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5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (9/21)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 21, 2012 10:17 AM
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A feature I started last week... recapping... Netflix now has about twice as many streaming subscribers than DVD subscribers, according to a company financial statement during the first half of this year, it means more of you continue to sign up for Netflix streaming accounts, specifically.

Alexander Etseyatse's Short Film '4-1-9' Screening At WILLiFEST, Harlem International Film Festival

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 21, 2012 8:59 AM
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"Two British-Nigerian brothers-- older brother Ade and younger brother Segun-- are involved in an illegal family business. Ade is ending it while Segun wants to do just one more job."

Allen Hughes To Helm Fox Remake Of Acclaimed S. Korean Crime Drama 'A Bittersweet Life'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 20, 2012 9:45 PM
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Who is Quinn Perkins? Watch The Pope & Associates Deposition Videos ('Scandal')

  • By Courtney
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  • September 20, 2012 9:18 PM
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Last season's finale cliffhanger left audiences with the question, Who Is Quinn Perkins?

Watch Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie As Jackie Robinson & Wife In First Trailer For '42'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 20, 2012 8:09 PM
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WB set an official release date of April 12, 2013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland is directing for Legendary Pictures.

Director Darrell Roodt Tells S&A What to Expect from 'Winnie' Biopic, Defends Casting Choices

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 20, 2012 7:48 PM
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The long-awaited Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard is finally headed to theaters. Winnie, which opened the Montreal International Black Film Festival this week, will be released nationwide in Canada starting October 5 with a U.S. release scheduled to follow in November.

First Look At Ving Rhames As Dr. Jorge 'El Gato' Villanueva As Production Begins On 'Monday Mornings'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2012 4:42 PM
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As previously noted, Ving Rhames is one of those dudes who just keeps working - in studio films, indie films, TV, even commercials (he's pushing Buicks now).

Cinema's Dilemma - A Lack Of Ideas Or 'Narrative Exhaustion?'

  • By Malcolm Woodard
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  • September 20, 2012 4:18 PM
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I stumbled upon this interesting 2009 article on The Guardian website by veteran screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver) that offers a different POV on Hollywood’s indubitable tendency to recycle narratives.

DVD Review - 'Nollywood Babylon' Chronicling The Jaunty World Of Nigerian Cinema (Watch Now)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2012 3:44 PM
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Bollywood meets Nollywood.

DVD Review - Cinéma Vérité Feature Doc 'Crude' (Oh Yes, There Will Be Blood)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2012 3:06 PM
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It's the familiar David Vs Goliath story - one we've seen played out in our media on many an occasion. And being the bleeding-heart Marxist that I am, it should be no surprise that I'm almost always going to side with the "David."

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