere a new crime drama series titled Major Crimes - a spin-off, we could say, of its hit series The Closer, which will pick up where that The Closer left off.

Trailer - Aaron D. Spears And Malinda Williams In Rom-Com 'Back Then'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 9:54 AM
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Aaron D. Spears and Malinda Williams star in writer/director Danielle L Ross' feature romantic comedy titled, Back Then.

In 'Yefon,' African Woman Defies Tradition By Learning To Read, Only To Face Death Sentence

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 9:31 AM
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A project I was alerted to by Isaiah Washington over the weekend has launched a fundraising campaign to raise $50,000 by September 21. 

S. Epatha Merkerson In Person For Her Film 'The Contradictions Of Fair Hope' At Black Harvest Film Festival In Chicago Next Week

  • By Sergio
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  • August 12, 2012 9:07 PM
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That's a long title for this item, but that's the only way I could tell you the confirmed news that actress S. Epatha Merkerson will be in attendance for the screenings of her new documentary The Contradictions of Fair Hope next week at the Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago

Lana Del Rey Rewrites History w/ 'National Anthem' (JFK As A Black Man, Grinding In White House)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 12, 2012 8:15 PM
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Our informed readers, who frequently alert us to worthwhile items we missed, didn't tell us about this one! You guys are slipping! 

Fall Screening Schedule For 'Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years' + Home Video Release Info

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 12, 2012 1:12 PM
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Previously profiled on S&A, it made its world premiere in the Panorama Documentary section at the Berlin Film Festival in February, and last screened at the Blackstar Film Festival in Philly last week.

Review: Stylish, Atmospheric War Vet Action Drama 'The Kill Hole' Is Anchored By Gripping Performances

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 12, 2012 12:43 PM
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The indie action drama The Kill Hole, a film we’ve been covering since it made its premiere at the Santa Barbara Film Fest back in January (it won the best feature film award at the New Jersey Film Fest last month) is written and directed by Mischa Webley, his writing/directing debut.
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Weekend B.O. Aug. 10-12 ('Bourne' Is On Top)

  • By Sergio
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  • August 12, 2012 12:25 PM
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As expected, The Bourne Legacy was No.1, with the political comedy, The Campaign, coming up in the second slot; while The Dark Knight Rises dropped to No.3.

'In Living Color' Reboot Likely Won't See The Light Of Day (Details...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 12, 2012 10:58 AM
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Forget Diddy - Is Pharrell Set To Be A Judge On American Idol?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 11, 2012 5:06 PM
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Just a few days ago, I reported the item that was announced on several sources that Sean "Diddy" Combs was mulling over an offer to become a judge, joining Mariah Carey on the new season of American Idol.

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