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Short Film Watch : The OTHER Amazing Spider Man

  • By Sergio
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  • July 7, 2012 10:47 AM
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Being of the older generation, those who stopped reading comics when they were 12, I had no idea that Peter Parker is dead and the new current Spider Man is a Black Latino kid named Miles Morales. So why then do they keep making Spider Man movies with Peter Parker? Well we all know the reason why.

Kimberly Elise Shooting UK-Produced Found-Footage Psychological Thriller 'Event 15' (Pic)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 6:46 PM
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Sneak peak from movie I'm filming. A psych thriller #Event15

Jennifer Lopez Developing New ABC Family Series About Lesbian Couple & Their Child-Heavy Home

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 6:17 PM
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Jennifer Lopez is reportedly developing an hour-long drama for ABC Family that will center on a lesbian couple (one a police officer and the other a school teacher)... "who suddenly have their already child-heavy household turned upside down when a wayward teenage girl moves in."

New In (NYC) Theaters Today: 1-Week Run Of 35mm 'Battle Of Algiers' Print At Film Forum

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 6:03 PM
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We've said much about this film already, so I'll save the lengthy intro. Just know that you should see it, if you live in NYC, and have the time and money to do so. 

Sky 1's 'Sinbad' (Sophie Okonedo, Ashley Walters, George Harris, Estella Daniels) Debuts This Sunday 7/8

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 5:35 PM
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For our readers in the UK.... if you aren't already aware, you should know that the BBC/Sky 1 HD production of Sinbad - a TV series that will feature performances from the likes of Elliot Knight, Sophie Okonedo, George Harris, Ashley Walters and Estella Daniels - is scheduled to begin airing this Sunday, July 8, at 9pm.

Preview Award-Winning Found-Footage Fraternity Hazing Film 'He Ain't Heavy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 5:21 PM
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A found-footage hazing film titled He Ain’t Heavy, written and directed by jeff obafemi carr (the all-lower case is his emphasis not mine), made its World Premiere at the 2012 Nashville Film Festival, where it won the Ground Zero Tennessee Spirit Award for Best Feature Film.

Preview Award-Winning 'Dear Mandela' (3 Friends Invoke Nelson Mandela & Become New-Gen Leaders)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 4:37 PM
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The short story goes... When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three ‘young lions’ of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test.

'Freelancers' With Fiddy, Whitaker And De Niro Coming Out On DVD Aug 21

  • By Sergio
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  • July 6, 2012 4:26 PM
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You've got to give him credit. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson keeps cranking them out one right after the other. Whether they're any good or not is something else altogether. However I have seen one of his previous films, Set Up, with Bruce Willis in an extended cameo, and, no surprise, it was pretty rank.

Watch: 'Tikur Sew' (Epic Music Video On Battle Of Adwa, When Ethiopians Defeated Italian Invaders)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 4:07 PM
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Lots of back-story to this one ("too much madness to explian in one text"). 

'The Supreme Price' - New Doc On Move To Increase Participation Of Women In Leadership Roles In Nigeria

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 3:29 PM
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The recently-announced Tribeca Spotlighting Women Documentary Awards highlight the "courage and strength of women from around the world including," and included in this year's grantees are one project that centers on one woman’s work fighting the corruption in Nigeria’s government.

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