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Review - "The Avengers" (YES. Period. Full stop. That's it. Done!)

  • By Anslem Richardson
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  • April 30, 2012 1:47 PM
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Okay, let's start off by saying I am quite possibly the most unabashedly biased person to have been chosen to write this review. I thought long and hard about submitting a one-word reaction to The Avengers:

Idris Elba Reveals More About His Role in "Prometheus" + New Trailer

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 30, 2012 12:52 PM
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Given how secretive the production has been, we haven't known much about Idris Elba's role in Prometheus, the forthcoming sci-fi thriller from Ridley Scott. But in a recent interview with IGN, the actor gave some insight into his character, Janek.

Bounce TV Launches its First-Ever Original Series, Sitcom "Family Time"

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 30, 2012 11:54 AM
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Bounce TV, the nation's first black over-the-air broadcast TV network, will launch its first-ever original series Family Time - a half hour situation comedy created by Bentley Kyle Evans (The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin, Love That Girl) and produced by Evans and partner Trenten Gumbs. The series will air beginning this summer.

Watch The Lost Episode from Dennis Dortch's Web Series "The Number"

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 30, 2012 11:15 AM
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Here's the next episode of Dennis Dortch's comedic web series The Number, exploring "the one thing you never, ever discuss with your fiancé." 

"Finding the New Black" Interview with Screenwriter Benjamin Cory Jones

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • April 30, 2012 10:10 AM
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"Really, the way you get an agent, the way you get a job, the way you get anything is by expanding your network... Because this is an apprenticeship business."

Opening Weekend Figures For AFFRM's "Restless City" + "Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day" Expands

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 29, 2012 8:19 PM
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In the so-called "specialty box office" category for this weekend... 2 films of note, one new, the other 3 weekends old.

"Hogtown" - A Film To Be On The Watch For

  • By Sergio
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  • April 29, 2012 1:40 PM
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We always like to keep our readers aware of indie films of note currently in production; here's another one for you: It's entitled Hogtown by Chicago area writer/director Daniel Nearing, who previously made the 2009 critically acclaimed drama Chicago Heights.

Weekend B.O. April 27-29 ("Man" Does It Again)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 29, 2012 12:56 PM
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For the second weekend in a row Think Like A Man was No.1 at the box office beating all comers inclduing The Five Year Engagement which was predicted to be No. 1 this weekend, but didn't fare any better than fifth place (Actually a very amusing film, but with a turn off title that no doubt hurt its performance)

Watch Now: Affecting Doc On Triumph Over Trauma & Drug Addiction "Healing Neen"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 29, 2012 9:48 AM
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The inspirational 54-min documentary Healing Neen, directed by Laura Cain and produced by Cain and Thom Stromer, the latter who serves as the film's editor, will be screening at the United Film Festival in New York on May 12, 2012. Neen won the Director's Award at the Hearts and Minds Film Festival in Wilmington, DE in April of last year, and was the New Hope prize winner at Pennsylvania's New Hope Film Festival in July of last year.

Terry Crews Gets His Own Poster For "Expendables 2"

  • By Sergio
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  • April 28, 2012 11:34 PM
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In this week's "it's the end of the week so what are going to write about?" news, Lionsgate has just released Terry Crews' very own special poster for the upcoming Expendables 2 coming out August 17.

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