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Spend 90 Minutes In Conversation w/ Viola Davis, Live, In Person, On October 6, In NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 11:11 AM
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The New Yorker Festival kicks off the weekend of October 5 through 7, and in addition to what will be the USA premiere of the hotly-anticipated Cloud Atlas (with the filmmakers present for a conversation following the screening), there will also be this, which I definitely plan to attend:

'Fire With Fire' With Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson And Rosario Dawson Coming Out On DVD Nov. 6th

  • By Sergio
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  • September 11, 2012 10:40 AM
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The suspense/action thriller Fire with Fire toplined by Bruce Willis, Josh Duhamel, Rosario Dawson, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Vincent D'Onofrio, is set to be released on standard and Blu-ray DVD on Nov. 6th, from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 10:38 AM
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Is Nostalgia All That's Next For The Black Sitcom?

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • September 11, 2012 10:14 AM
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Last month, dance choreographer and television producer Debbie Allen took to her Twitter account with a passionate plea. It was a call for the return of her popular late 80s, early 90s sitcom A Different World. Allen had just celebrated the 25th anniversary of the spinoff, originally conceived of as a vehicle for Cosby Show star Lisa Bonet, who later left the show after its first season. Despite Bonet’s departure, A Different World lived on for six seasons, serving as a fresh window into a facet of the black experience that had not been explored on American television before - the black collegiate experience.

Kickstarter Statistics - Read This Before Launching Your Next Film Fundraising Campaign

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 9:36 PM
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I'm not sure if it's widely-known that Kickstarter has a stats page right on its website. It's not something that they seem to want to broadcast, because, unless you're intently looking for the page on Kickstarter's site, you wouldn't immediately notice the single tiny, tiny link at the bottom of each page, that reads "STATS."

TV Land Welcomes Back The Huxtable Family - 'The Cosby Show' Returns To Primetime!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 7:06 PM
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From a TV Land press release:

Finally - Movement On 'Y: The Last Man' Adaptation; So Who Should Play Agent 355? Kent King?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 6:50 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 little progress has been made since then, so it's anyone's guess whether it'll eventually happen.

Trailer: NYFF '12 Screening Doc 'The Savoy King: Chick Webb & The Music That Changed America'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 10, 2012 6:20 PM
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A trailer has surfaced for the Swing-era feature documentary The Savoy King: Chick Webb & The Music That Changed America, which screens at the New York Film Festival starting this month.

A3C Hip Hop Festival - Looking For Short Film Submissions (No Entry Fee!)

  • By Charles Judson
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  • September 10, 2012 5:42 PM
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We (WonderRoot and the Atlanta Film Festival) are proud to add A3C Film Festival to the list of content and events in association with the A3C Hip-Hop Festival.

Watch Episode 3 Of UK Web Series 'Brothers With No Game'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 10, 2012 5:42 PM
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For those of you who have been keeping up with the web series Brothers With No Game, this one's for you.
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