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Review: Doc 'Color Outside The Lines' Educates On Black Tattoo Artists & Breaking Industry Mold

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 3, 2012 9:30 AM
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Now available on DVD for purchase through the film’s website, the feature length documentary Color Outside The Lines was conceived by Tattoo artist Miya Bailey, owner of the Atlanta, GA tattoo shop City of Ink. The doc, in the making for five years, is directed by Artemus Jenkins, who is mostly known for directing music videos.
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Watch Spike Lee & Sam Jackson Perform 'Ni**as In Paris' As BET Awards Show Opening Act

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 8:50 PM
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  • 11 Comments
Yeah so, uh, WTF? Can't deny it though, I laughed!

Lucius Fox Rises In The Rain In First Character Poster Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 8:25 PM
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Of what's left of the summer, this is easily at the top of my list of films to see (in terms of blockbuster movies anyway). 

Watch First Trailer For 'Steel Magnolias' All-African American Cast Remake

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 7:57 PM
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Watch The First Episode Of London-Set Web Series 'Brothers With No Game'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 2, 2012 7:36 PM
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  • 13 Comments
You're probably saying to yourself, "Not another one."  And I'll admit that many of the web series that have been popping up these days leave much to be desired.  But if you've sat through 50, you can sit through one more. And I honestly think you'll appreciate Brothers With No Game, a web series created by four young men responsible for the trendsetting website of the same name.
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Tony-Nominated 'Scottsboro Boys' Star Colman Domingo Joins Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 7:23 PM
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Star of stage and screen (big and small) Colman Domingo has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler, playing one of the White House butlers who work in the Executive Mansion.

A Screenwriter's Dilemma As Film Work Falls For Second Year In A Row...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 5:40 PM
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Interesting and worth noting shift happening here... although it's one that we've addressed in past years; specifically, a report released today from the Writers Guild of America West, which states that screenwriting jobs and wages in Hollywood declined for a second straight year, as major film studios continue to pullback from new productions.

Black & Sexy TV: Watch Minisode #8 Of 'The Couple' Titled 'Eating Out'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 2, 2012 5:18 PM
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Continuing on with the hilarious, fun and sexy web series 'The Couple,' by Dennis Dortch, exec-produced by Jeanine Daniels and starring Numa Perrier and Desmond Faison. They're you, me and everyone we know.
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Halle Berry Sought For Nollywood Director Obi Emelonye's Next - An Epic Titled 'Safari'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 4:39 PM
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Worth-listening to conversation with Nollywood director Obi Emelonye, whose follow-up to his 2011 fantasy/adventure hit The Mirror Boy, titled Last Flight To Abuja (the pricey disaster/thriller, said to be the first of its kind in Nollywood, inspired by true events), opened in London last week Friday.

Andrea Arnold's 'Wuthering Heights' (With 1st Black Heathcliff) Finally Gets Official USA Release Date!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 4:18 PM
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It was announced last fall that Oscilloscope Laboratories had picked up North American distribution rights to Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with plans to release the film theatrically some time in 2012; although no specific day/month was given.

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