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Salim Akil On 'Sparkle' Studio Input: "Was A Nice, Small, Fun Movie Until Whitney Died & Then It Was Crazy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 1:48 PM
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Well, one day S&A will be big enough to get a sit-down interview with Salim and Mara Brock Akil. Until then, we'll have to pinch from those who are big enough, like The Hollywood Reporter, who published a lengthy piece on the dynamic duo, today, on its website.

Maysles Cinema Introduces Monthly Film Series Exploring Integral Elements Of Hip Hop Culture & Influence

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 12:56 PM
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Tomorrow night, August 10th, starting at 7:30pm... titled The 5th Element?, Maysles Cinema here in NYC introduces a monthly film series exploring the integral elements of hip hop's culture and influence beyond the traditional four: the MC, DJ, Bboying, and Graffiti.

Chris Rock-Produced Late Night Series Starring W. Kamau Bell Premieres TONIGHT On FX!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 12:26 PM
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Time flies...

Steven Barnes' 'Zulu Heart' & Other Sci-fi, Fantasy Novels About Black People In Need Of Film Adaptations

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 11:55 AM
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Almost on the heels of Andre Seewood's thoughtful and informative Freeing (Black) Science Fiction From The Chains Of Race piece (read it HERE), I thought I'd revisit a topic we've tackled before - novels by and about people of African descent that you'd like to see adapted for the screen.

Shadow & Act One On One w/ Derek Luke On His Work In 'Sparkle' & Upcoming Projects

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • August 9, 2012 10:56 AM
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As Academy Searches For 2013 Oscar Host, A Look At Blacks Who've Hosted & Blacks Who Could Host

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 10:24 AM
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Earlier this week, it was announced that Jimmy Fallon had been approached by the Academy to host the Oscars next year - a possibility that excited many, especially if you witnessed his energetic and hilarious 2010 Emmys host performance, which reportedly increased viewership by over 200,000 from the year before. 

Princess Grace Film Awards Announces 2012 Winners

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • August 9, 2012 9:43 AM
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The Awards for theater, dance and choreography, and film continue the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, who helped emerging artists pursue their artistic goals during her lifetime.

Diddy To Join 'American Idol'?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 9, 2012 8:30 AM
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Terry Crews Says He Has Approval From Fox For A President Herbert Camacho Spin-Off

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 9:25 PM
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I actually had to google the title of the movie, because I coudn't immediately remember it.

'You're Missing Out' - Watch Zoe Saldana Distract Bradley Cooper In New Clip From 'The Words'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 8:43 PM
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Here's a clip from the upcoming drama The Words, which stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, and Jeremy Irons.

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