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S&A Digital Filmmaker Showcase Round 5 Starts Today; Final Qualifying Round For Season 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 11:40 AM
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ROUND 5 OF THE SHADOW AND ACT DIGITAL FILMMAKER SHOWCASE STARTS TODAY. THIS IS THE FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND FOR SEASON 1.

50 Cent's Mario Van Peebles-Directed Sports Drama 'All Things Fall Apart' Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 11:26 AM
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Image Entertainment acquired USA rights to All Things Fall Apart (formerly known as Things Fall Apart), last year, the inspirational sports drama directed by Mario Van Peebles and starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Ray Liotta, Lynn Whitfield, and Tracey Heggins, with plans to release it in theaters in early 2012, followed by a home video release.

David Oyelowo Woos Emayatzy Corinealdi In New Clip From 'Middle Of Nowhere'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 11:05 AM
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EW's got an exclusive clip from Ava DuVernay's acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, which stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley (shot by award-winning DP Bradford Young).

Revealed Storyboards From The Hughes Brothers' 'Akira' Show Reverence To Source Material

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 10:38 AM
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Not that it matters much anymore, since they're no longer attached to helm the movie. But it's Friday, which means slow news day. So here's a look at what could've been... 

Watch 'It's A Man's Man's Man's World' (Animated FIlm On The Life, Career & Times Of James Brown)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 14, 2012 10:05 AM
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As someone once said, the great James Brown was "a force of nature." I can't think of a better definition of who Brown was, and his impact on music. 

Watch Wanuri Kahiu TEDx Forum On Afrofuturism In Popular Culture

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 9:47 AM
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What most resonates with me in watching this 15-minute presentation by Wanuri Kahiu (writer/director of Pumzi) are her comments about the imaginative stories her mother would tell her when she was a child, which she (Wanuri) has now come to realize really were science fiction.

The Making Of 'DR0NE' - Go Behind The Scenes Of The Sci-Fi Web Series Starring Lance Reddick

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 9:18 AM
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Episode 3 won't air for another 2 weeks, so the production team put together and released this 5-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new sci-fi web series, DR0NE, which stars Lance Reddick and Kenneth Choi.

New Season Of 'Trapped In The Closet' Coming This Fall; IFC Teases Promo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 9:23 PM
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Just in case you've forgotten (we told you it was happening)... or hoped it was a dream (it's not)...

Nice! Aunjanue Ellis Joins Damon Gupton In New AMC LaGravenese / Goldwyn Legal Thriller

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 8:36 PM
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Wow! This is definitely one new TV project I'm going to be paying very close attention to.

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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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.

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