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F. Gary Gray On Short List Of 3 Directors To Helm "Captain America" Sequel; What Are His Chances?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 11:38 AM
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I love that some of the directors whose names I mentioned in my "Pondering The Dismal Outlook For Black Directors In Hollywood" piece a couple of weeks ago (read it here), have been announced as being attached, or in consideration for feature projects since that piece ran; like Gina Prince-Bythewood, Kasi Lemmons, and now F. Gary Gray!

New To See In Theaters This Weekend: Controversial & Acclaimed Doc "Scenes Of A Crime"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 11:09 AM
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Really intriguing documentary project here titled Scenes Of A Crime, which is opens today in New York for a 1-week run at Cinema Village East; and will open in Los Angeles on April 13.

Watch Samuel L. Jackson In Action In new Clip From Suspense Thriller "Meeting Evil"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 10:18 AM
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The story goes... When John Fleton, a depressed suburban family man and recently fired realtor, offers to help a stranger, Richie, with his car, John is sucked into a surreal, nightmarish murder spree that forces him to question everything about his life, his mode of behavior, and the very nature of evil...

Review - Halle Berry In A Skimpy Bikini Wasn't Enough To Keep Me Interested In "Dark Tide"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 9:48 AM
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It opens in limited theatrical release today; reposting my review...

Eddie Murphy Attached To Star In "'Twins" Sequel Titled "Triplets" w/ Schwarzenegger & DeVito

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 29, 2012 9:26 PM
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File this one under "WTF?"

AFI Fest 2012 Presented by Audi Announces 2012 Dates & Call For Entries

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 6:21 PM
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Hey filmmakers! Now you know... we should note that this is one of the very few top-tier film festivals in the USA with a black woman (or black man, really) at its helm - Jacqueline Lyanga. An S&A profile of her is long overdue.

Reality Check: Cooking Gourmet Dishes For A Fast Food Crowd (On The State Of Black Cinema Today)

  • By R. NEYZAR
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  • March 29, 2012 4:50 PM
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Copious amounts of ink on paper, decades of verbal jousting, scuffles in the blogosphere, and wishful thinking regarding the rather pathetic state of Black American Cinema, has done little to move the compass in the right direction.

"It's Handled" - Watch Kerry Washington In Action In New "Scandal" Clip

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 3:45 PM
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And if you haven't seen enough clips from the upcoming new Shonda Rhimes series starring Kerry Washington, here's another clip featuring Kerry in action as *fixer* Olivia Pope.

"In Living Color" Reboot Gets Its Starring Cast (Kali Hawk Made The Cut)

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 3:20 PM
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"Red Tails" Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Download On May 22 Loaded w/ Special Features

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 3:06 PM
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Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have announced that they will release the Anthony Hemingway-directed, George Lucas-produced Red Tails on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on May 22, just in time for the Memorial Day holiday.

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