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First Look At Idris Elba In Guillermo Del Toro's Epic Sci-fi Adventure Film 'Pacific Rim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 10:24 AM
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Here's your first official look at Idris Elba (courtesy of MovieHole) in the Warner Bros. Guillermo Del Toro-directed epic sci-fi adventure film Pacific Rim, which will be released on July 12th, 2013.

The Slave Revenge Narrative Many Hoped For... And It's Not 'Django Unchained'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 10:00 AM
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  • 148 Comments
I don't know if I've ever seen so many white people this excited about a slave movie.

Why Isn't 'Sign O' The Times' Available on DVD In The U.S.?

  • By Sergio
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  • June 8, 2012 9:16 AM
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Why indeed? There's a DVD website I regularly love to read, Jahnke's Electric Theater, which is devoted exclusively to films of the 1930's to the 1980's, that are not available on DVD in the U.S.; and yesterday, he made the point that Prince's phenomenal 1987 concert film Sign O' The Times, which he also directed, has never been available on DVD in the U.S.

Exclusive: Angela Bassett To Introduce Ava DuVernay's 'Middle Of Nowhere' At Star-Studded LA Film Fest Premiere

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 7, 2012 10:29 PM
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Angela Bassett will serve as honorary host to introduce Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. Nowhere will have its red-carpet gala premiere at the fest on June 20.
More: Festivals

Another 10-Picture Deal Re-up For 50 Cent's Cheetah Vision, Emmet/Furla, Lionsgate

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 10:06 PM
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You should recall 50 Cent's 10-picture, $200 million agreement with George Furla's Hedge Fund Film Partners via his Cheetah Vision Films production company. 

Acclaimed 2011 Brit Drama/Thriller 'Top Boy' (Starring Ashley Walters) Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:41 PM
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Strong audience response, and critical acclaim to the Ashley Walters 4-part drama/thriller titled Top Boy, encouraged the UK's Channel 4 to order a second season, which will air in 2012.

Listen To, Download 14-Track Soundtrack To 'Soft Focus' (2nd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winner)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:24 PM
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Broadway Review: Riveting 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Revival Has Soul

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 7, 2012 8:11 PM
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Occasional S&A contributor and screenwriter/producer Kia Barbee was able to attend a show of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, and, impressed with the play, she was more than willing to share her thoughts with us.
More: Reviews

Watch: King Bachelor's Pad Presents 'Last Wish' w/ Guest Star Robert Ri'chard (Web Series)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 6:07 PM
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It's not only a slow news day today, but I've also been buried in other work (we all have *day jobs* for those of you who don't know).

Make A 3-Minute Film About Someone Changing The World, Win $100,000

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 5:23 PM
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The Focus Forward Filmmaker Challenge offers the largest cash prizes ever for documentary shorts in their $200,000 Filmmaker Challenge. 

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