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Watch Full Pilot Episode Of New NBC Series 'Revolution' Now Before September 17 Premiere!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 11:51 AM
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Giancarlo Esposito co-stars in this new ensemble cast thriller series that premieres in the upcoming new season on NBC, titled Revolution.

Watch Idris Elba's 'How Clubbing Changed The World' (Counter Cultural Movement To Billion Dollar Biz)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 11:33 AM
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It aired on Channel 4 in the UK, on August 24, just about 10 days ago; and thanks to the miracle of the web, specifically video sharing sites like YouTube, the entire 2-hour documentary is online, and can now be watched by much of the rest of the world.

While Allen Hughes Marches On w/ 'Broken City,' Production On Albert Hughes' 'Motor City' Halted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 11:09 AM
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The Hughes Brothers have been in the biz since their entry with Menace II Society in 1993, but in almost 20 years, they've only produced/directed 5 feature films; the last one being The Book Of Eli in 2010.

TIFF 2012: The Blackhouse Unveils Global Marketplace Panel, Production Workshop & More (Sept 8/9)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 4, 2012 10:41 AM
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The Blackhouse Foundation provides a physical gathering venue at the world's most prominent film festivals and encourages black presence and participation through a number of initiatives. Since 2006, the organization has grown to work with four major festivals - Sundance, Tribeca, LA Film Festival, and Toronto.

Terrence J Replaces Ryan Seacrest As 'E! News' Co-Anchor

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 10:20 AM
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Ex-co-host of BET's 106 & Park, Terrence Jenkins (aka Terrence J), will replace Ryan Seacrest on E! News, joining Giuliana Rancic as co-anchor.

Nate Parker Circling Role In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 9:57 AM
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Nate Parker is "in talks" to join Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley and Elizabeth Olsen in Spike Lee's Oldboy.

RIP Michael Clarke Duncan

  • By Courtney
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  • September 3, 2012 5:53 PM
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Oh my goodness.

Ethiopian-Irish Actress Ruth Negga Believes Her Heritage Is Negatively Affecting Her Career

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 3, 2012 5:41 PM
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The Irish Sun is reporting that Ethiopian-Irish actress Ruth Negga (Misfits, Love/Hate) believes her heritage has prevented her from success in Hollywood.
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Why Clint Eastwood's 'Empty Chair' Skit Was Not Funny

  • By Tanya Steele
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  • September 3, 2012 4:53 PM
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The inevitable apology happens before weighing in on race, this time: "I love Clint Eastwood." "I love his movies." "He's a good guy." You won't hear me say that. I dug 'Mystic River'. His Westerns are etched into my memory (to the point where I would like to make a Western, one day). I defer to my Jazz heads on 'Bird' and many weren't pleased. 'Straight No Chaser' was interesting mainly because Thelonious Monk is interesting, most geniuses are.

Watch New Clip From Andrea Arnold's 'Wuthering Heights' (w/ 1st Black Heathcliff)

  • By Courtney
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  • September 3, 2012 4:13 PM
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It's been about a year since it made its world premiere at the Venice FIlm Festival in 2011; since then, it's been released almost all over Europe and parts of Asia, and will finally see a USA release this fall, courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories, which picked up North American distribution rights to Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with plans to release the film theatrically in New York on October 5, with a national roll-out to follow.

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