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First Look At Film Adaptation Of Controversial Dutch Novel About Interracial Relationships

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 12:15 PM
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Omar Gooding Talks To Shadow & Act About His Bounce TV Premiere, 'Family Time'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • June 18, 2012 12:03 PM
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Family Time, a TV comedy featuring actor Omar Gooding and created by Bentley Kyle Evans (Jamie Foxx, Martin), will premiere tonight, June 18th, on Bounce TV, the nation’s first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans. Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young serve as the co-founders and board of directors for the network, which is available in 75% of African American households.

Watch Viola Davis In 4 New Clips From "Won't Back Down" + Official Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 11:43 AM
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Here are 4 clips and the offifical poster for the Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal education-reform drama, initially titled Still I Rise, was then switched to Learning To Fly, and finally landed on and has, so far, stuck to Won't Back Down.

Trailer For Charles Murray's 'Things Never Said' (Shanola Hampton, Omari Hardwick Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 10:40 AM
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Call For Papers: Black Camera Invites Submissions For Special Issue On Afrosurrealism In Film/Video

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 10:11 AM
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I had a wonderful conversation on this (and several other cinema-related topics) with Ms Terri Francis, the guest editor of this specific special issue of Black Camera (an academic film journal I strongly encourage you all to subscribe to HERE) - a conversation I wish was recorded so that I could share here.

Pics Of Phylicia Rashad, Nelsan Ellis, Rosie Perez In Star-Studded Cast of 'Gods Behaving Badly'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 9:55 AM
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I'd actually forgotten all about this project; IMDBPro lists it as being in post-production since last November, but I suspect that there is some visual effects work that needs to be done in post, which may be why it's been in post for 8 months and counting.

Weekend B.O. June 15-17 ('Madagascar' Stays On Top)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 17, 2012 12:18 PM
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This weekend's new entries - Rock of Ages, and the Adam Sandler comedy, That's My Boy - both performed way below exceptations, which allowed Madagascar 3 and Prometheus (despite the film's big B.O. drop), to both stay in the No. 1 and 2 positions this weekend.

Rodney King Found Dead

  • By Sergio
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  • June 17, 2012 11:46 AM
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Media sources reported minutes ago that Rodney King, the man at the center of the notorious 1992 Los Angeles riots, was found dead this morning.

'Prometheus' Takes A Huge Dive

  • By Sergio
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  • June 16, 2012 4:19 PM
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Of course the final figures won't come out until Sunday afternoon as usual, but if things hold up as expected Prometheus is going to take a massive hit at the box office this weekend dropping over 70%

Watch The Short Film 'Condamne' By Nganji

  • By Sergio
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  • June 16, 2012 10:27 AM
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Here's your look at the experimental/non-linear short film Condamne, written and directed by the Belgium based filmmaker Nganji.

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