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Call For Papers: Evolving African Film Cultures: Local And Global Experiences

  • By Courtney
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  • May 29, 2012 7:29 PM
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We're a little late on this but you have about 1-1/2 weeks to put a 300-word abstract together.

Don Cheadle Says Miles Davis Project Is NOT Heading To Broadway After All

  • By Courtney
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  • May 29, 2012 6:32 PM
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Dear Everybody, contrary to several internet sites, I am NOT doing in any way shape or form a Broadway play about Miles Davis. Word is bond.

What New Characters Will Be Introduced In "Game Of Thrones" Season 3? Any Of Them Roles For Black Actors?

  • By Courtney
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  • May 29, 2012 6:06 PM
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Season 2 isn't quite over yet, but fans (as well as the network - HBO) are already looking to season 3 of the hit series Game Of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s third Song of Ice and Fire novel, A Storm of Swords.

Lucius Fox Returns In New TV Spot For "The Dark Knight Rises"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 5:32 PM
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Wait, Morgan Freeman is in The Dark Knight Rises? Really? Why, I had no idea.

Watch Now - French Slavery/Time Travel Comedy "Case Départ"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 5:13 PM
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It's been a long while since we last wrote anything about this flick...

Zombies In Africa Feature ("The Dead") Posts Impressive Box Office; Did You See It?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 4:04 PM
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It's been on DVD/Blu-ray/VOD for a few months now; It's been on my cue, but I just haven't gotten around to it yet.

Carl Franklin Signs Up To Direct Cop Thriller "City Of Night"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 3:52 PM
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This comes on the heels of my Carl Franklin piece titled Trying To Understand Carl Franklin's Absence From Movie Theaters In 8 Years..., which was posted in mid-April.

Don't Expect To See Stephanie Mills On TV One's Popular "Unsung" Series Anytime Soon...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 3:12 PM
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I think most will agree that TV One's hour-long music series, Unsung, has been one of the network's treasured shows, earning his highest-rated, most successful season ever, this year.

HBO Buys Pitch For Scripted Dramedy That Will Expose Behind-The-Scenes NBA Happenings

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 2:24 PM
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Not quite Basketball Wives or The Game, but...

Moving, Painterly "Detropia" To Open Theatrically In September (With Your Help) + A Sneak Peek

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 2:08 PM
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This haunting piece of documentary cinema tells the story of one city in economic decay; but really, as the real people in the film repeatedly state, this isn't just a Detroit problem; it's an American problem, and other cities within the country will eventually experience a similar fate; that is unless something is done to reverse trends brought about by what we call globalization, as captains of industry make decisions based almost entirely on the need to generate profit.

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