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Brand New Sparkle Trailer Is All Cee Lo + Lots Of New Footage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 12:07 PM
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Robinne Lee Indie Rom-Com 'Miss Dial' Acquired By Phase 4 Films For Multi-Platform Release

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 6, 2012 11:54 AM
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A project we first alerted you to last summer, 2011, has been acquired by Phase 4 Films, with a multi-platform release planned.

'The Salute' Finally Available On VOD & DVD In USA & UK (Revisiting 1968 Mexico City Olympics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 11:24 AM
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The year was 1968, at the Olympics in Mexico; Two black American athletes and medal winners staged a silent protest against racial discrimination.

What Does The Sight and Sound 'Greatest Films of All Time' List Say About Black Films?

  • By Alece Oxendine
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  • August 6, 2012 10:55 AM
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Let me say first that there are some truly amazing films on this list (to see the full list, click HERE) and if you haven't seen most of these, I suggest firing up that Netflix account or going HERE to find out how to watch these films.

Release Date Set For Denzel Washington's Adaptation Of 80s Crime Series 'The Equalizer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 10:33 AM
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'Oldboy' Casting Sheet Surfaces; Spike Lee Responds To Fan Questions About Film's Lack Of Diversity

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 10:15 AM
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The Angry Asian Man blog has gotten a hold of a casting call sheet for Spike Lee's Oldboy. I should note that the sheet isn't dated, and Angry Asian Man doesn't specify when he received it (he posted it on his popular blog on August 3).

Juliette Fairley's 'Mulatto Saga' Film Series Provides Work For The Often Overlooked Bi-Racial Actress In Hollywood (!)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 6, 2012 9:51 AM
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"There's a lack of roles in Hollywood for bi-racial women. So, I create my own content that I star in and in the process I create work for other actors of all races, genders and nationalities," said Fairley whose mother is white and father African American."

New Arab Cinema Review - Egyptian Drama 'Cairo Exit' Is Timely And Resonant

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 9:40 AM
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From August 24 to 29, the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) will be running a film screening series called ORIENTATION: A NEW ARAB CINEMA - a new partnership between the FSLC and the Dubai International Film Festival, presenting a series of recent feature films and shorts that have recently been supported by the Dubai Film Market.
More: Cairo Exit

Steve McQueen Retrospective At The Art Institute Of Chicago This Fall

  • By Sergio
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  • August 5, 2012 11:31 PM
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He's been so busy lately directing films like Hunger, the infamous Shame, and now currently 12 Years A Slave, with literally an all-star cast, that it's easy to forget that Steve McQueen started out as, and is atill first and foremost, an artist.

Weekend B.O. Aug.3-5 ('DKR' Beats 'Recall')

  • By Sergio
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  • August 5, 2012 12:32 PM
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As expected, The Dark Knight Rises beat the action packed (but PG-13 tame), tedious and totally devoid of personality (compared to Paul Verhoeven's 1990 original) Total Recall, without a doubt, one of the least neccessary remakes in recent memory.

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