Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Shadow and Act

RIP Tony Scott (Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Wesley Snipes, Damon Wayans All Starred In His Films)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 20, 2012 9:27 AM
  • |
  • 10 Comments
Wow! This is what I woke up to this morning...

'Awkward Black Girl' Teams Up w/ Black & Sexy TV Crew For New Series 'Roomieloverfriends' (Preview)

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 9:49 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
Here comes a new web series created by the Black & Sexy TV team (aka Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier), and executive produced by Issa Rae (aka Awkward Black Girl) via her Issa Rae Productions. 

Watch Sundance Grand Jury Prize-Winning Somali Pirate Short 'Fishing Without Nets' (Short Shout!)

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 9:16 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
Cutter Hodierne has made his award-winning short film, Fishing Without Nets (a film we've covered a lot of this site), available for viewing online; the film won the Grand Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and is on its way to becoming a feature length film (most recently, we announced that it was one of 15 projects selected to recieve a total of $200,000 in grants this year as part of the Cinereach Project at the Sundance Institute - a development grant that's doing into the feature film adaptation). 

Watch Michael K. Williams In Brooding Trailer For Drama 'W8'

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 8:41 PM
  • |
  • 6 Comments
I got excited when I saw this trailer the first time, because it's put together well, stars Michael K Williams, and was directed by Rik Cordero (S&A readers might remember that he directed an acclaimed feature film called Inside A Change 3 years ago, which starred Ephraim Benton).

Watch Animator Eric Prah's 2012 Student Academy Award-Winning Short Film 'My Little Friend' (Short Shout!)

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 7:59 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
In June, we alerted you to Eric Prah, who won the Bronze Medal at the 39th Annual Student Academy Awards, for his short animated film, My Little Friend. 

Poster For Geoffrey Fletcher's Directorial Debut 'Violet & Daisy' Surfaces + New Pic

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 7:37 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
Oscar-winning Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher's directorial debut, Violet & Daisy made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, but has yet to secure an official release date; although in an interview we did with Fletcher in April, he told us:

Samuel L. Jackson Will Be Tortured In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' + Bruce Hornsby Will Compose Soundtrack

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 6:57 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of Spike Lee's Oldboy, which already stars Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley and Elizabeth Olsen.

Weekend B.O. Aug. 17-19 (A Lackluster 'Sparkle')

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 19, 2012 1:52 PM
  • |
  • 11 Comments
Don't say I didn't tell you, but I did. And maybe it's because of the summer doldrums, but Sparkle, and in fact all this weekend's new releases, underperfomed to expectations.

Where's The Blu-Ray Anniversary Edition Of The Original 'Sparkle'?

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 18, 2012 1:26 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
By now, who still doesn't know about the remake of Sparkle that opened Friday, and that, if box office predictions hold up, will do so-so this weekend?

Bradley Cooper To (Maybe) Co-Star With Beyonce In 'A Star Is Born' Remake

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 18, 2012 8:59 AM
  • |
  • 37 Comments
First it was Russell Crowe, then Leonardo DiCaprio, then Christian Bale and even Tom Cruise. They all were offered the role at one time or attached to the project, but dropped out.

Email Updates