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Cannes 2012 Preview: Michel Gondry's Coming-of-Age, Sci-Fi Tale "The We and The I"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 15, 2012 6:11 PM
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Continuing with our coverage of the Cannes Film Festival; The We and The I will open the Directors' Fortnight section of the festival this month..

"30 For 30" ESPN Film Series Returning; Docs On Ben Johnson, Bo Jackson, Broke Athletes In Lineup

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 5:54 PM
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ESPN Films announced today the return of the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning 30 for 30 film series.

First-Look Trailer, Stills Of Andre Braugher Leading The U.S.S. Nevada In "Last Resort"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 5:35 PM
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First Look Trailer, Pics At Vanessa Williams In ABC Supernatural Drama Pilot "666 Park Avenue"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 5:18 PM
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Been so focused on NBC's reveals, that we've all-but ignored the other major networks... 

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Will Be "Belle" In Slavery Pic Based On Mixed-Race Woman Raised In Aristocratic Family

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 3:43 PM
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Good news on a project we've been following since last fall... glad to know that it's moving full-speed ahead, as I've learned this afternoon that it's locked up its starring cast which includes: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (in photo above-right), Miranda Richardson, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon, Sam Claflin, and Matthew Goode; all have signed up to star in British actor/writer/director/producer Amma Asante's (in photo above-left) period drama about the trials and tribulations of a mixed-race girl titled Belle, from a script which she co-wrote.

New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD - Performances From Michael B. Jordan, Nonso Anozie, Sherri Shepherd, Ice Cube

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 3:17 PM
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First... directed by Joshua Trank, Michael B. Jordan co-stars in Chronicle, which follows the misadventures of three high school buddies who develop uncanny powers after making an incredible discovery. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their darker sides begin to take over.

"Streetcar Named Desire" Multi-Racial Cast Revival Extends Run To August 19 (1 Extra Month)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 2:51 PM
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Well...the New Yorker's veteran theater critic John Lahr certainly won't like this news :)

Watch Preview Of "Scandal" Season Finale (Billy Chamber's Core-Shattering Announcement)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 2:32 PM
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If you don't want the episode spoiled, I suggest you skip this post entirely; at least, don't watch the video.

Nicki Micheaux Starrer "Narcocorrido" 1 Of 10 Films Selected As Winners Of 39th Annual Student Academy Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 2:23 PM
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Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

2012 New Projects We're Excited About #7 - Julius Onah's "The Girl Is In Trouble"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 1:33 PM
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