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'Streetcar Named Desire' Revival Run Ends This Sunday, July 22; 4 More Chances To See It

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 2:44 PM
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Just a reminder that it closes in 2 days - on the 22nd, which is this Sunday. So, if you're in the NYC area, you've got 4 more chances to do so: there's an 8pm show tonight; 2 shows tomorrow (2pm and 8pm) and 1 show on Sunday at 3pm.

Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' MPAA Rating: R or NC17?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 1:50 PM
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Reading THIS piece on the Los Angeles Times' website to learn that Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer, will be given an R rating by the MPAA - at least, that's what the LA Times says/.

Watch: 'The Corporate Negro' & 'Thangs' (Revisiting The Pstola Library)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 12:51 PM
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Some Friday fun...

Watch Trailer For South African Action Comedy 'Gog' Helen' (Family, Crooks & A Mattress Full Of Cash)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 12:20 PM
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Here's a trailer for a project I profiled earlier this week; a trailer didn't exist at the time, but one was uploaded to YouTube yesterday, which I was alerted to this morning.

'Tula, The Revolt' To Go Into Production This Fall (Scripted Feature On 1795 Slave Uprising In Curacao)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 11:31 AM
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'Red Hook Summer' Theater Listings (Is It Coming To A Theater Near You?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 10:55 AM
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New Yorkers will get to see it before everybody else when it opens on August 10th in 4 theaters in the city - Landmark Sunshine, AMC Empire 25, AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9, and BAM Rose Cinemas.

New In USA Theaters Today: Ensemble Dramedy '30 Beats' Co-starring Condola Rashad (Reviews Weak)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 10:34 AM
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Other than that movie about the grown man in a bat suit who does stuff...

First Look At Common And Company In 'Hell On Wheels' Season 2 (Who's Been Watching?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 9:57 AM
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One of those shows that hasn't been talked about very much around here it seems - AMC's post-Civil War drama series titled Hell On Wheels, one of several Civil War-themed projects (TV and film) either in development at various studios, or already on the air, which co-stars rapper-turned-actor Common, who plays a character named Elam - a freed, bi-racial slave who heads west to find work, while also hoping to find his place in society, as he doesn’t feel that he fits squarely into either the “black world” or the “white world.”

DIRECTV And Viacom Reach Agreement To Renew Carriage of Viacom’s Networks ASAP

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 9:15 AM
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Exclusive: Mischa Webley Talks Making Of War Vet First Feature 'The Kill Hole' & Festival Momentum

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 20, 2012 9:00 AM
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Mischa Webley’s feature debut The Kill Hole has been making the rounds at several film festivals this year and earning accolades along the way; the film last won the best narrative feature at the New Jersey Film Festival.  
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