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Thoughts On Jay Pharoah's Debut As President Obama On 'SNL'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 9:29 AM
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Saturday Night Live returned for a new season over trhe weekend, with an expected emphasis placed on the show's contributions to weekly political commentary, especially with another presidential election in full swing.

Weekend B.O. Sept. 14-16 (The Two Paul Andersons Double Punch)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 16, 2012 12:36 PM
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The major box office news this weekend is that it pays to be a director if your name is Paul Anderson.

This Week in Black Television REVIEW- Giancarlo Esposito & Maria Howell in REVOLUTION

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • September 16, 2012 11:18 AM
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Since NBC blessed the viewing public with a sneak preview Revolution, the new JJ Abrams and Eric Kripke (Supernatural) speculative fiction drama (I kind of don’t feel it’s quite sci-fi, a la Abrams’ Fringe or post-apocalyptic) it think it only fair for it to be a special edition of this week’s column. SPOILERS APLENTY, so please read carefully if you don’t want to spoil the experience!

Watch Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson Out To Destroy America In Trailer For 'Last Ounce of Courage'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 15, 2012 5:11 PM
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NO! Say it ain't so Hammer!  Below is the trailer for the film Last Ounce of Courage released by Rocky Mountain Pictures, which opened in 1400 theaters this weekend. It's another one of those independently made Christian conversative films that have been made lately.

Samuel L. Jackson To Ask Voters To 'Wake The F@#% Up' For Obama

  • By Sergio
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  • September 15, 2012 1:43 PM
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The ad hasn't premiered yet and people are already asking that it not be shown.

Hollywood & Crime: Byron Allen Facing $35 Million Lawsuit In Sammy Davis, Jr Life Rights Battle

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 15, 2012 12:05 PM
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I haven't done one of these Hollywood & Crime posts in some time; although I don't know if I'd say that a *crime* has been committed here; that's for a court to decide.

JB Smoove Joins Cast Of Larry David's HBO Movie 'Clear History'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 15, 2012 10:57 AM
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It should be no surprise to anyone who's a devoted fan (like me) of Larry David's HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, that the show's regular supporting player JB Smoove, has joined the cast of David's HBO movie, Clear History, set to start shooting this fall in Massachussetts.

Terry Crews Joins Cast Of Netflix Series 'Arrested Development'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 14, 2012 9:46 PM
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Man, that Terry Crews is one hard working actor. Not only is he a regular on HBO's The Newsroom and TBS' Are We There Yet?  he's now joined the cast for the new season of the comedy series Arrested Development which has been revived by Netflix and currently in production.

Everything Is Connected In New Poster For 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 4:00 PM
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I suppose the bigger the character's head, the more significant their role :)

Salim and Mara Brock Akil Will Tackle 'Abandonment Issues' With Paramount Pictures

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 3:36 PM
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And the beat doesn't stop for the husband/wife team Salim and Mara Brock Akil, who have made a deal with Paramount Pictures to write (Mara) and direct (Salim) a new project titled Abandonment Issues.

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