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Larry Wilmore Heading To Showtime Network With 'Race, Religion And Sex'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 12:15 PM
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As was announced in February, funnyman Larry Wilmore (known most as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent") has a few new TV projects on the horizon.

Michael Dorn Is Developing A 'Worf' Movie, A Rom-Com + Was Almost Cast In 'Star Trek' Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 11:30 AM
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Interesting...

Review: A Few Words About 'Prometheus' (And They're Not All Good)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 8, 2012 10:54 AM
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Reposting, since it opens in theaters nationwide today...

First Look At Idris Elba In Guillermo Del Toro's Epic Sci-fi Adventure Film 'Pacific Rim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 10:24 AM
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Here's your first official look at Idris Elba (courtesy of MovieHole) in the Warner Bros. Guillermo Del Toro-directed epic sci-fi adventure film Pacific Rim, which will be released on July 12th, 2013.

The Slave Revenge Narrative Many Hoped For... And It's Not 'Django Unchained'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 10:00 AM
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I don't know if I've ever seen so many white people this excited about a slave movie.

Why Isn't 'Sign O' The Times' Available on DVD In The U.S.?

  • By Sergio
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  • June 8, 2012 9:16 AM
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Why indeed? There's a DVD website I regularly love to read, Jahnke's Electric Theater, which is devoted exclusively to films of the 1930's to the 1980's, that are not available on DVD in the U.S.; and yesterday, he made the point that Prince's phenomenal 1987 concert film Sign O' The Times, which he also directed, has never been available on DVD in the U.S.

Exclusive: Angela Bassett To Introduce Ava DuVernay's 'Middle Of Nowhere' At Star-Studded LA Film Fest Premiere

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 7, 2012 10:29 PM
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Angela Bassett will serve as honorary host to introduce Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. Nowhere will have its red-carpet gala premiere at the fest on June 20.
More: Festivals

Another 10-Picture Deal Re-up For 50 Cent's Cheetah Vision, Emmet/Furla, Lionsgate

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 10:06 PM
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You should recall 50 Cent's 10-picture, $200 million agreement with George Furla's Hedge Fund Film Partners via his Cheetah Vision Films production company. 

Acclaimed 2011 Brit Drama/Thriller 'Top Boy' (Starring Ashley Walters) Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:41 PM
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Strong audience response, and critical acclaim to the Ashley Walters 4-part drama/thriller titled Top Boy, encouraged the UK's Channel 4 to order a second season, which will air in 2012.

Listen To, Download 14-Track Soundtrack To 'Soft Focus' (2nd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winner)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:24 PM
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