Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Shadow and Act

Idris Elba Calls 'No Good Deed' An Old-School Thriller & Reveals More On His 'Pacific Rim' Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 12, 2012 10:59 AM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
There's a great profile of Idris Elba in New York Magazine posted last week in which he reveals some items that I thought were interesting enough to share here, and really should have shared in a previous post.
More: Idris Elba

New On DVD This Week - 'Scandal' Season 1 (w/ Extra Features) & Tyler Perry's 'Good Deeds'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 12, 2012 10:29 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Scandal season 1 is out on DVD today in a 2-disc set; cost? $20 on Amazon. There's no mention of a Blu-ray release, although I'm sure that'll be coming as well.

A Note From The Editor... A Request Of S&A Readers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 12, 2012 10:17 AM
  • |
  • 15 Comments
I don't think I've ever done this in the 3 years that this blog has been around, so I think I'm allowed one every year or so.

Netflix Picks: Doc On 'Carmen & Geoffrey' - Dance Icons Of The African Diaspora

  • By Vanessa Martinez
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 8:11 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
I’ve been missing out not knowing much about the work of these two tremendous artists, icons I shall say, of what we regard today as modern dance.

'Fela!' The Musical Returning To Broadway For 4-Week Engagement Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 6:59 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
Good news for you New Yorkers who never got to se the Tony Award-winning musical during its 14-month run on Broadway, before closing last year...

Exclusive Clip From Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Doc, Featuring Danny Glover

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 5:43 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
Here's an exclusive clip from the feature documentary on the lives of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee we previously told you about.

Isaach De Bankolé To Star In First Feature Film Shot In Equatorial Guinea

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 5:18 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
Isaach De Bankolé will headline along with Juilet Landau and Stelio Savante the first feature film to be shot in Equatorial Guinea, Where the Road Runs Out, this June and July, with other locations set in South Africa and the Netherlands.

A Defense of 'Django Unchained'

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 5:01 PM
  • |
  • 13 Comments
No question that Django Unchained is the most controversial film of the year and I LOVE it. Why? Because it IS controverisial.

Alfre Woodard, Lupita Nyong'o Join Cast Of Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave' (We Have Our Patsey!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 4:53 PM
  • |
  • 76 Comments
Boy... the cast of Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave continues to impress! Even if I had absolutely no idea what the project was about, with this cast, and director, I would definitely be interested to see whatever it was they were cooking up.

2 New Clips, Poster, Release Date For 'The Obama Effect' (Charles Dutton, Vanessa Calloway, Megan Good)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • June 11, 2012 4:10 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
It's titled The Obama Effect, directed by Charles S. Dutton (he also stars it by the way), and co-stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Katt Williams, Megan Good, Wesley Jonathan and Glynn Turman.

Email Updates