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As Academy Searches For 2013 Oscar Host, A Look At Blacks Who've Hosted & Blacks Who Could Host

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 10:24 AM
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Earlier this week, it was announced that Jimmy Fallon had been approached by the Academy to host the Oscars next year - a possibility that excited many, especially if you witnessed his energetic and hilarious 2010 Emmys host performance, which reportedly increased viewership by over 200,000 from the year before. 

Princess Grace Film Awards Announces 2012 Winners

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 9, 2012 9:43 AM
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The Awards for theater, dance and choreography, and film continue the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, who helped emerging artists pursue their artistic goals during her lifetime.

Diddy To Join 'American Idol'?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 9, 2012 8:30 AM
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Terry Crews Says He Has Approval From Fox For A President Herbert Camacho Spin-Off

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 9:25 PM
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I actually had to google the title of the movie, because I coudn't immediately remember it.

'You're Missing Out' - Watch Zoe Saldana Distract Bradley Cooper In New Clip From 'The Words'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 8:43 PM
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Here's a clip from the upcoming drama The Words, which stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, and Jeremy Irons.

Exclusive: 'Mulatto Saga' Creator Juliette Fairley Addresses Her Critics, And Clears Up The "Misrepresentation" Of Her Words

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 8, 2012 7:48 PM
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My post from a few days ago, regarding actress/filmmaker Juliette Fairley’s Mulatto Saga film series, garnered more than a few responses from readers of this site, and other sites that linked to the story.

Watch Trailer For Rom-Com 'Note To Self' (Christian Keyes, Letoya Luckett) On DVD/VOD 10/2

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 8, 2012 6:14 PM
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Christian Keyes (Dysfunctional Friends) and LeToya Luckett (The Preacher's Kid), both who I had a pleasure to meet at the 2012 American Black Film Festival two months ago, star in the romantic comedy Note To Self, written by Keyes and directed by Trey Haley.

Watch Award-Winning, Quietly Engaging, Tragic Immigrant Tale 'Oury Jalloh' (Short Shouts)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 6:06 PM
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I like the quiet simplicity of this short from German-Colombian filmmaker Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, titled Oury Jalloh.

New Pic From 'Twelve Years A Slave' Set Confirms Adepero Oduye As 'Eliza' & Storm Reid As 'Emily'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 4:40 PM
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The film is not yet listed on her (Storm Reid's) IMDB nor IMDBPro pages, but the photo above (and below in full), as well as the caption that accompanied it ("Storm Reid as "Emily" and Adepero Oduye as "Eliza" on set of Twelve Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen") most certainly are.

Tatyana Ali, Sudz Sutherland Indie Drama 'Home Again' Will World Premiere At Toronto Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 3:30 PM
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The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) lineup at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival includes premieres of three new feature films by acclaimed Toronto directors, showcasing the NFB’s role in unique and innovative Canadian cinema.

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