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Preview Award-Winning South African Drama About Curses & Secrets: 'Uhlanga: The Mark'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 11:47 AM
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The trailer could be tighter, but I'm digding the images in front of me, and there's enough intrigue here that I'd like to check out the film in full.

Idris Elba Goes To S. Africa To Shoot 'Mandela,' Directs Music Video As Well (Behind The Scenes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 11:20 AM
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He's doing a good job of keeping his Nelson Mandela project under-wraps, even as production has been underway for a bit. Little info has surfaced about it, so we've had really nothing of substance to report. 
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Pics & Footage From Doc 'Black Sun' (2 Black Astrophysicists Who Chase Total Solar Eclipses)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:54 AM
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Here's an update on a feature project we first alerted you to in April, when it launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 for production.

Sundance Will Return To London In 2013 And 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:31 AM
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Brits got to taste Sundance for the first time this year; apparently it was successful/encouraging enough that the Sundance Institute has announced a 2nd and 3rd year of Sundance London.

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. 

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