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Will Smith Teaming With Newly-Formed Studio JMS To Produce New TV Series 'Epidemic'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 10:38 AM
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Will Smith (via his Overbrook Entertainment) has teamed up with J. Michael Straczynski and his new media company, Studio JMS, to produce a new television series, which is said to be currently in development.
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Watch A New Clip From Ya'Ke Smith's Searing Acclaimed Drama 'Wolf'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 10:12 AM
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We've already sung the praises of Ya'Ke Smith's feature film directorial debut Wolf many times on S&A - a film that Vanessa and I saw for the first time at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year, where it made its debut (read my review HERE if you missed it).

'I, Robot' Coming To Blu-ray 3D October 23 + A Comic-Con Exclusive

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 9:47 AM
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As Sergio announced in April this year, Will Smith's I, Robot will be getting the Blu-ray 3D treatment, courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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Watch Fan-Made 'Y: The Last Man' Adaptation w/ Kent King While We Wait For The Feature

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 10:38 PM
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A big screen adaptation of this popular graphic novel has been "in the works" since 2008 when I first wrote about it on my old blog, although nothing's been reported on its progress in years, so it's anyone's guess whether it'll eventually happen.

'Chi-chi:Tales from the Bass Line', 'Brooklyn Castle' And 'Pelotero' Among the Docs At Black Harvest Film Festival

  • By Sergio
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  • July 11, 2012 10:11 PM
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Too many films, a record number, will be screening at this year's 18th annual Black Harvest Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago running from Aug 3-30 so I intend, in this piece, to highlight just the documentaries.

'Wolf', 'The Kill Hole', and 'The Last Fall' At 18th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago

  • By Sergio
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  • July 11, 2012 9:33 PM
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Well Vanessa already spilled the beans about The Kill Hole at this year's Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago next month, but that's all good. In fact the official schedule list for the festival, its18th year, which runs next month Aug.3-30 at the Gene Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago  was announced yesterday and will screen close to 50 films (features, shorts, documentaries) making it the largest number of films in the festival's history.

First Look At Spike Lee's Michael Jackson 'Bad' Documentary + Film & Album Release Details

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 8:46 PM
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As we already know, Spike Lee has been working on a Michael Jackson documentary, in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music.
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'The Kill Hole' Wins Best Feature At New Jersey Int'l Film Fest, Screens Next At BHFF & MIBFF

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 11, 2012 7:55 PM
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A film we first profiled back in January of this year, the action drama The Kill Hole picked up critical acclaim when it premiered in January at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival; last month, the film won the best feature narrative award at the New Jersey International Film Festival.

Watch Episode 1 Of New Web Comedy Series 'Debt Collectors'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 7:37 PM
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As promised, I'll be unloading a new web series every day for the rest of the week...

Features On Muhammad Ali, Henry Louis Gates Jr, Judith Jamison Part Of THIRTEEN's 50th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2012 7:07 PM
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This fall, New York's THIRTEEN, the flagship station of PBS, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, September 16, 2012, with a number of commemorative events and programs, offering diverse programming focusing on the *Black expereince* in the USA.

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