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New In Theaters: "Restless City" Expands; "A Beautiful Soul" & "Meeting Evil" Open In Limited Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 10:31 AM
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Walter Mosley Forms Production Company; Adapting "Man In My Basement" For Anthony Mackie To Star + Deal w/ Don Cheadle

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 9:16 AM
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Walter Mosley is on a roll apparently; his name's been in the news quite a bit in the last few months - mostly TV deals for a number of his novels.

Terry Crews Demands That You Watch The New "Expendables 2" Trailer, So Watch It Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2012 8:32 AM
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The only person missing from this trailer is Mr Action Jackson himself, Carl Weathers. 

Let's Discuss New Forms Of Content Exhibition vs Old? Where & How Are You Watching?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 6:20 PM
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I like to do this once in every year or so, just just gauge any shifts in trends... 

"Under African Skies" (On The Controversy In Making Paul Simon's "Graceland") Gets Theatrical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 6:05 PM
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The 2012 Sundance documentary Under African Skies, Joe Berlinger's Paul Simon/Graceland project, which follows all sides of the complex story behind the artistic, political and commercial divide of Simon's historic album, is getting a limited theatrical release, opening next week, May 11th, at the Los Angeles Laemmle Royal Theater.

Preview "Rollaball" - Feature Doc In Production About Ghana’s Skate Soccer Team

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 5:54 PM
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Produced by Steven Markovitz (he also produced Viva Riva!), and directed by Eddie Edwards, Rollaball is a feature-length documentary about Ghana’s skate soccer team, the Rolling Rockets, who play a skateboard-inspired version of soccer adapted to suit their disability.

BAMCINEMAFEST 2012 Complete Lineup ("Detropia," "Welcome To Pine Hill, "Beasts Of The Southern Wild")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 5:41 PM
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The festival runs from June 20 - July 1; in the lineup, 20 New York premieres and one North American premiere, includes films culled from Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Rotterdam, Slamdance, and SXSW.

Sky 1 HD Fantasy/Drama Series "Sinbad" To Air In Early-July (Sophie Okonedo, Estella Daniels To Star)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • May 3, 2012 4:27 PM
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Sky 1 HD is describing it as "Doctor Who meets Prince of Persia in spectacularly epic style"; and now we can start counting down the weeks until the early-July premiere of Sinbad, that network's a brand new 13-part series "that follows its protagonist's sea-bound journey after he is forced to flee from his home town of Basra, under a curse."

This Week in Black Television - Babies, Babies and the BBC

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • May 3, 2012 2:14 PM
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Watch Clip From Doc "Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive" + Screening Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 3, 2012 1:20 PM
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A doc we've been following, titled Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive, the two-part 2-hour long documentary (first part is called The Fatest, second is called The Legend) centers on the track phenom whose name is in the title.

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