Shadow and Act

Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Man Of Steel' (Superman Reboot) Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 22, 2012 2:07 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
If you saw The Dark Knight Rises this weekend, then you probably saw this teaser for WB's Superman reboot, which isn't scheduled to be released until summer 2013; but teaser trailers a year in advance of release are common these days - especially for tentpoles like Man Of Steel.

How The Beasts In The "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" Came To Be

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • July 21, 2012 1:01 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
Anyone who's seen the Beasts on the Southern Wild or even just the trailers knows that a major plot point are these mythical gigantic wild boors called Aurochs which may be real...or maybe not. I'll leave it for you to see the film and decide for yourself.

Producers Of 'Soul Food,' 'Barber Shop' Acquire Film Rights To ‘How-To’ Guide On Dating Across Race And Creed

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 6:10 PM
  • |
  • 102 Comments
Surely to stir up lots of conversation before a single frame is even shot... George Tillman Jr's State Street Pictures has picked up feature film rights to a book titled Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate, Mixing Race, Culture and Creed, co-authored by pop culture blogger Christelyn D. Karazin and journalist Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn (both of them above, center).

Brit Aml Ameen Joins Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' - Playing A Younger Forest Whitaker

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 5:44 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Brit Aml Ameen has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler, playing the younger version of the title character, played by Forest Whitaker.

FREE Screening Of Doc 'Bury The Hatchet' (Descendants Of Runaway Slaves Now Mardi Gras Indian Chiefs)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 5:19 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
Intriguing 90-minute documentary titled Bury the Hatchet; a portrait of three Mardi Gras Indian "Big Chiefs" -  New Orleans men who are the descendants of runaway slaves, taken in by the Native Americans of the Louisiana bayous.

Award-Winning Drama 'Falling Overnight' By Conrad Jackson Gets Theatrical Run Playdates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 4:56 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
A film I profiled about a year ago (Falling Overnight directed by Conrad Jackson - photo above - his feature film debut), is on its way to theaters, starting next week Friday, the 27th of July, at Cinema Village in NYC, and then August 3 at Downtown Independent in Los Angeles, and on August 10 at Merrill’s Roxy Burlington, VT.

'Streetcar Named Desire' Revival Run Ends This Sunday, July 22; 4 More Chances To See It

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 2:44 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Just a reminder that it closes in 2 days - on the 22nd, which is this Sunday. So, if you're in the NYC area, you've got 4 more chances to do so: there's an 8pm show tonight; 2 shows tomorrow (2pm and 8pm) and 1 show on Sunday at 3pm.

Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' MPAA Rating: R or NC17?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 1:50 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
Reading THIS piece on the Los Angeles Times' website to learn that Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer, will be given an R rating by the MPAA - at least, that's what the LA Times says/.

Watch: 'The Corporate Negro' & 'Thangs' (Revisiting The Pstola Library)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 12:51 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
Some Friday fun...

Watch Trailer For South African Action Comedy 'Gog' Helen' (Family, Crooks & A Mattress Full Of Cash)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • July 20, 2012 12:20 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Here's a trailer for a project I profiled earlier this week; a trailer didn't exist at the time, but one was uploaded to YouTube yesterday, which I was alerted to this morning.

Email Updates