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1 Week Of French Cinema In LA (Angelinos See "Zarafa" & "Intouchables" Early)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 1:56 PM
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Billed as the largest festival in Hollywood dedicated to foreign film, the City of Lights, City of Angels (COL•COA) Festival will be bringing the best in contemporary French cinema from Paris to Los Angeles in what will be its 16th year.

17th Annual International Screendance Festival Call For Entries

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 1:39 PM
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A film festival that I don't think a lot of folks know about and that I think deserves your attention based on all I've seen and heard... the Bill T. Jones documentary we've covered, A Good Man, screened there last year.

Tyler Perry Gives Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobby Kristina Role In "For Better Or Worse"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 12:47 PM
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Following the well-publicized tragic death of her mother Whitney Houston, and its aftermath, 19-year-old Bobbi Kristina has reportedly been offered a part in the upcoming season of Tyler Perry’s TBS sitcom, For Better Or Worse, which stars Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White - based on the characters from Perry's Why Did I Get Married franchise of flicks.

MTV2 launching Hip-Hop Version Of "Hollywood Squares" Titled "Hip-Hop Squares"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 12:09 PM
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MTV2 has secure rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares... but with one major switch: it'll be called Hip Hop Squares.

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.

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