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Daniel Day Lewis Works To Abolish Slavery & Unite Country In First Full Trailer For 'Lincoln'

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  • September 13, 2012 7:44 PM
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Not much needs to said here, really. It's a Steven Spielberg historical epic drama (this time centered on Abraham Lincoln), Daniel Day Lewis stars as the title character, and he's joined by Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, and several other revered acting talents like David Oyelowo and Gloria Reuben.

Damon Gupton Takes The Lead As D.A. Adam Powell In New AMC Legal Thriller

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  • September 13, 2012 5:39 PM
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Damon Gupton (The Newsroom, Prime Suspect, Law & Order: Criminal Intent) has landed the lead role in AMC’s untitled Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn project, described as a legal thriller with major political, personal and ethical stakes.

It Looks Like Morgan Creek's Tupac Biopic Is Still Very Much Alive... (Details)

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  • September 13, 2012 5:09 PM
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Earlier this morning, I posted an entry in rememberance of Tupac Shakur's 1996 death (he died on this day, September 13, 1996, at a Las Vegas hospital, at age 25, 6 days after being fatally shot in a driveby shooting that remains unsolved).

Urbanworld 2012 Preview: 'The Triptych' (Doc Series Profiling Wangechi Mutu, Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne)

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  • September 13, 2012 4:28 PM
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I wouldn't necessarily call this Terence Nance's *next* film, or his follow-up to his feature film debut, An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty; but if you've seen that film, and dug it, then I think you'll probably dig this series as well.

African American Editor George Bowers Dies At 68 ('Harlem Nights,' 'A League Of Their Own,' More...)

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  • September 13, 2012 3:51 PM
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George Bowers - film editor of roughly 30 feature films, dating back to the early 1970s, and mentor to long-time Spike Lee editor (as well as director and producer in his own right) Sam Pollard - has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who say that he actually died on August 18 of complications related to heart surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Watch Now: Feature Doc 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

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  • September 13, 2012 2:28 PM
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About the film, which we've previously highlighted...

Watch Sneak Peek Of 'Scandal' Season 2, Episode 1 (Olivia & Cyrus Friends Again?)

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  • September 13, 2012 1:59 PM
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Watch Episode 8 Of Sci-Fi/Thriller Web Series 'Osiris' - 'The Date May Change But People Don't'

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  • September 13, 2012 1:48 PM
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7th Annual British Urban Film Festival Reveals 2012 Lineup & Schedule

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  • September 13, 2012 1:40 PM
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I'll return with individual profiles of films on the festival's scheduled; in the meantime, feel free to sort through the list yourselves in the below press release.

A Daytime TV Exclusive: Trayvon Martin's Parents To Appear On Dr. Phil This Friday (Previews)

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  • September 13, 2012 1:11 PM
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Via press release from CBS/Paramount... preview of the show follows underneath the release:

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